June 16, 2021

PM TRIP: It was a cooler day off the coast of San Diego as we headed out to the west. We went 9.5 miles to find some active short beaked Common dolphins. They were very boat friendly and swimming at burst speeds right next to our vessel. Common dolphins-200 Naturalist...

June 15, 2021

We had an amazing adventure this afternoon on the Privateer. We headed out to the west and encountered several hundred Common dolphins in a feeding frenzy for a mile or so. These dolphins were very interactive with the vessel and super energetic! Common dolphins- 300...

June 14, 2021

Today the ocean woke up a little grumpy and was a little bumpy. Hazy conditions were a little challenging , but we were able to find hundreds of Common dolphin throughout the day.   Naturalist, Tai

Sunday, June 13, 2021

The Privateer was able to locate 2 Blue whales, 500+ Common dolphin, and some scattered Bottlenose dolphin throughout the day. One of the warmest days on the water yet. Blue whale season is heating up!

June 12, 2021

We had an incredible trip ending with a spectacular sunset and a green flash! The Privateer headed out 10 miles to find several Common dolphins and a cow calf pair of Blue whales!   Blue whales-2 Common dolphins-100   Naturalist Jaeny

Saturday, June 12, 2021

Under sunny skies today we found hundreds of short-beaked and long-beaked common dolphins this morning and hundreds of long-beaked common dolphins and 5 blue whales this afternoon! Woohoo!   Ryan

Friday, June 11, 2021

On our one trip this afternoon we encountered multiple feeding pods of long-beaked common dolphins on the way out and about 12 miles from shore we encountered 1 blue whale that consistently lifted its flukes for us on each dive! It was another beautiful day on the...

June 10, 2021

Blue whales + Sunsets = INCREDIBLE! We had a fun time on the water enjoying the sights of the coastline and big spouts on the horizon. Once on the drop-off we cruised to the southwest and found FOUR Blue whales circling the area. We even got lucky to see the massive...
January 26, 2019

January 26, 2019

Just as we expected, the Pacific was nothing short of beautiful throughout the entire day. Along with nearly perfect conditions, the cetaceans were plentiful! We spotted the first southbound Gray Whale of the day on our morning trip, shortly after exiting the channel....

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January 25, 2019

January 25, 2019

Gray Whales and dolphins and babies, oh my! Everything was in our favor this morning. The conditions were perfect and the wildlife was non-stop! We quickly spotted our first sighting, soon after exiting the jetties. In shallow water, numerous feeding frenzies full of...

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January 23, 2019

January 23, 2019

Another SPECTACULAR day! Lots of sunshine and placid waters! We saw 5 California Gray whales, with two close encounters as one mugged our boat right off our bow! Our luck continued as we saw a handful of Pacific white sided dolphins mixed in with Common dolphins! As...

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January 22, 2019

January 22, 2019

Is there such a thing as Super Cetacean..Tuesday?! That's what we experienced today! The wildlife was in surplus throughout both of our trips and we thoroughly enjoyed the variety. We started the day off with a feeding frenzy of Common Dolphins, Pacific White-Sided...

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January 20, 2019

January 20, 2019

Its always a great day on the water when you're treated to much better sea conditions than what you anticipated! We arrived at the marina expecting a bumpy day on the water and instead sailed smoothly through both of our whale watching trips. In the morning, we...

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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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