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...
June 13, 2018

June 13, 2018

Great day out on the water! The conditions were definitely in our favor with amazing visibility and glassy, smooth surface! We encountered several, scattered pods of Common dolphins during our 3 hour tour. They ranged from double digits to...

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June 12, 2018

June 12, 2018

Nothing special to see here..just hundreds of Common Dolphins and some Blue Whales!!! We lucked out with some gorgeous conditions today and great sightings to go along with it. Welcoming us into The Pacific Ocean this morning was a brave little...

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June 11, 2018

June 11, 2018

We had an awesome time on the water this morning! We set our course for the West and found ourselves pods of Common dolphins! Our first encountered consisted of 30-40 individuals that were actively feeding! We observed as they swam belly-up to...

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June 10, 2018

June 10, 2018

Common dolphins stole our hearts today! We observed numerous pods all around us, throughout the entire day. During the morning, we encountered six different pods, ranging from just five individuals to more than 200 dolphins. Every pod was unique...

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June 9, 2018

June 9, 2018

We had another FIN-tastic day out on the water today! We started our trip out with great visibility and better-than-expected sea conditions! Along our journey to the West, we found many pods of Common dolphins that were eager to race over to...

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June 8, 2018

June 8, 2018

Happy Friday! Could there be a better way to kick-start the weekend than with a trip filled with Common Dolphins and OFFSHORE BOTTLENOSE?! We think NOT. Common Dolphins were spread throughout a large stretch of ocean this morning. We encountered...

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June 7, 2018

June 7, 2018

POST-HUMPDAY HUMPBACKS! It was a beautiful day on The Pacific, filled with Common Dolphin activity, mystery whales and our first HUMPBACK WHALE sighting since mid-December! What more could you ask for? We traveled to the west this morning and...

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June 6, 2018

June 6, 2018

It was a nice, calm day out on the water with amazing visibility and smooth seas. We encountered many small, scattered pods of Common dolphins during our trip. We estimated a total of 630 individuals during our tour. They were extremely active,...

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June 5, 2018

June 5, 2018

It was an incredible day on the water! We found both toothed whales and baleen whales on both of our trips today! During the morning, we encountered a few different pods totaling us at ~200 Common dolphins! We sighted them on our way out to...

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June 4, 2018

June 4, 2018

Monday Cetacean Madness! We had some amazing encounters with baleen and toothed whales. We started our trip with an awesome sighting of ~5 Inshore Bottlenose dolphins that were traveling into Mission Bay. There was a cow/calf pair seen in the...

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June 3, 2018

June 3, 2018

It was a FIN-tastic Sunday aboard the Privateer! Dorsal fins of all shapes and sizes were seen today. We were amazed with all the Common dolphins sighted. We encountered several pods totaling ~300 individuals for the day. Many cow/calf pairs...

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June 2, 2018

June 2, 2018

Who doesn't love SUPER CETACEAN SATURDAY?! Your crew and the lucky passengers of today surely did! The largest animal on the planet, the mighty Blue Whale, made an appearance during BOTH trips. In the morning, we spotted two individual Blue...

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