July 9, 2018

4th of July Orcas!

Captain Gabe and I headed down to the docks on the busiest day of the year in Friday Harbor- 4 th of July! Unfortunately, we had not heard of any whales in our area yet this morning. With smiles on our faces and high hopes, we gathered our guests and headed up the San Juan Channel to see what...Read more

July 7, 2018

Whale Hunt

Captain Mike, Naturalist Alexandria and I were excited to be on the water on this VERY hot summer day. We had not heard of any reports in our area yet this morning, so we were a little anxious leaving the harbor with a full boat of hopeful guests. Some other boats had found a humpback on the West...Read more
whale sunset

June 29, 2018

Sunset Whales!

Jordan | June 29, 2018 | M/V Sea Lion | 5:30 sunset trip What a lovely sunset tour today! Captain Mike and I set out at 5:30 from Friday Harbor with a fairly decent idea of where we could find orcas! We received reports of a transient whale pod up in West Sound, so we headed north through the San...Read more

June 28, 2018

Kestrel Travels North for Transient Orcas

Today was a gorgeous morning on M/V Kestrel! We took to the waters this morning at 10am in search of whales! Captain Mike had gotten a report of Transient Orcas up North near Tumbo Island! Luckily Kestrel is a incredible vessel- the boat equivalent of a well bread race horse shall we say? Captain...Read more

June 25, 2018

Spieden Island Transient Orcas!

Guests aboard M/V Kestrel were treated to a fantastic day on the water yesterday, as Transient Orca pods T49A’s and T65A’s all hung out swimming around the south park of Spieden Island. We saw lot’s of tail lobs from these oras, and even some breaches by some of the smaller kiddo orcas! We started...Read more

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