Transient Orcas at Lime Kiln

We recently encountered a pod of transient orcas outside the Lime Kiln area in the San Juan Islands. If you haven’t read Captain Erick Peirson’s post on a possible “transient invasion” it is definitely worth a read. Our crew captured a quick video of the orcas, and in that video, you can hear just how exciting it is for our … Read More

Final Week of Gray Whale Tours

Wow. What a month! We have had a terrific time taking passengers around Puget Sound this past month to see gray whales, orcas, and the rest of the marine menagerie that make this waterway such a treasure. We are in our final week of gray whale cruises, so if you haven’t joined us yet, reserve your trip right away. Gloria, … Read More

PT Daily Photo: R is for Ruffles

One of our favorite reads is the Port Townsend Daily Photo blog. If you want to get a sense of how wonderful this part of the world is, make this blog part of your daily reading habit. We were pleased to learn that PTDP took a trip with us recently, and posted about his experience. As you would expect…the photo … Read More

Customer Photo: Blue Orca

While the orca might not be blue, the water sure was when A. Peth took this photo during one of our recent whale watching tours. In this photo you can really see the unique markings that scientists use to identify individual pod members. Thanks A. Peth! You can view more of her work – which includes some interesting visual poetry … Read More

Customer Photo: Orcas in the Mist

Originally uploaded by One of our recent customers – – just posted some great photos from yesterday’s whale watching cruise. Thanks for sharing! You can view more on their Flickr site.

Share Your Whale Watching Photos

These days virtually everyone who comes on one of our Whale Watching tours or San Juan Ferry trips gets on the boat with a camera. In many cases–more than one! It is great to see how much people enjoy documenting their trip. What is also great is that if you do take photos and/or videos of on your trip with … Read More