July 3, 2022

This morning we had multiple pods of long-beaked and short-beaked common dolphins as we made our way southwest where we encountered a "shy" Bryde's whale! On our afternoon trip we encountered a very active leaping pod of short-beaks and a Mola mola! -Ryan

Saturday, July 2, 2022

We had an awesome Saturday on the water with Molas, 1 blue whale in the morning and 2 in the afternoon, short-beaks, long-beaks, and offshore bottlenose dolphins during our 3 trips today! - Ryan

Friday, July 1, 2022

We had a blue that gave us quite the show today! Our morning trip had clear and sunny skies with smooth seas. We made it out about 6 miles and found a small pod of long beaked common dolphins. We chugged out to 13 miles and found 2 blue whales! We stuck around one...

June 30, 2022

We had an amazing afternoon hanging out with 3 Blue whales! They were feeding close to 14-miles down to the SW. We even saw the massive tail fluke from one and were surprised by another whale that popped up right next to us! There were lots of birds diving all around...

June 29, 2022

Today it was a gorgeous day out and we spent time with a pod of 50 long-beaked common dolphins about 3 miles from shore. We continued our whale watch adventure out to the West and found a super friendly pod of 25 offshore bottlenose dolphins. We had a couple babies in...

June 28, 2022

Triple Tuesday! We got super lucky on the water today seeing three different kinds of dolphins. Our morning trip had glassy waters and comfortable temperatures. We got to catch up with long beaked common dolphins not too far from shore. We pushed out a little further...

June 26, 2022

We had a fun day cruising the deeper waters. That is where most of our wildlife has been lately. During our morning trip, we spotted about ~30 Long-beaked Common dolphins and 1 Blue whale! During the afternoon trip, we encountered about 100 Long-beaked Common dolphins...

Saturday, June 25, 2022

On our two trips today we had 3 blue whales (two adults traveling in the AM), a Mola and around 20 offshore bottlenose dolphins! -Ryan
Saturday, June 18, 2022

Saturday, June 18, 2022

We had two cool trips today first with a couple hundred long-beaked common dolphins and 2 Molas in the morning and an active pod of offshore bottlenose dolphins and 2 more Molas in the afternoon! Ryan

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June 17, 2022

June 17, 2022

Today we spotted a pod of 15 Risso's dolphins and a pod of 20 offshore bottlenose dolphin. The conditions on the water were absolutely beautiful and its shaping up to be a beautiful weekend on the Pacific!   Naturalist, Alexia

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June 16, 2022

June 16, 2022

It was a beautiful day on the water today! We had flat, calm seas and amazing visibility! We found a small pod of ~Inshore bottlenose dolphins right out of the gate! Along the drop-off we sighted a pod of ~50 Short-beaked Common dolphins. We zoomed out to the west and...

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Conditions on the water were perfect again today and at about 9 miles out we found a blue whale! We also encountered a pod of ~30 offshore bottlenose dolphins on the way back to shore.   -Ryan

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June 14, 2022

June 14, 2022

We were rocking along on both trips today! Our morning trip ran into a small pod of about 100 long beaked common dolphins roughly 6 miles from shore. We made it out to 11 miles and ran into a single blue whale feeding. Our afternoon trip was a big dolphin trip! We had...

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June 13, 2022

June 13, 2022

We were feeling Blue on the Privateer this Monday...but we were okay with it! We hung out with two BLUE whales out near the drop-off today. Many of the Blues we've been seeing are exhibiting feeding behaviors but this pair was in travel mode. They were slowly cruising...

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Sunday, June 12, 2022

Sunday, June 12, 2022

We had two incredible trips today! The morning saw 4 blue whales, long-beaked and leaping short-beaked common dolphins and the afternoon trip saw long-beaked commons, 1 fin whale, 3 blue whales and a Mola mola!   -Ryan

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June 11, 2022

June 11, 2022

June 11, 2022   Amazing conditions all day today! We got really lucky with our wildlife on our earlier trips today. We caught up with a cow calf pair of blue whales in both our morning and afternoon trips! There was also a total of SIX blue whales in our area during...

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June 10, 2022

June 10, 2022

We had two amazing trips today with both baleen and toothed whales sighted throughout the day! There was a pretty curious Blue whale hanging out on the drop-off, only 6-miles from Mission Bay. It was seen swimming in circles at the surface which means it was likely...

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June 9, 2022

June 9, 2022

Thar she blows! We had a total of 4 different blue whales out on the water today! We caught up with a small pod of short beaked common dolphins about 5 miles from Mission Bay and 3 blues about 14 miles out. Our second trip got super lucky when we stumbled upon a...

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

On both our morning and afternoon trips today we were able to find 3 blue whales, making it a total of 6 for the day! On the morning trip we also encountered 11 inshore bottlenose dolphins and on both trips we found multiple pods of feeding common dolphins.  ...

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June 6, 2022

June 6, 2022

It was a dolphin day! It was a little bumpy but we were rockin' and rollin' up to the north. We ran into a stampeding pod of long beaked common dolphins out on our afternoon trip today. We're thinking it was about 200 total and it happened to also be a nursery pod!  ...

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