April 17, 2018

T65A’s Baby Shower

T65A’s Baby Shower [M/V Sea Lion 4/15/18- Naturalist Alexandria] You are cordially invited to T65A’s Baby Shower to celebrate the newest addition into the Matriline: T65A6 Week old T65A6 joined by the rest of their family and friends! When: Aboard M/V Sea Lion’s Trip on Sunday, April 15 th at Noon...Read more
Transient Orcas

August 16, 2017

Traveling Transient Orcas (T18/T19's) and Salty River Otters

[Naturalist Erick D., M/V Kestrel, 8/9/17, 2:00PM] On our afternoon trip for the day, Gabe and I and all the lovely folks aboard started another exciting search for some cool marine wildlife. Our first stop was one of our favorites. We motored down to Whale Rocks. These two Islets emerge from the...Read more

September 29, 2016

Transient Orcas in the Strait of Juan de Fuca

Today we had the rare opportunity to view four different family groups of transient killer whales. When we pulled away from the dock, reports of killer whales in the Strait of Juan de Fuca brought us south of San Juan Island. On our way down, we encountered all sorts of wildlife, including Steller...Read more

April 12, 2014

Tansient Orcas Outside Friday Harbor!

Although the day started out grey, the sunshine quickly took over in the San Juan Islands. Captain Mike lead Naturalist Emily, Naturalist Kevin, and the guests on board the M/V Sea Lion north out of Friday Harbor in the pursuit of orcas. We started the morning with no orca reports, which is common...Read more