Fantastic Breaches from T100C!

We had the perfect ending to a fantastic day of watching three pods of transient killer whales in Saratoga Passage on August 18.  The three families included the T100 pod, T34 pod, T37 & T37B pod.  These 11 orcas were swimming north and south through Saratoga Passage.   On the afternoon of the 18th the pods were grouped up very closely … Read More

The T46 and T137 pods Wow us in Puget Sound

We love it when whales come into Puget Sound, and it’s becoming much more common than it used to be!  We are the only company that can venture deep into the sound to find whales and its been fantastic.  Recently the T137 pod, T46 pod, and T122 (9 orcas) have spent lots of time hunting in Puget Sound on two … Read More

T34 and T37 pods come in with a rare friend

On July 13 we had a few familiar families of transient killer whales visit Puget Sound, and they brought an adult male with them that we rarely see.  It was T37, the T37Bpod, the T34pod, and T73B.  The T37s, and T34s are regular visitors to our area, but T73B, an adult male born in 1991, isn’t seen in these waters … Read More

Scratchy Breaches

Scratchy, a humpback whale that has yet to be given an alphanumeric ID from the researchers, spent a few weeks near Deception Pass, the north end of Whidbey Island, and Smith Island.  We saw this whale several times from all our boats during that same period of time.  On July 10, from our newest boat the Saratoga, Scratchy surprised us … Read More

Minke Whales prevail at Partridge Bank

This year Partridge Bank, located on the eastern side of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, has been a real hotspot for minke whale sightings.  The bank is located in an ideal spot for us to visit on all our boats that depart from both Port Townsend and Edmonds.  Bird activity has been a good indicator of where the bait … Read More