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July 9, 2019

The Trifecta! Orcas, a Minke, and a Humpback!

M/V Sea Lion | July 9 th , 2019 | Naturalist Alexandria | 1:30 PM What a fantastic day this trip ended up being! We left the dock with reports of orcas on the cusp of our range, and decided that we would go for it! After checking with all of our friends on board we decided that if we had the chance...Read more

July 9, 2019

Humpback Whales in Canadian Waters!

Laura C. | 7-9-2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am A picturesque mountainous scene was in store for all aboard M/V Kestrel today! The weather along the Salish Sea turned swells and whitecaps of the Pacific Ocean into transparent glass, creating a mirror image of all the beauty surrounding our vessel. This...Read more

July 8, 2019

Orcas and Humpbacks and Seals Oh My!

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 07/08/19 | 1:30pm What a really fantastic day out on the water! The sun was out but there were clouds in the distance painting the horizon with beautiful puffy whiteness. Captain Gabe, Naturalist Erin and I set out of Friday Harbor on our vessel and headed north through the...Read more
Killer Whales near Prevost Island Humpback Whale in Boundary Pass

July 8, 2019

Dual Whale Day in Boundary Pass

Olivia | July 8th, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am Captain Pete and I started off the trip by heading north towards Boundary Pass where we caught word of some potential whale sightings. On our way there we decided to stop at White Rocks and catch a glimpse at some Harbor Seals. Did you know that...Read more

July 7, 2019

The T65A's get a nice meal in the Strait of Georgia!

Erin | M/V Sea Lion | Sunday, July 7, 2019 | 5:30 PM What a wonderful evening we had in the Salish Sea! When we left Friday Harbor, the rain was starting to slow down and we could see the sun trying to peak out of the clouds. We were excited because we were heading to the area we had seen orcas in...Read more

July 7, 2019

Surprise Orcas near Orcas Island!

Piper | Sunday, July 7, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 1:30 PM Today was a drizzly Pacific Northwest summer day and leaving the docks we had a day full of possibilities ahead of us! We started moving northwest and were heading over the top of Stuart Island when a report of Bigg’s killer whales came over the...Read more
Transient Orca Breach Humpback Whale Photo by Tori Lee

July 7, 2019

Whale Trifecta in the Salish Sea!

Olivia | July 7th, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am Today we started our adventure tour by finding two bald eagles right away inside Friday Harbor! Such a good spot after finishing the wildlife talk. We decided to head south down San Juan Channel into the Strait of Juan de Fuca where two of our whale...Read more

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