June 2, 2022

Humpback Hotspot

Kelly | M/V Kestrel | June 2nd, 2022 | 2:00pm Today marked the first truly “warm” day on San Juan Island for the year 2022! Not ideal for standing around in our extra warm exposure suits… but delightful once we picked up speed and started cruising in our high-speed vessel. First stop on this tour...Read more

May 14, 2022

Double Humpback Delight!

Jordan | M/V Kestrel | 05/14/2022 2:00pm Thank you everyone for coming today! Our guests were such a lovely group of people eager for adventure and thirsty to learn. The day began with Captain Eric and I greeting the group and heading out of Friday Harbor. Turning left, we headed out of the harbor...Read more

April 24, 2022

A True Wildlife Bonanza

Maxx K. | M/V Kestrel | 04/24/2022 | 1:30pm Today was crazy. Now, every day is of course, special out here- you never really know what you’re gonna get, much like a box of chocolates. But something truly wild happened on our journey today. Kestrel rounded itself up and over the north side of San...Read more

August 14, 2021

Power Pod Sighting with the T18s Near Sucia!

Today was great! I was incredibly excited when I first heard that the T18s were in the area. This powerful pod consists of 4 massive whales: Two adult males and 2 females. The pod is led by the matriach and grandmother named "Esperanza" followed by her daughter "Nootka" and her two grandchildren "...Read more

August 11, 2021

3 Orcas in Canada!!

Jordan | M/V Osprey | 08/11/2021 12:30pm Today, my adventurous spirit came out as we motored out to sea and into Canadian waters for one of the first times in two years!! We all felt so excited. It all started when the Abby, Maxx, Captain Gabe and I jumped on Osprey with our guests and headed north...Read more

August 10, 2021

Raptor Found in the Deep North!

Today was quite the adventure as Abby, Cayla, Captain Gabe and I headed to Canada for the first time in 2 years!! It was a fantastic change in perspective as we crossed the border and entered a whole new world! Going up through the San Juan Channel, around Waldron Island and towards Saturna Island...Read more

July 31, 2021

Humpback Surprise Near Flattop!

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 07/31/2021 2:00pm Today was the first cloudy day in weeks. But instead of being dreary, it made the surrounding landscape appear even more mystical and mysterious. Captain Pete and I left Friday Harbor in hopes of finding something near Canada, so we headed north. We cruised...Read more

June 22, 2021

Brother Transient Orcas Circling Patos Island

What a beautiful day out on the water today! With the sun out shining and the warmth igniting our excitement, we set out for adventure. Captain Brian and I and our guests headed out of Friday Harbor on our speediest vessel and booked it up north towards the promise of potential whales. We sped past...Read more

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