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,  ...
March 14, 2021

March 14, 2021

Fun seas, jubilant dolphins and majestic Gray whales! We observed a big pod of ~150 Long beaked Common dolphins and a trio of northbound Gray whales during the morning trip. In the afternoon, we encountered a lucky seven Pacific white-sided dolphins headed south and a...

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Friday, March 12, 2021

Friday, March 12, 2021

Conditions on the ocean were the nicest they've been in the last week and we found a megapod of long-beaked common dolphins!

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Thursday, March 11, 2021

Thursday, March 11, 2021

It was a brisk day with crystal clear visibility on the water today. We made our way up to the North and found quite the feeding frenzy going on. Underneath a flurry of bird activity, we found a super active mega-pod that made for a very memorable encounter.

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Sunday, March 7, 2021

Sunday, March 7, 2021

In our 3 trips today we had ~30 pacific white-sided dolphins, ~20 long-beaked common dolphins, 3 Mola mola, and 3 gray whales. It was another good day on the water.   -Ryan

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March 6, 2021

March 6, 2021

We've had three incredible trips so far! We hung out with five northbound Gray whales! In the morning, we got lucky and hung out with a pair that was socializing and one whale even BREACHED! The afternoon tours were just as awesome as we observed spout after spout! We...

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Friday, March 5, 2021

Friday, March 5, 2021

Just had another trip with very near a megapod of long-beaked common dolphins! We also had about 15 pacific white-sided dolphins and a couple of inshore bottlenose dolphins on our trip.   -Ryan

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Thursday, March 4, 2021

Thursday, March 4, 2021

On our one sunset trip today we had 3 northbound gray whales (possible cow/calf pair and another adult) traveling together and a megapod of long-beaked common dolphins!

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February 28, 2021

February 28, 2021

We had two amazing trips filled with whales and dolphins sighted on both! During the morning trip, we encountered a long-winded Gray whale that surfaced after about 10-min and exhibited two spouts. Up north, we found an awesome pod of ~200 Long-beaked Common dolphins...

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Saturday, February 27, 2021

Saturday, February 27, 2021

Saturday, February 27, 2021   Wow, what an absolutely wonderful day out on the water. Three of our trips saw a super surface active Humpback whale hat has been hanging around off the San Diego coast. That combined with 1000+ Long-beaked Common, a couple Pacific...

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Friday, February 26, 2021

Friday, February 26, 2021

What a great day on the water! We first had a southbound gray whale, before traveling out over the drop off and finding a humpback whale and a megapod of long-beaked common dolphins!   Ryan

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

We had some of the best conditions out there in quite some time. Right out of the jetties we encountered some Bottlenose dolphins and later found some Pacific White-sided dolphins interacting with some Long-beaked Common dolphins. As we turned to the North we were...

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