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Killer Whales north of Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

October 7, 2018

We Found Killer Whales North of Friday Harbor, San Juan Island!

October 7- M/V Sea Lion- 12 PM Right before we left the dock we got a report that one of our kayak guides, Clai, had found whales in Spieden Channel. We headed that way and came across a group of whales looking for food. We got to see them make a quick kill. They were traveling at about 9 knots,...Read more

October 6, 2018

A Beautiful day on the West Side with Orcas!

What a great trip we had on board M/V Kestrel! Captain Brian (complete with the adorable Co-Captain Aurelia AKA Capt. Brian Jr.) and myself along with a great group headed out to the West Side to see what we could find! We stopped by some Stellar Sea Lions on Whale Rocks and then continued past...Read more
San Juan Island Orca Whale Watching

October 5, 2018

Whales Off San Juan Island

October 5- M/V Sea Lion- 12 PM Today we left Friday Harbor with the report of orcas just off the South West side of San Juan Island. We cruised around the area and found some harbor seals and Steller’s sea lions. we then continued around the island and found the whales just off shore from Lime Kiln...Read more

October 3, 2018

Orcas and Rock Sausages!

What a great day we had! As we started out on our trip this cool fall day we knew it would be a fun trip! We had reports of Resident Orcas on the West Side of San Juan Island, so naturally Captain Mike headed up through San Juan Channel to meet up with those orcas! On our way we swung by Spieden...Read more

September 30, 2018

Transient Orcas Hunting Seals Near San Juan Island

September 30- M/V Sea Lion- 12:00 pm Today we left Friday Harbor with reports of some Bigg’s killer whales off the Northeastern shoreline of Orcas island. We cruised that direction and stopped to see a bald eagles nest along the way. We first got on scene and discovered that the particular family...Read more