August 18, 2019

Feeding frenzies, acrobatics, and sunshine! We enjoyed two wonderful trips on the Pacific ocean! We sighted Inshore Bottlenose dolphins on our way out of the Mission Bay jetties this morning. They were actively hunting, exhibiting some fast movements. We found another...

August 17, 2019

We had non-stop action today aboard the Privateer! We observed many toothed whales on both of our trips! We started the morning trip with a pod of ~10-15 Inshore Bottlenose dolphins at the mouth of the jetties. We continued out and found numerous pods of Long-beaked...

August 16, 2019

The non-stop cetacean action we enjoyed on our trips yesterday carried through this morning! We found "Twitch" the Humpback Whale, on his/her typical shenanigans of following pods of Common Dolphins and mugging our boat! Up to ~200 Common Dolphins were spotted around...

August 15, 2019

Boy, do we love the summer weather offshore! Although it may be cloudier than usual lately, this summer has treated us to some fabulous sea conditions. On our morning whale watch, we never once lost sight of Common Dolphins! We passed through countless pods until...

August 14, 2019

We could never get tired of meeting up with "Twitch" (informally known as) the Humpback Whale and his/her typical companions, the Common Dolphins! A few miles from the Mission Bay area, we found ourselves in the middle of hundreds of Common Dolphins and our favorite...

August 12, 2019

What a day to be on the boat and searching for wildlife! Our entire day was filled to the brim with non-stop cetacean action. Our first trip of the day was saturated with toothed whales of two different species! TWO separate pods of Offshore Bottlenose Dolphins...

August 11, 2019

Every time we go out to the Pacific, we never know what we will encounter which makes whale watching so much fun! During the morning trip, we headed west and found the same juvenile humpback we have been seeing for a couple months now. We have unoffically named it...

August 10, 2019

We witnessed evidence of how truly biodiverse the San Diego area is today as we encountered FIVE different cetacean species throughout the span of two trips! Three different species of toothed whale made an appearance this morning, including ~30 Risso's Dophins, ~50...

July 9, 2019

Blue whale season is still in full swing here in San Diego! We sighted multiple Blue whales, hundreds of Common dolphins and some fun feeding frenzies throughout the day! During the morning, we zoomed out to the drop-off and sighted a pod of Common dolphins that were...

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July 8, 2019

Blue Monday! Our Blue whales are BACK! There has been PLENTY of food off the coast of  San Diego these last few days, and these mammoths are here to gorge! We had a very special, unique encounter this morning, as we spotted a pod (~15) of Pacific white sided dolphins!...

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July 2, 2019

The ocean was a little rocky this morning but as time went on, it resulted in beautiful conditions. On our morning trip, right out of the channel, we spotted a small pod of Inshore Bottlenose dolphins! As we headed further west, we encountered several smaller pods of...

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June 25, 2019

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 Today was an epic day for spotting whales and dolphins! During our morning trip, we encountered a beautiful, young Humpback whale that exhibited its tail fluke; The iconic shot all guest want to see. Then out in the distance, a large columnar...

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June 20, 2019

We cannot believe how incredible the sea conditions have been lately! We're still experiencing little-to-no wind, smooth sailing and impeccable visibility. Every one of these factors is essential for spotting and observing wildlife. On our morning trip, we encountered...

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June 18, 2019

What an incredible day for the unexpected! We saw SIX different species of cetacean today, as well as an unidentifiable species of pelagic Sting Ray. This morning’s trip included a fluking Blue Whale as well as a young Humpback Whale! The Humpback Whale could be seen...

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June 17, 2019

It's looking like a great week to whale watch, folks! It's absolutely beautiful on the water and we're loving the great conditions. We observed one Blue Whale and ~45 Common Dolphins on our morning trip! We are expecting fabulous conditions tomorrow and if the...

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June 15, 2019

Super Cetacean Saturday is here once again!!! It was a gorgeous day on the water with multiple Blue whales and big pods of Common dolphins! We started our morning with an awesome pod of Common dolphins that were observed underneath some diving birds. After the feeding...

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June 13, 2019

One enormous Blue Whale gave us the view of a lifetime when it paralleled our boat and raised it's tail this morning! We were all thrilled to see the largest animal on the planet roll forward, slowly exposing the shocking length of it's back and a gorgeous set of tail...

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June 11, 2019

Cetacean Tuesday! Both trips were packed with lots of action and multiple species sightings!Our morning trip started off a little foggy, with limited visibility. As we ventured further west, the conditions changed as we spotted a pod of Offshore Bottlenose dolphins!...

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May 28, 2019

Colossal Tuesday! We had an incredible day on the water. As we exit the jetties, we encountered a small group of inshore Bottlenose dolphins that were traveling south bound. We continued our search and got very lucky to see several pods of short-beaked and long-beaked...

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May 14, 2019

Blue sky, blue water and Blue Whales surrounded us this morning! In addition to a few scattered pods of up to ~50 Common Dolphins in total, we spotted massive spout after spout along the horizon. Each and every blow appeared to be that of a Blue Whale. While...

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