Killer Whales Near Waldron Island

September 12, 2020

Action Packed Killer Whale and Wildlife Day

Olivia | M/V Sea Lion | September 12th, 2020 | 13:00 Our excursion today started off with no whale reports in the Salish Sea. This is a very normal way to start the day as we all leave the dock, divide along the waters, and check on what is occurring in the world’s most productive waters. Captain...Read more

August 30, 2017

Orcas Make for Happy Days in the San Juans

[08/29/17- M/V Sea Lion- Kelsey, Naturalist- 1:30PM] Smoke returned slightly to the San Juan Islands today, but that didn’t get us down on our whale watch and wildlife tour on M/V Sea Lion! We departed Friday Harbor in high spirits, ready to see what would await us as we trekked through some of the...Read more
Humpback Whale

August 22, 2016

Humpback Funday Sunday!

On Sunday, Captain Mike, myself, and Hannah set out on yet another sunny adventurous day in the Salish Sea. It was a wee bit windy down south, so we headed north to search within and on the northern edge of our little archipelago here. We skimmed past Orcas Island and Waldron Island two of our...Read more

September 11, 2010

Lookin' At Lopez

The orcas and humpbacks were conspiring against us today. They were all 20 miles or more from Friday Harbor and were heading further west. Not a good combination for a successful whale watching tour. Luckily for us the minke whale were cooperating, so we went and spent time with them. Afterward...Read more