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!...

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...

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...

May 12, 2019

The sky may have been a bit gray today but the whales were BLUE! Blue Whales are circling San Diego water RIGHT NOW! We don't want to call it too soon but we are itching to exclaim that the Blue Whale season of 2019 has officially begun. As a perfect fit for Mother's...

May 11, 2019

We hung out with the largest and second largest whales on the planet today! During the morning trip, we pointed our nose to the SW in search of wildlife. We found a pod of ~25 Common dolphins right in the middle of a feeding frenzy! We continued on to find a Harbor...

May 10, 2019

The cetacean sightings started right out of the gate this morning. Just as we left the jetties we had 3 inshore bottlenose dolphins guiding us west towards splashes in the distance. The splashes were coming from a large and spread out pod of common dolphins and...

May 9, 2019

We ventured off into the Pacific Ocean this morning in the hopes that we could find some sunshine and whales! Luckily for us, we did just that! A few scattered handfuls of Common Dolphins crossed our path as we made our way into deeper water. The rain eventually...

May 7, 2019

Tuesday was all about toothed whales! It was a little bumpy out this morning but we had an amazing encounter. Halfway through our trip as we ventured back east towards Mission Bay, we found a huge scattered pod (~200) of Common dolphins! Many of them were in travel...

March 28, 2019

In addition to beautiful conditions, we observed baleen whales and toothed whales on both of our trips today! In the morning, two separate pods of Common Dolphins were observed, amounting to ~300 dolphins in total for the trip! Sandwiched in between the dolphin...

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March 26, 2019

Hump-day came a day early! We sighted Humpback whales on both trips today! To start the day off, during the morning trip, sighted ~4 Inshore Bottlenose dolphins at the mouth of the jetties. Next, we encountered a feeding frenzy outside of O.B. There were a handful of...

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March 24, 2019

What a way to wrap up the weekend! The wildlife was in full forced today. Our morning trip kick-started with a brief sighting of ~3 Pacific White-Sided Dolphins and ~10 Common Dolphins. We later found a boat-friendly trio of Gray Whales! Upon waving goodbye to the...

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March 23, 2019

Guests enjoyed a beautiful day on the water! During the single morning trip, we sighted ~20 Pacific white-sided dolphins, ~100 Common dolphins, and one Humpback whale! Our first encounter was of a feeding frenzy sighted only a mile from Mission Bay. There were Pacific...

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March 18, 2019

Gray whales were sighted on both trips today! During the morning trip, we sighted four Northbound Gray whales, and a trio of Inshore Bottlenose dolphins. One of the was a "friendly" Gray whale that came over to the boat to check us out! It swam within 10-ft from the...

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March 17, 2019

We couldn't believe how beautiful it was on the ocean today! On our morning trip, we passed through pod after pod of hunting Common Dolphins! ~700-800 dolphins swooped through massive bait balls along with California Sea Lions and various types of sea birds. On our...

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March 16, 2019

It was a gorgeous day on the Pacific! We observed many incredible sightings of both baleen whales and toothed whales. During the morning trip, we encountered ~15 Common dolphins, a single Gray whale that was swimming among a pod of ~15 Offshore Bottlenose dolphin. The...

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March 15, 2019

What a great way to kick off the weekend! We observed a cow/calf pair of Humpback whales, ~300 Common dolphins, and a pair of northbound Gray whales! We set out on the Privateer this morning and were greeted to calm seas, and incredible visibility! Our first marine...

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March 14, 2019

We thought yesterday would be the end of the road for our spectacular Humpback Whale sightings but it seems like its just getting started! We experienced two trips FULL of Humpback Whale and Common Dolphin activity. In the morning, we passed by 5 Inshore Bottlenose...

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March 13, 2019

We're sorry for the delay! We've been itching to share these photos with you and couldn't wait for the social media shutdown to end. Yesterday marks one of the best Humpback Whale encounters we've ever had. Three humpbacks, including one cow-calf pair and a third...

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March 12, 2019

BEST. DAY. EVER!!! Lucky passengers embarked on one of our best trips of all time here at San Diego Whale Watch! We observed multiple baleen whales and toothed whales as they were within 5-miles from shore! In total, there were 21 Humpback whales (not including more...

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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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