Younger orcas will stick their heads up (called spyhopping) to see what the boats are up to.
About San Juan Excursions which offers whale watching
'It was a clash of titans:' Orcas attack gray whales inPort Townsend Whale Watching with Puget Sound Express The Glacier Spirit at the dock the morning of our tour There are plenty of whale watching tours in the Salish Sea, but only one that leaves from Port Townsend.
Puget Sound Express also operates an all-day whale watching cruise during the killer whale season that doubles as an official ferry route between Port Townsend and Friday Harbor (on San Juan Island).
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In planning your visit, you may want to know what is the best time of year for Port Angeles whale watching.The calm waters around San Juan Island are considered by many to be the best place to see wild orca whales.
Hiking the Whale Trail — A Walkable Guide to WhaleFor us at Alki Beach yesterday we saw harbor porpoise, a harbor seal who liked to swim upside down, an errant bottlenose dolphin who found its way into Puget Sound, and what got us all down there - resident orcas.
Incredible day whale watching on a boat out of EdmondsThe Puget Sound Express also conveniently serves as a ferry service between Port Townsend and Friday Harbor in the San Juan Islands.
Southern resident orcas have been a federally listed endangered species since 2005.
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Admire the expansive views of unparalleled beauty on your way to San Juan Island.Whale watching enlarge puget sound the new m v saratoga docked in marina photo erin craft whale watching tour on the puget sound express in seattle orca calf scarlett.Take full advantage of whale watching season in the Pacific Northwest.
By mid-morning, you will arrive at the islands, where you will embark for the highlight of your day, a whale-watching cruise.
Majestic Orca (not killer whale) watching in Puget SoundAn orca whale leaps out of the water near a whale watching boat in 2015.
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Then board our boat for a day of orca whale watching. Learn More.Recently I got to attend a half-day gray whale watching tour in Puget Sound as part of my job in tourism marketing.
Whale Watching Tour at Friday Harbor in San Juan Islands