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
April 30, 2019

April 30, 2019

We enjoyed an awesome day on the water observing social Fin whales and acrobatic Common dolphins! This afternoon, we set out toward the west and the moment we got to the drop-off we found an exciting pod of ~75 Short-beaked Common dolphins! Their acrobatic and...

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April 28, 2019

April 28, 2019

We're wrapping up the weekend with Fin Whales and Common Dolphins! The dolphins were spread throughout our entire range off San Diego while the Fin Whales continuously circled the same area. On the morning trip, we passed through widely spread sub-groups of Common...

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April 27, 2019

April 27, 2019

We had an AMAZING day full of toothed whales and baleen whales! During our morning trip, we sighted a pod of ~50 False killer whales! A very rare sighting for us here in San Diego. They normally spend their time in tropical and subtropical waters. We found them to the...

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April 26, 2019

April 26, 2019

Blue whale Friday! The blue whales have arrived. Unexpectedly, we found 2-3 blue whales on both trips only a few miles from the coast in water around 260 ft. For a whale that's nearly 100 ft. long that's pretty shallow. They took short dives of usually between 4-7...

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April 25, 2019

April 25, 2019

We have NO words to describe our day with true justice! One young, exuberant Humpback Whale stole our attention and our hearts on both trips. She/he was spotted this morning and was relocated in the afternoon, making for two equally spectacular trips! Behaviors we...

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April 23, 2019

April 23, 2019

We spent a great time on the water today! The conditions were amazing! During our morning trip, we had multiple sightings of Common dolphins! We observed a total of ~240 Common dolphins over four pods. Most of the Common dolphins were in travel mode, but always came...

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April 22, 2019

April 22, 2019

Another beautiful day in sunny San Diego! We started our trip with a quick encounter with 3 Inshore Bottlenose dolphins as we were exiting the jetties. As we went further west, we ran into several pods of Common dolphins that were jumping, bow riding, hunting and even...

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April 21, 2019

April 21, 2019

We're wrapping up a fantastic weekend with another day filled with Fin Whales and Common Dolphins! On our first trip of the day, one pair of Fin Whales gave us the slip after a short attempt at observing them. We instead, found a much more boat-friendly Fin Whale that...

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April 20, 2019

April 20, 2019

Whale Watching in San Diego is where its at! We had an incredible day observing both baleen whales and toothed whales out in the Pacific ocean. During both trips, we sighted multiple Fin whales, the second largest whale in the world! During the morning trip, we set...

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April 19, 2019

April 19, 2019

Wow what a day, the fin whales are still here and abundant! On the morning trip we had 2 fin whales about 7-8 miles out just off the drop off. They were likely feeding on pelagic red crab as we were seeing it below about 150 feet down on the fish finder. After leaving...

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April 18, 2019

April 18, 2019

We're already catching the weekend vibes as we approach Friday with some great sightings under our belts! The Common Dolphin activity was high today and the humpbacks are back in town! On our first trip of the day, ~140 Common Dolphins were seen surrounding the boat...

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April 17, 2019

April 17, 2019

Fin Fluke Wednesday! What an incredible, rare, unique encounter we had this morning! It took a bit of time to find a QUAD of the second largest whale in the world, Fin whales! Among this encounter our crew and guest got to see a rare moment in time; a Fin whale raise...

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