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Victoria Whale Watching Report: Chain Islands, Bald Eagles, and the T18’s (Killer Whale Family!)

August 3, 2020

Monday, August 3rd, 2020 – 12pm Covered Vessel Tour Thankfully, early morning showers turned into a mostly sunny day, making for a great time to be on the water. After leaving the Victoria Harbour, we set course to the east in search of whales and other wildlife that frequent the waters off south Vancouver Island. […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: The T99’s – Transient Orca Family and Yogi the Humpback!

August 2, 2020

Sunday, August 2nd, 2020 – 12pm Covered Vessel Tour Every day with whales is a truly spectacular day, but today was extra, extra special! We scooted out onto the straight with excited guests, ready to explore the Salish Sea. We didn’t even make it to Race Rocks Lighthouse before we saw out first cetaceans of […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Humpbacks, California Sea Lions, and More!

August 1, 2020

Saturday, August 1st – 12pm Covered Vessel Tour The first of August was a perfect day to be out on the water with sunshine and clear skies all around! We hugged the shoreline as we started out west, searching for any signs of whales. Vancouver Island is a rugged landscape, with gorgeous temperate rainforests and […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Harbour Seals and Their New Pups, Bald Eagles, and More!

July 28, 2020

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020 – 12pm Covered Vessel Tour While the sun was shining today it was a bit windy out on the water so Captain Jordan decided to take the Pacific Explorer around the eastside of Vancouver Island. This took the boat, crew and passengers through Baynes Channel passing Discovery Island, the previous home […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: The Southern Resident Orcas Came for a Visit!

July 26, 2020

Sunday, July 26th, 2020 – 12pm Covered Vessel Tour This morning our covered vessel, along with two zodiacs, headed out into the Juan de Fuca Strait in search of wildlife. After a bit of travelling, Captain Jordan stopped the boat because he had seen some Killer Whales ahead of us. Upon arrival we thought these […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Humpbacks, Harbour Porpoises, Steller Sea Lions, and More!

July 20, 2020

Monday, July 20th, 2020 – 12pm Covered Vessel Tour This afternoon we headed out into the Juan de Fuca Strait in search of wildlife. We were incredibly lucky with the conditions on the water today which makes spotting wildlife a lot less difficult. After a bit of travelling, we came across a Humpback Whale! These […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Scratchy, the Humpback!

July 19, 2020

Sunday, July 19th, 2020 – 12pm Covered Vessel Tour This morning we headed out into the Juan de Fuca Strait with beautiful conditions. After a bit of travelling, Captain Jeremy spotted a blow and slowed down the boat. He had found a Humpback Whale! Around this whale, we were also able to see quite a […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Comorants on Mandarte Island and More!

July 16, 2020

Thursday, July 16th, 2020 – 10am Covered Vessel Tour We were expecting a cloudy morning but were greeted by sunshine and warm temperatures this morning. A diverse group of guests from different parts of Canada joined us on the Pacific Explorer as we set out on the Juan de Fuca Strait, heading east towards Haro […]




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