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Southern Resident Killer Whale Baby Boom

In the last several months we have been fortunate to have so many new babies! The Center for Whale Research has confirmed that have been 9 new calves born since December 2014.  The newest calf, J55, was just seen January 18, 2016. Unfortunately on the same day J31 was observed with a deceased new calf. Of the 9 new calves born only one is confirmed as female and four are confirmed males, which may be due to contaminants in the water called persistent organic pollutants.  read more about this here.

Orcas WILD, new museum opens

Outer Island Excursions is happy to announce the opening of OrcasW.I.L.D., a new interpretive center in Eastsound. We are happy to sponsor the development of the museum. Read more about the opening in an article by the Island Sounder here.

Welcome to our Blog

16 May 2019

Welcome! We have decided to join in on the blog fun. Ideally this page will be a resource to inform and update all on the world of Outer Island Excursions. We’ll be sharing trip reports, sightings, exciting news, and staff highlights. Take a closer look at our day to day…