January 24, 2020

Friday, January 24, 2020Sightings:AM TRIP:6 Gray Whales 10 Pacific white sided dolphins

January 23, 2020

January 23, 2020 sightings:AM 6 Inshore Bottlenose Dolphins4 Gray Whales (with countless others in the distance!)25 Pacific White-Sided Dolphins20 Common DolphinsPM4 Inshore Bottlenose Dolphins5 Gray Whales (including one newborn calf!)15 Pacific White-Sided Dolphins

January 21, 2020

Sightings: AM Trip:2 Gray whales20 Commons25 Pacific white sided dolphins PM Trip:6 Gray whales25 Pacific white sided dolphins

January 19, 2020

January 19, 2020 sightingsAM: 5 southbound Gray Whales including one newborn calf! 6 Common Dolphins PM:1 southbound Gray Whale1 California Sea Lion feeding on a Leopard Shark!

January 17, 2020

Sightings: Gray Whales-9Pacific white sided dolphins-30Common dolphins-80

January 15, 2020

5 southbound Gray Whales! 3 of the 5 whales were seen interacting with one another and briefly rolling around near shore! We spotted zero dolphins this afternoon but we'll be on the lookout tomorrow on our 12:00 PM trip.

January 13, 2020

January 13, 2020 sightings (1 trip)3 southbound Gray Whales 40 Common Dolphins

January 8, 2020

1 Southbound Gray Whale (breached 3 times in the distance!) 12 Pacific White-Sided Dolphins 150 Common Dolphins Next departure 12:00 PM tomorrow!
October 31, 2019

October 31, 2019

Halloween on the water wasn't scary at all! Unless you consider the foul odor of humpback whale breath to be ghoulish... We headed north under beautiful conditions and sunny skies. When we didn't find anything close to shore we headed west to the drop off where we...

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October 29, 2019

October 29, 2019

It was a gorgeous day full of wildlife! We set out to the SW and encountered TWO Humpbacks, ~400 Long-beaked Common dolphins, ~20 California sea lions, and birds galore! They were all hanging out together milling around. We observed a juvenile Humpback whale and a...

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October 28, 2019

October 28, 2019

The storm of yesterday passed overnight and we were treated to BEAUTIFUL, ideal conditions this morning. A pod of ~50-60 Short-Beaked Common Dolphins were spotted in a mellow, graceful state to the south of Point Loma. We were nearly TEN miles from shore when we found...

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October 27, 2019

October 27, 2019

A little cloud coverage and bumpy conditions didn't hinder us from finding "Twitch" the Humpback Whale and a pod of ~100 Common Dolphins! We had to take our pick of the wildlife, due to the uncontrollable swell. We chose to stick it out with the humpback, after a...

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October 26, 2019

October 26, 2019

Saturday, October 26, 2019Super Cetacean Saturday is among us once again! We encountered both baleen whales and toothed whales on our trips today! We started our day heading out to the NW and found a pod of ~75 Short-beaked Common dolphins! They were very energetic...

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October 25, 2019

October 25, 2019

We didn't realize that the Pacific turned into a LAKE overnight! We enjoyed some of the best conditions of the season off San Diego today and cruised over a FLAT ocean throughout an entire morning trip! The wildlife was just as spectacular as the conditions and...

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October 24, 2019

October 24, 2019

It feels like summer time off the coast of San Diego! Hot weather, calm seas and amazing visibility!We had the trip of a lifetime! We headed out west and encountered a small pod of Common dolphins but our luck didn't stop there. As we were coming back towards the...

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October 22, 2019

October 22, 2019

The impacts of the autumn Santa Ana winds were strikingly clear this morning as we observed impeccable visibility accompanied by a dusty haze from the dry, inland originating winds. The sea conditions did not disappoint us either and our entire trip was spent cruising...

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October 21, 2019

October 21, 2019

Another beautiful morning off the coast of San Diego! The weather condition was perfect, with great visibility and placid waters! We headed to the west, then we decided to venture our way down south. As we searched and searched, we saw some really huge dorsal fins...

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October 20, 2019

October 20, 2019

We enjoyed a swell day out on the Pacific! We got lucky and found two awesome pods of Short-beaked Common dolphins beyond the drop-off. The first pod was cruising to the NW along the drop-off. We observed some great acrobatics throughout our time with them. Many...

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October 19, 2019

October 19, 2019

We rocked and rolled through a dolphin filled morning! Such quiet conditions on the afternoon trip made it seem like we packed all the dolphins off San Diego into the first trip of the day! Despite the bumpy conditions, the visibility and lack of wind made for a great...

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October 18, 2019

October 18, 2019

We had an adventurous trip on the Privateer! We were rockin' and rollin' with the increased swell! We set out of the Mission bay jetties and found a small pod of ~5 Long-beaked Common dolphins that were likely feeding on some small schooling fish. We continued out to...

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