Sunday, January 23, 2022

We had an awesome time on the water today with 2 gray whales and 600 long beaked common dolphins in the morning and 6 gray whales in the afternoon! -Ryan

January 22, 2022

Smooth seas and great visibility made for a gorgeous day on the water! We encountered 11 Gray whales, 80 Pacific white-sided dolphins and ~160 Common dolphins today! It was non-stop whale action all day. All of the gray whales were headed south. We enjoyed watching...

Friday, January 21, 2022

On our one afternoon trip today we had a surface active pair of gray whales to start and while hanging out with those whales we spotted another gray whale just south of them which gave us some great looks at its flukes! -Ryan

January 20, 2022

Today was a roller coaster of emotions! A lot of happy and fun surface active whales but also a heartbreaking encounter was observed. During the afternoon trip, we set out and found a single southbound Gray whale that was in travel mode. We sighted another spout down...

January 19, 2022

Todays single trip spotted one single gray whale headed south then we spotted 3 more spouts offshore in the distance, making our way to spend a few breath cycles with a trio of gray whales.   Naturalist, Alexia

January 18, 2022

Our afternoon trip headed out to spot a spout right inside the jetty and this gray whale was spotted by other boats later having made its way all the way across from Quivira Basin in Mariners point. We saw it again at the mouth of the jetty spyhopping on our sunset...

Monday, January 17, 2022

On our two trips today we found 6 whales and about 30 long-beaked common dolphins on our morning trip and on our afternoon trip we found a pod of 4 gray whales making their way south and then just like yesterday we found a cow/calf pair!   -Ryan

Sunday, January 16, 2022

The whale streak continued today with 2 gray whales making their way south this morning along with common dolphins interacting with them. Later on in the trip we found a mixed pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins and long-beaked common dolphins along with a couple of...
Thursday, December 2, 2021

Thursday, December 2, 2021

On our afternoon trip today we encountered a leaping pod of about 200 short-beaked common dolphins and on our sunset trip we encountered a similar sized pod of around 200 long-beaked common dolphins. Conditions, as they've been for a couple weeks now were perfect!  ...

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November 28, 2021

November 28, 2021

Humpback kind of weekend! Today we spent the morning with same humpback that we got to see yesterday and then got to spend the afternoon with a different humpback who breached twice, tail-lobbed over and over, and surfaced right near the boat a few times.   It was a...

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Saturday, November 27, 2021

Saturday, November 27, 2021

We had more epic conditions and another day with over a thousand long-beaked common dolphins! On our afternoon trip we had 2 feeding humpbacks!   -Ryan

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Friday, November 26, 2021

Friday, November 26, 2021

Over our 3 trips today we encountered well over 1,000 long-beaked common dolphins. On our afternoon trip alone we had a megapod we estimated to be close to 1,500 long beaks traveling northwest. On our sunset trip we encountered a shy fin whale and a humpback whale!...

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November 24, 2021

November 24, 2021

Today we spent the afternoon with a spread out pod of about 100 long beaked common dolphin and enjoyed the sunset with a pod of ~200 commons. Wishing everyone a happy thanksgiving and we will be back on the water on Friday!   Naturalist, Alexia

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November 23, 2021

November 23, 2021

We had 3 action packed trips today! The morning trip sighted a MEGAPOD (1000) of Common dolphins! They were everywhere! During the afternoon trip, we encountered a cow/calf pair of Humpbacks hanging out in La Jolla! One whale even breached! Common dolphins were with...

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November 16, 2021

November 16, 2021

Started our trip off with an interesting sea lion sighting of a male with what looks like a scar from a boat prop and a female who has a tag on her flipper. Then spent the afternoon with a very spread out pod of long-beaked common dolphins. They were spread out over...

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November 14, 2021

November 14, 2021

Sunday Funday aboard the Ohana! We had two great trips today. During the morning trip, we set out to the northwest and then went south along the drop off. We continued toward the shore and a juvenile Minke whale popped up in front of us! It became curious as it...

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November 13, 2021

November 13, 2021

We enjoyed smooth sea conditions and amazing visibility today! We got lucky and found an awesome pod of ~200 Short-beaked Common dolphins! They were playfully breaching and porpoising down to the south along the drop-off. Some cute cow/calf pairs were sighted too!...

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November 11, 2021

November 11, 2021

Friday, September 12, 2021   Fintastic Friday!! We had an amazing day filled with sightings! During the morning trip, we sighted lots of birds diving in the water which led us to Ana awesome pod of ~200 Long-beaked Common dolphins and 2 Humpback whales! We...

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November 11, 2021

November 11, 2021

A special treat today on the water as our afternoon trip got to spend time with 2 BLUE whales! They surfaced right between our boat and another. We got some great looks at these gentle giants and one even lifted its tail before going down on a dive. We spent quite a...

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