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July 11, 2018

Afternoon Trip with Killer Whales in Trincomali | 07/10/2018 | 5:30

Jordan | July 10, 2018 | M/V Sea Lion | 5:30 trip What a great trip we had today! We received reports of whales traveling off of Active Pass up in Canadian waters. So, Captain Pete and I voyaged up through the San Juan Channel, past Boundary Pass, around the west side of Saturna Island and all the...Read more

July 10, 2018

Perfect Pacific Northwest Day

Captain Pete, naturalist Alexandria and I were excited to work together on this rare rainy day in July on the San Juan Islands. During the summer, the islands stay dry and we usually don’t see rain until mid-September again! Without any whale reports in the area yet this morning, we decided to head...Read more

June 28, 2018

Kestrel Travels North for Transient Orcas

Today was a gorgeous morning on M/V Kestrel! We took to the waters this morning at 10am in search of whales! Captain Mike had gotten a report of Transient Orcas up North near Tumbo Island! Luckily Kestrel is a incredible vessel- the boat equivalent of a well bread race horse shall we say? Captain...Read more

June 23, 2018

Big Orca Bull

Captain Pete, naturalist Alexandria and I were ready for our day trip on a beautiful and sunny Tuesday. With almost a full boat, the guests and us were ready to see some whales! Captain Gabe had reports of Transient Orcas up near the Gulf Islands in Canada and headed towards us. This group had...Read more
Hunting a porpoise

June 22, 2018

Predation Presentation - Hunting Bigg's Killer Whales

Jordan | June 21, 2018 | M/V Kestrel | 2:00 The day boasted a brilliant sunshine but also a bombardment of wind. And with wind comes waves which made today quite the adventure! Captain Mike took our boat up north through the San Juan Channel to Boundary Pass in between Waldron and Stuart islands...Read more
Humpback Whale

September 24, 2017

A Fantastic Autumn Humpback Whale Watch!

A Look Back At Our Fantastic Trip [Naturalist Alexandria – 09/20/2017 – M/V Sea Lion – 12:00pm] Our energetic group boarded Sea Lion on a crisp September afternoon, ready to explore the water surrounding San Juan Island to see what wildlife we could find! We ventured north and began our search for...Read more

May 19, 2015

Dall's Porpoise at Play in Boundary Pass

When a Captain decides to take the Sea Lion up North into Boundary Pass and beyond, I'm always hopeful. We left with reports of a Humpback near East Point on Saturna Island, which is what we aimed for leaving the dock. We got to see a lot more. Meandering up North our guests were treated to Steller...Read more

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