Welcome to the Whale Report Blog

Killer Whales Near San Juan Island

July 1, 2019

Killer Whales in San Juan Channel Have a T Party!

Olivia | July 1st, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 6:00pm What a spectacular sunset this evening! We had a small group of about 9 passengers who were able to enjoy the evening with myself and Captain Brian. The best part? We didn’t have to travel far until we saw Bigg’s Killer Whales! We first viewed the...Read more

July 1, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales near Orcas Island!

Erin | M/V Sea Lion | Monday, July 1, 2019 | 2:00 PM What a beautiful afternoon aboard M/V Sea Lion! We began our trip heading east out of Friday Harbor. We saw some upwelling and currents almost immediately after we left the harbor. It was neat to see all of the slick patches in the water. We made...Read more

July 1, 2019

SO Many Orcas Socializing Above Orcas Island

Jordan | M/V Kestrel | 07/01/19 | 11:00 am Happy Canada Day!! Today was absolutely gorgeous as the sun glistened high in the sky and warmed the Washington air. Captain Pete and I took the Kestrel out of Friday Harbor towards the north. Immediately, we received multiple reports of whales throughout...Read more

June 30, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales, the T37A's, Chow Down on a Porpoise!

Piper | Sunday, June 30, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 5:30 PM Happy last day of June! Tonight’s sunset cruise took us south through San Juan Channel to check out a report of orcas near Hein Bank! We headed down towards Cattle Point Lighthouse and stopped at Whale Rocks to check out a few Steller sea lions...Read more

June 30, 2019

Orcas up North!

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 06/30/19 | 1:30pm Today was super great! Captain Erick, Naturalist Piper and I took the Sea Lion out of Friday Harbor and headed north to reports of orca whales coming from Canadian waters. We boated up through the San Juan Channel, passed by Orcas Island and Waldron Island...Read more

June 30, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales in the Strait of Georgia!

Erin | M/V Kestrel | Sunday, June 30, 2019 | 11:00 AM Today was an awesome day on M/V Kestrel. We began the trip heading north out of Friday Harbor, as there were some reports of orcas in that direction. It was gorgeous out on the water. The sun was shining and the water was calm. We got to stop at...Read more

June 29, 2019

Orcas in the Strait of Georgia!

Jordan | M/V Kestrel | 06/29/19 | Today was a great day full of adventures! Captain Gabe and I took the Kestrel out of Friday Harbor and headed north to reports of whales up in the Strait of Georgia. We sped up through the San Juan Channel and up towards Waldron Island. We stopped by a group of...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales Breaching!

June 29, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales Breaching Near Point Roberts!!

Laura C./ 6-29-2019/ M/V Sea Lion / 1:30pm Today was an outstanding day out on the water! Our vessel Sea Lion traveled far north towards Point Roberts! We were so excited to see a large family of Bigg’s killer whales demonstrating an abundance of surface activity!! As our vessel approached the...Read more

Pages