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
August 24, 2019

August 24, 2019

Super Cetacean Saturday is back with three different species of toothed whales to rave about! We passed through three separate pods of Common Dolphins this morning, equating to ~250 dolphins in total! Instead of spreading over wide distances, each pod was densely...

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August 22, 2019

August 22, 2019

The adventures continue on the Privateer! What an amazing day we had on both our tours!On our morning trip, our guest got to see 2 different feeding frenzies with long beaked and short beaked Common dolphins! It was pretty fun and entertaining to watch as many of our...

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August 21, 2019

August 21, 2019

What a wonderful trip we had this morning on the Privateer! The sea was hungry, dear friends! We saw feeding frenzy, after feeding frenzy, AFTER FEEDING FRENZY! Many different species of marine birds and Common dolphins were in full force to get their breakfast! We...

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August 20, 2019

August 20, 2019

We enjoyed a splendid day full of wildlife! We encountered Common dolphins and a Humpback on both of our trips today. To start our day, we found a scattered pod of Common dolphins feeding right outside of the Mission Bay jetties. They were zipping around chasing bait....

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August 19, 2019

August 19, 2019

We beat the Monday Blues with blue skies, Common dolphins, and our friend, "Twitch" a juvenile Humpback whale. We had non-stop activity as soon as we exited the Mission Bay jetties! We got to observe a spread out pod of ~75 Common dolphins in a feeding frenzy. They...

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August 18, 2019

August 18, 2019

Feeding frenzies, acrobatics, and sunshine! We enjoyed two wonderful trips on the Pacific ocean! We sighted Inshore Bottlenose dolphins on our way out of the Mission Bay jetties this morning. They were actively hunting, exhibiting some fast movements. We found another...

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August 17, 2019

August 17, 2019

We had non-stop action today aboard the Privateer! We observed many toothed whales on both of our trips! We started the morning trip with a pod of ~10-15 Inshore Bottlenose dolphins at the mouth of the jetties. We continued out and found numerous pods of Long-beaked...

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August 16, 2019

August 16, 2019

The non-stop cetacean action we enjoyed on our trips yesterday carried through this morning! We found "Twitch" the Humpback Whale, on his/her typical shenanigans of following pods of Common Dolphins and mugging our boat! Up to ~200 Common Dolphins were spotted around...

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August 15, 2019

August 15, 2019

Boy, do we love the summer weather offshore! Although it may be cloudier than usual lately, this summer has treated us to some fabulous sea conditions. On our morning whale watch, we never once lost sight of Common Dolphins! We passed through countless pods until...

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August 14, 2019

August 14, 2019

We could never get tired of meeting up with "Twitch" (informally known as) the Humpback Whale and his/her typical companions, the Common Dolphins! A few miles from the Mission Bay area, we found ourselves in the middle of hundreds of Common Dolphins and our favorite...

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August 12, 2019

August 12, 2019

What a day to be on the boat and searching for wildlife! Our entire day was filled to the brim with non-stop cetacean action. Our first trip of the day was saturated with toothed whales of two different species! TWO separate pods of Offshore Bottlenose Dolphins...

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August 11, 2019

August 11, 2019

Every time we go out to the Pacific, we never know what we will encounter which makes whale watching so much fun! During the morning trip, we headed west and found the same juvenile humpback we have been seeing for a couple months now. We have unoffically named it...

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