October 21, 2019

Another beautiful morning off the coast of San Diego! The weather condition was perfect, with great visibility and placid waters! We headed to the west, then we decided to venture our way down south. As we searched and searched, we saw some really huge dorsal fins...

October 20, 2019

We enjoyed a swell day out on the Pacific! We got lucky and found two awesome pods of Short-beaked Common dolphins beyond the drop-off. The first pod was cruising to the NW along the drop-off. We observed some great acrobatics throughout our time with them. Many...

October 19, 2019

We rocked and rolled through a dolphin filled morning! Such quiet conditions on the afternoon trip made it seem like we packed all the dolphins off San Diego into the first trip of the day! Despite the bumpy conditions, the visibility and lack of wind made for a great...

October 18, 2019

We had an adventurous trip on the Privateer! We were rockin' and rollin' with the increased swell! We set out of the Mission bay jetties and found a small pod of ~5 Long-beaked Common dolphins that were likely feeding on some small schooling fish. We continued out to...

October 17, 2019

It was a beautiful day off the coast of San Diego. The sea conditions were a little rough but we managed to go out 13 miles southwest. We searched long and hard, near and far but we were't able to locate any marine mammals. During our tour we were in constant...

October 15, 2019

Another awesome trip in the books! We encountered the two species of Common dolphins on our morning trip today! We set out to the west, and at only 3-miles from shore, we found a huge pod of ~350 Long-beaked Common dolphins! They were cruising pretty quickly to the...

October 14, 2109

Cetacean Monday! Another fabulous trip aboard the Privateer!We started our trip heading out to the west when we got a report of dolphins about 6 miles from our location. Of course, we headed straight there as fast as we could. To our luck, we had a nice, active pod of...

October 12, 2019

What a whale of time our guest had this afternoon! We started our adventure heading to the west when we encountered a small pod of Pacific white sided dolphins! A migratory species we see here during the winter time. They were very interactive and curious of our...
September 20, 2018

September 20, 2018

Time spent on the Pacific aboard the Ohana, was time well spent. We had some nice sea conditions, and good visibility. We set out toward the west, and found ourselves close to 11-miles from shore. We traveled to the north along a deep water...

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September 16, 2018

September 16, 2018

We expected a roller coaster ride on The Pacific this morning but instead, we exited the jetties to find much calmer conditions! It looks like the swell is finally beginning to lay down again. The great visibility we had made it easy to spot a...

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September 15, 2018

September 15, 2018

It was a super fun, nautical, and bumpy ride on the Pacific ocean today. During the morning trip, we set out to the west, like normally do during this time of year. We reached the drop-off, and then received a report of a whale closer to shore!...

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September 14, 2018

September 14, 2018

Beautiful weather, interesting visibility, and nice sea conditions led to an awesome time on the Pacific! After leaving the Mission Bay jetties, and were about 2-miles from shore, we had fog all around us! We encountered some dramatic seas, as...

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September 13, 2018

September 13, 2018

It was a beautiful day on the water! We had great visibility and sea conditions throughout our trip toward the west. We made it 12-miles from shore and found a fun pod of ~60 Common dolphins! They were a fun, active pod that constantly leaped...

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September 11, 2018

September 11, 2018

Awesome day on the water today with lots to see! The sea conditions were mellow with lots of sun, blue skies and little wind. We headed out to the west and about 4 miles out we spotted a large light colored object floating at the surface. It was...

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September 9, 2018

September 9, 2018

It was Sunday Fun-day on The Pacific today! We were treated to some fantastic whale watching conditions, including great visibility and a calm sea-state. The first Blue Whale(s!) in ~2 weeks were spotted this morning and we were thrilled to...

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September 8, 2018

September 8, 2018

It was a nice time on the water today. We set out and the sea conditions were much better than expected. We journeyed out to the west, into deeper water. During the morning trip, the ocean was very quiet. We had trouble finding baleen and...

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September 7, 2018

September 7, 2018

It was a FIN-tastic Friday aboard the Ohana! We had a great day on the water. On our way out, we had a cool sighting of FOUR Mola Mola's resting at the ocean surface. There was a single Western Gull also sitting nearby. We got good looks at two...

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September 6, 2018

September 6, 2018

Guests had a nice time aboard the Ohana! We journeyed out to the west in search of baleen whales and toothed whales. We got lucky, and found a curious pod of Short-beaked Common dolphins. There was an estimated ~100 individuals in the pod....

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September 3, 2018

September 3, 2018

Following a week full of big swell and strong chop, we FINALLY enjoyed some beautiful weather on the ocean. We exited the jetties this morning to find glassy water and great visibility. Luckily enough, a surface active pod of Common Dolphins...

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September 2, 2018

September 2, 2018

It was another nautical day aboard the Privateer! While it was still bumpy on the water, the seas seemed to be calming down, especially in the afternoon. During the morning trip, we set out to the west in search for baleen whales and toothed...

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