June 21, 2022

Sneaky Stealthy Bigg’s Killer Whales in at East Point

Maxx K. | M/V Kestrel | 06/21/2022 | 10:00am I love a morning tour, for a lot of reasons really, but also because there is a real sense of urgency and tension. Being a part of the PWWA is such a great tool, not only are we able to collect and share data about whale behavior but we’re also able to...Read more

May 3, 2022

Humpback Whale “Big Mama” and her breaching calf!

Lauren | M/V Sea Lion | 5.3.2022 | 12:30 PM M/V Sea Lion had a small group today, only 9 passengers were aboard as we puttered out of Friday Harbor. I was beyond delighted to hear that the infamous “Big Mama” was back in the Salish Sea, and that we may see her out on our trip today. Seeing “Big...Read more

May 30, 2015

Humpbacks in Boundary Pass

Today the Sea Lion ventured north under a sunny sky full of happy people and some happy naturalists: Mike and Tyler. We had some reports of Humpback whales up in Canadian waters so that is where we headed! Just outside the harbor we saw our first bald eagle fly overhead along with some rhinoceros...Read more

May 8, 2010

Blue Skies, Blue Waters

Today was a day you could not beat here in the San Juan Islands. The sky was clear, the weather warm (for the Pacific Northwest) and the water was calm. No one could seem to find orcas (remember, the world's largest dolphin) or whales today, but we had a lovely cruise around the San Juan and the...Read more