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April 10, 2010

On The Road Again!

The whale road that is. Well, world's largest dolphin road to be exact. That is right, today we saw orcas! A small pod of transient orcas was spotted on the east side of Lopez Island near a reef called Bird Rock. When we arrived on scene it was to find two males and 3-4 female transient orcas in an...Read more

April 3, 2010

And Away We Go...

Can you believe it? Winter is gone and we are back on the water again! Hello all, it is me, your intrepid marine naturalist here to guide you, teach you, entertain you and celebrate with you all things orca and wildlife. It was a wet but mild winter and now we have graduated to a cool blustery...Read more

October 3, 2009

So Long San Juans

This will be my last post of the season....we are now officially finished with all daily trips. My my how the summer has blown by! We'll still be running whale watching & wildlife tours for the next 3 Saturdays of October...the 10th, 17th, & 24th. A wonderful way to end my season out here...Read more

October 2, 2009

Just Keep Swimming

All good things must come to an end and this is just about it. Today was our last weekday trip of the season. As of tomorrow, we will only be going out on Saturdays through the month of October and then we will be done for good. Do not despair though, the orcas will be back next season and so will...Read more

October 1, 2009

With the whale watching season slowing down, Captain Craig and I were racking our brains for boats that may be going out to try and view the orcas . As we were boarding the boat, Captain Craig informed us that while I was gathering the guests he had heard word of Transient orcas off of Victoria...Read more

September 29, 2009

A Sensational Season!

What a season this has been. This is my first year working out on the boats and I love it. I always knew that I would be a good boat person and I am. I have turned into such a wharf rat, it is unbelievable. Even on days that I am not scheduled to be out, that is the only place that I want to be. At...Read more

September 28, 2009

Still seeing Killer Whales!

To sum up yesterday and today's whale watching tours: The Orcas are still here! Yahoo! It's been a fabulous September for viewing our Resident Killer Whales. Yesterday we met members of J & K pod a mile or 2 off of Eagle Point, San Juan Island. They were very spread out with frequent changes in...Read more

September 26, 2009

Autumn Killer Whales!

Just want to make a quick note about our trip today. Another successful day viewing our local resident killer whales! Capt. Bill and I were heading south to meet members of L pod who were reported off the southern side of San Juan Island. We stopped to view a nice group of Harbor Seals basking on a...Read more