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Don’t call it a “Humpback”

Whales are a common, but always exciting, sight in the San Juan Islands. Some live in the area year-round, such as our Resident Orcas or the more elusive Transient Orcas. Many others, including Humpback whales, simply pass through during their long yearly migrations between their summer feeding grounds in the north, and their winter breeding grounds near the Equator. Lucky charter guests may have the opportunity to catch a glimpse… Read More »