Humpback Whale in the Strait of Georgia

July 25, 2019

Gleaming Humpback Whale Shimmering in the Salish Sea

Olivia | July 25th, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 3:00pm Captain Pete and I headed out this afternoon on a search for whales in our area. We decided to head north through the San Juan Channel and stop at White Rocks to catch a view of our Harbor Porpoises and their pups as they napped and swam near the...Read more

July 25, 2019

3"H's": Humpbacks, Harbor Seals and Harbor Porpoise!!

Laura C. | M/V Sea Lion | 7/25/2019 | 1:30pm Today was a beautiful day on the water! Our vessel Sea Lion headed far north with morning reports of some cool whale sightings! After a picturesque journey surrounded by Canadian mountain views and Mount Baker in the distance, we saw a dorsal fin way out...Read more
Two Bigg's Killer Whales in the Salish Sea

July 25, 2019

Unique Killer Whale Kids Traveling near the San Juan Islands

Olivia | July 25th, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am Commonly on these morning trips, we leave the dock unaware of what wildlife is out there, and it is our job to help scope it out with other Whale Watch Vessels in the area. Not only is this beneficial to our tours, but it also allows for a heads up...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales in the Saanich Inlet

July 24, 2019

Graceful Killer Whales in the Saanich Inlet

Olivia | July 24th, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 3:00pm Starting out our second trip of the day, Captain Brian and I knew the group of Bigg’s Killer Whales we saw earlier today moved further north, pushing our range to stay between the 3 to 4 hour timeframe. We discussed this with our passengers and came...Read more

July 24, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales Traveling Through the San Juan Islands

Olivia | July 24th, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am It was a beautiful morning as we were able to leave the dock with a reported whale sighting. Earlier that morning, prior to the trip, Captains Brian and Sarah casually boated around to see what whales were gracing our waters when they stumbled upon a...Read more
Sunset with Bigg's Killer Whales

July 23, 2019

A T Party of Bigg's Killer Whales.. and a Pirate Ship?

Olivia | July 23rd, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 5:30pm Starting off our evening sunset trip, Captain Erick and I headed north with our passengers through the San Juan Channel passing between Spring Passage and up to Presidents Channel on the east side of Waldron Island. This island area is a hot spot for...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales near San Juan Island

July 21, 2019

Killer Whale Feeding Frenzy in the Golden Glassy Seas

Olivia | July 21st, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 3:00pm PSA: Long Blog for an epic afternoon! After having an incredible morning trip, Captain Gabe and I set out again to find the whales we had the opportunity to see in the morning, and potentially stumble upon some more. As we were leaving Friday Harbor,...Read more

July 21, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales in the Haro and Bunches of Wildlife to Boot!

Piper | Sunday, July 21, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 1:30 PM Today’s afternoon Classic tour aboard the M/V Sea Lion was crewed by Captain Pete, Jordan, and me! We had an awesome group of folks today with lots of families who asked some really great questions! We left the docks in Friday Harbor and headed...Read more

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