August 18, 2019

Feeding frenzies, acrobatics, and sunshine! We enjoyed two wonderful trips on the Pacific ocean! We sighted Inshore Bottlenose dolphins on our way out of the Mission Bay jetties this morning. They were actively hunting, exhibiting some fast movements. We found another...

August 17, 2019

We had non-stop action today aboard the Privateer! We observed many toothed whales on both of our trips! We started the morning trip with a pod of ~10-15 Inshore Bottlenose dolphins at the mouth of the jetties. We continued out and found numerous pods of Long-beaked...

August 16, 2019

The non-stop cetacean action we enjoyed on our trips yesterday carried through this morning! We found "Twitch" the Humpback Whale, on his/her typical shenanigans of following pods of Common Dolphins and mugging our boat! Up to ~200 Common Dolphins were spotted around...

August 15, 2019

Boy, do we love the summer weather offshore! Although it may be cloudier than usual lately, this summer has treated us to some fabulous sea conditions. On our morning whale watch, we never once lost sight of Common Dolphins! We passed through countless pods until...

August 14, 2019

We could never get tired of meeting up with "Twitch" (informally known as) the Humpback Whale and his/her typical companions, the Common Dolphins! A few miles from the Mission Bay area, we found ourselves in the middle of hundreds of Common Dolphins and our favorite...

August 12, 2019

What a day to be on the boat and searching for wildlife! Our entire day was filled to the brim with non-stop cetacean action. Our first trip of the day was saturated with toothed whales of two different species! TWO separate pods of Offshore Bottlenose Dolphins...

August 11, 2019

Every time we go out to the Pacific, we never know what we will encounter which makes whale watching so much fun! During the morning trip, we headed west and found the same juvenile humpback we have been seeing for a couple months now. We have unoffically named it...

August 10, 2019

We witnessed evidence of how truly biodiverse the San Diego area is today as we encountered FIVE different cetacean species throughout the span of two trips! Three different species of toothed whale made an appearance this morning, including ~30 Risso's Dophins, ~50...

January 29, 2019

Due to the thickest fog we've experienced in a long while, we could only make it out for one trip this morning. Valley Center Elementary School joined us as we cruised over a glassy ocean and through a relentless fog bank. Despite the conditions, we spotted few...

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January 28, 2019

Gray skies aren't so bad when there are Gray Whales below them! We saw NINE southbound Gray Whales this morning, all of which were pretty enormous in overall body size! Two pairs, one trio and two single whales were spotted throughout our three-hour tour. Nearly every...

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January 27, 2019

Every single thing was on our side this morning! SO many factors come into play when assessing each trip, and one of the things we don't always mention is how fantastic our passengers are! We had a fabulous group on board to enjoy great wildlife and ideal conditions...

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January 26, 2019

Just as we expected, the Pacific was nothing short of beautiful throughout the entire day. Along with nearly perfect conditions, the cetaceans were plentiful! We spotted the first southbound Gray Whale of the day on our morning trip, shortly after exiting the channel....

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January 25, 2019

Gray Whales and dolphins and babies, oh my! Everything was in our favor this morning. The conditions were perfect and the wildlife was non-stop! We quickly spotted our first sighting, soon after exiting the jetties. In shallow water, numerous feeding frenzies full of...

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January 23, 2019

Another SPECTACULAR day! Lots of sunshine and placid waters! We saw 5 California Gray whales, with two close encounters as one mugged our boat right off our bow! Our luck continued as we saw a handful of Pacific white sided dolphins mixed in with Common dolphins! As...

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January 22, 2019

Is there such a thing as Super Cetacean..Tuesday?! That's what we experienced today! The wildlife was in surplus throughout both of our trips and we thoroughly enjoyed the variety. We started the day off with a feeding frenzy of Common Dolphins, Pacific White-Sided...

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January 20, 2019

Its always a great day on the water when you're treated to much better sea conditions than what you anticipated! We arrived at the marina expecting a bumpy day on the water and instead sailed smoothly through both of our whale watching trips. In the morning, we...

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January 19, 2019

We braved the swells today to find some awesome sightings! We encountered some big waves and some big whales! During our single trip for the day, we set out to the north, hugging the coast. Along the way, a Gray whale cow/calf pair popped up in front of us! We slowed...

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January 16, 2019

Gray Whale Galore! What an INCREDIBLE day we had at San Diego Whale Watch! Although we had a bit of stormy weather, it didn't stop us from witnessing our FIRST NORTH bound Gray whale this morning. We also had the opportunity to witness a cow calf pair traveling south...

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January 13, 2019

Along with gray skies throughout the day came some Gray Whales! On both trips, Gray Whales of various sizes were observed by our passengers and the crew. On the morning trip, we joined up with a quad of southbound Gray Whales! It appeared to include one adult and...

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January 7, 2019

The wildlife brought us to complete BREATHLESSNESS today! On both trips, our passengers were able to observe baleen whales AND toothed whales, through numerous sightings of each type. On the morning trip, we spotted our first southbound Gray Whale of the day off the...

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