Monday, January 18, 2021- PM

No case of the Mondays here at SDWW as we saw 3 Gray whales and 10 Pacific White-sided dolphins along the coast this morning. One of the whales was super active at the surface and gave us great views of its flukes pretty much every single dive. We are consistently...

January 17, 2021

Today was an outstanding day on the water! We enjoyed watching Gray whales and Common dolphins throughout the day! The sunset tour topped it off with perfect conditions and non-stop wildlife action! We observed 5 southbound Gray whales and 200 Long-beaked Common...

January 16, 2021

We enjoyed an awesome evening with 200 Long-beaked Common dolphins swimming all around us! The water was so glassy we could see them underwater as they approached the vessel! Down south we encountered a trio of Gray whales! We even got to see their flukes as they went...

Saturday, January 16, 2021

AM Trip - 2 Gray whales, 300 Long-beaked common dolphins PM Trip - 5 Gray whales, 500 Long-beaked common dolphins, 7 Pacific White-sided dolphins.   If you've ever wanted to see a whale, now is your best chance to fulfill that dream. Today on our earlier trips we...

Sunday, January 10th, 2020- Sunset Trip

Encountered a lively pod of 300 Long-beaked Common Dolphins that escorted us to the North. Later while looking for Gray Whales closer to shore we found a pod of 30 Pacific White-sided dolphins feeding on some bait.  Naturalist, Tai

January 9, 2021

Super Cetacean Saturday is here! We had an awesome day full of Gray whale sightings! During the afternoon trip, we encountered three groups of 8 Gray whales in total! During the sunset cruise, we sighted spouts, right outside of Mission Bay that was most likely from a...

January 7, 2021

It was a beautiful day out on the Pacific! We enjoyed the company of THREE Gray whales that were headed south! They were found only 2-miles from shore and had dive times of only 3-5 min. We got to view their lovely tail upon most dives. We have plenty of trips this...

January 2, 2021

Smooth seas paired with incredible visibility made for an awesome evening on the Pacific! We enjoyed watching many different species of birds, to include a red-billed tropic bird! We had quick visits from California sea lions along the way. Out at the drop-off, we...
September 17, 2020

September 17, 2020

We had an amazing adventure out on the Pacific ocean today! We found ourselves 15-miles from Mission Bay, and hanging out with a huge pod of ~200 Short-beaked Common dolphins that were stampeding! On our way back in, a single Blue whale was sighted near the drop-off!...

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September 11, 2020

September 11, 2020

We were seeing BLUE today aboard the Privateer! During the afternoon trip, we encountered ~100 Long-beaked Common dolphins, a single Minke whale, and FOUR BLUE WHALES! The Minke and Blue whales were sighted within 1/4-mile of each other! One Blue whale spout turned...

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September 8, 2020

September 8, 2020

We were rockin' and rollin' out in the Pacific today! Guests had fun cruising out to the SW to find wildlife. We made it 14-miles from Mission Bay and found two incredibly active species of dolphins. We encountered ~300 Long-beaked Common dolphins and 75 Offshore...

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September 6th, 2020

September 6th, 2020

Sunday September 6th, 2020 PM   Our afternoon trip had absolutely amazing conditions out on the Pacific today. We were able to find 100+ Offshore Bottlenose dolphins that were not shy at all!   Naturalist,   Tai

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September 5, 2020

September 5, 2020

Sightings for our AM trip: ~40 offshore bottlenose dolphins ~100 short-beaked common dolphins 1 smooth hammerhead shark!

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September 4, 2020

September 4, 2020

We had an awesome day searching for wildlife! We found ourselves 12-miles Mission Bay and found an awesome trio of Minke whales! Two of them popped up right next to the boat! Inshore Bottlenose dolphins were sighted at the mouth of the Mission Bay jetties! We hope to...

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August 31, 2020

August 31, 2020

We had great conditions this afternoon into the evening sunset. Our guest got an amazing encounter with a large pod of Offshore bottlenose dolphins, including a new born and a pod of active Common dolphins! Offshore bottlenose~ 70 Common dolphins ~80 Naturalist...

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August 30, 2020

August 30, 2020

We enjoyed a Sunday Funday aboard the Privateer today! During the afternoon trip, we sighted two friendly Minke whales that hung out right by our boat. We also sighted ~100 Short-beaked Common dolphins too! The Sunset trip was beautiful! We sighted a sneaky Minke and...

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August 21, 2020

August 21, 2020

Another fun day on the water! We had incredible glassy waters with beautiful views all around. During the afternoon, we found a Minke whale! It was pretty curious and mugged us TWICE! During the Sunset trip, we sighted over 300 Long-beaked Common dolphin! They were...

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August 6, 2020

August 6, 2020

Feeding Frenzies for both trips today! We found ~500 Long-beaked Common dolphins feeding on anchovies! There were about 20 California sea lions also joining the buffet. In the afternoon, we got lucky and sighted a Minke whale surface around the activity. Mola mola's...

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August 4, 2020

August 4, 2020

Super fun dolphin day! We enjoyed watching a pod of ~50 Long-beaked Common dolphins that were traveling to the south. They hung out with us as they bow-rode the Privateer and cruised right beside us. We found ourselves 10-miles from shore and encountered a pod of ~30...

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