August 10, 2019

Such a Grayyy-t Trip!

M/V Sea Lion | Naturalist Alexandria | Saturday, August 10 th What a grayyyyy-t day we had today. We boarded onto the boat and started our trek out of Friday harbor. Within a few minutes we received a report of a gray whale spotted of Whidbey Island. We headed south down San Juan Channel and...Read more

July 22, 2019

Gray Whale Adventure Near Whidbey

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 07/22/19 | 1:30pm What an adventure! Today, Captain Pete, Naturalist Erin and I headed out of Friday Harbor with no reports of whales! We searched and searched the surrounding area. We boated up through the channel between Shaw and Lopez and down under Decatur Island and...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales in the Salish Sea

July 22, 2019

A Wild Invasion of Bigg's Killer Whales!

Olivia | July 22nd, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am Despite the beautiful sunshine, Olympic mountain range silhouetting the southern horizon, and Mount Baker proudly standing above the San Juan Islands, we ended up having fairly rough seas as we headed out on our adventure. We left Friday Harbor aware...Read more

July 4, 2019

Gray Whale By Whidbey!

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 07/04/19 | 1:30pm Happy Fourth of July!! The day started with a beautiful parade marching down Spring Street in Friday Harbor. It created an air of excitement amongst everyone. Captain Pete, Naturalist Laura and I took our vessel, the Sea Lion, out of Friday Harbor towards...Read more
Harbor Seals and Cattle Point

May 10, 2019

Gray Whale near Whidbey Island

Sarah | 05/10/2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00pm We have been having just spectacular days here in the San Juan Islands. The sun was shining today, and we had some great wildlife around the islands. Captain Pete and I elected to head south through San Juan Channel towards Cattle Pass to see what we...Read more

May 7, 2019

Gray-t Whales and "Steller" Sea Lions!

Piper | 05/07/2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00 Even though it's still early season, the sun shone today like a warm summer afternoon and the skies were so clear we could even see Mt Rainier as Captain Gabe and I led the M/V Sea Lion out of the marina, where we had an early bald eagle sighting, and south...Read more

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