April 22, 2019

Another beautiful day in sunny San Diego! We started our trip with a quick encounter with 3 Inshore Bottlenose dolphins as we were exiting the jetties. As we went further west, we ran into several pods of Common dolphins that were jumping, bow riding, hunting and even...

April 21, 2019

We're wrapping up a fantastic weekend with another day filled with Fin Whales and Common Dolphins! On our first trip of the day, one pair of Fin Whales gave us the slip after a short attempt at observing them. We instead, found a much more boat-friendly Fin Whale that...

April 20, 2019

Whale Watching in San Diego is where its at! We had an incredible day observing both baleen whales and toothed whales out in the Pacific ocean. During both trips, we sighted multiple Fin whales, the second largest whale in the world! During the morning trip, we set...

April 19, 2019

Wow what a day, the fin whales are still here and abundant! On the morning trip we had 2 fin whales about 7-8 miles out just off the drop off. They were likely feeding on pelagic red crab as we were seeing it below about 150 feet down on the fish finder. After leaving...

April 18, 2019

We're already catching the weekend vibes as we approach Friday with some great sightings under our belts! The Common Dolphin activity was high today and the humpbacks are back in town! On our first trip of the day, ~140 Common Dolphins were seen surrounding the boat...

April 17, 2019

Fin Fluke Wednesday! What an incredible, rare, unique encounter we had this morning! It took a bit of time to find a QUAD of the second largest whale in the world, Fin whales! Among this encounter our crew and guest got to see a rare moment in time; a Fin whale raise...

April 16, 2019

We have become huge Fin whale fans! They are so amazing to see in all their massiveness! We had two great trips with Fin whales sighted on both. We had a great start to our morning trip, with a feeding frenzy of a variety of seabirds and Common dolphins! Some took...

April 15, 2019

It may be Monday but we're still feeling the weekend vibes, thanks to the amazing wildlife we were able to enjoy! After a 24-hour Common Dolphin dry-spell, we were happy to have them back in full force this morning. Prior to encountering ~100 Common Dolphins on our...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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March 11, 2019

Monday Wildlife Madness was the theme for the day! We had NON-STOP action throughout our entire trip. To start us off, we sighted a handful of Inshore Bottlenose dolphins at the mouth of the Mission Bay jetties. A couple even bow-rode the Privateer. We continued north...

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March 10, 2019

The wildlife was spectacular and plentiful, once again! Although each trip was different, we found Humpback Whales all day long! FOUR Humpbacks were spotted this morning and we got great looks at three of them. Out of the three whales we stopped on, the same cow-calf...

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March 9, 2019

Super Cetacean Saturday is here again! We had a BLAST on both trips today! We encountered so much wildlife throughout the day. During both trips, we encountered HUMPBACK whales, a single GRAY whale, and hundreds of COMMON dolphins! To top it off, the Humpback whales...

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March 7, 2019

You wouldn't believe some of the sightings we came home with today! Although we saw no sign of dolphin activity on either of our two scheduled trips, we found TWO different species of baleen whale! On the morning trip, a rarity was caught as we observed a Gray Whale...

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February 24, 2019

It was another gorgeous day on the Pacific! We encountered both baleen whales and toothed whales throughout the day. During the morning, we set out to the SW, and then hooked up to the north. Along the way, we sighted a HUGE pod of Common dolphins! We estimate we had...

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