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...

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...

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

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...

February 21, 2021

Another great day on the water for the Privateer sighting 5 total Gray whales with some Pacific White-sided and Common dolphins sprinkled in throughout the day. Gray whale season in full effect, get in on the action while it lasts! Naturalist, Tai

February 20, 2021

It was beautiful afternoon off the coast of San Diego. We had a wonderful trip where our guest encountered 3 migrating Gray whales, a duo and a single not far from the coast line. If you haven't booked yet, we are in the middle of the season, with some of the best...

Thursday, February 18, 2021

We just had a great time out on our sunset trip today where we encountered a pod of 4 southbound gray whales. Gray whale season goes through April, so come on out and see them!   -Natrualist Ryan
Friday, December 18, 2020

Friday, December 18, 2020

Today we encountered a "friendly" Gray Whale which was our first of the season! This whale breached 3 times in the distance to get our attention and hung out long enough to get some great looks.

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December 13, 2020

December 13, 2020

Another memorable trip aboard the Privateer! We headed out 14 miles from shore and got an AMAZING encounter with 2 Humpbacks whales ( Twitch was one of them!) and over a thousand Common dolphins! All co-mingling! It was extremely exciting to see such a huge eating...

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Saturday, December 12, 2020 – PM

Saturday, December 12, 2020 – PM

Today was a brisk overcast day perfect for whale watching despite a little swell in the water. We were able to find 2 separate pods of Short-beaked Common dolphins that together numbered over a thousand!   Naturalist, Tai

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December 11, 2020

December 11, 2020

  Happy Friday to all our passengers this afternoon due to hitting the marine wildlife JACKPOT! We ventured out 9 miles west from Mission Bay when we found a huge feeding frenzy! We had different species of birds, few hundred dolphins and a Humpback whale all in...

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December 6, 2020

December 6, 2020

Had a great day on the water with some offshore Bottlenose dolphins. One of them caught a Yellowtail!

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December 5, 2020

December 5, 2020

It was a Super Saturday full of wildlife encounters! We cruised out and found an amazing pod of ~200 Long-beaked Common dolphins! They were zooming out to the west, but luckily they had time to spare to hang out with us. There were actually quite a few juveniles and...

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Sunday, November 29th, 2020

Sunday, November 29th, 2020

Today we had wonderful conditions as the ocean was absolutely flat for us. We were able to find a pod of Pacific White-sided dolphins and Short-beaked Common dolphins on both of our trips. Join us next time to get in on the action!   Naturalist,  ...

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Saturday, November 28th, 2020 – AM Trip

Saturday, November 28th, 2020 – AM Trip

This morning's conditions could not have been better as we made our way out to glassy seas and blue skies. We were able to find over 600 Long-beaked Common dolphins that were not shy at all!   Naturalist,   Tai

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November 27, 2020

November 27, 2020

We enjoyed a beautiful day on the water with incredible visibility! We could actually see San Clemente Island which is about 60-miles away. We found an amazing MEGA pod of long-beaked Common dolphins! They stretched almost 5-miles along the drop-off. We found a pod of...

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November 20, 2020

November 20, 2020

Hooray for Humpbacks! We had two great tours today! During the PM trip we found a BREACHING humpback! It was blowing bubbles and hanging out with us for awhile. During the sunset trip, we found an awesome, interactive pod of ~15 Pacific white-sided dolphins. We zoomed...

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October 29, 2020

October 29, 2020

It was an amazing day with gorgeous, flat, calm, and glassy sea conditions! We got lucky and found two pods of Common dolphins: one pod of ~50 Long-beaked and one pod of ~50 Short-beaked Common dolphins! We could see the pods completely surrounding us and swimming...

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October 25, 2020

October 25, 2020

We had such a great time on the water this evening! We encountered a pod of ~20 Long-beaked Common dolphins, and a pod of ~75 Short-beaked Common dolphins. We saw plenty of calves that approached the vessel. Many dolphins launched out of the water all around us! The...

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