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June 23, 2019

Humpback and Transients in Northern Waters!

Jordan | M/V Kestrel | 06/23/19 | 11:00am The day started with clouds floating low in the sky. It wasn’t the typical overcast but somehow much more beautiful as they hid the distant mountains. Captain Gabe and I took the Kestrel out of Friday Harbor and headed north through the San Juan Channel. We...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whale with Harbor Seals

June 22, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whale Seen Surrounded by Harbor Seals!

Laura C. | 6-22-2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00pm Greetings from the sea! The M/V Sea Lion had an awesome day out on the water cruising along some fun waves and a windy breeze! We headed north and first stopped along Flattop Island for some exciting commotion with several bald eagles circling overhead...Read more

June 22, 2019

Killer Whales in the Strait of Georgia!

Erin | M/V Kestrel | Saturday, June 22, 2019 | 11:00 AM It was a truly adventurous trip aboard the M/V Kestrel this morning. We began our trip heading north out of Friday Harbor. There were some orca reports in the Strait of Georgia, and we figured we would give it a shot to try and see them. On...Read more
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June 21, 2019

Porpoising Orcas in the Haro Strait! 06/21/19

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 06/21/19 | 12:00pm The sun shone high in the sky on this lovely Friday in Friday Harbor! Almost immediately, the crew received reports of whales not too far away, so everyone got really excited. Captain Pete, Naturalist Erin and I took our vessel, the Sea Lion, out of the...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales Near San Juan Island

June 21, 2019

Five Bigg's Killer Whales Seen Along San Juan Island!

Laura C. | 6-21-2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am Today was a gorgeous day aboard M/V Kestrel with Captain Gabe leading our voyage! We headed south and were lucky right off the bat, finding harbor seals, Steller’s sea lions and a pair of bald eagles all sharing some small rocky islands right near San...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales Near San Juan Island

June 21, 2019

Five Bigg's Killer Whales Seen Along San Juan Island!

Laura C. | 6-21-2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am Today was a gorgeous day aboard M/V Kestrel with Captain Gabe leading our voyage! We headed south and were lucky right off the bat, finding harbor seals, Steller’s sea lions and a pair of bald eagles all sharing some small rocky islands right near San...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales Traveling with calf

June 20, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales Spotted Near Saturna Island

Laura C. | 6-20-2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 5:30 pm Our second trip on the 5:30 whale watch was spectacular! We headed north and found T124As traveling right around Saturna Island! The water was glass calm and as we were the only vessel in the area, the surrounding waters were quite peaceful! We passed a...Read more
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June 17, 2019

Huge Group of Orcas in Boundary Pass and Also HBs! 06/17/19

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 06/17/19 | 12:00pm What an unbelievably special day out on the water! The sun was shining brightly in the sky and filled everyone with excitement immediately. Captain Erick, naturalist Piper and I took our largest boat, the M/V Sealion out of Friday harbor towards promising...Read more

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