June 24, 2019

Two Families of Bigg's Killer Whales Interacting!

Erin | M/V Sea Lion | Tuesday, June 25, 2019 | 5:30 PM What an amazing trip it was aboard the M/V Sea Lion this evening. The weather was absolutely beautiful. The water was smooth and the sun was shining bright. We left Friday Harbor and headed south toward Cattle Point, back toward the area where...Read more

June 24, 2019

T65As off Matia

M/V Kestrel | Naturalist Alexandria | 11AM | June 24 th , 2019 What a great day out on the water it was! When we initially boarded on M/V Kestrel we had no firm reports to work off of, but by the time we had gotten everyone boarded and pushed ourselves off the dock, Captain Gabe and Captain Pete...Read more

June 23, 2019

Humpback and Transients in Northern Waters!

Jordan | M/V Kestrel | 06/23/19 | 11:00am The day started with clouds floating low in the sky. It wasn’t the typical overcast but somehow much more beautiful as they hid the distant mountains. Captain Gabe and I took the Kestrel out of Friday Harbor and headed north through the San Juan Channel. We...Read more

June 22, 2019

Killer Whales in the Strait of Georgia!

Erin | M/V Kestrel | Saturday, June 22, 2019 | 11:00 AM It was a truly adventurous trip aboard the M/V Kestrel this morning. We began our trip heading north out of Friday Harbor. There were some orca reports in the Strait of Georgia, and we figured we would give it a shot to try and see them. On...Read more

June 21, 2019

Porpoising Orcas in the Haro Strait! 06/21/19

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 06/21/19 | 12:00pm The sun shone high in the sky on this lovely Friday in Friday Harbor! Almost immediately, the crew received reports of whales not too far away, so everyone got really excited. Captain Pete, Naturalist Erin and I took our vessel, the Sea Lion, out of the...Read more

June 19, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whale and Humpback North of San Juan Island!

Piper | Wednesday, June 19, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00 PM Today was a bit of a blustery day in the Salish Sea, but Captain Gabe, Laura, and I had an awesome group of folks on the Sea Lion and we headed north into San Juan Channel on the lookout for all sorts of wildlife! There was a report of a...Read more

June 18, 2019

Biggs Killer Whales Off Waldron Island

Naturalist Alexandria | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00 PM | June 18th, 2019 Today was a great day on the water! We started out the day with a report of Bigg’s Killer Whales off Waldron Island. We decided to head north to go check out these reports. Today was a pretty windy day out on the water so we were...Read more

June 17, 2019

Huge Group of Orcas in Boundary Pass and Also HBs! 06/17/19

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 06/17/19 | 12:00pm What an unbelievably special day out on the water! The sun was shining brightly in the sky and filled everyone with excitement immediately. Captain Erick, naturalist Piper and I took our largest boat, the M/V Sealion out of Friday harbor towards promising...Read more