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Bigg's Killer Whales in Canadian Waters

July 4, 2019

Independence Day Killer Whales in Canadian Waters

Olivia | July 4th, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am / 5:30pm What a fun Fourth of July! We started off both our 11:00am and 3:00pm tours seeing Bald Eagles, Harbor Porpoises and Harbor Seals. Would it really be Independence Day if we didn’t see any Bald Eagles? We even got the chance to see a Harbor...Read more

July 4, 2019

Gray Whale By Whidbey!

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 07/04/19 | 1:30pm Happy Fourth of July!! The day started with a beautiful parade marching down Spring Street in Friday Harbor. It created an air of excitement amongst everyone. Captain Pete, Naturalist Laura and I took our vessel, the Sea Lion, out of Friday Harbor towards...Read more
Bigg's Kller Whales Socializing

July 3, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whale Families Join!

Laura C. / 7-3-2019 / M/V Kestrel / 3:00pm This evening’s excursion was full of a variety of wildlife! Our vessel headed north and just as we headed away from Friday Harbor we saw a bald eagle swoop across our bow overhead. Within the first five minutes we already had a wildlife encounter! The bald...Read more
Steller's Sea Lions Around San Juan Island

July 3, 2019

Sunsets and Steller's Sea Lions in the Salish Sea

Olivia | June 29, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 5:30pm Sunset tours are always favored by the staff, and for good reason! Calm seas, gorgeous, golden sunset over the water, and Cattle Point Lighthouse silhouetted in the background- what’s not to love? We started off the tour heading south towards Salmon...Read more
Bigg's Kller Whales Socializing

July 3, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales Socializing!

Laura C. / 7/3/2019 / M/V Kestrel / 11:00am Today was a fantastic day on M/V Kestrel! We were lucky enough to have Bigg’s killer whales seen right around San Juan Island! As we made our way south we were all so excited to see T65A2 with the T65Bs! This 15-year old male whale has been traveling with...Read more

July 2, 2019

Killer Whales Socializing Near Orcas Island!

Erin | M/V Sea Lion | Tuesday, July 2, 2019 | 5:30 PM What an excellent sunset trip in the Salish Sea! We began our trip heading northeast out of Friday Harbor. We knew there were whales near East Sound on Orcas Island, so we went to investigate to see if we could find them. On our way there, we...Read more

July 2, 2019

A Wonderful Time with Biggs Killer Whales!

M/V Kestrel | July 2 nd , 2019 | Naturalist Alexandria What an awesome day we had today on the water! We were with a family of Biggs Killer Whales for our trip, and we sure got to spend a nice chunk of time with these incredible animals! As Captain Pete and myself looked at the reports for the day...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales Near Shaw Island!

July 2, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales Foraging Near Shaw Island!!

Laura C. | 7/2/2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 1:30pm It was quite an adventure in the Salish Sea today on M/V Sea Lion! Passengers embraced the wind and swirling seas like seasoned mariners, in hopes of momentarily connecting with these graceful and somewhat mysterious sea creatures. Luckily our voyage was...Read more

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