September 11, 2019

Orcas and Humpbacks Everywhere!

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 09/11/19 | 12:00pm Today was a fantastic day out on the water! Captain Erick and I headed out of Friday Harbor, into the San Juan Channel and up towards the Canadian border. We crossed under Speiden Island where we saw exotic sheep and deer grazing along the grassy hillside...Read more

August 27, 2019

Going the Distance for a Family of Biggs Killer Whales

M/V Sea Lion | August 27 th , 2019 | 1:30 PM | Naturalist Alexandria Today we started off our trip with no firm reports. There was a rumor of a humpback whale that was out fairly far south, but we didn’t have any reports of orcas within our range. We decided to head out of the harbor but within a...Read more

August 11, 2019

Great Wildlife and Orca Tour Near Salt Spring!

Jordan | M/V Kestrel | 08/11/19 | 3:00pm What an amazing trip! Captain Gabe and I set out of Friday Harbor and headed north through the San Juan Channel. We boated around the eastern tip of Speiden and towards the Cactus Islands. Here we found a bald eagle! The eagle was devouring a huge salmon on...Read more
Orcas on Sunset Trip

August 3, 2019

Canadian Sunset Brings Bigg's Killer Whales

Olivia | August 3rd, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 5:30pm What an evening! We had a beautiful morning with two types of Baleen Whales (still in range) which made it an exceptional trip, and by the sunset trip, we found out about some Killer Whales sightings. The only problem was that they were just out of...Read more

July 30, 2019

Humpback and Orcas in the Strait of Georgia!

Jordan | M/V Kestrel | 07/30/19 | 11:00am Today, Pete and I took the Kestrel out of Friday Harbor up towards the north, just scanning around all the different islands to find some wildlife. As we boated up through the San Juan Channel, we stopped by White Rocks to view some harbor seals! These...Read more

June 16, 2019

Lone Orca and a Pair of Humpbacks Cruising in Canada

Piper | Sunday, June 16, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00 PM Happy Father’s Day! Today the M/V Sea Lion was crewed by Captain Erick, Erin, and me and we left Friday Harbor with a really awesome group of people who were super engaged and asked some awesome questions about the conservation and ecology of...Read more
whale tail

June 15, 2019

HB's in Canada! 06/15/19

Jordan | M/V Kestrel | 06/15/19 | 10:30 and 3:00pm Today was such a gorgeous day out on the water! The sky was completely cloudless as the sun shone bright overhead, making guests hesitant to put on our giant exposure suits. But, they quickly figured out that even with the sun, it was cold out on...Read more
Orca whale

June 2, 2019

Transient Orcas in the Haro Strait! 06/02/19

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 06/02/19 | 5:30pm As the sun sank lower in the sky, Captain Pete and I took off out of Friday Harbor to start our sunset cruise adventure. We headed north through the San Juan Channel towards Speiden Channel. Then we heard whispers on the whale watcher’s radio that there...Read more

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