July 11, 2019

Transients Everywhere!

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 07/11/19 | 1:30pm WOW! Today was unbelievable. We saw so much wildlife, it was fantastic. Captain Erick, Naturalist Piper and I took our vessel, the Sea Lion out of Friday Harbor and headed up north through the San Juan Channel. We boated all the way up to Boundary Pass near...Read more
whale tail

June 15, 2019

HB's in Canada! 06/15/19

Jordan | M/V Kestrel | 06/15/19 | 10:30 and 3:00pm Today was such a gorgeous day out on the water! The sky was completely cloudless as the sun shone bright overhead, making guests hesitant to put on our giant exposure suits. But, they quickly figured out that even with the sun, it was cold out on...Read more
Bigg's Orcas

April 20, 2019

Happy Earth Day! T65A and Her Orca Family Jump Around Turn Point!

Erick | Saturday, April, 20, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00 Happy Earth Day! This was a sunny Earth Day out in the San Juan Islands. Captain Pete, Alex, and myself took a large group out to celebrate the day and find some other great denizens of Earth out there. We headed north through San Juan...Read more
Hunting a porpoise

June 22, 2018

Predation Presentation - Hunting Bigg's Killer Whales

Jordan | June 21, 2018 | M/V Kestrel | 2:00 The day boasted a brilliant sunshine but also a bombardment of wind. And with wind comes waves which made today quite the adventure! Captain Mike took our boat up north through the San Juan Channel to Boundary Pass in between Waldron and Stuart islands...Read more

June 22, 2018

Transients North of San Juan Island

Today we left Friday Harbor with no reports of whales in the area, which is not an uncommon way to start our day. Just as we were exiting the harbor we got a report of some transient orcas about 10 minutes away from us. We came across the T137’s hunting what looked to be like a porpoise. Things...Read more

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