Announcing Our 2017 3-Day Wildlife Photography Expeditions

We’re excited to announce that we are now taking reservations for our 2017 3-Day Wildlife Photography Expeditions. Join professional wildlife photographer Bart Rulon and Puget Sound Express  May 9-11 and September 19-21 for an amazing 3 day experience focused on whales and other wildlife in and around the San Juan Islands. This expedition is limited to 6-8 participants in order … Read More

Announcing our 2017 3-Day Birdwatching & Wildlife Cruises

We are excited to announce that reservations are now open for Puget Sound Express’ popular 3-Day Birdwatching and Wildlife Cruises in the San Juan Islands. Selected by National Geographic as one of the World’s Top 3 destinations, the waters around the San Juan Islands are home to orcas (killer whales), minke whales, gray whales, humpback whales, stellar sea lions, porpoise, … Read More

Give the Gift of Whale Watching

As we approach the 2016 Holiday Season, all of us at Puget Sound Express want to send a huge THANK YOU to everyone who brought family, friends and visitors out on the water this year. It was a spectacular whale watching season and we can’t wait till next year. We are now accepting reservations for all 2017 tours, including our … Read More

Learn How to Take Great Whale Photos

What makes for a perfect whale photo? Photographer Bart Rulon shares the story behind this iconic shot. (A reminder that we’re running a 3-day photo expedition with Bart on Sept. 12-14. If you want to learn how to get shots like this – sign up pronto!) “This photograph was taken on one of my private wildlife photo tours a few … Read More

L-Pod Paid Us A Visit

Some very elite members of the Southern Resident L-Pod of orcas decided they were going to sneak up on us from behind! What a nice surprise. August 12, 2016, off Victoria, BC.

Up Close Encounter with T036/36Bs and T099 Killer Whales

We had an unexpected, up-close and personal encounter with transient killer whales, T036/36B’s and T099’s recently. We were idling along at a very slow pace while they were on a dive much further away and going away from us at our 10 o’clock when suddenly, out of nowhere, they (on their own terms) popped up right off our bow! Video … Read More