Sunday, January 23, 2022

We had an awesome time on the water today with 2 gray whales and 600 long beaked common dolphins in the morning and 6 gray whales in the afternoon! -Ryan

January 22, 2022

Smooth seas and great visibility made for a gorgeous day on the water! We encountered 11 Gray whales, 80 Pacific white-sided dolphins and ~160 Common dolphins today! It was non-stop whale action all day. All of the gray whales were headed south. We enjoyed watching...

Friday, January 21, 2022

On our one afternoon trip today we had a surface active pair of gray whales to start and while hanging out with those whales we spotted another gray whale just south of them which gave us some great looks at its flukes! -Ryan

January 20, 2022

Today was a roller coaster of emotions! A lot of happy and fun surface active whales but also a heartbreaking encounter was observed. During the afternoon trip, we set out and found a single southbound Gray whale that was in travel mode. We sighted another spout down...

January 19, 2022

Todays single trip spotted one single gray whale headed south then we spotted 3 more spouts offshore in the distance, making our way to spend a few breath cycles with a trio of gray whales.   Naturalist, Alexia

January 18, 2022

Our afternoon trip headed out to spot a spout right inside the jetty and this gray whale was spotted by other boats later having made its way all the way across from Quivira Basin in Mariners point. We saw it again at the mouth of the jetty spyhopping on our sunset...

Monday, January 17, 2022

On our two trips today we found 6 whales and about 30 long-beaked common dolphins on our morning trip and on our afternoon trip we found a pod of 4 gray whales making their way south and then just like yesterday we found a cow/calf pair!   -Ryan

Sunday, January 16, 2022

The whale streak continued today with 2 gray whales making their way south this morning along with common dolphins interacting with them. Later on in the trip we found a mixed pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins and long-beaked common dolphins along with a couple of...
January 9, 2022

January 9, 2022

Our morning trip found a group of 4 whales and some interesting behavior including some pectoral fin slaps and tail slapping on the surface. In the afternoon, we found a group of 3 and a pair of grays. Lastly, our sunset trip found a group of 3 whales who were...

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January 8, 2022

January 8, 2022

Our morning was spent with a pair of gray whales and the afternoon trip got a look at 5 grays moving down the coast together.   Naturalist, Alexia

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Friday, January 7, 2022

Friday, January 7, 2022

What an incredible day to be on the water! Conditions were perfect and it was whale soup today. This morning we spotted 6 gray whales and had good looks at 4 of them, and this afternoon we spotted 12 gray whales and had good looks at a solo whale, 2 trios and 1 pod of...

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Thursday, January 6, 2022

Thursday, January 6, 2022

We had afternoon and sunset trips today and had two gray whales this afternoon and a surprise visit further out from Risso's dolphins! Coming back in we had about 6 inshore bottlenose dolphins surfing our wake right outside Mission Bay. On our sunset trip we had...

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Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

With gray whale season in full swing, today we sighted 5 whales on our morning trip having great looks at 3 of them and in the afternoon we found a pod of around 150 long-beaked common dolphins and 1 gray whale.   -Ryan

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Monday, January 3, 2022

Monday, January 3, 2022

We had awesome ocean conditions once again today and encountered 2 gray whales interacting with a pod of long-beaked common dolphins just a few miles offshore. We then went out to the drop off and found scattered pods of around 400 common dolphins feeding. The gray...

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January 2, 2022

January 2, 2022

Started our day off with 10 Pacific white-sided dolphins, about 60 long-beaked common dolphins, and 2 gray whales. Our afternoon trip was treated to 100- long beaked common dolphins and 4 gray whales all migrating along the coast together. Finally, our sunset trip...

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January 1, 2022

January 1, 2022

This morning we started out the year strong spending time with 5 gray whales who were making there way down the coast and even all synced up breath cycles when they surfaced all at once. Our morning also saw a pod of 200 long beaked common dolphins and the afternoon...

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December 31, 2021

December 31, 2021

What a way to end the year! Today our morning trip hung out with a pair of female gray whales making there way down the coast. Our afternoon trip was treated to a juvenile gray whale who displayed rare behavior for a gray whale, spyhopping and breaching out of the...

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Thursday, December 30, 2021

Thursday, December 30, 2021

Rocky conditions and wind subsided just enough in time for our sunset tour. We were able to find two Grey whales traveling south a couple of miles outside Mission Bay. Join us next time as more Gray whales are coming by everyday!   Naturalist,  ...

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Monday, December 27, 2021

Monday, December 27, 2021

After weather keeping us off the water for the last few days we were able to get out in the calm before the next storm on its way and found 3 migrating gray whales just a mile off shore! We got great looks at them before heading a little further out where we found a...

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December 23, 2021

December 23, 2021

This morning we headed down the coast and found a pod of 15 Pacific white-sided dolphins. Our afternoon trip spent some time with a pod of 100 long-beaked common dolphins and on our way in we spotted a spout near the jetties and hung out with a gray whale before...

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