Ken Balcomb of Center for Whale Research

The boat on the right is operated by the Center for Whale Research which was created by Ken Balcomb, who is driving, and who for the last forty years has been leading the cause for Orca whale conservation here in the Pacific Northwest. He is also featured in our video talking about the killer whales. Sent from my iPhone

Customer Whale Watching Photos

Customers from our whale watching tours have been taking some great photos lately and sharing them with us on our Facebook page. Sarina Kepsel and Lori Worth Shouldis-Hasz both took some exciting shots of orcas breaching. Our trips are in full swing and our family would love to take you (and your cameras!) out for a cruise. Reserve your trip online, … Read More

Killer whale watching on July 4th weekend

What a great way to start the July 4th weekend; sunny skies, calm water and all of J pod (26 killer whales) off our port (left) side. That is our naturalist Sarah on the roof of our large tour boat Glacier Spirit, telling all the passengers about the orca whales swimming by.

Audio Report of Westward T-26 Transient Orca Whale

Here is a photo and an audio report of the transient killer whale T-26 heading west with six other whales. That is a cruise ship on the Victoria waterfront in the background. Memo.m4a Listen on our mobile content stream.  

26th Year of Orca Whale Watching Underway

We’ve had a great spring season of gray whale watching here in Puget Sound. Not only did we see grays on most every trip, we also had some incredible encounters with humpback whales – a real treat for our customers. We’ve put our official gray whale tours to bed for the season, and are now focusing our whale watching cruises … Read More