September 23, 2021

We had a swell time out there! Out near the drop-off we encountered pod after pod of Long-beaked Common dolphins! They were cruising up the coast with many acrobatic behaviors observed! We estimated ~500 individuals in total. Plenty of birds seen diving into bait...

September 21, 2021

It was an amazing afternoon! We sighted Twitch, the humpback whale! He breached twice and chin-slapped multiple times! Over a thousand Long-beaked Common dolphins sighted everywhere! We even had a Minke mugging on our way back in!   Naturalist, Vanessa

September 20, 2021

A glassy Monday on the water with a pod of about 200 long-beaked common dolphins with quite a few babies in the mix. Also our sea lions were great models today for the camera today. Lots of bait fish out in the water that we came across at the end of our trip to see...

Sunday, September 19, 2021

What an amazing and completely different 2 trips we had today. This morning we had the famous Twitch the humpback whale with hundreds of long-beaked common dolphins under gray skies. This afternoon we had about 6 inshore bottlenose dolphins at the jetties, a minke...

Saturday, September 18, 2021

What a great day on the water! During our 3 trips we encountered a "friendly" minke whale, an elusive minke whale, and over a thousand long-beaked common dolphins, with a pod of around 500 on our sunset trip alone!

September 17, 2021

We finally got to see TWITCH, our favorite humpback whale! We spotted him breaching out in the distance, so naturally we spent some time with him! He was acrobatic as ever! So many long-beaked Common dolphin were sighted everywhere! Definitely more than a thousand! We...

September 16, 2021

The BAIT has arrived! The Fall feeding frenzy is in full affect as we have been seeing so many bait fish along the coast. We started this trip off as we came across a big bait ball, diving birds, and a small group of common dolphins. Our trip continued when we hung...

Monday, September 13, 2021

It was nearly a repeat of yesterday afternoons trip but with calmer seas today. We had hundreds of feeding long-beaked common dolphins feeding along with thousands of birds. The most abundant bird species being black-vented shearwaters and we even spotted a leucistic...
January 28, 2019

January 28, 2019

Gray skies aren't so bad when there are Gray Whales below them! We saw NINE southbound Gray Whales this morning, all of which were pretty enormous in overall body size! Two pairs, one trio and two single whales were spotted throughout our three-hour tour. Nearly every...

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January 27, 2019

January 27, 2019

Every single thing was on our side this morning! SO many factors come into play when assessing each trip, and one of the things we don't always mention is how fantastic our passengers are! We had a fabulous group on board to enjoy great wildlife and ideal conditions...

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January 26, 2019

January 26, 2019

Just as we expected, the Pacific was nothing short of beautiful throughout the entire day. Along with nearly perfect conditions, the cetaceans were plentiful! We spotted the first southbound Gray Whale of the day on our morning trip, shortly after exiting the channel....

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January 25, 2019

January 25, 2019

Gray Whales and dolphins and babies, oh my! Everything was in our favor this morning. The conditions were perfect and the wildlife was non-stop! We quickly spotted our first sighting, soon after exiting the jetties. In shallow water, numerous feeding frenzies full of...

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January 23, 2019

January 23, 2019

Another SPECTACULAR day! Lots of sunshine and placid waters! We saw 5 California Gray whales, with two close encounters as one mugged our boat right off our bow! Our luck continued as we saw a handful of Pacific white sided dolphins mixed in with Common dolphins! As...

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January 22, 2019

January 22, 2019

Is there such a thing as Super Cetacean..Tuesday?! That's what we experienced today! The wildlife was in surplus throughout both of our trips and we thoroughly enjoyed the variety. We started the day off with a feeding frenzy of Common Dolphins, Pacific White-Sided...

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January 20, 2019

January 20, 2019

Its always a great day on the water when you're treated to much better sea conditions than what you anticipated! We arrived at the marina expecting a bumpy day on the water and instead sailed smoothly through both of our whale watching trips. In the morning, we...

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January 19, 2019

January 19, 2019

We braved the swells today to find some awesome sightings! We encountered some big waves and some big whales! During our single trip for the day, we set out to the north, hugging the coast. Along the way, a Gray whale cow/calf pair popped up in front of us! We slowed...

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January 16, 2019

January 16, 2019

Gray Whale Galore! What an INCREDIBLE day we had at San Diego Whale Watch! Although we had a bit of stormy weather, it didn't stop us from witnessing our FIRST NORTH bound Gray whale this morning. We also had the opportunity to witness a cow calf pair traveling south...

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January 13, 2019

January 13, 2019

Along with gray skies throughout the day came some Gray Whales! On both trips, Gray Whales of various sizes were observed by our passengers and the crew. On the morning trip, we joined up with a quad of southbound Gray Whales! It appeared to include one adult and...

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January 7, 2019

January 7, 2019

The wildlife brought us to complete BREATHLESSNESS today! On both trips, our passengers were able to observe baleen whales AND toothed whales, through numerous sightings of each type. On the morning trip, we spotted our first southbound Gray Whale of the day off the...

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January 6, 2019

January 6, 2019

We had a boat full of troopers this morning as we embarked on quite the bumpy ride! Despite the rolling conditions, we came upon a really fun and interactive pod of Common Dolphins. While searching for signs of wildlife, they caught us by surprise and swarmed the boat...

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