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

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

June 8, 2019

Bigg's killer whales and humpback whales on a sunny morning!

Erin | M/V Kestrel | Saturday, June 8, 2019 | 11:00 AM Today was an absolutely wonderful day out on the water. We left the harbor and the sun was shining! Within seven minutes of leaving the harbor, we came across a pod of killer whales. This is not a common occurence, so the crew was equally as...Read more

June 7, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales and Scratchy the Humpback Whale!

Erin | M/V Sea Lion | Friday, June 7, 2019 | 12:00 PM What a phenomenal day it was out in the Salish Sea! We saw so many different types of wildlife, and the sun decided to show itself as well! We began our trip heading south toward Cattle Point. When we got to Cattle Point, we got some great views...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
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

June 1, 2019

Stitch the Humpback Whale near East Point!

Erin | M/V Sea Lion | Saturday, June 1, 2019 | 12:00 PM Today was an excellent day out on the water! The afternoon was seeming like it was going to be a beautiful, sunny one, so spirits were high amongst everyone. We left Friday Harbor and travelled north. We saw many harbor porpoises as we...Read more

May 31, 2019

Splashy Bigg's Killer Whales Near Henry Island!

Erin | M/V Sea Lion | Friday, May 31, 2019 | 12:00 PM Today was a day packed full of amazing wildlife viewing! It was a sunny, beautiful day out on the water. We began our day heading north out of Friday Harbor, getting some gorgeous views of Spieden Island. We ended up on the western side of...Read more

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