Bigg's killer whales

May 11, 2019

Afternoon Report of Killer Whales! Afternoon Adventure Tour

Sarah | 05/11/2019 | M/V Kestrel | 03:00pm What amazing demonstration of how reports can change throughout the day! As we came back to Friday Harbor after a spectacular morning tour, a report of orcas far to the north in the Canadian Gulf Islands came in over the radio. Captain Gabe and I remained...Read more

May 4, 2019

Adventure Tour from Friday Harbor: Bigg's Killer Whales

[Sarah | 05/04/2019 | M/V Kestrel | 10:00am and 2:00pm] Today’s two adventure tours were super special. We got to spend the whole day exploring the Salish Sea looking for all sorts of wildlife and enjoy some incredible spring weather. Our 10:00am trip left the dock with a rumor of killer whales...Read more
Killer whale surfacing

May 3, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales in San Juan Channel

[Sarah | 05/03/2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00pm] We had an incredible day on the water today from Friday Harbor. This time of year the we say that the chances of seeing orcas are 50-60%, but we have been having a spectacular early season seeing whales on over 80% of our trips. Though it doesn’t happen...Read more

April 28, 2019

J Pod Orcas Make an Early Season Appearance in Rosario Strait!

Piper | 04/28/2019 | M/V Sea Lion | Noon I'm back for another season on San Juan Island and what a great day to kick off the summer aboard the M/V Sea Lion! Captain Pete and I were onboard with a great group of folks today, the sun was shining bright, and the wind had relaxed after a very breezy...Read more