August 15, 2019

J Pod, a humpback whale, and loads of wildlife!

Erin | M/V Sea Lion | Thursday, August 15, 2019 | 5:30 PM This evening was the greatest trip of all time. We began our trip heading south out of Friday Harbor. We went through some upwelling zones near Cattle Point lighthouse, which were bringing food to the water's surface and causing birds to...Read more

August 13, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales Hold Family Reunion near the Puget Sound

Piper | Tuesday, August 13, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 1:30 PM The M/V Sea Lion left the docks in Friday Harbor today carrying some lovely guests along with Captain Pete, Erin, and myself! We left the marina and headed south through San Juan Channel to meet up with a group of Bigg’s orcas that were...Read more

August 13, 2019

Two whale species and lots of wildlife in the Salish Sea!

Erin | M/V Sea Lion | Monday, August 13, 2019 | 1:30 PM It was an absolutely wonderful trip in the Salish Sea today. We left the harbor with numerous reports of large whales in the area, so we headed towards them. We made our through the San Juan Channel and into Spieden Channel. We crossed into...Read more

August 9, 2019

Thirteen Orcas in Puget Sound Porpoise Take-down!!

Piper | Friday, August 9, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 3:00 PM This afternoon Captain Gabe and I took a lovely group of guests out on the Kestrel for an epic trip down to Admiralty Inlet, at the very top of Puget Sound. We left the marina and headed south into San Juan Channel. This channel opens up to the...Read more

August 7, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales get a harbor seal lunch!

Naturalist Erin | M/V Kestrel | 11:00 AM | Wednesday, August 7, 2019 Today's trip was magical! We started our trip with no firm reports of whales, so we decided to head toward the Strait of Georgia and cover some different areas than other boats were covering. We were going for a whale search. We...Read more

August 2, 2019

T65As Hunting in the Strait of Georgia!

Piper | Friday, August 2, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 5:30 PM Heading out on our second tour for the day, Captain Gabe and I took some awesome people out into the Salish Sea! We left the marina in Friday Harbor and hung a left, up San Juan Channel and towards the north. We passed by a channel marker not...Read more

July 29, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales near Saturna Island!

Erin | M/V Kestrel | 11:00 AM | Monday, July 29, 2019 What an incredible day packed with wildlife in the Salish Sea! When we left Friday Harbor, the sun was shining and it was shaping up to be a gorgeous day. We headed north out of the harbor toward a report of orcas in Boundary Pass! The water was...Read more

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