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...
August 3, 2020

August 3, 2020

Sightings for today: 150 long-beaked common dolphins 1 humpback whale (it breached!)

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August 1, 2020

August 1, 2020

Blue whale day on the Privateer! We found a Blue whale on both of our trips today! An awesome pod of ~150 Short-beaked Common dolphins were also sighted 8-miles from shore too! Join us tomorrow for another incredible day on the water!   Naturalist,...

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July 25, 2020

July 25, 2020

Sightings for two trips on this beautiful day:   500 common dolphins   1 blue whale (on each trip)   7 inshore bottlenose dolphins

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July 23, 2020

July 23, 2020

Oh BABY! We had an amazing TWO trips today! We found FOUR Blue whales, including a cow/calf pair! We got some incredible looks at their tall, columnar spouts and backs! One Blue whale even showed its flukes! We also found ~100 Long-beaked Common dolphins near the...

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July 21, 2020

July 21, 2020

Today's sightings:   - 1 Blue whale - 30 Offshore Bottlenose dolphin - 75 Long-beaked Common dolphin   Another awesome day with great wildlife sightings! Starting to see more and more Blue whales show up! Hope you can join us soon!   Naturalist,...

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July 18, 2020

July 18, 2020

Super fun evening spent with TWO Blue whales, and ~75 Short-beaked Common dolphins! The sunset was pretty awesome too! Hope to sea you on the water soon! Naturalist, Vanessa

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July 17, 2020

July 17, 2020

Blue skies, blue seas, and a BLUE WHALE! We found this beauty 10-miles from shore! It surfaced for breaths several times, with only 3 to 10-min dive times! It circled the area, near the continental shelf. On our way home, we found an amazing pod of ~30 Offshore...

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July 16, 2020

July 16, 2020

Today was a beautiful day! We had great sea conditions and visibility! We encountered three pods of Long-beaked Common dolphin, totaling ~130 individuals. They were very active with leaps and splashes all around the Privateer! Many little calves were seen next to mom...

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July 12, 2020

July 12, 2020

We enjoyed a phenomenal trip with sightings of:   A Trio of Blue whales ~50 Offshore Bottlenose dolphins ~100 Short-beaked Common dolphins   The Blue whales were being very social and interacting with one another, and then suddenly booked it to the west! The...

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Friday July 10, 2020

Friday July 10, 2020

  Sightings for today! PM Trip: 2 humpback whales! 400 long-beaked common dolphins! 20 offshore bottlenose dolphins! Sunset Trip: 600 long-beaked common dolphins 1 unforgettable sunset!  

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July 5, 2020

July 5, 2020

Non-stop Dolphin action! We sighted 3 separate pods of Long-beaked Common dolphins totaling about 100 individuals. We got out to 9 miles from shore and found another big pod of ~100 Short-beaked Common dolphins that were very active! Lots of bird activity all around....

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July 4, 2020

July 4, 2020

Sightings for today: 2 fin whales (cow/calf)! 100 long-beaked common dolphins

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