July 28, 2021

We had two awesome trips today! We encountered pod after pod of both Long-beaked and Short-beaked Common dolphins! In total, we found close to ~750 Common dolphins for the day! We enjoyed watching them rush to the boat and bow-ride! They showed off their acrobatics as...

July 27, 2021

We had two awesome trip aboard the Privateer! During the morning trip, we encountered multiple pods of dolphin everywhere we went! We had a total of ~400 Long-beaked Common dolphins and ~300 Short-beaked Common dolphins! Lots of babies sighted in all pods. During the...

Monday, July 26, 2021

The Privateer had a great day on water today with excellent conditions. We spent the day hanging out with over 500 Common dolphin today and even were able to find some Bottlenose dolphin. Naturalist, Tai

July 25, 2021

Smooth seas and fun times spent with dolphins! We had three great trips! Common dolphins were seen all throughout the day! We enjoyed watching them cruise beside us surf in our wake! Lots of babies in the mix! The sunset was gorgeous! AM: ~10 Long-beaked Common...

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Awesome day today!   Am: 80 long-beaked common dolphins, 20 offshore bottlenose dolphins, brown booby   PM: 50 long-beaked common dolphins, brown booby, 1 Bryde's whale   Sunset: 10 inshore bottlenose dolphins, 1,000+ long-beaked common...

July 23, 2021

Our sunset cruise was amazing! We enjoyed watching ~30 Offshore bottlenose dolphins breaching a porpoising along the drop-off. They zoomed up to the Privateer and hung out near the bow and surfed in our wake! Not too far away, we found a huge pod of ~200 Long-beaked...

Friday, July 23, 2021

We had beautiful conditions today on our morning and afternoon trips and found a minke whale, hundreds of short-beaked and long-beaked common dolphins, inshore and offshore bottlenose dolphins and had ourselves a real good time! -Ryan

July 22, 2021

We had a super fun time out in the Pacific! We hung out with Long-beaked Common dolphins and Short-beaked Common dolphins throughout the entire day! They were as so amazing to see all around the boat! We observed many cow/calf pairs cruising right beside us! We had...
June 23, 2021

June 23, 2021

It was a whale of a Wednesday off our coast of San Diego! We only headed out 6.5 miles to find multiple, giant Blue whales feeding up in the northwest! It was an incredible encounter as they were very surface active and even mugged us off our stern. Blues whales-4...

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June 22, 2021

June 22, 2021

We had awesome time out in the Pacific! We set out and found two pods of Common dolphins totaling ~225 individuals! They were super active and full of energy! We kept cruisin' and saw two large columnar spouts on the horizon! We caught up with one and it turned out to...

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Monday, June 21, 2021

Monday, June 21, 2021

On our two trips today we found ~800 long-beaked common dolphins, ~50 offshore bottlenose dolphins, 6 inshore bottlenose dolphins and in the afternoon we found 4 blue whales! -Ryan

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June 20, 2021

Happy Father's Day! Today was an awesome day full of wildlife! During our final trip of the day, we encountered a single Blue whale, ~100 Long-beaked Common dolphins, ~20 Pacific white-sided dolphins, and ~5 Inshore Bottlenose dolphins! All the cetaceans were seen...

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June 19, 2021

June 19, 2021

We had two amazing trips so far today! We set out to the west and along the way out, we found multiple pods of Common dolphins! They were interactive with us as they cruised right next to us. They hung out with us and surfed near the bow and in our wake! We saw plenty...

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Friday, June 18, 2021

Friday, June 18, 2021

Had over 1,000 long-beaked common dolphins and ~50 offshore bottlenose dolphins today! The weekend conditions should continue to be beautiful if you want to come out on a trip. -Ryan

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June 16, 2021

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...

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June 15, 2021

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...

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June 14, 2021

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

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Sunday, June 13, 2021

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!

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June 12, 2021

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

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Saturday, June 12, 2021

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

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