Updates from aboard the Odyssey...

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7/26/2016 July has treated us EXTREMELY well!!! We feel absolutely spoiled rotten! Not only have we had members J Pod, L Pod, and transients around, but we’ve had the pleasure of two humpback whales that decided to stay in the area MUCH longer than normally anticipated. To top it all off – we spotted a Read the full article…

The transients are here and they have been putting on quite the display for us this past week! We’ve seen numerous tail slaps, spy hops, and even a few breaches out there. We’ve been seeing seals galore, and have had some incredible bird watching, too! The summer season is really starting to pick up, so Read the full article…

06/20/2016 This time of year is always so magical here in the San Juan Islands. We’ve recently been lucky enough to have a couple of humpback whales in the area – a mother and her young calf. Known for their rounded backs and deep dives, it is truly majestic to see their large tails come Read the full article…

June 06, 2016 Another great day aboard the Odyssey with resident orcas! Today wasn’t quite as hot as yesterday, but the whale watching was on fire. We again had our resident orcas in the area. We also were able to spot a humpback whale from a distance. We saw a mix of J pod and Read the full article…

This morning, 06/05/16, our resident orcas returned to the area. It was the first time since May 11th that they have visited us. J pod, parts of K pod and parts of L pod all came back! We watched the L4 family group and the L47 family group. We also saw L90 and 92. There Read the full article…

Every once in a while, here in the San Juan Islands, we get an abundance of whales. We often refer to this occurrence as “whale soup”. Today, we had 24 transient orcas and two humpback whales in the area. We were watching a group of transients known as the T123s, when we received word that Read the full article…

Today, May 16th 2016, was an exceptional day aboard the Odyssey. After the tour, the crew all agreed that is was probably the best day of the year. We got to spend almost and hour and a half with over 16 transient orcas. We had the T36As, 65As and Bs, 99s, 123s and T93 and Read the full article…

August 30, 2014   J pod AND K pod! What an outstanding day on the water! We headed down south through Cattle Pass and on to Eagle Point once again. On the way, we had an awesome view of some Steller Sea Lions on Whale Rock, as well as many harbor porpoise and seals. About Read the full article…

August 19, 2014 This season has been one for the books. Every day is a new adventure, and with our amazing naturalists always giving their all, the memories and photos of 2014 Aboard the Odyssey is truly a blessing to be a part of. Today was no different. We headed south through San Juan Channel Read the full article…

Captain Pete gives us an update on how good the whale and wildlife viewing has been recently here in the San Juan Islands.

Sports fans looking to catch “the game” in Friday Harbor will enjoy a visit to this restaurant and bar located downtown Friday Harbor on Spring Street.

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