Humpback Whales in the Salish Sea

May 28, 2019

Don't Krill My Vibe; Humpback Whales in the Salish Sea

Olivia | May 28th, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00pm Today started off beautifully for Captain Gabe and me. It was such a small group of people that all decided they wanted to sit at the bow together, which allowed us to chat and hang out as our own family group. We started our route traveling past...Read more

May 26, 2019

The rain didn't stop the fun!

Erin | M/V Sea Hawk | Saturday, May 25, 2019| 12:00 PM Today was a rainy day, but that sure did not stop us from seeing amazing wildlife. We began our trip heading north out of Roche Harbor, heading toward Pender Island, as we got some reports of orcas in that area. On our way out of the harbor, we...Read more

May 23, 2019

A Trip to Canada with Bigg's Orcas and Humpbacks!

Piper | Thursday, May 23, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 12:00 PM The M/V Kestrel left the docks of Friday Harbor today at noon with me, an awesome group of guests, and the wonderful Captain Gabe. We headed north into San Juan Channel and before we could even get to speed, we spotted a bald eagle perched in...Read more

May 22, 2019

Four Humpbacks Fluking in Boundary Pass!

Piper | Wednesday, May 22, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00 PM This lovely Wednesday morning the M/V Sea Lion was crewed by Captain Gabe and I, and we carried a great group of people north into San Juan Channel to scan the waters for whales. We made our way into Boundary Pass and across the border into...Read more

May 20, 2019

Trio of humpback whales

Erin | Monday, May 20, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00 p.m. Today was incredible. It began with some sightings of harbor seals as we departed from Friday Harbor. They were swimming through the water as we cruised past them. We travelled north toward President Channel, and we saw some harbor porpoises...Read more
humpback whale flukes

May 12, 2019

Humpback-palooza up north! Whale Watching from Friday Harbor

Sarah | 05/12/2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00pm What a spectacular day out on the water! Naturalist Piper, Captain Pete, and I had a great Mother’s Day trip exploring the Salish Sea! We great weather and great wildlife kicking around as of late it was bound to be a great day! We left Friday Harbor and...Read more

May 11, 2019

Humpback Hurrah!

M/V Sea Lion | May 11, 2019 | Naturalist Alexandria What a great day we had today out on the water! Captain Pete, Erick and myself all hit the water with no firm reports of whales, but as we headed north up San Juan Channel we heard of some Humpbacks that had been seen up in Boundary Pass! We were...Read more
Humpback whale flukes

May 11, 2019

Morning Adventure Tour from Friday Harbor with Humpbacks!

Sarah | 05/11/2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am We had an amazing late morning/early afternoon trip out in the Salish Sea with our Adventure Tour! We had incredibly clear skies and buttery-smooth waters, enjoying amazing views of the surrounding mountains as we cruised. We decided to leave Friday Harbor...Read more

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