Monday, January 18, 2021- PM

No case of the Mondays here at SDWW as we saw 3 Gray whales and 10 Pacific White-sided dolphins along the coast this morning. One of the whales was super active at the surface and gave us great views of its flukes pretty much every single dive. We are consistently...

January 17, 2021

Today was an outstanding day on the water! We enjoyed watching Gray whales and Common dolphins throughout the day! The sunset tour topped it off with perfect conditions and non-stop wildlife action! We observed 5 southbound Gray whales and 200 Long-beaked Common...

January 16, 2021

We enjoyed an awesome evening with 200 Long-beaked Common dolphins swimming all around us! The water was so glassy we could see them underwater as they approached the vessel! Down south we encountered a trio of Gray whales! We even got to see their flukes as they went...

Saturday, January 16, 2021

AM Trip - 2 Gray whales, 300 Long-beaked common dolphins PM Trip - 5 Gray whales, 500 Long-beaked common dolphins, 7 Pacific White-sided dolphins.   If you've ever wanted to see a whale, now is your best chance to fulfill that dream. Today on our earlier trips we...

Sunday, January 10th, 2020- Sunset Trip

Encountered a lively pod of 300 Long-beaked Common Dolphins that escorted us to the North. Later while looking for Gray Whales closer to shore we found a pod of 30 Pacific White-sided dolphins feeding on some bait.  Naturalist, Tai

January 9, 2021

Super Cetacean Saturday is here! We had an awesome day full of Gray whale sightings! During the afternoon trip, we encountered three groups of 8 Gray whales in total! During the sunset cruise, we sighted spouts, right outside of Mission Bay that was most likely from a...

January 7, 2021

It was a beautiful day out on the Pacific! We enjoyed the company of THREE Gray whales that were headed south! They were found only 2-miles from shore and had dive times of only 3-5 min. We got to view their lovely tail upon most dives. We have plenty of trips this...

January 2, 2021

Smooth seas paired with incredible visibility made for an awesome evening on the Pacific! We enjoyed watching many different species of birds, to include a red-billed tropic bird! We had quick visits from California sea lions along the way. Out at the drop-off, we...
June 13, 2019

June 13, 2019

One enormous Blue Whale gave us the view of a lifetime when it paralleled our boat and raised it's tail this morning! We were all thrilled to see the largest animal on the planet roll forward, slowly exposing the shocking length of it's back and a gorgeous set of tail...

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June 11, 2019

June 11, 2019

Cetacean Tuesday! Both trips were packed with lots of action and multiple species sightings!Our morning trip started off a little foggy, with limited visibility. As we ventured further west, the conditions changed as we spotted a pod of Offshore Bottlenose dolphins!...

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May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019

Colossal Tuesday! We had an incredible day on the water. As we exit the jetties, we encountered a small group of inshore Bottlenose dolphins that were traveling south bound. We continued our search and got very lucky to see several pods of short-beaked and long-beaked...

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May 14, 2019

May 14, 2019

Blue sky, blue water and Blue Whales surrounded us this morning! In addition to a few scattered pods of up to ~50 Common Dolphins in total, we spotted massive spout after spout along the horizon. Each and every blow appeared to be that of a Blue Whale. While...

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May 12, 2019

May 12, 2019

The sky may have been a bit gray today but the whales were BLUE! Blue Whales are circling San Diego water RIGHT NOW! We don't want to call it too soon but we are itching to exclaim that the Blue Whale season of 2019 has officially begun. As a perfect fit for Mother's...

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May 11, 2019

May 11, 2019

We hung out with the largest and second largest whales on the planet today! During the morning trip, we pointed our nose to the SW in search of wildlife. We found a pod of ~25 Common dolphins right in the middle of a feeding frenzy! We continued on to find a Harbor...

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May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019

The cetacean sightings started right out of the gate this morning. Just as we left the jetties we had 3 inshore bottlenose dolphins guiding us west towards splashes in the distance. The splashes were coming from a large and spread out pod of common dolphins and...

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May 9, 2019

May 9, 2019

We ventured off into the Pacific Ocean this morning in the hopes that we could find some sunshine and whales! Luckily for us, we did just that! A few scattered handfuls of Common Dolphins crossed our path as we made our way into deeper water. The rain eventually...

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May 7, 2019

May 7, 2019

Tuesday was all about toothed whales! It was a little bumpy out this morning but we had an amazing encounter. Halfway through our trip as we ventured back east towards Mission Bay, we found a huge scattered pod (~200) of Common dolphins! Many of them were in travel...

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May 5, 2019

May 5, 2019

It was a mighty fine day to be on the water for some whale watching! FOUR Fin Whales were spotted today, split evenly between each trip. Throughout the beginning of our morning trip, scattered groups of up to ~150 Common Dolphins covered a large area of water. Passing...

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May 4, 2019

May 4, 2019

It was a gorgeous day full of Fin whale and Common dolphin action! Very soon after leaving the jetties, we sighted a pod of ~30 Long-beaked Common dolphins. They were slowly traveling to the north, but many of them zoomed over to check us out. We watched as they...

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April 30, 2019

April 30, 2019

We enjoyed an awesome day on the water observing social Fin whales and acrobatic Common dolphins! This afternoon, we set out toward the west and the moment we got to the drop-off we found an exciting pod of ~75 Short-beaked Common dolphins! Their acrobatic and...

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