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Bigg's Killer Whales in the Rosario Strait!

May 28, 2021

8 Bigg's Killer Whales Traveling in the Rosario Strait!

Laura | M/V Osprey | 5/28/2021 | 12:30 PM Today was an exciting day boating in the Rosario Strait! We headed out of Friday Harbor on M/V Osprey with Captain Gabe, Captain Pete, Olivia, me, and a boat full of excited passengers. We had a report of orcas earlier in the day and were making our way...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales in the Rosario Strait!

May 28, 2021

8 Bigg's Killer Whales Traveling in the Rosario Strait!

Laura | M/V Osprey | 5/28/2021 | 12:30 PM Today was an exciting day boating in the Rosario Strait! We headed out of Friday Harbor on M/V Osprey with Captain Gabe, Captain Pete, Olivia, me, and a boat full of excited passengers. We had a report of orcas earlier in the day and were making our way...Read more

May 27, 2021

8 Bigg's Killer Whales by Lime Kiln State Park!

Abby | Kestrel | 5/27/2021 We suited up for our tour, the promise of a typical Washington drizzle looming off in the distance. The tide was at its lowest point, more so than I had ever seen, driving the crustaceans and nudibranchs lower on the pilings than they cared to travel. We set off on the...Read more
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
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

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