November 19, 2019

We JUST missed the storm this morning! We departed Mission Bay and entered the open ocean to find ourselves in some pretty amazing conditions. In shallow, coastal water, we spotted a scattered pod of 1-2 dozen Pacific White-Sided Dolphins. They were busy foraging so...

November 17, 2019

Even though the weekend is slowly coming to an end, it's hard to fret about it when spending a Sunday surrounded by wildlife! Conditions were impeccable this morning and we found ourselves in the middle of an astounding feeding frenzy! Roughly ~200 Common Dolphins,...

November 16, 2019

It's always a good day to be on the water! You never know what you will find out in the wild! Today, we had a special trip with the Sea Shepherd! We set out in search of wildlife and got lucky and found both species of Common dolphin! Our first encounter was a very...

November 15, 2019

Happy Friday Feeding Frenzy! What a spectacular adventure we had this morning!We ventured out to the west and found a small pod of Pacific white sided dolphins, a migratory species we see her in the winter time! As we headed further out, we spotted a beautiful...

Thursday, 11/14/19

What a cool trip today! The weather was perfect and the ocean conditions were mellow. We came out of mission bay and first spotted a number of bait balls with diving brown pelicans which told us there was food around. As we approached the drop off we had dolphins...

November 12, 2019

THREE more Humpback Whales were spotted off San Diego this morning! The ocean was full of life and food was clearly plentiful. We observed flocks of shearwaters hovering above an active pod of ~12 Pacific White-Sided Dolphins and half a dozen California Sea Lions. All...

November 10, 2019

Holy Humpbacks! We spotted FIVE different Humpback Whales this morning and every one of them was traveling south. Two pairs and one single individual were seen throughout the trip. Sandwiched between humpback sightings were TWO different species of toothed whale!...

November 9, 2019

We had a wonderful day full of wildlife! We set out to 8-miles from Mission Bay to find a single Humpback whale. It was seen traveling in many different directions, but we got to see it surface right beside us a few times. We observed its mighty spout, back, and big...
September 30, 2018

September 30, 2018

Not one, not two, but THREE species of toothed whale were encountered on our single, three-hour trip this morning! We were thoroughly satisfied after hanging out with a big, boat-friendly pod of Common Dolphins and began making our way back to...

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September 29, 2018

September 29, 2018

It was an absolutely beautiful day on the water! We had such incredible visibility! We could see down into Tijuana, Mexico, up to Del Mar, CA, and into East San Diego County. We could see miles of ocean as well. During the morning, we set out to...

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September 28, 2018

September 28, 2018

Freaky Friday! Wow! We found a pod of PACIFIC WHITE-SIDED DOLPHINS! We left the Mission Bay jetties, and were only a couple miles from shore and sighted some splashing and dorsal fins. We knew we had some dolphins in the area, but were...

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September 27, 2018

September 27, 2018

Toothed Whale Thursday! Aboard the Ohana, we spent some time with a large pod of ~200 Common dolphins! Shortly after reaching the drop-off, we sighted some splashing in the distance. Initially, we thought it was a small handful of dolphins, but...

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September 25, 2018

September 25, 2018

We had a beautiful day on the water today with around 200 common dolphins! We made our way out of mission bay under cloudy skies and glassy water with great visibility. At about 5 miles we encountered a large Mola mola at the surface and as we...

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September 24, 2018

September 24, 2018

Monday Funday with Commons! The hazy morning did not stop us from finding one of the most fun, active pods around! We encountered 200-250 Common dolphins on the horizon. As we approached, one could see leaping dolphins from 2 to 6 at a time...

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September 23, 2018

September 23, 2018

Happy Sunday Fun-day from The Ohana! The Common Dolphins were having a blast this morning, exhibiting some spectacular surface behavior. They could be spotted from miles away, as we had great visibility and they were LAUNCHING out of the water,...

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September 22, 2018

September 22, 2018

It was a great day on the Pacific ocean! During our morning trip, we journeyed to the west, and got to ~10-miles from shore. We sighted a pod of ~50 Common dolphins. They were traveling to the NW. Every now and then, we could see them...

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September 21, 2018

September 21, 2018

It was an absolutely gorgeous day! We set out on the Pacific ocean, and were pleasantly greeted with extremely calm seas! It was glassy with very little swell throughout most of our trip. The great conditions allowed for us to spot so many...

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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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