Spieden Island Archives - Seattle Orca Whale Watching

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Short Charter, Great Wildlife!

[Naturalist Sarah – 02/07/2018 – M/V Sea Lion – 01:00pm Charter]   Today marked our […]


Transients GALORE – Following Orcas From Spieden to Turn Point

[Lauren Fritz, M/V Sea Lion, 08/25/18, 5:30 pm Tour] Wow. That’s the only word I […]


Whale-y Wonderful Day in the San Juan Islands!

[Sarah M – 07/07/2017 – M/V Sea Lion – 01:30pm] Some days all the stars […]


Cetacean Station – Humpbacks and Killer Whales Near San Juan Island

  [6/22/17 – 2:00PM – M/V Kestrel]  Usually we only see one species of large […]

Humpbacks and Wildlife Abound in the Salish Sea

[06/04/2017 – M/V Kestrel – 2:00pm]   Today’s tour was a showcase of huge diversity […]

J-Pod Pays a Visit!

Lauren Fritz – May 31, 2017 – M/V Sea Lion – 12 pm Trip I […]

Hump(back) Day- Humpback Whales Spotted Near San Juan Island

There wasn’t a wave to be seen on the waters as M/V Sea Lion calmly […]

killer whales eating a sea lion

Blood and Guts

The M/V Sea Lion left the dock today with no reports of whales in the […]

humpback whale at the surface breathing

Birds to Humpbacks: A Great Day for Wildlife near the San Juan Islands

I woke up to the pitter-pat of raindrops yesterday. It was a welcome sound, as […]

Humpback whales in the Salish Sea

Spring Humpback Whales in the Salish Sea!

The sun was shining, the sky was that special shade of San Juan blue, and […]