J Pod Orcas in Haro Strait

August 15, 2019

Southern Resident Killer Whales Swim Back to San Juan Island!

Olivia | August 15th, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am My favorite trip thus far. I cannot express the realm of emotions myself, Captain Gabe, and our 19 passengers went through on our 11:00am Adventure Tour. We heard reports early in the morning that our Southern Resident Killer Whales (J Pod) had...Read more

August 6, 2019

Big Male Orca Whale Near Stuart!

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 08/06/19 | 1:30pm Today started as a gorgeous sunny day without a cloud in the sky, and it just got better. Captain Sarah, Naturalist Laura and I headed out of Friday Harbor and headed north through the San Juan Channel up towards reports of wildlife! But, on the way, we...Read more

July 11, 2019

Transients Everywhere!

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 07/11/19 | 1:30pm WOW! Today was unbelievable. We saw so much wildlife, it was fantastic. Captain Erick, Naturalist Piper and I took our vessel, the Sea Lion out of Friday Harbor and headed up north through the San Juan Channel. We boated all the way up to Boundary Pass near...Read more
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June 17, 2019

Huge Group of Orcas in Boundary Pass and Also HBs! 06/17/19

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 06/17/19 | 12:00pm What an unbelievably special day out on the water! The sun was shining brightly in the sky and filled everyone with excitement immediately. Captain Erick, naturalist Piper and I took our largest boat, the M/V Sealion out of Friday harbor towards promising...Read more
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June 15, 2019

HB's in Canada! 06/15/19

Jordan | M/V Kestrel | 06/15/19 | 10:30 and 3:00pm Today was such a gorgeous day out on the water! The sky was completely cloudless as the sun shone bright overhead, making guests hesitant to put on our giant exposure suits. But, they quickly figured out that even with the sun, it was cold out on...Read more

August 9, 2018

Afternoon Trip with a Humpback Whale in Canada! | 08/08/2018 | 1:30

Jordan | August 8, 2018 | M/V Sea Lion | 1:30 trip What a wonderful day out on the water! The skies were clear and blue and the water was especially gorgeous. Captain Pete, Mariana and I headed out of Friday Harbor with reports of a whale up in Canada! So, we headed up through the San Juan Channel...Read more

July 10, 2018

Killer Whales off Stuart Island for days!

On a sunny and perfect summer day on San Juan Island like today, everyone was eager to get out on the water. As we headed up the San Juan Channel, the wind started to pick up and we were already getting a break from the summer heat on land. We had heard the same group of orcas we had seen yesterday...Read more

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