October 11, 2021

Humpback Whales Preparing for Migration

Haleigh | M/V Sea Lion | October 11, 2021 | 12:00 pm Humpback whales have been sighted almost every day somewhere in the Salish Sea this fall. As we made our way south today, we were scanning for the large blows out in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Continuing in a southwest direction, we were hoping...Read more

October 10, 2021

Splashing Humpback Whales in Haro Strait

Haleigh | M/V Sea Lion | October 10, 2021 | 12:00 pm For our Sunday afternoon departure, we departed from Friday Harbor following up on a report of two Humpback Whales along the West side of San Juan Island. We arrived on scene with these whales traveling north very close together. As they made...Read more
T65A's traveling together

August 21, 2021

Bigg’s Killer Whales, T65A’s, Stalking Harbor Seals

Haleigh | M/V Osprey | August 21, 2021 | 12:30 pm Today’s classic whale watching adventure led us on a beautiful ride through the islands. We began heading interisland, sandwiched between the lush Orcas Island and Lopez Island. Following a report of some killer whales near Anacortes, we knew we...Read more
Humpback Whale showing tail before diving for food

August 15, 2021

Humpback Mama, Divot, Traveling with her Calf

Haleigh | M/V Kestrel | August 15, 2021 | 2:00pm As we loaded M/V Kestrel and shoved off there was excitement in the air - the search for whales had begun! We headed north towards Canadian waters, and although we expected choppy waters we had nothing but smooth sailing. The puffy white clouds...Read more
Bigg's killer whales and a fiery sunset

August 14, 2021

Bigg’s Killer Whales, T18’s, and a smoky, fiery sunset

Haleigh | M/V Osprey | August 14, 2021 | 5:30pm With intense fires burning throughout the west coast, smoky skies are spreading hundreds of miles. Here in the Salish Sea, the burnt skies finally reached us. As we departed for our sunset tour, the amber haze made the islands feel like a new place...Read more
Humpback Whale surfacing for air

July 31, 2021

Humpback Surprise by Waldron Island

Haleigh | M/V Kestrel | July 31, 2021 | 2:00pm We started our Saturday afternoon trip moving north through the San Juan Channel. We reached a small island called Skipjack to find two dozen harbor seals hauled out along the shoreline! Some of them were playing in the kelp beds while most lay in a...Read more

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