July 20, 2019

Our day was filled with rarities! On each of our two trips today, we spotted a rare treat for San Diego whale watchers. On the morning trip, a BRYDE'S WHALE circled our boat, swam upside down and blew bubbles beside us in one of the best Bryde's encounters we have...

July 19, 2019

It was an amazing day on the water!! We had an epic encounter with a Blue whale that was super boat friendly! We sighted Common dolphins all day long, giving us a total of ~275 in all. We encountered a small pod of Risso's dolphins and a few Inshore Bottlenose...

July 18, 2019

Thursday, July 18, 2019 We had an incredible day full of wildlife! We encountered hundreds of Common dolphins, a Blue whale, a Humpback whale and a Minke whale today! During the afternoon, we journeyed out to deeper water and found a long stretch of ~200 Common...

July 17, 2019

We saw BLUE today! If you thought the Blue Whales were gone, think again! We spotted one Blue Whale and countless Common Dolphins throughout our morning trip. We were shocked to find a northbound traveling Blue Whale off the tip of Point Loma and followed it in its...

July 16, 2019

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 We enjoyed a great time on the Pacific Ocean! We encountered a humpback whale, Common dolphins, and Offshore Bottlenose dolphins on our trips today! During the morning, we encountered several small pods of Common dolphins that totalled to ~100!...

July 15, 2019

We took a private charter out this afternoon for a Humpback Whale filled adventure! Once again, we relocated our favorite new summer resident off of Point Loma and witnessed it breach beside us. This juvenile Humpback Whale doesn't appear to be going anywhere, anytime...

July 14, 2019

It's not just dolphins and whales we look for out on the Pacific, we look for all kinds of marine life, including fish! On any one of our given tours you have the opportunity to spot the largest bony fish in our waters: the Mola Mola or Ocean Sunfish. These giants...

July 13, 2019

The ocean was teeming with life today! Our morning trip saw nearly 1,000 common dolphins, and our afternoon trip found our resident Humpback Whale...we cant wait to see what the ocean holds for us tomorrow!

Sunday, April 20th

Happy Easter from all of us at San Diego Whale Watch! Morning guests enjoyed an active pod of 200 common dolphins, followed by two snorkeling (not very showy) juvenile gray whales. As we neared the end of the trip we had a terrific sighting of three gray whales, two...

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Saturday, April 19th

Today was incredible! This morning we saw two different pairs of gray whale moms with their young calves as they headed north toward the Arctic, then we saw nearly 100 common dolphins, and we capped off the trip with a few good looks at a humpback whale! In the...

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Monday, April 21st

Today was a great day to be outon the ocean! This morning we saw a cow calf pair close to the kelp line near Sunset Cliffs. We also saw a pod of inshore bottlenose and a few thousand common dolphins throughout the day!

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Friday, April 18th

We couldn't have scripted a better day! On this morning's trip guests got looks at a mother gray whale with her calf and a megapod of more than 1,000 common dolphins. In the afternoon, we saw three more gray whales, including another mom and baby, 200 playful common...

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Wednesday, April 16th

Morning cruise started out with sightings of bottlenose dolphins playing in the surf line off Ocean Beach, followed by a pod of 300 common dolphins. We went several miles offshore and had fantastic and close-up looks at a fin whale mom and calf with a minke whale...

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Thursday, April 17th

Gray day---and we did see a cow/calf pair of gray whales--also about 400 common dolphins, and a Mola Mola (ocean sunfish - a little different view in photo). Supposed to start warming up over the next few days--so come on out and enjoy the beautiful Pacific Ocean!

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Monday, April 14th

Lots of sunshine today! We were able to see a humpback this morning...possibly the same one that we have been seeing the past few days. It decided to turn toward the Privateer as we shut the motors off and got some close views. We saw about 10-15 inshore bottlenose on...

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Sunday, April 13th

Day of the humpback! We saw a humpback whale on both the morning and afternoon trips displaying foraging behavior. We also saw about 700 common dolphins between both trips! To top it off, the sunset cruise was extremely fortunate to see about 20 bottlenose dolphins...

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Saturday, April 12th

This morning's trip got to spend time with more than 1,000 common dolphins and two very close (and large) ocean sunfish. In the afternoon, we got to see an impressive nine gray whales make their way to their arctic feeding grounds, including three calves born just...

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Thursday, April 10th

As we exited Mission Bay the sun came out, as did 200+ playful common dolphins--we followed them north to the La Jolla Kelp beds and to a juvenile humpback whale and another 50 common dolphins. For most of the morning, we stayed out of the fog, and everyone enjoyed...

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April 2014

Wednesday, April 9: No whales today, but our guests still had fun watching 50 common dolphins, sea lions, and pelicans feeding near the kelp beds on this morning's trip! Tuesday, April 8: While it can be a little sad to know that April marks the tail-end of our gray...

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March 2014

Sunday, March 30: Mother nature showed us her fury today as we made our way out of the jetties for both of our three hour whale watching tours. We experienced quite a large swell on both morning and afternoon trips...BUT... We saw lots and lots of dolphins! All in...

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