May 4, 2021

We had a great trip this afternoon with lots of wildlife. Our guest encountered Common dolphins, a Mola mola and California sea lions. Common dolphins-100 Naturalist Jaeny

May 1, 2021

We had two amazing trips full of wildlife! During the afternoon trip we encountered ~25 Offshore Bottlenose dolphins that came straight to the boat to bowride. We head out to the west and sighted a pair of Fin whales! They were seen circling in one spot likely...

Saturday, May 1, 2021

On our morning and afternoon trips today we had great sightings! In the AM we had ~300 long-beaked common dolphins and a cow/calf pair of fin whales and in the PM we had ~30 offshore bottlenose dolphins, 2 fin whales and ~75 long-beaked common dolphins. Its always...

April 30, 2021

Happy Whale Day! We had an incredible, unique encounter this afternoon! Our guest got to see a very fun, playful, curious Humpback whale! This whale mugged us several times and milled right next to us playing with kelp! It was just a yard or two from our vessel! Our...

April 29, 2021

We had a gorgeous sunset cruise! Right out of the Mission Bay jetties, we found some amazing feeding frenzies! Marine birds and ~100 Common dolphins were feeding all along the coast! Some even came over to say hi by surfing in our wake or riding the bow! We set out to...

April 29, 2021

It was a nice, hot day off the coast of San Diego this afternoon. The Privateer headed out north to La Jolla canyon to find several hundred Common dolphins in a feeding frenzy with many marine birds feasting. We also got to see a Mola Mola during our trip 3 hour tour!...

April 27, 2021

It was a beautiful day off the coast of San Diego! We had amazing visibility, we could see as far south into Mexico, the Los Coronado Islands. The Privateer headed out 10 miles to the west, as we encountered several hundred Common dolphins! They were in a feeding...

Monday, April 26th, 2021

A rainy day to start produced over 200 Short-beaked Common mixed with some Long-beaked dolphin for us today on a pretty adventurous trip. We made it out to the second drop-off zone into about 2000ft of water where we ran into several scattered pods.   Naturalist,  ...
March 11, 2019

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

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

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

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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Saturday, February 23, 2019

It was an awesome time on the water! The visibility and sea conditions were fantastic! During the morning, we sighted Gray whales, Common dolphins and Pacific white-sided dolphins. The Gray whale encounter was AMAZING! We watched as a northbound migrating pair rolled...

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February 13, 2019

February 13, 2019

The incoming storm held off just long enough to fit in some amazing sightings before closing shop for a few days. We are scheduled to be back on the water this Friday and we're close to selling out, so don't miss your opportunity to go whale watching! We found FIVE...

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February 12, 2019

February 12, 2019

In describing our day on the water, Gray Whale Galore would be a serious understatement! Gray Whales, Pacific White-Sided Dolphins and Common Dolphins made exciting appearances throughout the two trips we embarked on today. Starting off with the morning trip, one half...

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February 11, 2019

February 11, 2019

It was a beautiful day spent on the Pacific ocean! We set out of the Mission Bay jetties and went north along the coast. Along the way, we encountered a pod of about ~10 Pacific white-sided dolphins! They seemed to be milling about in an area where birds were present....

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February 10, 2019

February 10, 2019

Gray whales, Common dolphins and Pacific white-sided dolphins were sighted on our single trip today! We observed a total of three southbound migrating whales! The first one was being elusive but eventually swam beside us, allowing for passengers some great looks, even...

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February 9, 2019

February 9, 2019

It might as well be fluke-day today! We spotted numerous Gray Whales throughout a total of six hours on the water, most of which were what we like to call flukers. Five southbound Gray Whales were observed on the morning trip while we found a pair this afternoon. On...

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February 8, 2019

February 8, 2019

Another storm has finally passed and the conditions were perfect this morning! we experienced the last of the bumps yesterday and the crew is crossing fingers for a long stretch of clear skies and calm seas. Although it may be a little misty tomorrow, we expect...

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