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November 3, 2019

Humpbacks Wave Their Flukes at Friday Harbor!

Laura C. | M/V Sea Lion | 11/3/19 | 12:00pm What an awesome day out on the water with Captain Pete! M/V Sea Lion ventured north into the San Juan Channel on a clear sunny morning blanketed with crystal blue skies. With only 10 passengers aboard, were able to move around our spacious vessel and...Read more
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November 2, 2019

Humpback Whale North of San Juan Island

Sarah | 11/02/2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00pm Today we had an amazing November day to go out and explore the Salish Sea. With smooth, glassy water, and amazing sunshine we were excited to leave the dock and go out an explore. We elected to head north through San Juan Channel, and right out of the...Read more
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November 1, 2019

20+ Humpback Whales

Sarah | 11/01/2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00pm It was an amazing day on the water here in the Salish Sea. Captain Pete and I left the dock in Friday Harbor and decided to point south through San Juan Channel towards Cattle Pass on the search for whales. On the way out of Cattle Pass we decided to stop...Read more
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October 31, 2019

Two Humpback Whales in the Strait of Georgia

Sarah | 10/31/2019 | Happy Halloween! | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00pm The sun was shining, the water was glassy, and Captain Pete, our guests, and I set out from Friday Harbor this afternoon. With absolutely amazing water in the Salish Sea to spot all manner of wildlife we were certainly excited go out an...Read more

October 30, 2019

Minkes, Humpbacks, Harbor Porpoise and a Brown Booby!

M/V Sea Lion | Naturalist Alexandria | Wednesday, October 30, 2019 What a great day we had today! It was probably one of the most perfect fall days! We left the dock and were so excited to see what the day had in store for us. We headed north up San Juan Channel and caught up with some Minke Whales...Read more
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October 29, 2019

Southern Residents and Humpbacks with TONS of other Wildlife!

Sarah | 10/29/2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00pm On Tuesday we enjoyed an amazing day on the water with tons of wildlife and great weather. The chilly fall weather didn’t keep us from enjoying the magnificent Salish Sea Marine Ecosystem, we just bundled up! We started the trip with a start at Flattop...Read more
Humpback Whale near Spieden Island

October 28, 2019

Humpback Whales in the Salish Sea

Sarah | 10/28/2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00pm Today was a beautiful fall day in the San Juan Islands. We enjoyed sunny skies out on the water and smooth seas as we cruised through the islands. We started the day heading north through San Juan Channel. In recent weeks we have had great sightings up...Read more

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