Monday, January 18, 2021- PM

No case of the Mondays here at SDWW as we saw 3 Gray whales and 10 Pacific White-sided dolphins along the coast this morning. One of the whales was super active at the surface and gave us great views of its flukes pretty much every single dive. We are consistently...

January 17, 2021

Today was an outstanding day on the water! We enjoyed watching Gray whales and Common dolphins throughout the day! The sunset tour topped it off with perfect conditions and non-stop wildlife action! We observed 5 southbound Gray whales and 200 Long-beaked Common...

January 16, 2021

We enjoyed an awesome evening with 200 Long-beaked Common dolphins swimming all around us! The water was so glassy we could see them underwater as they approached the vessel! Down south we encountered a trio of Gray whales! We even got to see their flukes as they went...

Saturday, January 16, 2021

AM Trip - 2 Gray whales, 300 Long-beaked common dolphins PM Trip - 5 Gray whales, 500 Long-beaked common dolphins, 7 Pacific White-sided dolphins.   If you've ever wanted to see a whale, now is your best chance to fulfill that dream. Today on our earlier trips we...

Sunday, January 10th, 2020- Sunset Trip

Encountered a lively pod of 300 Long-beaked Common Dolphins that escorted us to the North. Later while looking for Gray Whales closer to shore we found a pod of 30 Pacific White-sided dolphins feeding on some bait.  Naturalist, Tai

January 9, 2021

Super Cetacean Saturday is here! We had an awesome day full of Gray whale sightings! During the afternoon trip, we encountered three groups of 8 Gray whales in total! During the sunset cruise, we sighted spouts, right outside of Mission Bay that was most likely from a...

January 7, 2021

It was a beautiful day out on the Pacific! We enjoyed the company of THREE Gray whales that were headed south! They were found only 2-miles from shore and had dive times of only 3-5 min. We got to view their lovely tail upon most dives. We have plenty of trips this...

January 2, 2021

Smooth seas paired with incredible visibility made for an awesome evening on the Pacific! We enjoyed watching many different species of birds, to include a red-billed tropic bird! We had quick visits from California sea lions along the way. Out at the drop-off, we...
November 30, 2019

November 30, 2019

FOUR different species of whales and dolphins were sighted today! The seas were calm and the visibility seemed endless! We could see the snow-capped mountains, Mexico and up the coast too! We found a couple of Inshore Bottlenose dolphins at the mouth of the jetties...

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November 26, 2019

November 26, 2019

As we left on our trip today we weren't sure what kind of conditions to expect out there, as a 4-7 foot swell was predicted. But there was only one way to find out! We found the end of the jetties to be rolling, but it was high tide so the waves weren't too steep....

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November 24, 2019

November 24, 2019

Hooray for humpbacks! Another two Humpback Whales were spotted moving up the San Diego coast and actively interacting with each other at the surface. We spotted them from FOUR miles ahead of us when one of them breached over and over again! They were much more mellow...

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November 23, 2019

November 23, 2019

Super Cetacean Saturday is here once again! We had great success finding both baleen whales and toothed whales on BOTH of our trips today! We encountered NINE Humpback whales and ~80 Pacific white-sided dolphins throughout the day! We set out to the SW and found two...

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November 22, 2019

November 22, 2019

We're thrilled to say that the storm offshore has passed and TWO different species of toothed whale were spotted this morning! An exuberantly acrobatic pod of ~60 Short-Beaked Common Dolphins made for a special encounter until we found out that a pod of ~20 Risso's...

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November 19, 2019

November 19, 2019

We JUST missed the storm this morning! We departed Mission Bay and entered the open ocean to find ourselves in some pretty amazing conditions. In shallow, coastal water, we spotted a scattered pod of 1-2 dozen Pacific White-Sided Dolphins. They were busy foraging so...

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November 17, 2019

November 17, 2019

Even though the weekend is slowly coming to an end, it's hard to fret about it when spending a Sunday surrounded by wildlife! Conditions were impeccable this morning and we found ourselves in the middle of an astounding feeding frenzy! Roughly ~200 Common Dolphins,...

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November 16, 2019

November 16, 2019

It's always a good day to be on the water! You never know what you will find out in the wild! Today, we had a special trip with the Sea Shepherd! We set out in search of wildlife and got lucky and found both species of Common dolphin! Our first encounter was a very...

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November 15, 2019

Happy Friday Feeding Frenzy! What a spectacular adventure we had this morning!We ventured out to the west and found a small pod of Pacific white sided dolphins, a migratory species we see her in the winter time! As we headed further out, we spotted a beautiful...

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Thursday, 11/14/19

Thursday, 11/14/19

What a cool trip today! The weather was perfect and the ocean conditions were mellow. We came out of mission bay and first spotted a number of bait balls with diving brown pelicans which told us there was food around. As we approached the drop off we had dolphins...

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November 12, 2019

November 12, 2019

THREE more Humpback Whales were spotted off San Diego this morning! The ocean was full of life and food was clearly plentiful. We observed flocks of shearwaters hovering above an active pod of ~12 Pacific White-Sided Dolphins and half a dozen California Sea Lions. All...

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November 10, 2019

November 10, 2019

Holy Humpbacks! We spotted FIVE different Humpback Whales this morning and every one of them was traveling south. Two pairs and one single individual were seen throughout the trip. Sandwiched between humpback sightings were TWO different species of toothed whale!...

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