Sunday, January 23, 2022

We had an awesome time on the water today with 2 gray whales and 600 long beaked common dolphins in the morning and 6 gray whales in the afternoon! -Ryan

January 22, 2022

Smooth seas and great visibility made for a gorgeous day on the water! We encountered 11 Gray whales, 80 Pacific white-sided dolphins and ~160 Common dolphins today! It was non-stop whale action all day. All of the gray whales were headed south. We enjoyed watching...

Friday, January 21, 2022

On our one afternoon trip today we had a surface active pair of gray whales to start and while hanging out with those whales we spotted another gray whale just south of them which gave us some great looks at its flukes! -Ryan

January 20, 2022

Today was a roller coaster of emotions! A lot of happy and fun surface active whales but also a heartbreaking encounter was observed. During the afternoon trip, we set out and found a single southbound Gray whale that was in travel mode. We sighted another spout down...

January 19, 2022

Todays single trip spotted one single gray whale headed south then we spotted 3 more spouts offshore in the distance, making our way to spend a few breath cycles with a trio of gray whales.   Naturalist, Alexia

January 18, 2022

Our afternoon trip headed out to spot a spout right inside the jetty and this gray whale was spotted by other boats later having made its way all the way across from Quivira Basin in Mariners point. We saw it again at the mouth of the jetty spyhopping on our sunset...

Monday, January 17, 2022

On our two trips today we found 6 whales and about 30 long-beaked common dolphins on our morning trip and on our afternoon trip we found a pod of 4 gray whales making their way south and then just like yesterday we found a cow/calf pair!   -Ryan

Sunday, January 16, 2022

The whale streak continued today with 2 gray whales making their way south this morning along with common dolphins interacting with them. Later on in the trip we found a mixed pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins and long-beaked common dolphins along with a couple of...
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We had a great couple of trips observing some migratory species! On the afternoon trip we hung out with a little juvenile Gray whale that was playing in the kelp forest off of Point Loma! It even spyhopped a few times! We got some great looks at the distinctive...

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December 21, 2021

December 21, 2021

It was a gray day out on the water in more ways than one. We had a cloudy day but our morning trip brought a pair of adult gray whales making their way toward Mexico and they were accompanied by a pod of 20 pacific white-sided dolphins. Our afternoon trip we made it...

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Monday, December 20, 2021

Monday, December 20, 2021

Today we encountered two different species of dolphins feeding along with birds. First we came across some inshore bottlenose dolphins and outside of the kelp forest off of La Jolla we found a pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins.   Ryan

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Sunday, December 19, 2021

Sunday, December 19, 2021

We had a great day today with beautiful conditions all day and various cetacean species! This morning we had over 1,000 long-beaked common dolphins, this afternoon we had a gray whale and pacific white-sided dolphins and this evening we had offshore and inshore...

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December 18, 2021

December 18, 2021

We hung out with a Gray whale all day today! It was spotted less than a mile from shore, in 50-ft of water! It hung out near the kelp forest exhibiting some fun social behaviors. We got to see the beautiful heart-shaped spout Gray whales are known for. We enjoyed...

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December 17, 2021

December 17, 2021

Today we spent some time with a pod of 100 long-beaked common dolphin with a few sea lions in the mix. There were lots of babies in the mix and a good amount of seabirds hanging out off the coast of Point Loma.   Naturalist, Alexia

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December 16, 2021

December 16, 2021

Today, we encountered a big pod of ~200 Short-beaked Common dolphins! Lots of babies were seen in the pod! We hung out with them as they cruised to the northwest outside of the drop-off. We observed them breaching and porpoising all around us! We spotted a pretty big...

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December 12, 2021

December 12, 2021

It was beautiful conditions out on the water today and we spent both the morning and afternoon trips with long-beaked common dolphins. This morning we had glassy water with about 75 dolphins and a rare sighting of two different Mola Mola (one on each trip). While the...

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December 11, 2021

December 11, 2021

Smooth seas and beautiful views all day long! We enjoyed back to back trips with Common dolphins spending time with us! Over the course of the day, we encountered over 500 Long beaked Common dolphins! Lots of fun acrobatic behaviors were witnessed as they porpoised...

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December 7, 2021

December 7, 2021

Today we headed out along the coast toward La Jolla and then out west and came across a playful pod of about 100 spread out offshore bottlenose dolphin. We spent about 20 minutes with them as many of them jumped out of the water, including some babies who were playing...

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Sunday, December 5, 2021

Sunday, December 5, 2021

There's been a gray whale hanging out in La Jolla the last 3 days and we found it again today on both trips! Will it be there next week? Only one way to find out... We also had long-beaked common dolphins on both trips today as well.   -Ryan

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December 4, 2021

December 4, 2021

The FIRST Gray whale of the season was sighted today!! On both the morning and afternoon trips we sighted the same Gray whale hanging out in La Jolla canyon! The gray was observed heading south! We During the afternoon and sunset trips, we encountered 5 humpback...

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