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Victoria Whale Watching Report: Big Mama, her New Calf, and Steller Sea Lions!

May 18, 2022

Written by: Lori, Lead Naturalist Week of: May 2nd, 2022 The beginning of May has ushered in some incredible wildlife sightings. Each encounter is completely unique in its own right, and we never know quite what to expect when we untie from the docks and leave the harbour each day. We have been unbelievably fortunate […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: The Week of April 18

May 6, 2022

Written by: Lori, Lead Naturalist The Week of April 18th It has been another wonderful week of whale watching tours, and we have once again found ourselves humbled by the diversity of life that resides in the Salish Sea. This week we were able to spot bald eagles, California sea lions, Steller Sea lions, harbour […]

7 Facts about the Great Humpback Whale Migration

April 27, 2022

It’s no secret that Humpback whales undertake one of the most impressive migrations of any species on earth. It is truly an incredible feat to undergo such a long journey every single year. Read on to find seven amazing facts about the Humpback whale migration from BC and learn more about where one of our […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: A Wonderful Start to the 2022 Whale Watching Season

April 23, 2022

Written by: Lori, Lead Naturalist The Week of April 11th, 2022. With the off-season coming to an end, we could not have been more excited to head out into the Salish Sea for our very first covered vessel tours of the year! We certainly missed the wildlife, and it was a very special treat to […]

7 Things To Do in Victoria

April 20, 2022

Written by: Lori, Naturalist Victoria is the capital city of British Columbia and is one of the oldest cities in the Pacific Northwest. It is truly a city that comes alive in the spring as locals and visitors alike flock to its scenic beaches, blossoming flower gardens, and numerous tourist attractions. With endless activities to […]

By Coming Whale Watching With Orca Spirit Adventures, You Are Making A Difference!

April 5, 2022

Written by: Lori, Lead Naturalist As a company that aims to introduce guests to the wonders of the natural world, we believe it is important to give back to the wildlife and the environment that gives us so much. It is for this reason that Orca Spirit Adventures collects a Wildlife Conservation Fee. With each […]

What Whales Can We Find in the Salish Sea?

February 1, 2022

Written by: Lori, Marine Naturalist The Salish Sea is a spectacular marginal sea of the Pacific Ocean encompassing the Strait of Georgia, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, and Puget Sound. It is one of the most diverse marine ecosystems in the world, and there are many different species of whales in the Salish Sea. […]

Can You Be Swallowed by A Whale?

January 24, 2022

Written by: Lori, Naturalist This is a question that often arises on our tours – particularly when we’re viewing Humpback whales. When guests see Humpback whales in the wild they are often blown away by their incredible size and grace in the water. If you’re really lucky when you come out on our tours, you […]

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