September 16, 2021

It was an active day off our coast today! We started off our day with a humpback whale and our afternoon got even busier with 4 other humpbacks who were breaching out of the water multiple times and tail slapping. We also came across ~100 short beaked common dolphins,...

October 15, 2021

We had amazing visibility, great sea conditions and fun times on the Privateer! We encountered a big pod of ~100 Long-beaked Common dolphins. They were zooming to the north only 3-miles from shore! We saw plenty of cow/calf pairs and lots of acrobatic behaviors!...

Thursday, October 14, 2021

We had a nice pod of at least 100 feeding long-beaked common dolphins today along with thousands of feeding birds and a brief glimpse of a minke whale that just didn't want to be seen... Β  -Ryan

October 10, 2021

We had two great trips today! The conditions this morning were beautiful! We enjoyed glassy waters and great visibility! We found a fun pod of ~100 Long-beaked Common dolphins traveling north. A Minke whale was sighted near them! We continued to the north and...

Saturday, October 9, 2021

All together today we had hundreds of common dolphins, our first Pacific white-sided dolphins of the season, a minke whale and a Bryde's whale!

Friday, October 8, 2021

On our one trip today we made our way out in much better than expected conditions! We found thousands of feeding birds, a swordfish and a pod of around 200 long-beaked common dolphins. -Ryan

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Another absolutely beautiful day out on the water. The Privateer was able to find a couple hundred Common dolphins and Bottlenose dolphins throughout the day. In one of the Bottlenose pods we encountered the famous leucistic "Patches". Our sunset trip also encountered...

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

The Privateer made its way out to ideal conditions today with little to no swell and clear blue skies. On our morning trip we were able to find some Bottlenose dolphins, a couple hundred Common dolphins, and Twitch the Humpback whale! Our sunset trip found a pod of...
Saturday, June 12, 2021

Saturday, June 12, 2021

Under sunny skies today we found hundreds of short-beaked and long-beaked common dolphins this morning and hundreds of long-beaked common dolphins and 5 blue whales this afternoon! Woohoo! Β  Ryan

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Friday, June 11, 2021

Friday, June 11, 2021

On our one trip this afternoon we encountered multiple feeding pods of long-beaked common dolphins on the way out and about 12 miles from shore we encountered 1 blue whale that consistently lifted its flukes for us on each dive! It was another beautiful day on the...

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June 10, 2021

June 10, 2021

Blue whales + Sunsets = INCREDIBLE! We had a fun time on the water enjoying the sights of the coastline and big spouts on the horizon. Once on the drop-off we cruised to the southwest and found FOUR Blue whales circling the area. We even got lucky to see the massive...

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June 10, 2021

June 10, 2021

The coast was absolutely beautiful for today's whale watching tour. We ventured almost 8 miles to find several hundred common dolphins and a lovely Blue whale! This whale was a fluker, driving our guest wild as it lifted its tail on it's deep dives. Common...

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June 8, 2021

June 8, 2021

Baby blues! We had an incredible trip this afternoon with great visibility and clear skies. Our guest got to encounter Common dolphins and Blue whales, including a cow calf pair. Always heartwarming and exciting to witness a mother and its baby. We are starting to see...

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June 7, 2021

June 7, 2021

Absolutely incredible day spent with ~100 Short-beaked Common dolphins, and 8 Blue whales, including a cow/calf pair! The dolphins were cruising to the north off the drop-off and took time to hang out with us. We continued on and found ourselves ~12 miles from Mission...

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June 6, 2021

June 6, 2021

Sunday Fun day Blues! What an incredible trip we had this afternoon! Our guest got to see the largest animal to ever roam the planet, the Blue whale! Along with a feeding frenzy with Common dolphins and Offshore bottlenose dolphins! It was a jackpot trip! Come join us...

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Saturday, June 5, 2021

Saturday, June 5, 2021

We had a blue whale today for the second day in a row! Over the course of our morning and afternoon trips we sighted ~200 long-beaked common dolphins, ~20 offshore bottlenose dolphins, ~6 inshore bottlenose dolphins, 1 blue whale (sighted distant spouts further out...

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June 4, 2021

June 4, 2021

What an absolutely beautiful day out on the water today. We had calm seas and little wind with a little sunshine today as we made our way out. We were able to see a very boat friendly Blue whale, common dolphin and even some Pacific White-sided dolphin! Β  Naturalist,...

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June 3, 2021

June 3, 2021

Beautiful conditions on the water this afternoon! We had some fun sightings of ~30 Offshore Bottlenose dolphins including 3 cow/calf pairs, ~250 Long-beaked Common dolphins, and ~50 Short-beaked Commons! The were a fun and curious bunch! Full of energy as they raced...

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June 1, 2021

June 1, 2021

We enjoyed a great day on the water with sightings of ~300 Long-beaked Common dolphin and ~60 Offshore Bottlenose dolphin! All dolphins were super energetic as they launched out of the water breaching and porpoising! Many little cow/calf pairs were seen among both...

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Monday, May 31, 2021

Monday, May 31, 2021

On our two trips today combined we found ~250 long-beaked common dolphins, 1 fin whale, 2 minke whales, and 2 Mola mola. The sightings along with nice conditions, made it a great day to be out on the water. Β  -Ryan

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