August 11, 2019

Peaceful encounter with a lone male killer whale!

Erin | M/V Sea Lion | Sunday, August 11, 2019 | 5:30 PM It was a lovely evening in the Salish Sea. We began our trip not knowing which direction we wanted to head. There were whales either very southeast of us or far northwest of us. Captain Erick decided to head in the northwest direction, where...Read more

July 29, 2019

Orca Whales In the Strait of Georgia!

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 07/29/19 | 1:30pm What a lovely day out on the water! I really enjoyed talking with all my guests. They were a great group. Captain Sarah, Naturalist Alexandria and I took our vessel, the Sea Lion, out of Friday Harbor and sped up through the San Juan Channel. We boated up...Read more

July 29, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales near Saturna Island!

Erin | M/V Kestrel | 11:00 AM | Monday, July 29, 2019 What an incredible day packed with wildlife in the Salish Sea! When we left Friday Harbor, the sun was shining and it was shaping up to be a gorgeous day. We headed north out of the harbor toward a report of orcas in Boundary Pass! The water was...Read more

July 28, 2019

Abundant Wildlife in the San Juan Channel and Boundary Pass

Erin | M/V Sea Lion | Saturday, July 27, 2019 | 5:30 PM It was a lovely evening of viewing wildlife around the Salish Sea. The Salish Sea attracts so many different types of wildlife because of the amount of productivity that occurs. This productivity creates phytoplankton and allows for the whole...Read more

July 25, 2019

3"H's": Humpbacks, Harbor Seals and Harbor Porpoise!!

Laura C. | M/V Sea Lion | 7/25/2019 | 1:30pm Today was a beautiful day on the water! Our vessel Sea Lion headed far north with morning reports of some cool whale sightings! After a picturesque journey surrounded by Canadian mountain views and Mount Baker in the distance, we saw a dorsal fin way out...Read more

July 23, 2019

A "T Party" and a humpback whale in the Strait of Georgia!

Naturalist Erin | M/V Kestrel | 3:00 PM | Tuesday, July 23, 2019 This was a trip for the books! We headed north out of Friday Harbor and headed back towards where we had seen whales on our previous trip, in the Strait of Georgia. We stopped past White Rock, which is a very interesting location. It...Read more

July 19, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales Near Moresby Island

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 07/19/19 | 1:30pm Today was a really lovely day out on the water! I really enjoyed speaking with all our guests and answering all their great questions about our wildlife! Captain Sarah, Naturalist Piper and I headed out of Friday Harbor and headed up north towards reports...Read more

July 15, 2019

A true wildlife adventure in the Salish Sea!

Erin | M/V Kestrel | Sunday, July 14, 2019 | 11:00 AM It was an absolutely wildlife-filled day on the water this morning. We began our trip heading south out of Friday Harbor. We made our way to Cattle Point and got a lovely view of the lighthouse. Then we went directly across the San Juan Channel...Read more

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