July 27, 2021

We had two awesome trip aboard the Privateer! During the morning trip, we encountered multiple pods of dolphin everywhere we went! We had a total of ~400 Long-beaked Common dolphins and ~300 Short-beaked Common dolphins! Lots of babies sighted in all pods. During the...

Monday, July 26, 2021

The Privateer had a great day on water today with excellent conditions. We spent the day hanging out with over 500 Common dolphin today and even were able to find some Bottlenose dolphin. Naturalist, Tai

July 25, 2021

Smooth seas and fun times spent with dolphins! We had three great trips! Common dolphins were seen all throughout the day! We enjoyed watching them cruise beside us surf in our wake! Lots of babies in the mix! The sunset was gorgeous! AM: ~10 Long-beaked Common...

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Awesome day today!   Am: 80 long-beaked common dolphins, 20 offshore bottlenose dolphins, brown booby   PM: 50 long-beaked common dolphins, brown booby, 1 Bryde's whale   Sunset: 10 inshore bottlenose dolphins, 1,000+ long-beaked common...

July 23, 2021

Our sunset cruise was amazing! We enjoyed watching ~30 Offshore bottlenose dolphins breaching a porpoising along the drop-off. They zoomed up to the Privateer and hung out near the bow and surfed in our wake! Not too far away, we found a huge pod of ~200 Long-beaked...

Friday, July 23, 2021

We had beautiful conditions today on our morning and afternoon trips and found a minke whale, hundreds of short-beaked and long-beaked common dolphins, inshore and offshore bottlenose dolphins and had ourselves a real good time! -Ryan

July 22, 2021

We had a super fun time out in the Pacific! We hung out with Long-beaked Common dolphins and Short-beaked Common dolphins throughout the entire day! They were as so amazing to see all around the boat! We observed many cow/calf pairs cruising right beside us! We had...

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

On our one afternoon trip today the wildlife took us northwest. We found two pods of around 100 short-beaked common dolphins, a brown booby, and a pod of around 80 long-beaked common dolphins!   -Ryan
Sunday, April 4, 2021

Sunday, April 4, 2021

Today's Sightings! Long-beaked Common dolphin: 800 Pacific White-sided dolphin: 25 Gray whale: 5

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April 3, 2021

April 3, 2021

We had two more great trips today! We encountered a single Gray whale during the afternoon trip that was cruising pretty fast up the coast. We caught up with an amazing pod of ~500 Long-beaked Common dolphins! They were sighted only a few miles from shore. During the...

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April 1, 2021

April 1, 2021

Aaaamazing day on the water today! We found FIVE northbound Gray whales and about 15 Pacific white-sided dolphins on the afternoon trip! The trio of Gray's were rolling around showing courtship/socializing behaviors! During the sunset trip, we encountered a stinky...

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Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Ocean conditions were as good as it gets today! In the morning we had a inshore Bottlenose dolphin right by the dock again and as we headed out we encountered a pod of about 30 Pacific white-sided dolphins. Further out we found a curious Minke whale that came right up...

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021 – Sunset

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 – Sunset

After pushing to the west into the glare of the sun, we were able to locate a MEGA-pod of Long-beaked Common dolphin that was feeding in a very dense pod formation. After getting some great looks at them, Captain John spotted a spout in the distance that turned out to...

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March 30, 2021

We had wonderful conditions this morning into the afternoon. The San Diego coast was certainly alive, folks! We saw 2 Mola molas in the morning and 1 in the afternoon. As for cetaceans, we had offshore Bottlenose dolphins and Common dolphins with lots of babies in the...

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Monday, March 29, 2021

Monday, March 29, 2021

We really had a great time on our 3 trips today. We had the same humpback whale on all of our trips and even got mugged by it on our sunset trip. We also had 1,000+ long-beaked common dolphins in the morning and afternoon trips and even a couple of inshore bottlenose...

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Sunday, March 28, 2021

Sunday, March 28, 2021

Today was a great day on the water spent with 1000+ Long-beaked Common dolphin and a very surface active Humpback Whale. We were also able to locate two Gray whales as well! Naturalist, Tai

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Thursday, March 18, 2021

Thursday, March 18, 2021

It was a brisk evening on the water as we made our way out to the Pacific. We were able to find 2 Grays heading North, but after a boater got a little too close and forced them to the East they were not interested in being seen. We pushed to the North and were able to...

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March 18, 2021

March 18, 2021

The wild life was spectacular this afternoon! We encountered 3 Gray whales going north bound and 1 south bound, a total of 4 whales! As we headed out to the west, we saw hundreds of long beak Common dolphins. An amazing and memorable experience for our guest!  ...

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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Beautiful conditions out on the water led to two wonderful trips for the day. On our morning trip we sighted about 70 offshore Bottlenose dolphins and a Gray whale on our way back in. Our afternoon trip featured another 70 Bottlenose dolphin, 3 Gray whales, and a...

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March 14, 2021

March 14, 2021

Fun seas, jubilant dolphins and majestic Gray whales! We observed a big pod of ~150 Long beaked Common dolphins and a trio of northbound Gray whales during the morning trip. In the afternoon, we encountered a lucky seven Pacific white-sided dolphins headed south and a...

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