Puget Sound Express Sees New T123 Orca Calf

Puget Sound Express was thrilled to encounter a new orca family member on October 11, 2018. We had heard reports that a new orca calf had been born in the transient T123 pod. So it was with great joy that as we neared Henry Island in the San Juan Islands, we caught our first glimpse of the week-old new orca … Read More

Sept 13, 2018 Southern Resident Superpod

Today was a tale of two stories. On the one hand, we learned that young J50 – Scarlett – one of the younger members of the SRKW J-Pod – was declared dead by researcher Ken Balcomb of the Center for Whale Research. On the other hand (and perhaps related??) – virtuall ALL members of all three of the SRKW pods … Read More

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, 2018.  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 … 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