Humpback Whale

May 22, 2018

Triple Humpback Whales!

[Sunday, 5/20/18 - M/V Sea Lion - 12:00 - Naturalist Erick] On this sunny day in May, Captain Mike and I took a lovely group of folks out to look for some great wildlife. We headed north through Boundary Pass, up Plumper Sound, and through the windy cliff-bordered waterways of Georgensen Pass into...Read more
Humpback Whale

May 22, 2018

Humpback Whale Tails

[Saturday, 5/19/18 - M/V Kestrel - 2:00PM - Naturalist Erick] For our afternoon trip, Captain Gabe and I took Kestrel north once again. We stopped to see some great Harbor Porpoises swimming in the rips off of Green Point! Next, we headed through Boundary Pass and stopped at East Point to look at...Read more
Steller Sea Lions

May 22, 2018

Early Morning Wildlife

[Saturday, 5/19/18 - M/V Kestrel - 10:00AM - Naturalist Erick] This Saturday, Captain Gabe and I took an early morning group out to go search for fun wildlife in the Salish Sea. Aboard Kestrel in our exposure suits we jetted off at around 26 kts to start our search. We headed north in San Juan...Read more

May 21, 2018

Three Humpbacks, Three Breaches, One Stunning Tour

Sunday, May 20 th | M/V Kestrel | 10:00 AM This morning the Kestrel powered up and took off north into San Juan Channel. Led by Captain Gabe, myself and our group of guests explored the waters between the Wasp Islands and up into President Channel before arriving at Patos Island to get a...Read more

May 21, 2018

Zigging and Zagging with a Humpback near Plumper Sound

Thursday, May 17 th | M/V Sea Lion | Noon Pushing off the docks in Friday Harbor this afternoon, Captain Mike took the Sea Lion to the north, toward Spieden Island, where we found a few remaining Steller’s sea lions lounging on Green Point, savoring the last seconds of laziness before making the...Read more
Mt. Baker

May 21, 2018

BCX1210 "Slate" the Humpback [Saturday, May 12, 2018]

[Sarah – 05/12/2018 – M/V Sea Lion – 12:00pm] We had a lovely day out on the water full of wildlife and enlightening ecological discussion. Leaving the dock we steered the M/V Sea Lion north through San Juan Channel towards the Canadian Gulf Islands. We took a break in our journey north to check...Read more
Humpback Whale

May 9, 2018

Humpback Whale Mom and Calf Feeding in the Salish Sea

[Friday, 5/4/18 - M/V Sea Lion - 12:00 - Naturalist Erick] May the Fourth Be with you! Today, Captain Pete and I headed north to ply the waters of the Salish Sea and look for incredible wildlife. Yesterday, we heard of some Humpback Whales hanging out in Birch Bay so we headed in that direction. On...Read more

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