January 24, 2020

Friday, January 24, 2020Sightings:AM TRIP:6 Gray Whales 10 Pacific white sided dolphins

January 23, 2020

January 23, 2020 sightings:AM 6 Inshore Bottlenose Dolphins4 Gray Whales (with countless others in the distance!)25 Pacific White-Sided Dolphins20 Common DolphinsPM4 Inshore Bottlenose Dolphins5 Gray Whales (including one newborn calf!)15 Pacific White-Sided Dolphins

January 21, 2020

Sightings: AM Trip:2 Gray whales20 Commons25 Pacific white sided dolphins PM Trip:6 Gray whales25 Pacific white sided dolphins

January 19, 2020

January 19, 2020 sightingsAM: 5 southbound Gray Whales including one newborn calf! 6 Common Dolphins PM:1 southbound Gray Whale1 California Sea Lion feeding on a Leopard Shark!

January 17, 2020

Sightings: Gray Whales-9Pacific white sided dolphins-30Common dolphins-80

January 15, 2020

5 southbound Gray Whales! 3 of the 5 whales were seen interacting with one another and briefly rolling around near shore! We spotted zero dolphins this afternoon but we'll be on the lookout tomorrow on our 12:00 PM trip.

January 13, 2020

January 13, 2020 sightings (1 trip)3 southbound Gray Whales 40 Common Dolphins

January 8, 2020

1 Southbound Gray Whale (breached 3 times in the distance!) 12 Pacific White-Sided Dolphins 150 Common Dolphins Next departure 12:00 PM tomorrow!
December 8, 2019

December 8, 2019

Humpbacks, Pacific White-Sided Dolphins and Common Dolphins, oh my! The wildlife was non-stop this morning and the Pacific White-Sided Dolphins saturated our entire journey out to the drop off. A few Pacific White-Sided Dolphins turned into many, plus ~100 Common...

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December 7, 2019

December 7, 2019

Despite some rain, the conditions on the ocean today were beautiful. We experienced very little swell and almost no wind. For our morning trip we headed north along the coast searching for any grey whale action before turning out to the west to check out the deeper...

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December 6, 2019

Friday Cetacean! We had an amazing trip this morning. Our guest encountered long beaked Common dolphins! A very active, curious pod of about ~200 individuals! They were bow riding, leaping and showing courtship behavior. Quickly after, we encountered a Bryde's whale,...

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December 5, 2019

Another beautiful day in sunny San Diego. We had superb conditions out on the water but unfortunately, we didn't see any cetaceans. Although, we had a rare and brief sighting of a Green sea turtle! it's only been a handful of times that we had an encounter like this...

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The conditions on the water were smooth as could be today and we were able to find various small pods of Pacific white-sided dolphins throughout the trip. Straight out of the jetties we found our first toothed whales of the day; a small pod of 4-5 inshore bottlenose...

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December 1, 2019

December 1, 2019

Happy December! We started a new month with a new friend! A boat-friendly Humpback Whale traveled beside us, surrounded by a mix of Common Dolphins and Pacific White-Sided Dolphins! The wildlife had clearly been circling food until our arrival, when everything (birds,...

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November 30, 2019

November 30, 2019

FOUR different species of whales and dolphins were sighted today! The seas were calm and the visibility seemed endless! We could see the snow-capped mountains, Mexico and up the coast too! We found a couple of Inshore Bottlenose dolphins at the mouth of the jetties...

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November 26, 2019

November 26, 2019

As we left on our trip today we weren't sure what kind of conditions to expect out there, as a 4-7 foot swell was predicted. But there was only one way to find out! We found the end of the jetties to be rolling, but it was high tide so the waves weren't too steep....

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November 24, 2019

November 24, 2019

Hooray for humpbacks! Another two Humpback Whales were spotted moving up the San Diego coast and actively interacting with each other at the surface. We spotted them from FOUR miles ahead of us when one of them breached over and over again! They were much more mellow...

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November 23, 2019

November 23, 2019

Super Cetacean Saturday is here once again! We had great success finding both baleen whales and toothed whales on BOTH of our trips today! We encountered NINE Humpback whales and ~80 Pacific white-sided dolphins throughout the day! We set out to the SW and found two...

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November 22, 2019

November 22, 2019

We're thrilled to say that the storm offshore has passed and TWO different species of toothed whale were spotted this morning! An exuberantly acrobatic pod of ~60 Short-Beaked Common Dolphins made for a special encounter until we found out that a pod of ~20 Risso's...

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November 19, 2019

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...

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