Tuesday, March 10, 2020 Due to weather conditions, our morning trip was cut short. All passengers got a re-ride voucher that does not expire for future trips. The afternoon trip has been canceled. Sightings: Pacific white sided dolphins- 15 Naturalist, Jaeny

March 6, 2020

Friday, March 6, 2020 PM Sightings: Gray Whale-1Common dolphins-60 Naturalist,Jaeny

March 4, 2020

Sightings: 3 Gray Whales 400 Common Dolphins10 Pacific White-Sided Dolphins

February 28, 2020

Friday, February 28, 2020 PM Trip Sightings:Gray Whale-1Pacific White Sided dolphin-15Common dolphin- 10

February 27, 2020

We love this time of year! We had calm seas and incredible visibility! We had non-stop action in the whale department too! We observed ~50 Pacific white-sided dolphins, ~100 Common dolphins, and TWO Southbound Gray whales! Should be a nice couple of days, so come out...

February 26, 2020

Sightings for Feb. 26, 20201 Humpback Whale and 1 Gray Whale

February 23, 2020

February 23, 2020 sightings:12:00 PM trip - 2 northbound Gray Whales (3 breaches!), 12 Pacific White-Sided Dolphin 4:00 PM trip - 1 Humpback Whale, 15 Pacific White-Sided Dolphins, 500 Common Dolphins

February 21, 2020

Friday, February 21, 2020 PM TRIP SIGHTINGS: Pacific white sided dolphin-12Gray whales- 2 (Adult and Juvenile traveling together)
October 1, 2019

October 1, 2019

We sighted three species of toothed whale this morning! We sighted ~five Inshore Bottlenose dolphins as we cruised out of the Mission Bay jetties! They were feeding under some birds, but took interest in us and bow-rode the Privateer! We continued out to the west and...

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September 30, 2019

September 30, 2019

It was a cetacean packed Monday morning! We had some extraordinary sightings, back to back action!Our first encounter was with the offshore Bottlenose dolphins! They were extremely curios of our vessel and displaying lots of activity as we ventured along with them....

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September 29, 2019

September 29, 2019

Boy, do we love finding Humpback Whales surrounded by hundreds of Common Dolphins! That seems to be the typical trend here off San Diego this month. Despite the bumpy conditions, we were treated to amazing visibility and a vibrant sunny sky that offered some ideal...

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September 27, 2019

September 27, 2019

We enjoyed a beautiful day on the Pacific, searching for wildlife. The seas have calmed down so it was a smooth ride out to the west. There were sightings of birds, California sea lions, and a Mola mola! We found a couple of Mylar balloons that we successfully...

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September 24, 2019

September 24, 2019

Another beautiful day in sunny San Diego! During our trip, we decided to head up northwest to search for dolphins and whales! We ventured some time in the area but didn't find much activity aside from marine birds. Later we turned our vessel to head southeast and to...

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September 23, 2019

September 23, 2019

The wildlife was plentiful today and rid us of any possible Monday blues! We spotted 1 Humpback Whale, 1 Bryde's Whale (90% positive species ID) and up to ~600 Long-Beaked Common Dolphins with a sprinkling of ~100 Short-Beaked Common Dolphins! It was an incredible...

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September 22, 2019

September 22, 2019

HUNDREDS of Long-Beaked Common Dolphins and "Twitch" the friendly Humpback Whale were spotted on both trips today! Our two trips were nearly the same, as the wildlife hadn't moved or changed between the morning return and afternoon departure. The young Humpback Whale...

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September 21, 2019

September 21, 2019

It was a gorgeous day off the coast of San Diego this afternoon! We had a beautiful ride on the Privateer with fantastic visibility. It took us a bit of time but we finally found an amazing pod of Common dolphins! At first, we thought it was just a handful but as we...

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September 20, 2019

September 20, 2019

It was a FINTASTIC day on the water! We had an action-packed day full of wildlife! We journeyed out to the west to deeper water and sighted some California sea lions, many marine birds, and a single Common dolphin. Beyond the drop-off, we found a HUGE pod of Common...

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September 19, 2019

September 19, 2019

Look who is back and ready for whale watchers! Our local Humpback Whale, "Twitch" surprised us on the way in from a dolphin-packed morning trip! We started the day by circling an active pod of ~200 Long-Beaked Common Dolphins as they swiftly moved to the south. After...

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September 17, 2019

September 17, 2019

The dolphin watching was impeccable today! We encountered nearly ~650 Short-Beaked Common Dolphins this morning and couldn't believe how boat-friendly they were! Each of the countless pods we passed through made clear diversions from their course-line to surf and...

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September 16, 2019

September 16, 2019

The ocean was ALIVE today, folks! We had some phenomenal sightings this morning! Our first encounter was a big pod of long-beaked Common dolphins! As we observed, our Captain saw a spout within a few yards from us. As we went to investigate, low and behold, it was our...

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