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July 17, 2020

An afternoon with Southern Resident killer whales!

Sarah | 07/17/2020 | M/V Kestrel | 2:00pm What. A. Day. We had yet another amazing day on the water amongst members of the Southern Resident killer whale population. It was truly a dreamy day! Captain Brian and I elected to head south out of Friday Harbor towards a recent report of orcas from our...Read more
Humpback Whale Feeding near San Juan Island

July 13, 2020

Humpback and Minke Whales ZigZag the Sunny Salish Sea

Olivia | M/V Kestrel | July 13th, 2020 | 11:00 Charter Baleen whales in the sunshine, how neat is that!? Captain Brian and I started our private charter by heading south through San Juan Channel, briefly stopping in Cattle Pass to scout for Harbor Porpoise, and eventually dipping down into the...Read more
J Pod Foraging on Alden Bank

July 13, 2020

J Pod Seen Foraging on Alden Bank!!

Laura | M/V Sea Lion | 7/13/2020 | 1:30 PM M/V Sea Lion rocked it today in the Rosario Strait! We left the dock with reports of a humpback whale south of San Juan Island and a potential orca whale sighting near Point Roberts in the Strait of Georgia from this morning. Our captain and I discussed...Read more

July 13, 2020

A Trek to Find Orcas!

M/V Sea Lion Friday, July 12 th | Naturalist Alexandria Today was a gorgeous day out on the water! We had a boat full of excited people ready to go see some whales. It was actually kind of a windy day out on the water, which made for an adventurous trip through Cattle Pass, but as soon as we got to...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales Near Blakely Island

July 11, 2020

Bigg's Killer Whales Under a Rainbow!

Laura | M/V Sea Lion | 7/11/2020 | 5:30PM The sunset trip this evening was certainly a wildlife encounter to remember! Passengers were decked out in rain gear from the afternoon, but luckily the skies were in our favor and we avoided getting rained on! This overcast weather is some of the best...Read more