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September 9, 2019

An Enchanting and Rare Whale Watching Experience

Erin | M/V Kestrel | Monday, September 9, 2019 | 3:00 PM Words cannot describe what an absolutely wonderful trip we had aboard the M/V Kestrel today. We left Friday Harbor and headed south in pursuit of some great whale reports. It started to rain on us as we saw Cattle Pass coming into view, but...Read more
Solo Bigg's Killer Whale near Stuart Island

September 8, 2019

Solo Orca and Humpback Whale in the Salish Sea

Olivia | September 8th, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00pm What a fun day Captain Sarah and I had with all our passengers on M/V Sea Lion! We started off the trip by heading north where we immediately began seeing Harbor Porpoises rounding San Juan Island through Spieden Channel. After taking a quick...Read more

September 7, 2019

A Whale of a Day!

M/V Sea Lion | Naturalist Alexandria | Saturday, September 7, 2019 | 1:30PM What a fantastic trip we had today! We boarded onto M/V Sea Lion and knew that there were orcas in our range but nothing could have prepared us for the day we were about to have! As we headed out we made a left hand turn...Read more

September 7, 2019

Two Pods of Orcas and a Minke in the North!

Jordan | M/V Kestrel | 09/07/19 | 11:00am What a lovely day today! Although the clouds hid the sun, everyone shone with hopes of finding whales! Captain Gabe and I took the Kestrel out of Friday Harbor and headed north through the San Juan Channel. Luckily, we heard reports of some whales up in...Read more

September 6, 2019

Humpback and Biggs Killer Whales!

M/V Sea Lion | Naturalist Alexandria | Saturday, September 6, 2019 | 1:30PM We had a great day today out on the water! We started out our trip heading south through San Juan Channel. Within minutes we were on scene with Biggs Killer whales that had been spotted in San Juan Channel. We watched them...Read more
killer whales in the San Juan Islands

September 6, 2019

Orcas, Humpback, and PUFFINS close to San Juan Island

Sarah | Friday, September 6, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00 AM Wowza, what a day we had on M/V Kestrel! After a summer behind the helm on the Salish Sea it was so much fun to spend time on deck interpreting the intricacies of the marine ecosystem for our group of guests aboard our Adventure departure...Read more

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