Southern Resident Killer Whales

August 31, 2019

J Pod Frolicking near Eagle Cove!!

Laura C. | M/V Sea Lion | 8/31/2019 | 1:30 pm Today was a marvelous day aboard M/V Sea Lion! With several reports of whales in the area, we headed northbound through San Juan Channel full of excitement and anticipation of our upcoming wildlife sightings! As we rounded San Juan Island into the Haro...Read more
Southern Resident Orcas of J pod

February 23, 2019

Wildlife Winter Wonderland: J pod Orcas spotted in Haro Strait!

Erick | February 23, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | Noon As the short month of February approaches its end we do our last weekend-only trips from Friday Harbor. Once March starts we will be starting daily trips aboard M/V Sea Lion departing from Friday Harbor at noon. This Saturday, Captain Mike and I had a...Read more

June 9, 2012

Nugget and Her Calves

Today we caught up with 3 members of L-pod, a female and her offspring, on the west side of San Juan Island (Haro Strait 48°33’56.84N, 123°10’50.29W). They were headed south right against the shore line, moving at a very quick rate. Within a few minutes of arriving we discovered that the female was...Read more