Humpback Whale in the Salish Sea Bigg's Killer Whales near Friday Harbor

July 21, 2019

An Exceptional Whale of a Day in the San Juan Islands!

Olivia | July 21st, 2019 | M/V kestrel | 11:00am Every day is completely different and unique, especially with whales that can travel over 100 miles in a day. Today, however, they decided to make our job very easy! Just as we left Friday Harbor, and I mean barely out of the harbor, we came across...Read more

July 20, 2019

Bigg's Orcas, Bonus Humpback, and Beautiful Bald Eagles!

Piper | Saturday, July 20, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00 AM The Salish Sea was a veritable whale soup today as Captain Gabe and I took a group of wonderful folks out to explore aboard the M/V Kestrel! We started out leaving the docks in Friday Harbor with a majestic bald eagle soaring overhead! Two...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales

July 19, 2019

Hungry Humpbacks and Tail Slapping Transients!

Laura C. | 7/19/2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am Today was absolutely exquisite on M/V Kestrel! We had such a great time observing all the diverse wildlife found in the Salish Sea! Our Captain Gabe rounded the bend out of Friday Harbor and we already had our first sighting, a bald eagle! This eagle...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales and Rainbows!

July 17, 2019

Killer Whales and Rainbow Skies!!

Laura C. | 7/17/2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 5:30pm This evening’s whale watch was simply magical! Captain Pete manned the helm and ventured north to Swanson Channel. Our passengers were thrilled to find a family of Bigg’s killer whales traveling near North Pender Island! This family was quickly...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales near Clark Island

July 16, 2019

Playful Killer Whales near Clark Island

Olivia | July 16th, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 1:30pm Today was a gorgeous day out on the water! We had multiple sightings reported for whales in our area, and Captain Gabe decided to go with our best option of heading south just a wee bit before passing between Shaw and Lopez Islands. Between these...Read more

July 15, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales and a Humpback Whale in the Strait of Georgia!

Erin | M/V Sea Lion | Monday, July 15, 2019 | 1:30 PM What an incredible trip aboard the M/V Sea Lion today! The sun was shining and the water was smooth. Not only did we have an amazing boat ride, but we saw an abundance of wildlife! We headed north out of Friday Harbor and went toward Canada...Read more

July 15, 2019

A true wildlife adventure in the Salish Sea!

Erin | M/V Kestrel | Sunday, July 14, 2019 | 11:00 AM It was an absolutely wildlife-filled day on the water this morning. We began our trip heading south out of Friday Harbor. We made our way to Cattle Point and got a lovely view of the lighthouse. Then we went directly across the San Juan Channel...Read more

July 14, 2019

Great Gray Whale and Wonderful Wildlife!

Piper | Sunday, July 14, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 1:30 PM On today’s bright, sunny afternoon tour, Captain Pete, Jordan, and I took an awesome boat full of people into the Salish Sea to look for some whales and wildlife! Not very far outside of the marina of Friday Harbor we spotted a gray whale...Read more

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