June 13, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales (T49As) Grace the Strait of Georgia!

Piper | Thursday, June 13, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00 AM It was Captain Gabe and I on the Kestrel again today, but the crazy heat from yesterday had faded some, making the exposure suits we provide for guests extra helpful on the water. We had an awesome group of people today and we left the marina...Read more
orcas surfacing near san juan islands

June 12, 2019

Killer whales near Friday Harbor

Laura | June 12, 2019 | Sea Lion | 12:00 Today we had a fantastic day out on the water on M/V Sea Lion! We departed Friday Harbor heading out to San Juan channel and were lucky enough to find Bigg’s killer whales not far from shore! The family pod consisted of Sidney T123A, Stanley T123B, Lucky...Read more
Humpback Whale near Victoria

June 10, 2019

Humpback Whales in the Strait of Juan de Fuca

Olivia | June 10, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am Today was incredibly gorgeous; sunny and 70! We received word of whale sightings south of San Juan Island in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, so we decided to head down there, admiring Cattle Point Lighthouse as we entered the large body of water. Not far...Read more

June 8, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales and Surprise Humpbacks in Haro Strait!

Piper | Saturday, June 8, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 5:30 PM On this evening’s sunset whale watch we headed out of the marina to go north again, with a very different destination in mind compared to our afternoon trip; the same orcas we were watching by Jones Island were now in Cordova Bay off of...Read more

June 8, 2019

Bigg's Orcas in San Juan Channel!

Piper | Saturday, June 8, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00 PM Captain Gabe and I were on the Sea Lion today with some awesome folks and there was a report of Bigg’s killer whales just up the channel from us! We left the docks and headed north, arriving with the whales shortly after beginning the tour...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

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