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August 29, 2018

Surprise Killer Whales in San Juan Channel! |8/29/18|1:30PM

Guests aboard M/V Sea Lion along with Cpt. Pete, naturalist Erick and I were excited to get on the water on this beautiful day with a report of orcas almost within our reach. Eager to get everyone on the boat and ready to pick up speed we took off hopeful to get to see these animals. As of earlier...Read more

August 28, 2018

Transient orcas in the Strait of Georgia

August 28- M/V Sea Lion- 1:30 pm Yesterday we left the dock at Friday Harbor and went North towards British Columbia. We came across a few families of transient orcas, specifically the T100’s and the T124D’s. In total we had 8 whales milling about in the Strait of Georgia. Those families include a...Read more

August 26, 2018

Transient Orcas on the North Side of San Juan Island

August 26- M/V Sea Lion- 1:30 pm We left the dock at Friday Harbor and North towards a report of a few transient orcas. We decided to spend some time at Spieden island to look for some of our other wildlife. We got to see some bald eagles, harbor seal, and some introduced sheep. After getting our...Read more

August 24, 2018

Young Transient Orcas Hunting Near Lopez Island 8/24/18 | 1:30 pm

Guests aboard M/V Sea Lion along with the crew had quite a day today! Heading out Naturalists Eric, Captain Gabe, and I were struggling to decide what group of orcas to go watch! There being a couple of reports of whales nearby from other boats, we decided to go through Upright Channel to the north...Read more

August 22, 2018

Sunset Trip with Humpback Whales near Victoria! | 08/21/2018 | 1:30

Jordan | August 21, 2018 | M/V Sea Lion | 1:30 trip What a great day out on the water! Despite the fog and smoke that is still lingering around the San Juan Islands, we had a great day cruising around the Salish Sea. We headed south down through the San Juan Channel and stopped by Whale Rocks to...Read more

August 21, 2018

Going the Distance to Find Killer Whales

Guests aboard M/V Kestrel today got suited up in our exposure suits and eagerly boarded for our Adventure Whale and Wildlife Watching Trip. Upon departure Captain Gabe let guests know that reports of whales were all quite a substantial distance away, but as always our goal was to get everyone to...Read more