September 24, 2022

Humpback Party in Strait of Juan de Fuca

Elle | M/V Kestrel | 9/24/2022 | 2:00PM Today's adventure tour started in Friday Harbor. From there, we headed south in San Juan Channel. We made our first stop at Goose Island in Cattle Pass. This island is surrounded by bull kelp, an essential part of the ecosystem here in the Salish Sea, and one...Read more

March 22, 2022

San Juan Island Circumnavigation for a Hungry Gray Whale

Kelly | M/V Sea Lion | 3/22/22 | 12:30PM It was a quintessential pacific northwest day as we left Friday Harbor this morning, overcast and foggy. As we puttered through Friday Harbor on our way to San Juan Channel, a guest noticed something moving in the water. A lone Steller Sea Lion was swimming...Read more

August 19, 2021

2 Pods Mingling Near Victoria!

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 08/19/2021 2:00pm So nice to get out on the boat! Captain Pete and I grabbed our guests and headed out to sea. We heard whispers of something exciting happening over in Canada so we headed out to find out what the commotion was about. We headed south and passed cattle point...Read more

August 12, 2019

Huge Orca Whales Near Victoria!

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 08/12/19 | 5:30pm What a lovely trip! Captain Pete and I headed out of Friday Harbor and towards hopeful reports of whales! We booked it down south through the San Juan Channel, past a beautiful lighthouse off of Cattle Point and into the open waters. We boated west towards...Read more

June 9, 2019

Orcas in the Strait of Juan De Fuca! 06/09/18

Jordan| M/V Kestrel | 06/09/19 | 11:00 As we got everyone suited up, excitement filled the air. Eventually everyone headed down and met with Captain Gabe by the Kestrel and we headed out of Friday Harbor. We heard reports coming from Canadian waters so we sped down the San Juan Channel and towards...Read more

August 22, 2018

Sunset Trip with Humpback Whales near Victoria! | 08/21/2018 | 1:30

Jordan | August 21, 2018 | M/V Sea Lion | 1:30 trip What a great day out on the water! Despite the fog and smoke that is still lingering around the San Juan Islands, we had a great day cruising around the Salish Sea. We headed south down through the San Juan Channel and stopped by Whale Rocks to...Read more

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