July 5, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales and Some Marvelous Minkes!

Piper | Friday, July 5, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00AM Today was oddly chilly, dreary, and drizzly for a day in July in the San Juan Islands, but it was one heck of a day for whale sightings!! The M/V Kestrel was crewed today by me and Captain Gabe and for our morning trip we headed out to a report...Read more

June 30, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales, the T37A's, Chow Down on a Porpoise!

Piper | Sunday, June 30, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 5:30 PM Happy last day of June! Tonight’s sunset cruise took us south through San Juan Channel to check out a report of orcas near Hein Bank! We headed down towards Cattle Point Lighthouse and stopped at Whale Rocks to check out a few Steller sea lions...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales Breaching!

June 29, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales Breaching Near Point Roberts!!

Laura C./ 6-29-2019/ M/V Sea Lion / 1:30pm Today was an outstanding day out on the water! Our vessel Sea Lion traveled far north towards Point Roberts! We were so excited to see a large family of Bigg’s killer whales demonstrating an abundance of surface activity!! As our vessel approached the...Read more

June 25, 2019

T101s Take Down a Harbor Seal in San Juan Channel!

Piper | Tuesday, June 25, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00 AM On this sunny Tuesday morning captains Gabe and Pete and I took a great group of folks out on the Kestrel, heading over to the Wasp Islands to try to locate a group of orcas who had been seen by a passing ferry. The group of Bigg’s killer...Read more

June 24, 2019

Bigg's Orcas, T65As, in Rosario Strait!

Piper | Monday, June 24, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 1:30 PM On today’s afternoon trip Captain Erick, Erin, and I headed out into the Salish Sea with some really cool guests and we got to circumnavigate Lopez Island checking out all sorts of wildlife! Typically, when we leave the docks we either head up...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whale with Harbor Seals

June 22, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whale Seen Surrounded by Harbor Seals!

Laura C. | 6-22-2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00pm Greetings from the sea! The M/V Sea Lion had an awesome day out on the water cruising along some fun waves and a windy breeze! We headed north and first stopped along Flattop Island for some exciting commotion with several bald eagles circling overhead...Read more

June 11, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales on a sunny day!

Erin | M/V Kestrel | Tuesday, June 11, 2019 | 11:00 AM Today was a stunning day out in the Salish Sea. We left Friday Harbor and travelled north toward some orca reports. As we got closer to Spieden Island, we got some amazing looks at a bald eagle perched in the treetops. It had its white plumage...Read more

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