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Humpback Whale, Transient Orcas, Seals & Sea Lions

September 22, 2018

Fall was settled in on the Salish Sea, bringing calm waters and cooler days. We left the bustle of the city behind as we cruised west on the peaceful waters of the Strait of Juan de Fuca. We were just past Race Rocks Lighthouse when we spotted the blows from a little humpback we call […]

K-Pod Orcas, Humpback Whale & Race Rocks Ecological Reserve

September 21, 2018

We set out on Friday morning into clear and calm water conditions, perfect for spotting wildlife. We headed southwest into the Strait of Juan de Fuca in search of humpback and killer whales. It was early in the morning and there were yet to be any reported sightings so we all had our eyes peeled […]

Transient Orcas, Humpback Whales & Race Rocks Ecological Reserve

September 18, 2018

Our tours today traveled southwest out of the harbour into the Strait of Juan de Fuca on a mission to catch up with the Transient Orca that had been spotted earlier in the morning. The whales were last spotted heading out towards Sooke so we had our fingers crossed that we would be able to […]

Gherkin the Humpback Whale & Transient Orcas

September 12, 2018

As summer is winding down and cool fall air starts to make its way into Victoria, we still have plenty of whale watching left to accomplish in the Strait of Juan de Fuca! Our morning trip on September 12th began with sunny skies and flat waters. We headed out of the Victoria harbour and went […]

Humpback Whale, Seals, Sea Lions & Ollie the Sea Otter

September 11, 2018

This Tuesday morning was incredibly foggy and windless, severely limiting visibility on the water. By the afternoon when we departed the dock for our tours the breeze had picked up and most of the fog had been blown off the water. We set out with renewed hope of spotting wildlife. Not long into our journey […]

Humpback Whales & Race Rocks Ecological Reserve

September 10, 2018

This morning was a successful tour as we headed west in search of whales. We came upon a humpback which we stayed with for a while before heading to Race Rocks Ecological Reserve to view our sea lions, seals, and our ample bird life. On our way back we decided to look for Gherkin, a […]

Southern Resident & Transient Orcas

September 9, 2018

It has been a long summer with little rain, but today the wet stuff was gently falling over the Salish Sea. We ventured east to look for whales and found Southern Resident killer whales porpoising through choppy waters, heading north offshore of San Juan Island. Orcas are top ocean predators and can reach high speeds […]

Humpback Whales & Transient Orcas

September 8, 2018

It is the time of year again when the seas are often blanketed by a layer of fog. Though it can make spotting more challenging, we are still very successful at finding whales! We searched west of Victoria this morning, with all the whale watching boats dividing up to cover the most water possible. We […]

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