CA173s! The exotic family

October 12, 2019

Amazing day with over thirty Bigg's killer whales spotted

Sarah | 10/12/2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00pm What an incredible day on the water! After an early morning report of a huge group of orcas moving east in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Captain Erick and I were eager to leave the dock here in Friday Harbor to go out and explore! We decided to head south...Read more
Bigg's Male Orca

October 5, 2019

Minke Whale and Orcas! ( The T18's and the T37A's)

Naturalist Erick | Saturday, October 5, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | Noon Saturday started in a pretty typical Pacific Northwest way. Rain and low hanging clouds fell and scraped the tops of the evergreen hills of the San Juan Islands. As Capt. Pete and I got ready to take a full boat out to search for the...Read more

October 5, 2019

Beautiful Bigg's Killer Whales Beyond the Border!

Piper | Saturday, October 5, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00 PM Today started out so dreary but by the time we were gathering for our 12:00 Classic trip, the rain dried up and the sun was just starting to peak through the clouds, making for a beautiful day on the water!! Captain Sarah, Jacob, our Kayak...Read more
male killer whale

September 29, 2019

Orca and Humpback spotted on Adventure Tour

Sarah | 09/29/2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am Captain Gabe and I set out from Friday Harbor for another day on the Salish Sea. We set out from Friday Harbor heading south towards reports of good weather and smooth water. On our way out towards open water we decided to stop to check out some Steller’s...Read more

September 27, 2019

W-hail of a Good Time with Orcas in Canada!

Piper | Friday, September 27, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00 PM Captain Sarah, Alexandria, and I ventured out into the Salish Sea with a really awesome group of folks and reports of whales swimming about! We headed north into San Juan Channel and when we got to the top of San Juan Island we headed...Read more

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