July 28, 2021

We had two awesome trips today! We encountered pod after pod of both Long-beaked and Short-beaked Common dolphins! In total, we found close to ~750 Common dolphins for the day! We enjoyed watching them rush to the boat and bow-ride! They showed off their acrobatics as...

July 27, 2021

We had two awesome trip aboard the Privateer! During the morning trip, we encountered multiple pods of dolphin everywhere we went! We had a total of ~400 Long-beaked Common dolphins and ~300 Short-beaked Common dolphins! Lots of babies sighted in all pods. During the...

Monday, July 26, 2021

The Privateer had a great day on water today with excellent conditions. We spent the day hanging out with over 500 Common dolphin today and even were able to find some Bottlenose dolphin. Naturalist, Tai

July 25, 2021

Smooth seas and fun times spent with dolphins! We had three great trips! Common dolphins were seen all throughout the day! We enjoyed watching them cruise beside us surf in our wake! Lots of babies in the mix! The sunset was gorgeous! AM: ~10 Long-beaked Common...

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Awesome day today!   Am: 80 long-beaked common dolphins, 20 offshore bottlenose dolphins, brown booby   PM: 50 long-beaked common dolphins, brown booby, 1 Bryde's whale   Sunset: 10 inshore bottlenose dolphins, 1,000+ long-beaked common...

July 23, 2021

Our sunset cruise was amazing! We enjoyed watching ~30 Offshore bottlenose dolphins breaching a porpoising along the drop-off. They zoomed up to the Privateer and hung out near the bow and surfed in our wake! Not too far away, we found a huge pod of ~200 Long-beaked...

Friday, July 23, 2021

We had beautiful conditions today on our morning and afternoon trips and found a minke whale, hundreds of short-beaked and long-beaked common dolphins, inshore and offshore bottlenose dolphins and had ourselves a real good time! -Ryan

July 22, 2021

We had a super fun time out in the Pacific! We hung out with Long-beaked Common dolphins and Short-beaked Common dolphins throughout the entire day! They were as so amazing to see all around the boat! We observed many cow/calf pairs cruising right beside us! We had...
August 8, 2019

August 8, 2019

It was a remarkable day on the water, filled with Humpback Whales and Common Dolphins! We embarked on two very similar trips, during which we placed ourselves smack-dab in the middle of countless giant feeding frenzies! On our morning trip, we observed as bait balls...

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August 8, 2019

August 8, 2019

We embarked on two fabulous trips today and each trip included a visit from one of two very different species of toothed whale! The Pacific was TEAMING with Common Dolphins, birds and California Sea Lions this morning and we zig-zagged through countless feeding...

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August 7, 2019

“ I can cross off seeing a whale breach from my bucket list!” That’s what many of our passengers said this morning! Wow, what an epic, memorable trip we had here at SDWW! We started by encountering small pods of Common dolphins but as we headed to the north, we hit...

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August 6, 2019

The most abundant species of dolphin, the Common dolphin, along with our famous breaching Humpback, TWITCH stole the show today! We encountered about ~ 500 active Commons and then witnessed a blow appear near them. Yup, it was our little guy, TWITCH, feeding and...

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August 5, 2019

August 5, 2019

Hundreds upon hundreds of Common Dolphins were seen today! The Pacific was teaming with them and we loved every second of it. On both of our trips, we were lucky enough to find dolphins that were eager and ready to surf along the boat with us and show us some extra...

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August 4, 2019

August 4, 2019

Sunday turned out to be a great day for spotting marine wildlife! During our morning tour, we got some great looks at a Minke whale! At one point our passengers got mugged as the whale crossed our bow and popped up right next to us! As we ventured further north, we...

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August 3, 2019

August 3, 2019

Today is the day everyone..the day that KILLER WHALES came back to San Diego! We did not embark on our first trip of the day expecting to find Orcas..but we sure are ecstatic to share the news! THREE Killer Whales, including one mature male with a characteristically...

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August 2, 2019

August 2, 2019

You never know what you will see out in the Pacific ocean! We had a great day full of sightings! During the morning, we enjoyed a nice time catching up with Common dolphins! They were seen on our way out to deeper water. They seemed to be eager to ride the bow and...

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August 1, 2019

August 1, 2019

We're sailing into the month of August with some extraordinary wildlife sightings under our belt! We cruised through ~500 Common Dolphins throughout a multitude of scattered feeding frenzies this morning and found even more along the way home! In the afternoon, an...

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July 31, 2019

July 31, 2019

La Jolla canyon had the goods this morning! We found ~100 Common Dolphins and one dozen California Sea Lions within a giant feeding frenzy of mammals and birds! The pod was scattered into multiple groups that each dialed in on condensing patches of bait. Just outside...

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July 29, 2019

July 29, 2019

Risso's, commons, bottlenose, oh my! We hit the dolphin jackpot today with a variety of toothed whales! On the morning trip, we caught up with a small pod of 7-8 Risso's Dolphins that exhibited boat-friendly behavior and court ship behaviors! They swam right beside us...

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July 28, 2019

July 28, 2019

Another beautiful day off the coast of San Diego! On the morning trip, we came across a pod of ~200 Common dolphins. They were extremely active and bow riding our vessel. Shortly after, we got a report of a Minke whale further out west! We went to investigate and had...

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