September 3, 2022

Bigg’s Killer Whales the T069s in Saanich Inlet

Lauren | M/V Kestrel | 9/3/2022 | 2:00 PM Labor Day weekend is upon us, and Friday Harbor is looking just as crazy and beautiful as ever! Our 2:00 pm Adventure Tour was totally sold out. With 20 guests aboard, Captain Eric and I zipped out of Friday Harbor and took a left into San Juan Channel. Our...Read more

August 13, 2022

A Bucket List Moment: Breaching Bigg’s Killer Whales at our Bow!

Lauren | M/V Osprey | 8/13/2022 | 12:30 PM What an epic day! Dare I call it the trip of the summer? Today our 12:30 Classic Whale Watch & Wildlife Tour had one of those unforgettable moments... a key memory if you will? With no firm whale reports in the area, we had no idea what was in store...Read more

June 28, 2022

A Big Ol’ T-Party of Biggs Killer Whales in Swanson Channel

Maxx K. | M/V Kestrel | 06/29/2022 | 10:00am Forgive me, but I’m gonna geek out here during this blog. Bigg’s Killer Whales are obviously fascinating for a myriad of reasons but I’m never more impressed than when I get lucky enough to see a T-Party of whales. A T-Party is essentially an informal...Read more

June 21, 2022

Sneaky Stealthy Bigg’s Killer Whales in at East Point

Maxx K. | M/V Kestrel | 06/21/2022 | 10:00am I love a morning tour, for a lot of reasons really, but also because there is a real sense of urgency and tension. Being a part of the PWWA is such a great tool, not only are we able to collect and share data about whale behavior but we’re also able to...Read more

June 18, 2022

Bigg’s Killer Whale “Stanley” and Family off Orcas Island

Lauren | M/V Osprey | 6.18.2022 | 12:30 PM It was my first day back to work after a week-long vacation and I had whales on my mind. I truly miss them when I’m gone, and I felt especially eager to show our guests all the San Juans has to offer. As M/V Osprey left the dock, we got word that Bigg’s...Read more