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Bigg's Killer Whale Breaching

June 9, 2021

Feeding Bigg's Killer Whales near San Juan Island

Olivia | M/V Osprey | June 9th, 2021 | 12:30pm Heading south through San Juan Channel, we started our whale watching adventure by checking in on a whale rumor in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. By the time we passed Cattle Point Lighthouse, we caught sight of black dorsal fins on the southwest side of...Read more
Transient Orcas traveling in the Salish Sea

June 8, 2021

5 Bigg’s Killer Whales Zipping Through the Salish Sea

Haleigh | M/V Osprey | 06/08/2021 | 12:30pm Today’s trip was spectacular! We departed North out of Friday Harbor through San Juan Channel. We traveled into President Channel where we spotted vessels gathered near the Canadian Border and Patos Island. The currents were flowing and rippling due to...Read more
Humpback Whale Fluke

June 7, 2021

Humpback Whale Surprise off Stuart

Maxx K. | M/V Osprey | 06/07/2021 | 12:30 It was a beautiful day here in Friday harbor. The sun beamed down on me and Laura as we guided our guests down the dock towards Osprey where Haleigh and Gabe waited to assist them aboard. We left the harbor heading south down the San Juan Channel towards...Read more

June 5, 2021

Humpback Whale Found Near East Point!

Laura | M/V Osprey | 6/4/2021| 12:30 It was a wonderful day out in the Salish Sea this afternoon! We headed north through San Juan Channel and started looking for all the prey items of our Bigg’s killer whales, like seals, sea lions and harbor porpoises! We searched through Spieden Channel and...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales Feeding

June 5, 2021

Bigg's Killer Whales Feeding in Haro Strait

Olivia | M/V Osprey | June 5th, 2021 | 12:30pm Leaving the dock today, our Captain decided to push north towards some whale rumors creeping in from Speiden Channel. This made the easy decision to move north through San Juan Channel in hopes of seeing some large, black and white dolphins before they...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whale Spy Hopping

June 4, 2021

5 Playful Bigg's Killer Whales Putting on a Show!

Haleigh | M/V Osprey | 06/04/2021 | 5:30 pm Our Friday evening sunset tour began as we traveled north up San Juan Channel hoping to find Bigg’s killer whales. Earlier reports showed this pod traveling south through the Strait of Georgia, allowing us to time our arrival with them right around Matia...Read more

June 4, 2021

Seven Bigg's Killer Whales Near Point Roberts!

Abby | Kestrel | 6/4/2021 We had a long journey northward through the Strait of Georgia, right next to the Canadian border. The sky was cloudy and orca vibes fluttered among the sparkling blue-green waters of the Salish Sea. When we arrived at the last known location of some unidentified Bigg’s...Read more

June 3, 2021

Five Bigg's Killer Whales South of Cattle Point!

Abby | Osprey | 6/3/2021 We sprinted out of Friday Harbor, southbound. Wind was as high as the hype since orcas were spotted just south of Lopez Island. I passed through guests, smiles gracefully scattered along the railings, awaiting black fins cutting through the water. There they were. Our not-...Read more

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