May 4, 2021

We had a great trip this afternoon with lots of wildlife. Our guest encountered Common dolphins, a Mola mola and California sea lions. Common dolphins-100 Naturalist Jaeny

May 1, 2021

We had two amazing trips full of wildlife! During the afternoon trip we encountered ~25 Offshore Bottlenose dolphins that came straight to the boat to bowride. We head out to the west and sighted a pair of Fin whales! They were seen circling in one spot likely...

Saturday, May 1, 2021

On our morning and afternoon trips today we had great sightings! In the AM we had ~300 long-beaked common dolphins and a cow/calf pair of fin whales and in the PM we had ~30 offshore bottlenose dolphins, 2 fin whales and ~75 long-beaked common dolphins. Its always...

April 30, 2021

Happy Whale Day! We had an incredible, unique encounter this afternoon! Our guest got to see a very fun, playful, curious Humpback whale! This whale mugged us several times and milled right next to us playing with kelp! It was just a yard or two from our vessel! Our...

April 29, 2021

We had a gorgeous sunset cruise! Right out of the Mission Bay jetties, we found some amazing feeding frenzies! Marine birds and ~100 Common dolphins were feeding all along the coast! Some even came over to say hi by surfing in our wake or riding the bow! We set out to...

April 29, 2021

It was a nice, hot day off the coast of San Diego this afternoon. The Privateer headed out north to La Jolla canyon to find several hundred Common dolphins in a feeding frenzy with many marine birds feasting. We also got to see a Mola Mola during our trip 3 hour tour!...

April 27, 2021

It was a beautiful day off the coast of San Diego! We had amazing visibility, we could see as far south into Mexico, the Los Coronado Islands. The Privateer headed out 10 miles to the west, as we encountered several hundred Common dolphins! They were in a feeding...

Monday, April 26th, 2021

A rainy day to start produced over 200 Short-beaked Common mixed with some Long-beaked dolphin for us today on a pretty adventurous trip. We made it out to the second drop-off zone into about 2000ft of water where we ran into several scattered pods.   Naturalist,  ...
Monday, April 19, 2021

Monday, April 19, 2021

We went out to the drop-off zone to find a couple of different pods of Long-beaked Common dolphin that numbered around 800 total individuals. Most of the dolphin were found feeding on bait balls along with tons of various seabirds. Tai

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Sunday, April 18, 2021

Today we had some windy conditions out on the water with some significant wind swell. Despite some challenging conditions we were able to find a total of around 200 Long-beaked common dolphin. Naturalist, Tai

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Saturday, April 17, 2021

Saturday, April 17, 2021

We just had another incredible morning and afternoon on the ocean! All in all we had ~50 offshore bottlenose dolphins, 2 Mola molas, ~300 long-beaked common dolphins, ~200 short-beaked common dolphins, and a cow/calf pair of humpback whales (with a breaching baby!).  ...

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April 16, 2021

April 16, 2021

It was all about the dolphins today! We had an amazing day encountering hundreds of dolphins on both trips! The Common dolphins were up and down the coast, feeding on schooling fish with different species of pelagic birds. Come and join us, we look forward to taking...

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April 15, 2021

April 15, 2021

We had a fun day full of wildlife! During the afternoon trip, we sighted a pod with a mixture of Short-beaked Common dolphins and Pacific white-sided dolphins! About ten of each in the pod! They were seen feeding with birds diving all around them. We ventured further...

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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

We traveled out about 13 miles from shore today under cloudy skies and found a feeding aggregation of around 200 long-beaked common dolphins and also came across another Mola mola!   - Ryan

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Monday, April 12, 2021

Monday, April 12, 2021

On our one afternoon trip we had ~200 long-beaked common dolphins and spotted a purple striped jellyfish!   -Ryan

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Sunday, April 11, 2021

Sunday, April 11, 2021

On our afternoon and sunset trip we had altogether 1 humpback whale, 2 minke whales, ~200 long and short-beaked common dolphins, 2 Mola molas and had a great time!   -Ryan

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Saturday, April 10, 2021

Saturday, April 10, 2021

We had some incredible sightings on our trips today! Over the course of 3 trips we encountered 3 Mola mola, 1,000+ long-beaked common dolphins, 1 gray whale, 1 humpback and many many feeding birds.   -Ryan

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April 8, 2021

April 8, 2021

We had a great day full of wildlife on both trips today! We encountered ~250 Long-beaked Common dolphins that were cruising to the southwest. During the sunset trip, we found an awesome pod of ~400 Long-beaked Common dolphins that were feeding on small schooling fish....

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April 7, 2021

April 7, 2021

We spent a gorgeous evening out in the Pacific! We set out to the west and got out to 10-miles from shore! We encountered a fun pod of ~30 Short-beaked Common dolphins! They were seen actively feeding with a mixture of diving birds. A Mola mola was also sighted on our...

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Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

On our two trips today on the privateer we had great conditions and great sightings! Our morning trip had long-beaked common dolphins, offshore bottlenose dolphins and short-beaked common dolphins! On our afternoon trip we had a feeding frenzy of birds, sea lions,...

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