July 6, 2018

Bigg's Killer Whales Show Us a Great 4th of July!

Wednesday, July 4th | M/V Sea Lion After catching the Friday Harbor 4 th of July parade, Captain Pete, naturalist Jordan and I were pumped to get out on the water and see what the day had in store! We boarded the M/V Sea Lion and heard a report of a humpback whale milling about near Lawson Reef on...Read more
Bigg's Orcas

June 7, 2018

Two Families of Bigg's Orcas Play in Admiralty Inlet!

[Monday, 6/4/18 - M/V Kestrel - 2:00PM - Naturalist Erick] On Monday, Captain Gabe and I took M/V Kestrel with a smaller group of folks out to look for amazing wildlife out in the Salish Sea. We headed south down San Juan Channel. We made our first stop at Whale Rocks situated at the entrance to...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
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April 24, 2018

Humpback Whale Plays in the Strait of Georgia

[Sunday, 4/22/18 – Sunday – M/V Sea Lion – Naturalist Erick] This Sunday, we were again blessed with another high-pressure system bringing cool, blue skies, and a sunny day. There was only on teeny cloud that traveled its way across the islands. Captain Mike, myself, and great group of humans...Read more
Humpback Whale

April 24, 2018

The Return of the Humpback Whales!

[Saturday, 4/21/18 – M/V Kestrel – 1:00PM – Naturalist Erick] The past few weeks we have started running trips on our adventure vessel, M/V Kestrel . This craft is a RIB, a Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boat, and can go pretty fast, around 30 – 40 knots. We suit up in these dope red and black exposure...Read more