June 9, 2019

Orcas in the Strait of Juan De Fuca! 06/09/18

Jordan| M/V Kestrel | 06/09/19 | 11:00 As we got everyone suited up, excitement filled the air. Eventually everyone headed down and met with Captain Gabe by the Kestrel and we headed out of Friday Harbor. We heard reports coming from Canadian waters so we sped down the San Juan Channel and towards...Read more

June 8, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales and Surprise Humpbacks in Haro Strait!

Piper | Saturday, June 8, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 5:30 PM On this evening’s sunset whale watch we headed out of the marina to go north again, with a very different destination in mind compared to our afternoon trip; the same orcas we were watching by Jones Island were now in Cordova Bay off of...Read more
Orca whale

June 2, 2019

Transient Orcas in the Haro Strait! 06/02/19

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 06/02/19 | 5:30pm As the sun sank lower in the sky, Captain Pete and I took off out of Friday Harbor to start our sunset cruise adventure. We headed north through the San Juan Channel towards Speiden Channel. Then we heard whispers on the whale watcher’s radio that there...Read more

June 1, 2019

Rare Gray Orca Whale Sighting in Canada! 06/01/19

Jordan | M/V Kestresl | 06/01/19 | 11:00am Today was basically the most magical day. And no, I’m not being dramatic. It’s true. It started with our first trip leaving Friday Harbor at around 11:30am. And although it was a tad later than usual, it was definitely worth the wait! Captain Gabe and I...Read more

May 25, 2019

Baby Humpback And Baby Orca 05/25/19

Jordan | May 25, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 3:00 trip What a fantastic trip out in the San Juan Islands! Captain Gabe and I took the Kestrel and sped out to adventure with our wonderfully excited guests. We headed north through the San Juan Channel and spotted something beautiful right away! Bald eagles...Read more

April 16, 2019

Amazing Day out on the Water with Fantastic Looks at the T123s!

Alexandria | Tuesday April 16, 2019 | 12:00 | M/V Sea Lion What an absolutely amazing trip! Today was quite the day! When we hit the water this afternoon we were very excited to have two reports of orcas within our range. The first was a bit up north and the second was south of us. We decided to...Read more
J Pod heading North

March 23, 2019

Southern Resident Killer Whales Spotted in the Salish Sea

[Sarah | 03/23/2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00pm] Today was spectacular… there is no other way to put it. Oftentimes today the waters of the Salish Sea were so calm that the islands and tiny puffy clouds were reflected perfectly in the surface. It feels like spring all through the islands, with flowers...Read more

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