Wolves of the Sea IV

Whale watching cruises in the Pacific Northwest provide a great opportunity to see Orca (Killer Whales) in abundance. That first fin sighting is a rush and seeing the Orca swimming so close always puts a smile on your face. Even more so when they pop up to take a look at you too! My summer…

An Epic 12 Hours

Depart Seattle aboard a Victoria Clipper whale watching cruise at 8:15am bound for Friday Harbor and the San Juan Islands. Let 12 hours of epic adventure unfold… This cruise had it all – perfect weather, plenty of wonderful scenery, amazing wildlife and even some aircraft action overhead for good measure. A perfect day for me!

Wolves of the Sea III

The Orca of the Kenai Fjords, Deadly hunters one and all, Yet as family oriented and caring as any human being, They are just as curious of us, as we are of them… I can tell you from personal experience it is a fantastic experience to see wild Orca and it is an amazing experience when…

Wolves of the Sea II

Cruising the scenic waters of the Kenai Fjords National Park and seeing a small pod of Orca’s (Killer Whales) was a real highlight of my trip to Alaska. The Orca is a deadly hunter, yet such a magnificent, sleek and beautiful looking creature.  First seeing that unmistakable tall dorsal fin protrude from the water’s surface does not fail to bring a…

Wolves of the Sea

In June 2011 I took a fantastic day trip to the San Juan Islands to see Killer Whales (Orca) in the Puget Sound of Washington state. From the cruise boat we came across 11 whales from J-Pod including its famous matriarch J-2 “Granny“, believed to be the oldest Orca (born around 1911!) in the 3 pods which reside in this area (J,…