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Transient Orca in Haro Strait

May 27, 2021

Two Bigg's Killer Whale Families Mingle in Haro Strait

Olivia | M/V Sea Lion | May 27th, 2021 | 13:00 Leaving the dock today, we had one of the lowest tides I have ever seen with the Super [Blood] moon in full effect this week. With mud flats extending below the pier and lots of crabs and critters making their debut, we set out in search of whales and...Read more

May 22, 2021

Transient Whales Near Friday Harbor AND Splitfin the Humpback

Jordan | M/V Kestrel | 05/22/2021 10:00am You could not have asked for a better trip than the one we had today! It started off as a classic gray Washington day as Captain Brian and I took the Kestrel out into the foggy waters. We headed south down the San Juan Channel, past Cattle Point Lighthouse...Read more

May 16, 2021

Humpback Whales Throughout Southern Waters!

Jordan | M/V Kestrel | 05/16/2021 2:00pm The sun shined high in the sky today as Captain Brian and I took out our speed vessel, the Kestrel, and zoomed out of Friday Harbor. Turning right, we headed south down the San Juan Channel. We passed Lopez Island and the southern point of San Juan Island...Read more

May 15, 2021

Gray Whale Down South!

Jordan | M/V Kestrel | 05/15/2021 1:30pm We were all really excited to get out on the water as Captain Brian and I gathered our new friends and boated out of Friday Harbor. We heard whispers of something exciting down south, so we boated down the Channel and out into open waters. Boating out...Read more

May 8, 2021

Sunset Spectacular with Transient Whales Near Friday Harbor

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 05/08/2021 |5:30pm Today was one of the most magical trips of the season! And perhaps, my career. It began just like any other day as Captain Pete and I gathered our guests and headed out of Friday Harbor. But, unlike a typical trip, it was a mere 2 minutes before we found...Read more

May 8, 2021

Lovely Day with Transient Orcas

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 05/08/2021 |1:00pm What a fun day today! Captain Pete and I excitedly hopped on board with our guests and boated out of the harbor and headed between Shaw and Lopez Island. Continuing on we went through Pevine Pass and out into the open waters of the Rosario Strait. Here, we...Read more

May 2, 2021

Transient Orca Whales, A Gray Whale and More Near Cattle Point!

Jordan Higgins Blogs Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 05/02/2021 |1:00pm For any given trip, we never know what is going to happen or what we are going to see that day. But, wow, today we were incredibly lucky! We saw so much extraordinary wildlife! The day began as Captain Pete and I greeted our guests and...Read more

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