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,  ...
January 19, 2019

January 19, 2019

We braved the swells today to find some awesome sightings! We encountered some big waves and some big whales! During our single trip for the day, we set out to the north, hugging the coast. Along the way, a Gray whale cow/calf pair popped up in front of us! We slowed...

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January 16, 2019

January 16, 2019

Gray Whale Galore! What an INCREDIBLE day we had at San Diego Whale Watch! Although we had a bit of stormy weather, it didn't stop us from witnessing our FIRST NORTH bound Gray whale this morning. We also had the opportunity to witness a cow calf pair traveling south...

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January 13, 2019

January 13, 2019

Along with gray skies throughout the day came some Gray Whales! On both trips, Gray Whales of various sizes were observed by our passengers and the crew. On the morning trip, we joined up with a quad of southbound Gray Whales! It appeared to include one adult and...

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January 7, 2019

January 7, 2019

The wildlife brought us to complete BREATHLESSNESS today! On both trips, our passengers were able to observe baleen whales AND toothed whales, through numerous sightings of each type. On the morning trip, we spotted our first southbound Gray Whale of the day off the...

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January 6, 2019

January 6, 2019

We had a boat full of troopers this morning as we embarked on quite the bumpy ride! Despite the rolling conditions, we came upon a really fun and interactive pod of Common Dolphins. While searching for signs of wildlife, they caught us by surprise and swarmed the boat...

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January 4, 2019

January 4, 2019

It was an awesome day on the Pacific! We had two great trips that caught up with three different types of toothed whales in all. During the morning trip, we started out with a pod of ~10 Pacific white-sided dolphins that were enjoying a feast! We observed them feeding...

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January 3, 2019

January 3, 2019

It was an amazing day on the water! The Pacific was teeming with wildlife! We had numerous sightings of toothed whales, baleen whales, sea lions, marine birds, and crustaceans on BOTH trips! During the morning, we set out of the jetties, and found a small pod of just...

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January 2, 2019

January 2, 2019

What an amazing way to start the NEW YEAR 2019 with 2 EPIC trips!On our morning trip our guest had the opportunity to witness a feeding frenzy that involved a variety of different sea birds, sea lions and dolphins! Not just one species of dolphin but two different...

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January 1, 2019

January 1, 2019

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! We had fun kicking off the New Year in the Pacific enjoying the company of our toothed whale friends! We started our trip off by heading to the NW, targeting a large aggregation of marine birds that were feeding on a bait ball. Once we got there we...

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