August 6, 2020

Feeding Frenzies for both trips today! We found ~500 Long-beaked Common dolphins feeding on anchovies! There were about 20 California sea lions also joining the buffet. In the afternoon, we got lucky and sighted a Minke whale surface around the activity. Mola mola's...

August 4, 2020

Super fun dolphin day! We enjoyed watching a pod of ~50 Long-beaked Common dolphins that were traveling to the south. They hung out with us as they bow-rode the Privateer and cruised right beside us. We found ourselves 10-miles from shore and encountered a pod of ~30...

August 3, 2020

Sightings for today: 150 long-beaked common dolphins 1 humpback whale (it breached!)

August 1, 2020

Blue whale day on the Privateer! We found a Blue whale on both of our trips today! An awesome pod of ~150 Short-beaked Common dolphins were also sighted 8-miles from shore too! Join us tomorrow for another incredible day on the water!   Naturalist,...

July 25, 2020

Sightings for two trips on this beautiful day:   500 common dolphins   1 blue whale (on each trip)   7 inshore bottlenose dolphins

July 23, 2020

Oh BABY! We had an amazing TWO trips today! We found FOUR Blue whales, including a cow/calf pair! We got some incredible looks at their tall, columnar spouts and backs! One Blue whale even showed its flukes! We also found ~100 Long-beaked Common dolphins near the...

July 21, 2020

Today's sightings:   - 1 Blue whale - 30 Offshore Bottlenose dolphin - 75 Long-beaked Common dolphin   Another awesome day with great wildlife sightings! Starting to see more and more Blue whales show up! Hope you can join us soon!   Naturalist,...

July 18, 2020

Super fun evening spent with TWO Blue whales, and ~75 Short-beaked Common dolphins! The sunset was pretty awesome too! Hope to sea you on the water soon! Naturalist, Vanessa
September 6, 2019

September 6, 2019

Happy Friday equated to Happy passengers! What a gorgeous day off the coast of San Diego! The ocean was calm and the visibility was spectacular! We headed to the south in search for marine wildlife. Although it took some time, we spotted a huge pod of short-beaked...

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September 5, 2019

September 5, 2019

Wahoo! We enjoyed an action-packed day, full of wildlife! We zoomed out to the drop-off and found our first sighting of the day, a huge pod of ~150 Short-beaked Common dolphins! They were racing to the south, but didn't mind hanging out with us. We observed many...

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September 3, 2019

September 3, 2019

We enjoyed a great day on the water with exuberant Short-beaked Common dolphins sighted on both trips! During the morning, we set out to the west and found a pod of ~150 Common dolphins at the drop-off! They were very playful as they zoomed over to check us out! They...

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September 2, 2019

September 2, 2019

Risso's Dolphins, Long-Beaked Common Dolphins AND Short-Beaked Common Dolphins were all spotted on BOTH of our trips today! Each trip typically varies to some degree but we were lucky enough to relocate every bit of the morning wildlife on our second trip. The...

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September 1, 2019

September 1, 2019

There couldn't be a better way to spend a holiday weekend than seeing acrobatic whales and dolphins! We embarked on two very successful trips today. In the morning, we observed a boat-friendly and acrobatic Humpback Whale! After watching it swim in a mellow manner for...

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August 31, 2019

August 31, 2019

What a wonderful way to kick off the Labor Day weekend! We enjoyed some great sightings of toothed whales! We observed some incredible Common dolphins on both trip today! During the morning trip, we observed close to ~200 Common dolphins out near the drop-off. They...

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August 30, 2019

August 30, 2019

Wow! We had an action-packed day full of rare species! We sighted a cow/calf pair of Bryde's whales, 30-40 Risso's dolphins, and a pod of ~30 Common dolphins! It was a gorgeous day, with calm, flat seas, and blue skies! We found all our wildlife out near the drop-off....

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August 29, 2019

August 29, 2019

All of the wildlife of the day showed up on our morning trip. For some reason, everything was swiftly moving steadily to the north, but we were lucky enough to catch the tail-end of a pod of dolphins before they cleared the San Diego area. We counted ~600-700 Common...

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August 28, 2019

August 28, 2019

We only embarked on a single trip today but we made sure that it was undoubtedly well-spent! A pod of ~80 acrobatic Short-Beaked Common Dolphins caught our attention from miles away as they leaped nearly 15+ feet in the air. Those that weren't launching into the air...

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August 27, 2019

August 27, 2019

What a time to be on the water! Lately, we have enjoyed nothing but smooth conditions on the Pacific. During our first trip of the day, we encountered a pod of ~150 Common Dolphins off the coast of La Jolla and Torrey Pines. The dolphins alternated between travel-mode...

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August 26, 2019

August 26, 2019

Who could get a case of the Mondays when there are Humpback Whales and Common Dolphins to enjoy?! We found our favorite juvenile humpback, "Twitch" amidst hundreds of Common Dolphins! As usual, the whale followed along with pod after pod and we were stunned by a...

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August 25, 2019

August 25, 2019

Repeat for the WIN! We had another Super Cetacean Sunday today! We got lucky in sighting three species of toothed whale and one species of baleen whale! During the morning we zoomed out to the SW and at 11.5-miles from shore we found an awesome pod of ~30-40 Risso's...

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