June 14, 2022

Humpback Whales in the Strait of Georgia

June 14, 2022 Abby Dahl 12:30pm Osprey We took off out of the harbor, rumors of two humpback whales to the north. We zipped through San Juan Channel towards Boundary Pass, harbor seals and harbor porpoise ducking under the water in the distance. It was a clear day, visibility several miles in all...Read more

June 13, 2022

Humpback Whale in Haro Strait

June 13 th , 2022 Abby Dahl 12:30pm Osprey It was a windy day in the harbor. After departing the dock and spotting multiple bald eagles along the Friday Harbor Labs treeline, we made our way north through San Juan Channel. We passed Spieden Island and turned west pas Roche Harbor at the northern...Read more

June 2, 2022

Humpback Hotspot

Kelly | M/V Kestrel | June 2nd, 2022 | 2:00pm Today marked the first truly “warm” day on San Juan Island for the year 2022! Not ideal for standing around in our extra warm exposure suits… but delightful once we picked up speed and started cruising in our high-speed vessel. First stop on this tour...Read more

June 1, 2022

A Trio of Humpbacks in Boundary Pass

Maxx K. | M/V Osprey | 06/01/2022 | 12:30pm Humpback whales are just the coolest. Here in the Salish Sea we have a “Humpback Highway” of sorts; these massive 45 tonne animals will travel in through the Juan De Fuca and will often then take a hard left up and through the Haro Strait, through...Read more

May 30, 2022

J-pod and a Humback's Wave

Kelly | M/V Kestrel | 5/30/22 | 2:00pm | It was overcast and a bit foggy as we suited up in our exposure suits and prepared for our Adventure tour on the M/V Kestrel! This exciting tour operates on our smallest and fastest vessel in the fleet, a zodiac style ridged inflatable that allows us to zip...Read more

May 29, 2022

Memorial Day Weekend Orcas and Humpbacks in Canada!!

Jordan | M/V Kestrel | 05/29/2022 2:00pm Happy Memorial Day Weekend! Today was such a special day out in the Salish Sea. Captain Eric and I greeted out guests and headed out of Friday Harbor towards the north. We cruised past Orcas Island and Waldron Island then across into Canadian waters. As we...Read more