Transient orcas swim alongside Orcas Island

July 11, 2017

Transient Orcas Visit San Juan Channel Near Friday Harbor

[7/11/17- M/V Sea Lion- 1:30PM] Ohhhh what a day to be out on a whale watch! The reports were already great as we left Friday Harbor, but we almost didn’t even need them- whales were seen passing by Friday Harbor just as our trip was ready to depart! After only about 15 or 20 minutes, we were on...Read more
Orca whale in Canadian waters

July 9, 2017

Transient Killer Whales in the Salish Sea on Two Epic Trips

*/ (Rachel A & Sarah M - 07/08/17 – M/V Sea Lion - 01:30 PM & 05:30 PM) We had an absolutely beautiful day out on the M/V Sea Lion today! Our first trip was filled with sunshine and a beautiful sea breeze and our second trip had an amazing sunset, and of course the whales were amazing as...Read more
A transient orca swims near the San Juan Islands

July 6, 2017

Even MORE Transient Killer Whales in the San Juan Islands

[7/6/17- M/V Kittiwake- 11:00AM Charter] If you’re reading this and have already been out to the San Juan Islands, then I might be stating the obvious, but this area is STUNNING. And, today was no exception! Sunny and 75, we chugged out of Friday Harbor from San Juan Island to see what we could see...Read more
Two transient killer whales spotted near San Juan Island

July 4, 2017

Transient Killer Whales Light Up the Fourth of July

[7/4/17- M/V Kestrel- 2:00PM] Happy Fourth of July, folks! The day started with a huge parade going down the main street of Friday Harbor, and then afterwards, a whale watch! It was a scorcher today as M/V Kestrel darted out of the busy harbor in search of killer whales. Just to the north end of...Read more

July 2, 2017

Beautiful Transient Killer Whale Encounter in Eastern San Juans

07/02/17, Lauren Fritz, M/V Sea Lion, San Juan Safaris, 1:30 and 5:30 pm Tours What a magical day of Bigg's Killer Whales! We encountered several different family pods on the east side of Orcas Island today, over in Rosario Strait. We enjoyed some breathtaking views of the T36's and a number of...Read more