April 22, 2019

Another beautiful day in sunny San Diego! We started our trip with a quick encounter with 3 Inshore Bottlenose dolphins as we were exiting the jetties. As we went further west, we ran into several pods of Common dolphins that were jumping, bow riding, hunting and even...

April 21, 2019

We're wrapping up a fantastic weekend with another day filled with Fin Whales and Common Dolphins! On our first trip of the day, one pair of Fin Whales gave us the slip after a short attempt at observing them. We instead, found a much more boat-friendly Fin Whale that...

April 20, 2019

Whale Watching in San Diego is where its at! We had an incredible day observing both baleen whales and toothed whales out in the Pacific ocean. During both trips, we sighted multiple Fin whales, the second largest whale in the world! During the morning trip, we set...

April 19, 2019

Wow what a day, the fin whales are still here and abundant! On the morning trip we had 2 fin whales about 7-8 miles out just off the drop off. They were likely feeding on pelagic red crab as we were seeing it below about 150 feet down on the fish finder. After leaving...

April 18, 2019

We're already catching the weekend vibes as we approach Friday with some great sightings under our belts! The Common Dolphin activity was high today and the humpbacks are back in town! On our first trip of the day, ~140 Common Dolphins were seen surrounding the boat...

April 17, 2019

Fin Fluke Wednesday! What an incredible, rare, unique encounter we had this morning! It took a bit of time to find a QUAD of the second largest whale in the world, Fin whales! Among this encounter our crew and guest got to see a rare moment in time; a Fin whale raise...

April 16, 2019

We have become huge Fin whale fans! They are so amazing to see in all their massiveness! We had two great trips with Fin whales sighted on both. We had a great start to our morning trip, with a feeding frenzy of a variety of seabirds and Common dolphins! Some took...

April 15, 2019

It may be Monday but we're still feeling the weekend vibes, thanks to the amazing wildlife we were able to enjoy! After a 24-hour Common Dolphin dry-spell, we were happy to have them back in full force this morning. Prior to encountering ~100 Common Dolphins on our...

September 30, 2018

Not one, not two, but THREE species of toothed whale were encountered on our single, three-hour trip this morning! We were thoroughly satisfied after hanging out with a big, boat-friendly pod of Common Dolphins and began making our way back to...

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September 29, 2018

It was an absolutely beautiful day on the water! We had such incredible visibility! We could see down into Tijuana, Mexico, up to Del Mar, CA, and into East San Diego County. We could see miles of ocean as well. During the morning, we set out to...

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September 28, 2018

Freaky Friday! Wow! We found a pod of PACIFIC WHITE-SIDED DOLPHINS! We left the Mission Bay jetties, and were only a couple miles from shore and sighted some splashing and dorsal fins. We knew we had some dolphins in the area, but were...

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September 27, 2018

Toothed Whale Thursday! Aboard the Ohana, we spent some time with a large pod of ~200 Common dolphins! Shortly after reaching the drop-off, we sighted some splashing in the distance. Initially, we thought it was a small handful of dolphins, but...

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September 25, 2018

We had a beautiful day on the water today with around 200 common dolphins! We made our way out of mission bay under cloudy skies and glassy water with great visibility. At about 5 miles we encountered a large Mola mola at the surface and as we...

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September 24, 2018

Monday Funday with Commons! The hazy morning did not stop us from finding one of the most fun, active pods around! We encountered 200-250 Common dolphins on the horizon. As we approached, one could see leaping dolphins from 2 to 6 at a time...

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September 23, 2018

Happy Sunday Fun-day from The Ohana! The Common Dolphins were having a blast this morning, exhibiting some spectacular surface behavior. They could be spotted from miles away, as we had great visibility and they were LAUNCHING out of the water,...

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September 22, 2018

It was a great day on the Pacific ocean! During our morning trip, we journeyed to the west, and got to ~10-miles from shore. We sighted a pod of ~50 Common dolphins. They were traveling to the NW. Every now and then, we could see them...

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September 21, 2018

It was an absolutely gorgeous day! We set out on the Pacific ocean, and were pleasantly greeted with extremely calm seas! It was glassy with very little swell throughout most of our trip. The great conditions allowed for us to spot so many...

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September 20, 2018

Time spent on the Pacific aboard the Ohana, was time well spent. We had some nice sea conditions, and good visibility. We set out toward the west, and found ourselves close to 11-miles from shore. We traveled to the north along a deep water...

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September 16, 2018

We expected a roller coaster ride on The Pacific this morning but instead, we exited the jetties to find much calmer conditions! It looks like the swell is finally beginning to lay down again. The great visibility we had made it easy to spot a...

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September 15, 2018

It was a super fun, nautical, and bumpy ride on the Pacific ocean today. During the morning trip, we set out to the west, like normally do during this time of year. We reached the drop-off, and then received a report of a whale closer to shore!...

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