August 31, 2012

L-pod basking in the sunshine...

We had a fabulous trip to the south side of San Juan Island today. Sunny skies and calm waters in the Strait of Juan de Fuca made for incredible whale watching! After seeing several harbor seals cruising through Cattle Pass, we encountered the Steller sea lions on Whale Rocks. At least ten were...Read more

August 27, 2012

What a day on the water!!

The weather was perfect: high around 70 degrees, clear blue sky, and very light breeze. The only thing that could make it better would be a day with the Orcas. Did you order up Orcas? Yes, a large order, please! Coming right up. We ran north - through beautifully calm water, enjoying the...Read more

August 7, 2012

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Fantastic wildlife viewing today! Caught up with Southern Resident Killer Whales off East Point, Saturna Island, BC (48°27.25N, 123°02.35W). Viewed a large group of tightly packed members of J Pod, with J-37 (Hy’Shqa) and new baby tucked in between, moving westerly off Saturna Island at a slow pace...Read more

August 6, 2012

Monday, August 06, 2012

Exciting day on the water! Leaving the harbor under rainy skies, we traveled north around San Juan Island. Happily, the skies dried and the sun soon came out just as we caught up with members of the Southern Resident Killer Whales in Haro Strait. Traveling along the west side of Stuart Island and...Read more

July 20, 2012

We Whale Watch in the evening too!

On last night’s sunset cruise we caught up with two groups of about 20+ Southern Resident Killer Whales headed south in Rosario Strait between Cypress and Blakely Island (48°34.46N, 123°46.05W). They hadn’t gone far since the greeting ceremony earlier that day, but you could tell the excitement had...Read more