Orca Thrills Boat Passengers

Peggy Holman recently traveled with us on one of our 4-hour whale watching tours. She blogged about her experience, which included a thrilling encounter with an orca. “My husband and I just got back from a trip around the Olympic Peninsula.  A high point was whale watching out of Port Townsend on July 21st.  We got a gift from an … Read More

Glacier Spirit Playing with Orcas

Recent customers Petra and Henri DeWeerd of  The Netherlands were kind enough to send a photo they took with us on a recent whale watching trip in the San Juan Islands. They were in our Olympus boat, and took a great photo of an orca playing, while our Glacier Spirit boat looked-on at a distance. Thank you Petra and Henri!

Great Customer Photo of Killer Whale

We love it when customers from our whale watching trips share photos with us.  Recent guest and Flickr user PTPerson1 tagged this photo from a recent cruise. It’s a great shot, and we thank you for sharing (and tagging photos on Flickr as “pugetsoundexpress”)!

Jack and Lori Share a Whale of a Tale

Puget Express customers Jack and Lori have posted a great description of their whale watching cruise from Port Townsend to Friday Harbor on their blog. In addition to seeing plenty of orcas on their trip (including Mega, the 32 year-old male from J-Pod), they had a great time in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island, including going mopeding and hiking. … Read More

Summer Whale Watching in Port Townsend

Summer has arrived in the Pacific Northwest, and customers of both our Port Townsend-Friday Harbor ferry, as well as our Four Hour Whale Watching Tour are enjoying some great weather as they encounter the abundant wildlife around the San Juan Islands. On a recent trip, our crew captured this video of some transient orcas (whales that are just passing through) … Read More

Whales Love Cloudy Days

It is the first day of summer here in the Pacific Northwest – and overall, it has been a comparatively cool season so far (although the weather experts tell us the sun will start winning the marine battle very soon). Today, for instance, it is somewhat cloudy and foggy. As humans, we are tempted to look at that and think … Read More