June 14, 2019

Heather, Raptor, and the T49A's

Erin | M/V Sea Lion | Friday, June 14, 2019 | 12:00 PM What a fantastic afternoon out in the Salish Sea! It began with humpback whales directly outside of Friday Harbor. We headed a couple of minutes south before seeing two humpback whales. They were diving at the same time and coming up to the...Read more

June 9, 2019

Humpbacks and Harbor Porpoise

Naturalist Alexandria | M/V Sea Lion | Sunday, June 9 th Today was a great day! We all met up at the office and got our group of 14 together for this trip. It was an awesome mix of people, and though we are coast guard approved for 49 people we only had 14 people on board so everyone had ample...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 2, 2019

Stitch the Humpback near Saturna 06/02/19

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 06/02/19 | 12:00 Today Captain Erick and I took the Sea Lion out of Friday Harbor for a wonderful cruise around the islands. We, first, headed north through the San Juan Channel and passed the eastern tip of Speiden Island. Then, we made a pitstop at Flattop Island! This...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

May 26, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales: Fun with the T101's

Erin | M/V Sea Lion | Sunday, May 26, 2019 | 12:00 PM What a fantastic trip we had on a beautifully sunny day! It began with harbor porpoises. These tiny toothed whales were travelling through President Channel as we made our way to where there were some orca reports. Everyone was excited to see...Read more

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