A Trip Trifecta

Yesterday not only was a day of glorious sun out on the water, but we managed to pull off a trip trifecta of whale species! Captain Pete describes how each of our trips saw different species of whale – minkes, humpbacks, and orcas. Click to listen to the complete audio report.

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

Father’s Day Cruises Sold Out

Looks like families are treating their fathers well in 2010! We wanted to drop a quick line on the website to let you know that we are sold out for all cruises on June 20, 2010. We have space before and after, however, so if you still want to take Dad whale watching, make a reservation online, or give us … Read More

Puget Sound Express Joins the Christmas Ship Parade

Starting on November 28, 2009 and ending on December 23, 2009, Argosy Harbor Tours, dresses up their main tour boat, ‘The Spirit of Seattle’ with Christmas lights and a live choir that sings carols to everyone around the vessel. Each night the ship takes a different route in the Seattle area. During the trip many other boats, also in Christmas … Read More

Exploring Killer Whale Acoustics

Last week I had the pleasure of delivering the Tuesday lecture to the marine biology class at the University of Puget Sound. Every September Professor Joel Elliott brings his students up from Tacoma for an on-the-water field lab, but this was the first time I got to follow up with an in-class session. Although I got a bit carried away … Read More