Killer Whales in Boundary Pass

September 4, 2019

Transient Orcas Take Over Boundary Pass

Olivia | September 4th, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 1:30pm What an incredible day aboard M/V Sea Lion! Captain Sarah, Co-Naturalist Jordan and I headed north through the San Juan Channel in hopes to see some whale reports that were rumored from the morning. Initially we were going to head around the tip...Read more
Bigg's killer whales!

September 1, 2019

Orcas Hunting Seals and Humpbacks Seen Fluking for Fish!

Laura C. | M/V Kestrel | 9/1/2019 | 11:00am We had a lovely day aboard M/V Kestrel exploring the diverse wildlife found in the Salish Sea! The radio was booming with reports of whale sightings so Captain Gabe was excited to tell passengers of the great news! As our vessel left Friday Harbor, I was...Read more

June 13, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales (T49As) Grace the Strait of Georgia!

Piper | Thursday, June 13, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00 AM It was Captain Gabe and I on the Kestrel again today, but the crazy heat from yesterday had faded some, making the exposure suits we provide for guests extra helpful on the water. We had an awesome group of people today and we left the marina...Read more

April 19, 2018

Bigg's Orcas in the Sun!

Thursday, April 19, 2018 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00 Noon THE SUN IS OUT! Spending the winter on the island, sometimes you don’t realize how much you’ve been missing the sun until it pops through the clouds to warm your bones; today was one of those days. Happily squinting my eyes, I boarded the boat...Read more

April 9, 2018

Transient Orca Family Hunts Near Saltspring Island (T49A's)

[Sunday – 4/8/18 – 12:00 – M/V Sea Lion – Naturalist Erick] This Sunday was another cloudy and misty day here in the Pacific Northwest. Captain Brian, Rachael, and I headed out with a group of excited passengers. We headed north to go in search of whales and other exciting wildlife as well as avoid...Read more
Bigg's Orcas

March 17, 2018

Bigg's Orca Whales Hunt in front of Friday Harbor

[Friday, 3/16/18 - 12:00 – M/V Sea Lion – Naturalist Erick] We have been experiencing a long sunny break from our normal drizzly spring weather and it seems to be bringing out all the natural spring activities in full force. Flowers are blooming, there are little lambs running around everywhere,...Read more
Killer whales breaching outside of Seattle

March 13, 2018

Big Group of Breaching Bigg's! (Say that five times fast!)

M/V Sea Lion – 12:00 Noon – Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Just as the first sprinkles fell from the sky the M/V Sea Lion departed from Friday Harbor carrying Captain Mike, Sarah, Erick, myself and an awesome group of kids and kids-at-heart! Heading south along San Juan Channel towards rumors of a large...Read more

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