Transient Orcas in Haro Strait Humpback Whale in Haro Strait

July 3, 2020

Bigg's Killer Whales and a Humpback Whale in Haro Strait!

Olivia | M/V Kestrel | July 3rd, 2020 | 14:00 It was such a fun day out on the water with Captain Brian-who is also the owner/operator of our family run business. We call our zodiac trips an ‘Adventure Trip’ for a reason; Not only is our zodiac faster than M/V Sea Lion, it is also all exposed. On...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales near Friday Harbor

June 28, 2020

Bigg's Killer Whales Across the San Juan Islands

Olivia | M/V Sea Lion | June 28, 2020 | 13:30 Today as quite the adventure, and a well needed one at that! We started off the trip with the fastest introduction speech of wildlife and the Salish Sea that I have done to date. The reason for the rushed speeches as we set off was because there were...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales near Friday Harbor

June 28, 2020

Bigg's Killer Whales Across the San Juan Islands

Olivia | M/V Sea Lion | June 28, 2020 | 13:30 Today as quite the adventure, and a well needed one at that! We started off the trip with the fastest introduction speech of wildlife and the Salish Sea that I have done to date. The reason for the rushed speeches as we set off was because there were...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales in Boundary Pass Humpback Whale in Spieden Channel

September 28, 2019

A Magical Whale Day near San Juan Island

Olivia | September 28th, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am Sadly, today was my last Kestrel trip of the season with Captain Gabe and we decided early on that it was going to be epic. Being one of the first boats out on the water, we often must travel into areas where there haven’t been other boats in...Read more

August 6, 2019

Big Male Orca Whale Near Stuart!

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 08/06/19 | 1:30pm Today started as a gorgeous sunny day without a cloud in the sky, and it just got better. Captain Sarah, Naturalist Laura and I headed out of Friday Harbor and headed north through the San Juan Channel up towards reports of wildlife! But, on the way, we...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales in the Saanich Inlet

July 24, 2019

Graceful Killer Whales in the Saanich Inlet

Olivia | July 24th, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 3:00pm Starting out our second trip of the day, Captain Brian and I knew the group of Bigg’s Killer Whales we saw earlier today moved further north, pushing our range to stay between the 3 to 4 hour timeframe. We discussed this with our passengers and came...Read more
orcas surfacing near san juan islands

June 12, 2019

Killer whales near Friday Harbor

Laura | June 12, 2019 | Sea Lion | 12:00 Today we had a fantastic day out on the water on M/V Sea Lion! We departed Friday Harbor heading out to San Juan channel and were lucky enough to find Bigg’s killer whales not far from shore! The family pod consisted of Sidney T123A, Stanley T123B, Lucky...Read more

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