Whale Watching

The backside!

Orcas Island Lodging: Fido-Friendly Vacation Rental

Whale-Watching Tours 2014 Spring season is nigh and with it comes the beginning of the San Juan Whale-watching tours! There are many different companies to choose from and many whales to be watched, so to help you get going in the right direction, we’ve conglomerated all the 2014 San Juan whale-watching info right here. Whale-Watching More >

They are frolicking! What great big fishy-mammals they are!

Orcas Island Vacation Rental (Pet and Family Friendly)

If You Love Diversity, then You’ll Love this Orcas Island Activity List   Finding the best Orcas Island Vacation Rental should be at the top of your list when coming to the island for a solid stay. But once you’ve got that done and out of the way, there’s something else that will be closely-connected More >

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Orcas Island Vacation Rental :: The Surrounding Sealife

Your Favorite Orcas Island Vacation Rental Presents….. The Orcas Island Sea-Life Fun Edition! So we got to thinking, when you’re staying with us or one of our fine fellow lodgings here on Orcas Island (#1, #2, #3, #4), you might get to thinking: “I love the land, but what about all that surrounding liquid stuff? More >

They are frolicking! What great big fishy-mammals they are!

Orcas Island Rental :: Sneaking a Peek at some Porpoises (Whale Watching!)

Orcas Island Rental: When You Just Wanna Watch Some Whales Orcas Island is called Orcas Island for a particular reason–one that at times escapes my memory, but just now I happen to remember it: there are actual Orcas swimming nearby! In past blog entries here we have highlighted some of the excellent opportunities to watch More >

Orcas Ohana and Eastsound

Come see why Eastsound, WA, the lovely town just a step outside our Orcas Ohana vacation rental home, is one of Western America’s top 10 dream towns! Eastsound is the place to be if you are looking for a great tourist location without that obvious touristy feel and Orcas Ohana is the place to stay More >

Orcas Island Activities: Standup Paddling

Standup Paddling around Orcas Island? What’s that?   Get outta here! Natural beauty, exercise and relaxation all in one activity?! Count me in! Explore a little deeper all that the San Juan Islands have to offer with standup paddling, one of the fastest growing water sports in the world and one of the easiest ways More >

Orcas Island Whale Watching

If you’re visiting Orcas Island, it would be terrible if you didn’t actually see some Orcas since they are the Island’s namesake. For about half of the year (from about mid-April until the beginning of October), the southern resident killer whales (SRKW) live in and around the San Juan Islands. Because of this the Islands More >

Orcas Island Spring Whale Watching Update from Eclipse Charters!

I had the opportunity to learn about the Spring Whale Watching season from Denise and Captain Daniel Wilk of Eclipse Charters yesterday. Here’s what Denise had to say: We have a few transient Orca around this time of year. Small groups eating seals and sea lions. The resident pods start to arrive with regularity in More >