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T046's in Saratoga Passage

March 2, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales in Saratoga Passage

Sarah | 03/02/2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00pm Captain Mike and I had a whirlwind of a trip on Saturday that was so incredibly wonderful. Leaving the dock here in Friday Harbor there was a whisper of the potential of some whales spotted from shore far to our south. We decided that it was worth the...Read more
Southern Resident Orcas of J pod

February 23, 2019

Wildlife Winter Wonderland: J pod Orcas spotted in Haro Strait!

Erick | February 23, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | Noon As the short month of February approaches its end we do our last weekend-only trips from Friday Harbor. Once March starts we will be starting daily trips aboard M/V Sea Lion departing from Friday Harbor at noon. This Saturday, Captain Mike and I had a...Read more
Killer whales surfacing

February 16, 2019

February Whales! Bigg's Killer Whales in Canadian Waters

Sarah | 02/16/2019 | 12:00pm | M/V Sea Lion Today we were treated to an amazing day on the water with great conditions and wonderful wildlife. Captain Mike and I left Friday Harbor and decided to head north. This time of year, the weather and sea conditions often create incredibly productive waters...Read more
Dog with San Juan Island Ferry

January 27, 2019

Dog Friendly Activities on San Juan Island

San Juan Island is not only an excellent place for people to visit, but it is great for your pooch too! From beaches to romp on to dog friendly patios, San Juan Island is a top destination for man’s best friend. Cora, my three-year-old Australian Shephard, and I have been living and recreating on...Read more
Seattle Orca Whale Watching near San Juan Island

December 7, 2018

Southern Resident Killer Whales Visit the San Juans in December

While our 2018 whale watching season is officially in the books, the work doesn’t stop! We have just a few short months to prepare for the 2019 whale watch and sea kayak tour season which begins on Valentine’s Day. Yes! You can already make your 2019 whale watch & wildlife tour reservations as...Read more