June 16, 2018

Curious Jpod!

It was a beautiful morning on the San Juan’s, starting to finally feel like summer! Sun shining and not too breezy! We had an excited crew on board and Captain Gabe along with naturalist Jordan and I were headed south down the San Juan Channel to go look for some orcas we heard were hanging out on...Read more
Southern Residents near San Juan swimming

June 15, 2018

J Pod Joy!

Jordan | June 15, 2018 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00 noon Today the Sealion journeyed out of Friday Harbor for the 12:00 noon tour with Captain Pete, Naturalist Rachel and myself. Reports of the J pod were coming in from the southwest side of San Juan Island, the same region this group was found yesterday...Read more

June 15, 2018

Southern Residents at Sunset!

Jordan | June 14, 2018 | M/V Sea Lion | 5:30 sunset The Sealion, along with Captain Pete and myself, voyaged out of Friday Harbor for the 5:30 sunset tour. Luckily, J Pod just recently returned to the San Juan islands causing excitement amongst the entire region! Today, this large group of Southern...Read more
Bigg's whales swimming

June 15, 2018

Transients by D'Arcy Island!

Jordan | June 13, 2018 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00 noon What a great day within the Salish Sea! The 12:00 noon tour had such a wonderful group of people who asked so many thoughtful questions! Before we even left the dock, our guests showed us they were eager to learn. Captain Pete, Mariana and I set...Read more
Whale family traveling closely together

June 12, 2018

Lime Kiln Killer Whales!

June 10, 2018 | M/V Sea Lion | 5:30 Sunset Today the 5:30 sunset tour hosted a small group of enthusiastic whale lovers! Captain Pete and I heard reports of orcas heading north along the east side of San Juan Island so we decided to head around the north end of the island and down the east side to...Read more
Bigg's killer whale surfacing

June 12, 2018

Wonderful Whales at Obstruction Pass!

June 09, 2018 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00 Noon What a fantastic trip we had today! The weather was super cooperative and shone sunlight on our entire journey. Captain Gabe, Mariana and I were all very excited to start the day and set off on the voyage to find whales. Coming out of Friday Harbor for the...Read more

May 28, 2018

Two Humpbacks in the Strait of Georgia

Wednesday, May 23 rd | M/V Kestrel | 2:00 PM This afternoon, Captain Gabe and I assisted our guests aboard the M/V Kestrel and set out to find some whales! With only second-hand reports we headed north to check things out. We arrived off Jones Island and slowed to nearly a stop. Scanning the waters...Read more
Humpback Whale

May 24, 2018

Humpback Whale Day

[Wednesday, 5/23/18 - M/V Sea Lion - 12:00 - Naturalist Erick] This Wednesday, Captain Pete and I headed north on another bright sunny day to the north. We made our first stop at Green Point on Spieden Island. Here, is a normal haul-out spot for Steller Sea Lions. Today, there was still around 8...Read more