June 14, 2019

Heather, Raptor, and the T49A's

Erin | M/V Sea Lion | Friday, June 14, 2019 | 12:00 PM What a fantastic afternoon out in the Salish Sea! It began with humpback whales directly outside of Friday Harbor. We headed a couple of minutes south before seeing two humpback whales. They were diving at the same time and coming up to the...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales

June 11, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales near Point Disney

Olivia | June 11, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00pm What a gorgeous day on the water! Not only did we have an incredibly warm day nearing 76 degrees, but it was also extremely clear! All the back drops for our photos were pristine with sharp mountain views and clear blue skies. We started the trip...Read more

June 11, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales on a sunny day!

Erin | M/V Kestrel | Tuesday, June 11, 2019 | 11:00 AM Today was a stunning day out in the Salish Sea. We left Friday Harbor and travelled north toward some orca reports. As we got closer to Spieden Island, we got some amazing looks at a bald eagle perched in the treetops. It had its white plumage...Read more
Humpback Whale near Victoria

June 10, 2019

Humpback Whales in the Strait of Juan de Fuca

Olivia | June 10, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am Today was incredibly gorgeous; sunny and 70! We received word of whale sightings south of San Juan Island in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, so we decided to head down there, admiring Cattle Point Lighthouse as we entered the large body of water. Not far...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales in Friday Harbor

June 6, 2019

A Killer Night in Friday Harbor; Bigg's Killer Whales Around San Juan

Olivia | June 6th, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 5:30pm What. A. Night. This was the most incredible tour I have had thus far! Captain Gabe and I barely made it out of the harbor; “barely” as in we never had the chance to pick up speed because the family of Bigg’s Killer Whales (T65B’s and T137’s) we saw...Read more

June 5, 2019

Two Humpback Whales Near the Strait of Georgia

Piper | Wednesday, June 5, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00 PM A bank of clouds rolled over the San Juans last night but the rain held off during today’s trip into the Salish Sea. Captain Pete, naturalist Alexandria and I headed out of the marina with our great group of guests during a very low tide! We...Read more

June 4, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales in Haro Strait!

Piper | Tuesday, June 4, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00 PM Just as I was gathering our guests for our trip today Captain Pete was on the radio with other whale watching boats and received a report of orcas in Canadian waters! So, we got off the docks with an awesome group of people and headed north in...Read more
Harbor Seals in the Salish Sea Humpback Whales near Saturna Island

June 2, 2019

Adventure Tour with Humpback Whales

Olivia | June 2nd, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am Warm, sunny day in the San Juan Islands! I accompanied co-Naturalist Alexandria and Captain Gabe as we set out on our adventure tour. We headed north through the San Juan Channel past Shaw and Orcas Islands, and straight up to the Strait of Georgia...Read more