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March 29, 2022

Fog, Steller Sea Lions and a Squad of Bigg’s Killer Whales

Fog, Steller Sea Lions and a Squirrley Family of Bigg’s Killer Whales Maxx K. | M/V Sea Lion | 03/29/2022 | 12:30pm Today’s tour was wild. Sea Lion pulled out of Friday Harbor and veered south. Whale watching runs on rumors. Someone thinks they might have seen a blow on the horizon. They tell a...Read more

March 28, 2022

The Day is Never Stale with a Bigg's Killer Whale

The Day is Never Stale with a Bigg's Killer Whale Maxx K. | M/V Sea Lion | 03/28/2022 |12:30pm I was beyond excited to be back on the water today, having taken the winter to spend some time back home with family in North Carolina. And let me tell you, while I love coastal North Carolina, it’s...Read more
Male Killer Whale Surfacing

March 26, 2022

12 Biggs Killer Whales and Curious Stellers

Kelly| M/V Sea Lion | 3/26/22 | 12:30 We left the harbor with one firm whale report, a group of Biggs Killer whales by Sidney Island traveling north. The transient group was quickly heading out of our range, so we did our best to scurry out of the harbor and head their direction. It took us about...Read more

March 25, 2022

Bigg's Killer Whales, T77 and T77E, Tour Dungeness Spit!

Laura / M/V Sea Lion / 3/25/2022 / 12:30PM I love the days that I walk off the boat thinking “that was just such a cool whale watch!” And today was one of those afternoons. Our vessel headed all the way towards Port Angeles near Dungeness Spit, a long journey south. There was a Bigg’s killer whale...Read more

March 22, 2022

San Juan Island Circumnavigation for a Hungry Gray Whale

Kelly | M/V Sea Lion | 3/22/22 | 12:30PM It was a quintessential pacific northwest day as we left Friday Harbor this morning, overcast and foggy. As we puttered through Friday Harbor on our way to San Juan Channel, a guest noticed something moving in the water. A lone Steller Sea Lion was swimming...Read more

March 21, 2022

Stan the Man and the T123 Bigg’s Killer Whale Fam

Lauren | March 21st, 2022 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:30 PM We were off to a gloomy start this Monday morning, with constant rain showers and no reports of whales within our reach. As we began boarding, our luck started to turn around, the rain started to slow, and the mood brightened up. M/V Sea Lion was...Read more