June 23, 2021

Magical Minke Whale Memories

Jordan | M/V Kestrel | 06/23/2021 2:00pm Today was such a gorgeous day out on the water. The waves seemed almost mystical like we were floating in a painting. The day began with Captain Brian and I jumping on the Kestrel and heading out towards the southern point of San Juan. Within the San Juan...Read more

May 16, 2021

Humpback Whales Throughout Southern Waters!

Jordan | M/V Kestrel | 05/16/2021 2:00pm The sun shined high in the sky today as Captain Brian and I took out our speed vessel, the Kestrel, and zoomed out of Friday Harbor. Turning right, we headed south down the San Juan Channel. We passed Lopez Island and the southern point of San Juan Island...Read more

September 14, 2019

Amazing Peduncle Throwing Humpback!

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 09/14/19 | 12:00pm Today was unlike any day I’ve had in the San Juan’s! Captain Pete, Naturalist Olivia and I headed out of Friday Harbor and headed down south through the San Juan Channel on the lookout for any wildlife. We reached the southern point of San Juan and admired...Read more
Washington State Ferry in the San Juan Islands

March 10, 2018

11 Must See Washington Gems for the Perfect Day Trip

Top Washington State Day Trips 1. San Juan Island- Paradise is Only a Day Trip Away Well this one might be a given considering you’ve stopped by to read this blog for a reason! But the San Juan Islands make a fantastic getaway! From kayaking around Roche Harbor and picnicking on Henry or Posey...Read more

May 2, 2013

Two Transient Bulls

Today we observed another pair of Transient Orcas in the Straight of Juan de Fuca, off Victoria. Spotting two giant, black triangles from quite a distance, we confirmed that we were dealing with two mature bulls. When male orcas come into puberty in their early teens, they are known as “sprouters...Read more