June 30, 2019

Orcas up North!

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 06/30/19 | 1:30pm Today was super great! Captain Erick, Naturalist Piper and I took the Sea Lion out of Friday Harbor and headed north to reports of orca whales coming from Canadian waters. We boated up through the San Juan Channel, passed by Orcas Island and Waldron Island...Read more

June 29, 2019

Orcas in the Strait of Georgia!

Jordan | M/V Kestrel | 06/29/19 | Today was a great day full of adventures! Captain Gabe and I took the Kestrel out of Friday Harbor and headed north to reports of whales up in the Strait of Georgia. We sped up through the San Juan Channel and up towards Waldron Island. We stopped by a group of...Read more

June 28, 2019

Orcas Near Point Roberts!

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 06/28/19 | 5:30pm This evening was absolutely beautiful. Captain Pete and I took our vessel, the Sea Lion, out of Friday Harbor just as the sun decided to sink a bit lower in the sky. Hearing hopeful reports up north, we headed up through the San Juan Channel. We passed...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales near Cypress Island

June 28, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales Radiate Rosario Strait

Olivia | June 28, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 1:30pm It is always nice to leave the dock with potential whale sightings in our range. We decided to boat right between Shaw and Lopez Island and cut through Obstruction Pass to pop out over by Cypress Island in the Rosario Strait. On our way over there we...Read more
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June 27, 2019

Orcas in Canada! 06/27/19

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 06/27/19 | 5:30pm What a gorgeous day out on the water! Although the clouds floated low towards the island, it didn’t take away any beauty from the surrounding islands. Captain Pete and I took the Sea Lion out of Friday Harbor for our sunset tour. We headed north through the...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales in the San Juan Islands

June 27, 2019

Adventure Tour with Killer Whales

Olivia | June 27, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am Our morning trip out on M/V Kestrel definitely started off as an adventure as we were getting everyone suited up in the rain. Despite the June showers, we wore smiling faces as we set out to find the whales we received word about. We traveled north...Read more
Killer Whales in the San Juan Islands

June 26, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales Take Over the San Juan Islands

Olivia | June 26, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 1:30pm What a spectacular day on the water! We started off the trip heading north through the San Juan Channel and rounding the northern end of San Juan Island through Spieden Channel. Prior to this, we had already started to see Harbor Porpoises swimming...Read more

June 23, 2019

Humpback Whale near East Point!

Erin | M/V Sea Lion | Sunday, June 23, 2019 | 1:30 PM Today was a lovely day out on the water! We began the trip with a harbor seal in the harbor right by our boat! We then left Friday Harbor and headed north toward a report of a humpback whale. On our way, we saw harbor porpoises in San Juan...Read more

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