September 20, 2020

We enjoyed a fabulous Sunset Dolphin/Whale Watch trip! We sighted three species of toothed whale: ~25 Short-beaked Common dolphin, and a mixed pod of 5 Offshore Bottlenose dolphin and 5 Risso's dolphin! Gorgeous seas and sunset topped off the evening! Naturalist,...

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!...

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...

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...

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

September 5, 2020

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

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...
January 13, 2020

January 13, 2020

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

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January 8, 2020

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!

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January 7, 2020

January 7, 2020

Oh, baby! Our first sighting of an early born Gray Whale calf, swimming toward Mexico with its mother on our 12:00 PM trip! We're wishing them great luck on the rest of their journey to Baja! Total sightings today 1/7/20202 Gray Whales20 Pacific White-Sided...

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January 5, 2020

January 5, 2020

12:00 PM trip: 4 Gray Whales, 10 Pacific White-Sided Dolphins 3:00 PM trip: 1 Gray Whale, 25 Pacific White-Sided Dolphins Next departure time: Tomorrow, January 6 at 9:00 AM Book now!

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January 3, 2020

January 3, 2020

Friday, January 3, 2020 Rare sighting FRIDAY! The conditions were spectacular today! On our first trip we saw a Pygmy Sperm whale. It was a young calf with mom nowhere to be found. Unfortunately, it had a skin condition that was spreading on it's entire body. We also...

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January 2, 2020

January 2, 2020

The Gray Whales are here! Join us in viewing the longest migration of any mammal on the planet, right off the coast of San Diego! We'll be enjoying this migratory species until April, when the humpbacks come back to town

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December 30, 2019

December 30, 2019

Monday, December 30, 2019 Today we had some of the BEST conditions off the San Diego coastline! It was absolutely placid out on the ocean! We got to see Pacific white sided dolphins, Common dolphins and the rarely seen, offshore Bottlenose dolphins! These dolphins...

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We had a pretty epic 3 trips today with a total of 4 gray whales on the morning trip with pacific white-sided dolphins, 3 gray whales in the afternoon with pacific white-sided dolphins, and on our evening trip with had pacific white-sided dolphins and huge pod of...

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December 28, 2019

December 28, 2019

It was a beautiful day out on the Pacific! Blue skies with great visibility and an incredible sunset to end the day. During our first trip we encountered a small pod of Pacific white sided dolphins that were in hunting mode! On our second trip we had a vivacious pod...

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December 27, 2019

December 27, 2019

We just had a pretty incredible sunset trip with two humpback whales and a megapod of around 1,000 common dolphins! We made our way about 9 miles northwest of mission bay chasing the sun before we came across some of our favorite cetaceans. The southbound humpbacks...

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We couldn't have asked for better conditions on the ocean today, with really no wind or waves to speak of. Although we weren't able to locate any baleen whales today, we did find two different species of dolphin. On this mornings trip we had a pod of about 30 offshore...

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December 20, 2019

December 20, 2019

We have some new camera equipment for our whale watching trips and just cannot wait to get use out of the new set-up this upcoming Gray Whale season! The Pacific White-Sided Dolphins are truly a picturesque species, keeping us occupied while we eagerly wait for more...

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