Humpback Whale near Spieden Island

October 28, 2019

Humpback Whales in the Salish Sea

Sarah | 10/28/2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00pm Today was a beautiful fall day in the San Juan Islands. We enjoyed sunny skies out on the water and smooth seas as we cruised through the islands. We started the day heading north through San Juan Channel. In recent weeks we have had great sightings up...Read more
Killer whale surfacing

September 26, 2019

Southern Resident Killer Whales in the San Juan Islands

Sarah | M/V Sea Lion | 09/26/2019 | 12:00pm September continues to impress with great weather and amazing wildlife. Today we left Friday Harbor under blue skies, enjoying some early fall sun and warmth on land. As we motored out of the harbor we were all commenting that we were happy to have our...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales near Cypress Island

June 28, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales Radiate Rosario Strait

Olivia | June 28, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 1:30pm It is always nice to leave the dock with potential whale sightings in our range. We decided to boat right between Shaw and Lopez Island and cut through Obstruction Pass to pop out over by Cypress Island in the Rosario Strait. On our way over there we...Read more
BCX1057 "Divot"

June 3, 2019

Humpback whale in Boundary Pass

Sarah | 06/03/2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00 PM I just got off the water after a lovely day spent with wonderful wildlife and inquisitive guests. We had amazing June weather to explore the Salish Sea and we took full advantage of the sunshine and calm seas to go exploring. Captain Pete and I elected...Read more
humpback whale flukes

May 12, 2019

Humpback-palooza up north! Whale Watching from Friday Harbor

Sarah | 05/12/2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00pm What a spectacular day out on the water! Naturalist Piper, Captain Pete, and I had a great Mother’s Day trip exploring the Salish Sea! We great weather and great wildlife kicking around as of late it was bound to be a great day! We left Friday Harbor and...Read more
Humpback whale flukes

May 11, 2019

Morning Adventure Tour from Friday Harbor with Humpbacks!

Sarah | 05/11/2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am We had an amazing late morning/early afternoon trip out in the Salish Sea with our Adventure Tour! We had incredibly clear skies and buttery-smooth waters, enjoying amazing views of the surrounding mountains as we cruised. We decided to leave Friday Harbor...Read more
Mt. Baker

May 9, 2019

A Gray(t) Day in the Salish Sea! Gray Whales near San Juan Island

Sarah | 05/09/2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00pm Today we had an awesome day on the Salish Sea. We were graced with just incredible spring weather, so much sunshine and smooth water. With an early morning report of gray whales to our southeast, Captain Pete and I decided to point that way! As we...Read more

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