September 20, 2020

We enjoyed a fabulous Sunset Dolphin/Whale Watch trip! We sighted three species of toothed whale: ~25 Short-beaked Common dolphin, and a mixed pod of 5 Offshore Bottlenose dolphin and 5 Risso's dolphin! Gorgeous seas and sunset topped off the evening! Naturalist,...

September 17, 2020

We had an amazing adventure out on the Pacific ocean today! We found ourselves 15-miles from Mission Bay, and hanging out with a huge pod of ~200 Short-beaked Common dolphins that were stampeding! On our way back in, a single Blue whale was sighted near the drop-off!...

September 11, 2020

We were seeing BLUE today aboard the Privateer! During the afternoon trip, we encountered ~100 Long-beaked Common dolphins, a single Minke whale, and FOUR BLUE WHALES! The Minke and Blue whales were sighted within 1/4-mile of each other! One Blue whale spout turned...

September 8, 2020

We were rockin' and rollin' out in the Pacific today! Guests had fun cruising out to the SW to find wildlife. We made it 14-miles from Mission Bay and found two incredibly active species of dolphins. We encountered ~300 Long-beaked Common dolphins and 75 Offshore...

September 6th, 2020

Sunday September 6th, 2020 PM   Our afternoon trip had absolutely amazing conditions out on the Pacific today. We were able to find 100+ Offshore Bottlenose dolphins that were not shy at all!   Naturalist,   Tai

September 5, 2020

Sightings for our AM trip: ~40 offshore bottlenose dolphins ~100 short-beaked common dolphins 1 smooth hammerhead shark!

September 4, 2020

We had an awesome day searching for wildlife! We found ourselves 12-miles Mission Bay and found an awesome trio of Minke whales! Two of them popped up right next to the boat! Inshore Bottlenose dolphins were sighted at the mouth of the Mission Bay jetties! We hope to...
March 29, 2019

March 29, 2019

We were rockin' and rolling out on the Pacific today! We enjoyed some fun swells that kept us alert and on our toes. We sighted both baleen whales and toothed whales on our trips today. During the morning, we searched out to the NW, and once we reached almost 8-miles...

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March 28, 2019

March 28, 2019

In addition to beautiful conditions, we observed baleen whales and toothed whales on both of our trips today! In the morning, two separate pods of Common Dolphins were observed, amounting to ~300 dolphins in total for the trip! Sandwiched in between the dolphin...

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March 26, 2019

March 26, 2019

Hump-day came a day early! We sighted Humpback whales on both trips today! To start the day off, during the morning trip, sighted ~4 Inshore Bottlenose dolphins at the mouth of the jetties. Next, we encountered a feeding frenzy outside of O.B. There were a handful of...

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March 24, 2019

March 24, 2019

What a way to wrap up the weekend! The wildlife was in full forced today. Our morning trip kick-started with a brief sighting of ~3 Pacific White-Sided Dolphins and ~10 Common Dolphins. We later found a boat-friendly trio of Gray Whales! Upon waving goodbye to the...

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March 23, 2019

March 23, 2019

Guests enjoyed a beautiful day on the water! During the single morning trip, we sighted ~20 Pacific white-sided dolphins, ~100 Common dolphins, and one Humpback whale! Our first encounter was of a feeding frenzy sighted only a mile from Mission Bay. There were Pacific...

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March 18, 2019

March 18, 2019

Gray whales were sighted on both trips today! During the morning trip, we sighted four Northbound Gray whales, and a trio of Inshore Bottlenose dolphins. One of the was a "friendly" Gray whale that came over to the boat to check us out! It swam within 10-ft from the...

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March 17, 2019

March 17, 2019

We couldn't believe how beautiful it was on the ocean today! On our morning trip, we passed through pod after pod of hunting Common Dolphins! ~700-800 dolphins swooped through massive bait balls along with California Sea Lions and various types of sea birds. On our...

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March 16, 2019

March 16, 2019

It was a gorgeous day on the Pacific! We observed many incredible sightings of both baleen whales and toothed whales. During the morning trip, we encountered ~15 Common dolphins, a single Gray whale that was swimming among a pod of ~15 Offshore Bottlenose dolphin. The...

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March 15, 2019

March 15, 2019

What a great way to kick off the weekend! We observed a cow/calf pair of Humpback whales, ~300 Common dolphins, and a pair of northbound Gray whales! We set out on the Privateer this morning and were greeted to calm seas, and incredible visibility! Our first marine...

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March 14, 2019

March 14, 2019

We thought yesterday would be the end of the road for our spectacular Humpback Whale sightings but it seems like its just getting started! We experienced two trips FULL of Humpback Whale and Common Dolphin activity. In the morning, we passed by 5 Inshore Bottlenose...

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March 13, 2019

March 13, 2019

We're sorry for the delay! We've been itching to share these photos with you and couldn't wait for the social media shutdown to end. Yesterday marks one of the best Humpback Whale encounters we've ever had. Three humpbacks, including one cow-calf pair and a third...

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March 12, 2019

March 12, 2019

BEST. DAY. EVER!!! Lucky passengers embarked on one of our best trips of all time here at San Diego Whale Watch! We observed multiple baleen whales and toothed whales as they were within 5-miles from shore! In total, there were 21 Humpback whales (not including more...

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