Stories tagged: whale watching
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 25, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
Study: Distance restrictions on Puget Sound orcas haven’t hurt tourism
A study by a federal agency has found that restrictions limiting boats from getting too close to endangered southern resident killer whales have not harmed the whale-watching industry.
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 5:36 a.m.
Now’s the time for whale watching on Oregon Coast
The exodus of gray whales heading south along the Oregon Coast is beginning. Each year, from Mid-December to Mid-January, around 20,000 whales swim from the cold Alaskan seas to the …
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 4 p.m.
Whale-watch tours having ‘epic season’ near Port Angeles
The captain pointed the bow of the Island Explorer 4 toward Constance Bank, in Canadian waters south of Victoria, as our whale watching tour began.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 12:29 p.m.
Prime time to see gray whales off Oregon, Washington coasts
Late March through April is prime time to view migrating gray whales off the Oregon and Washington coasts.
Sun., Feb. 22, 2015
Coasting: Whale of a time in Langley
In terms of travel partners, you can’t get any bigger. From early March to mid-May, gray whales make a stop in Saratoga Passage off the southern tip of Whidbey Island, …
Sun., March 6, 2011
Paddlers find refuge from Mexico’s woes in Sea of Cortez
Beyond the headlines of Mexico’s drug-related violence, sea kayakers are having a whale of a time camping along the wildlife-rich waters of Baja California. Mainstream tourists find the manufactured brand …