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

What Do Killer Whales Sound Like?

Listening to killer whales hunt and “chat” is fascinating. Both of our whale watching boats have onboard hydrophones that we use to listen in. If you aren’t on a boat, though, you can still listen to orcas as long as you are near a computer. Our friends at www.orcasound.net maintain a guide to some of the more popular live, fixed … Read More