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Puget Sound Express Talks Gray Whales on KING 5

Sarah Hanke from Puget Sound Express joined KING 5 last weekend to talk about the return of gray whales to Puget Sound. Learn more about the whales from Sarah and then be sure to book your ticket to go on one of our gray whale watching tours!

Protection Island Bird & Wildlife photos

PSE recently took a group of bird and wildlife experts on a cruise to Protection Island National Wildlife Refuge, home to some of the last remaining undeveloped habitat for many burrow-nesting seabirds in the Salish Sea. One of the participants, Kyle Elliott share some of his photos with us, and we hope you enjoy them!

2017 Gray Whale Watching Season Now Underway

Gray whale watching season is here! Daily tours from Port Townsend (10am departures) and Edmonds (10am & 1pm departures) start on Saturday, March 11 and run through April 27. See Patch (pictured above) and others as they come to feed. Port Townsend tours are 3-4 hours; Edmonds tours are 2 hours – and we guarantee you’ll see whales or your … Read More

Which Gray Whale Arrived in Puget Sound First?

So who will the first of the “Saratoga Grays” turn out to be? Will it be #723 “Lucifer” (back with white spots shown here) or #49 “Patch”? Inquiring minds want to know! Join us for Guaranteed Gray Whale Tours starting on March 11, 2017 out of Port Townsend and Edmonds, as we kick off the season and head out to … Read More

Top 12 Wildlife Photography Tips

From whales to birds, and bears and beyond – photographer Bart Rulon has seen and shot it all. Bart is leading our 2017 Wildlife Photography Expeditions (May 9-11 & September 19-21) in the San Juan Islands. These photography workshops are geared toward passionate photographers who want to spend the extra time with whales & wildlife in order to get the best … Read More

2017 Gray Whale Tours Begin March 11

Gray Whale season is almost here! We start guaranteed gray whale watching tours on March 11 from our Port Townsend & Edmonds locations. Each spring, majestic gray whales migrate from the southern waters of Baja, Mexico north to Alaska. In March and April they pass through the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Puget Sound, providing an excellent opportunity to … Read More