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

June 4, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales in Haro Strait!

Piper | Tuesday, June 4, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00 PM Just as I was gathering our guests for our trip today Captain Pete was on the radio with other whale watching boats and received a report of orcas in Canadian waters! So, we got off the docks with an awesome group of people and headed north in...Read more

June 1, 2019

Stitch the Humpback Whale near East Point!

Erin | M/V Sea Lion | Saturday, June 1, 2019 | 12:00 PM Today was an excellent day out on the water! The afternoon was seeming like it was going to be a beautiful, sunny one, so spirits were high amongst everyone. We left Friday Harbor and travelled north. We saw many harbor porpoises as we...Read more

May 31, 2019

Whale Whiplash! Orcas on the Right and a Humpback on the Left!

Piper | Friday, May 31, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 3:00 PM On our afternoon tour today the orcas that were spotted in the morning (the T65Bs, T75Bs, and T75Cs) had continued north so we left from Friday Harbor going north into San Juan Channel. When we arrived to Green Point on Spieden Island, a common...Read more

May 31, 2019

Orcas and a Humpback and Bald Eagles Attacking a Seagull! Woah!

Piper | Friday, May 31, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00 AM Heading out of Friday Harbor today there was a report of Bigg’s killer whales off Lime Kiln Lighthouse on the west side of San Juan Island so we headed south into San Juan Channel and it wasn’t long before we came upon a group of harbor seals...Read more

May 26, 2019

Monarch the Humpback and a Posse of Orcas in the North!

Piper | Sunday, May 26, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00 AM & 3:00 PM What a difference a day can make when it comes to weather in the Salish Sea! Today it was sunny as can be and I was out on the M/V Kestrel with Captain Gabe and two great groups of guests! On both tours we headed north out of...Read more