Bigg's Killer Whales Near Sucia Island!

June 27, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whale Family Near Sucia Island!

Laura C. | 6-27-2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 1:30pm Passengers boarded M/V Sea Lion today with vigor, in hopes of either witnessing whales in their natural environment for the first time or reconnecting with these charismatic leviathans once again! And we were not disappointed! Captain Pete manned the...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales!!

June 26, 2019

14 Bigg's Killer Whales Celebrate a Sunset Whale Watch!!

Laura C./ 6-26-2019 / M/V Sea Lion / 5:30pm Our whale watch this evening was one of my favorites of the season! Captain Pete, Olivia, myself and a full boat of passengers voyaged north to Saturna Island. We were ecstatic to find three families of Bigg’s killer whales joined together in what seemed...Read more

June 25, 2019

Fun with the T101's near Moresby Island

Erin | M/V Sea Lion | Tuesday, June 25, 2019 | 1:30 PM What a lovely afternoon in the Salish Sea! We began our trip heading north out of Friday Harbor. The sun was shining and we were ready to see some amazing wildlife. We headed toward some reports of orcas near Stuart Island. When we got to...Read more

June 24, 2019

Two Families of Bigg's Killer Whales Interacting!

Erin | M/V Sea Lion | Tuesday, June 25, 2019 | 5:30 PM What an amazing trip it was aboard the M/V Sea Lion this evening. The weather was absolutely beautiful. The water was smooth and the sun was shining bright. We left Friday Harbor and headed south toward Cattle Point, back toward the area where...Read more

June 22, 2019

Killer Whales in the Strait of Georgia!

Erin | M/V Kestrel | Saturday, June 22, 2019 | 11:00 AM It was a truly adventurous trip aboard the M/V Kestrel this morning. We began our trip heading north out of Friday Harbor. There were some orca reports in the Strait of Georgia, and we figured we would give it a shot to try and see them. On...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales Traveling with calf

June 20, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales Spotted Near Saturna Island

Laura C. | 6-20-2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 5:30 pm Our second trip on the 5:30 whale watch was spectacular! We headed north and found T124As traveling right around Saturna Island! The water was glass calm and as we were the only vessel in the area, the surrounding waters were quite peaceful! We passed a...Read more

June 19, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whale and Humpback North of San Juan Island!

Piper | Wednesday, June 19, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00 PM Today was a bit of a blustery day in the Salish Sea, but Captain Gabe, Laura, and I had an awesome group of folks on the Sea Lion and we headed north into San Juan Channel on the lookout for all sorts of wildlife! There was a report of a...Read more