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,  ...
February 21, 2021

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

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February 20, 2021

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...

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Thursday, February 18, 2021

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

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Monday, February 15, 2021

Monday, February 15, 2021

On our one trip today we spotted 4 gray whales and ~6 inshore bottlenose dolphins. The conditions were not idea but the wildlife was out there. The first gray whale we spotted was our first northbound whale of the season, and the other 3 were traveling south together....

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February 9, 2021

February 9, 2021

We had a great trip this afternoon! Our guest got to see two different species of dolphins, Common dolphins and Pacific white dolphins. As we journeyed to the north, we spotted two Gray whales traveling to the south. It was a fun filled adventure!   Gray whales-2...

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Saturday, February 6, 2021

Saturday, February 6, 2021

We just had an incredible two trips today with 13 whales altogether! We also found a pod of around 10 Pacific white-sided dolphins and a Mola mola.   -Ryan

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Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

All in all we sighted 8 gray whales on our one trip today! We got great looks at two pairs and even had a couple of breachers. We are truly in the heart of the gray migration, so come on out! -Ryan

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January 31, 2021

January 31, 2021

Sunday Funday with lots of Gray whale sightings along the coast of San Diego! We had two trips today, and had a total of 12 Gray whales including a cow calf pair! Aside from baleen whales, our guest got to see Inshore bottlnose dolphins and our migratory species,...

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Saturday, January 23, 2021

Saturday, January 23, 2021

BREACHING. WHALE. ALERT. Undeterred by rough seas and rain, we made our way out today and were rewarded with 5 Gray whales. Initially encountering 2 stealthy whales just North of mission, our captain spotted a trio to the south. After several breathing cycles, each...

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Thursday, January 21, 2021

Thursday, January 21, 2021

We just had an absolutely beautiful sunset trip today with super calm conditions and a clear blue sky. In our one trip we found 3 gray whales (a cow/calf pair and a solo whale) and around 200 long-beaked common dolphins!   -Ryan

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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

We made it out before the wind really picked up today and found another cow/calf pair of southbound gray whales! We found one more elusive gray whale but couldn't spend much time with it and then the predicted offshore wind really picked up! We're off the water...

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