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June 28, 2019

Orcas Near Point Roberts!

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 06/28/19 | 5:30pm This evening was absolutely beautiful. Captain Pete and I took our vessel, the Sea Lion, out of Friday Harbor just as the sun decided to sink a bit lower in the sky. Hearing hopeful reports up north, we headed up through the San Juan Channel. We passed...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales near Cypress Island

June 28, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales Radiate Rosario Strait

Olivia | June 28, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 1:30pm It is always nice to leave the dock with potential whale sightings in our range. We decided to boat right between Shaw and Lopez Island and cut through Obstruction Pass to pop out over by Cypress Island in the Rosario Strait. On our way over there we...Read more
Two Bigg's Killer Whale Families

June 28, 2019

Two Bigg's Killer Whale Families Join Together!

Laura C. | 6-28-2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am This afternoon was an awesome day to spend on the water! Captain Gabe drove M/V Kestrel north and stopped along Spieden Island to see some cool wildlife, including bald eagles and harbor seals! We continued onward and were so excited to find TWO Bigg’s...Read more
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June 27, 2019

Orcas in Canada! 06/27/19

Jordan | M/V Sea Lion | 06/27/19 | 5:30pm What a gorgeous day out on the water! Although the clouds floated low towards the island, it didn’t take away any beauty from the surrounding islands. Captain Pete and I took the Sea Lion out of Friday Harbor for our sunset tour. We headed north through the...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales Near Sucia Island!

June 27, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whale Family Near Sucia Island!

Laura C. | 6-27-2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 1:30pm Passengers boarded M/V Sea Lion today with vigor, in hopes of either witnessing whales in their natural environment for the first time or reconnecting with these charismatic leviathans once again! And we were not disappointed! Captain Pete manned the...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales in the San Juan Islands

June 27, 2019

Adventure Tour with Killer Whales

Olivia | June 27, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am Our morning trip out on M/V Kestrel definitely started off as an adventure as we were getting everyone suited up in the rain. Despite the June showers, we wore smiling faces as we set out to find the whales we received word about. We traveled north...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales!!

June 26, 2019

14 Bigg's Killer Whales Celebrate a Sunset Whale Watch!!

Laura C./ 6-26-2019 / M/V Sea Lion / 5:30pm Our whale watch this evening was one of my favorites of the season! Captain Pete, Olivia, myself and a full boat of passengers voyaged north to Saturna Island. We were ecstatic to find three families of Bigg’s killer whales joined together in what seemed...Read more
Killer Whales in the San Juan Islands

June 26, 2019

Bigg's Killer Whales Take Over the San Juan Islands

Olivia | June 26, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 1:30pm What a spectacular day on the water! We started off the trip heading north through the San Juan Channel and rounding the northern end of San Juan Island through Spieden Channel. Prior to this, we had already started to see Harbor Porpoises swimming...Read more

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