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!
June 7, 2018

June 7, 2018

You never know what The Pacific has to offer with each and every visit! On top of ideal whale watching conditions, we enjoyed diverse sightings today! During our morning excursion, up to ~50-60 Common Dolphins were observed next to the boat as...

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June 6, 2018

June 6, 2018

We absolutely LOVE when the marine forecast is incorrect! A windy, bumpy ride was expected and we were instead treated to BEAUTIFUL conditions. Our boat was one of the few vessels on the water today; therefore, MILES of great visibility were...

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July 5, 2018

July 5, 2018

We hope you all had a safe and enjoyable holiday! We still have plenty to celebrate here on The Privateer and are pulling into the bay with a great day of sightings under our belts. We observed two fantastically acrobatic pods of Common Dolphins...

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July 4, 2018

July 4, 2018

Red, white and BLUE! It was a HAPPY INDEPENDENCE day here at San Diego Whale Watch with another phenomenal day with over 24 Blue whale sightings! The presence of these whales is still going strong! We started our morning encountering beautiful...

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July 3, 2018

July 3, 2018

Guests aboard the Privateer had a WHALE OF A DAY! On both trips, we got to see the largest animal on the planet! For the day, we got see a total of 25 Blue whales, 3 Inshore bottlenose dolphin, and ~280 Common dolphins! During the morning, we...

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July 2, 2018

July 2, 2018

BLUE Monday GALORE, CALL THE PRESS! With no exaggeration, we had not 1, but 2 incredible " trips of a lifetime" here at San Diego Whale Watch!! We had a beautiful sunny morning, with clear skies and great visibility. As we headed out west, we...

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July 1, 2018

July 1, 2018

SUPER CETACEAN SUNDAY!!! We had two phenomenal trips today! Baleen and toothed whales were very surface-active, allowing us to witness some amazing behaviors! During the morning trip, we sighted an awesome pod of ~150 Common dolphins that were...

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June 30, 2018

June 30, 2018

Happy Super Cetacean Saturday! The weekend has yet to disappoint us. We encountered FOUR different cetacean species throughout the day. On our morning trip, a playful pod of ~300 Short-Beaked Common Dolphins excited everyone on board. They...

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June 29, 2018

June 29, 2018

The sky may not have been too blue for us this morning but the whales surely were! TWO Blue Whales and ~200 Common Dolphins were seen today! We encountered the first Blue Whale of the day roughly 11 miles from the coast and were able to position...

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June 28, 2018

June 28, 2018

A calm sea-state AND beautiful weather, could there be anything better?! We suppose so, if you add Common Dolphins and a Blue Whale! We found numerous pods of Common Dolphins this morning and counted up to ~150 individuals in total! Both...

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June 27, 2018

June 27, 2018

Where there's blue skies there's Blue whales! That's how it turned out today off the coast of San Diego on this gorgeous day! Couldn't ask for better conditions that made it easy to spot cetaceans this fine morning. We first came across a small...

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June 26, 2018

June 26, 2018

WE WARNED YOU! You definitely missed out if you had the opportunity to come out with us today and decided not to! But not to worry, we have enjoyed fantastic sightings all season long with the largest animals on the planet. You still have a...

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