san juan islands Archives - Seattle Orca Whale Watching

Noisy Oyster Catchers!

You probably hear oyster catchers before spotting them on any given day, but starting early […]

Bigg’s Whales Bring Big Smiles

Wednesday, June 06 | M/V Sea Lion | 12:00 What a great day out on […]

Ten Ways to Have a Great Whale Watch and Wildlife Tour with Kids!

A visit to the San Juan Islands is not complete without at least some time […]

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Whales spotted on a Roche Harbor Charter – 09/16/2017

[Naturalist Sarah – 09/16/2017 – M/V Sea Lion – 01:30pm Charter, Roche Harbor] September consistently […]

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Southern Resident Killer Whales in the Salish Sea – Sunday 09/10/2017

[Naturalist Sarah – 09/10/2017 – M/V Sea Lion – 12:00pm & 04:30 Charter] Summer time […]

Transient Orca Parade in Rosario Strait

[Naturalist Sarah C. 8/29/17 M/V Kestrel 2pm departure] As one of our passengers on M/V […]

We Have Visitors! Transient Orcas Spotted in Haro Straight

[8/10/17- M/V Kestrel- Kelsey, Naturalist- 2:00PM] Transient orcas (otherwise known as the marine-mammal eating killer […]


Humpback Whale on Adventure Whale Watches

[Sarah M. – M/V Kestrel – 07/29/2017 – 10:00am & 02:00pm]   Today M/V Kestrel […]

Starry-Eyed: Ochre Sea Stars in the Salish Sea

[7/28/17- Kelsey, Naturalist] What has four arms, extends its stomach outside of its body, and […]

New Humpback Whales keep Springing Up in the San Juans

Humpback whales have been stealing the show this summer, with regulars like Heather, Divot, Split […]