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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

August 10, 2019

We witnessed evidence of how truly biodiverse the San Diego area is today as we encountered FIVE different cetacean species throughout the span of two trips! Three different species of toothed whale made an appearance this morning, including ~30 Risso's Dophins, ~50...

July 22, 2017

We're seeing BLUE! Blue Whales were spotted along the entire horizon today in every direction! With the exception any time we spent cruising back to land during our home-bound trips, no more than 5-10 minutes were spent without locking eyes on...

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July 21, 2018

We had two exciting trips filled with baleen whales and toothed whales! During the morning trip, our first sighting was of a pod of ~100 Common dolphins! Guests were thrilled to see such a close encounter. Many Common dolphins raced to our boat...

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July 19, 2018

WHAT A DAY! It was a glorious day of whale watching, full of whales with teeth and some without! The Pacific was teaming with activity, both above and below the surface of the water. Dense aggregations of birds were consistently viewed...

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July 18, 2018

We had a fun dolphin day aboard the Privateer! We observed many pods of Common dolphins! They were scattered about, along the drop-off. We got to hang out with some playful dolphins that spent some time riding the pressure wave on the bow. Some...

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July 17, 2018

It was an AMAZING day on the water! Today, the baleen whales stole our hearts! While we did get to see two different species of toothed whales, or dolphins, they were very brief encounters. During the morning, we set out to the West, and found...

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July 16, 2018

We had an amazing dolphin day! During both trips, we encountered many pods of Common dolphins! We encountered some mellow pods, that were in travel mode, but most of our pods today, were incredibly energetic! We observed porpoising and breaching...

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July 15, 2018

Super Cetacean Sunday is here once again! Guests had an awesome time on the water. We experienced nice sea conditions with great visibility! During both trips, we sighted both baleen whales and toothed whales! During the morning trip, we set out...

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July 13, 2018

Fri-YAY! We enjoyed a day full of Common Dolphin action! On both trips, multiple pods of dolphins were spotted and each group exhibited different behaviors. We observed hunting, courtship and cow-calf interactions throughout the entire day. The...

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July 14, 2018

Clear, blue water and the emergence of a blue sky made for a great day on The Pacific. Common Dolphins stole our attention and our hearts today as we encountered countless pods throughout a total of six hours on the water. Between both of our...

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July 12, 2018

We're not sure if there could be anything much better than a beautiful day on The Pacific with great cetacean sightings! The dolphins were out in mass numbers and we were also able to catch some baleen in the morning. During our first trip, we...

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July 11, 2018

Splash Zone Wednesday! We had fantastic conditions this morning, blue skies and placid seas. As we ventured west into deeper water we saw a small, 3-4ft Mako shark leap out of the water, cart wheeling 3 xs! Pretty phenomenal sight to see! As we...

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July 10, 2018

It was a great day to be on the water! We had two great trips today, with wildlife seen on both. During the morning trip, we had a rare encounter with a potential Bryde's whale (pronounced BROO-tus)! A baleen whale that San Diego Whale Watch has...

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