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Victoria Whale Watching Report: Humpback Whale and Race Rocks Ecological Reserve!

September 13, 2019

This evening we headed out into the Juan De Fuca Strait with grey skies and very calm waters. After a bit of travelling, we encountered a couple of Humpback Whales! These are solitary animals, but occasionally we see multiple in an area. They are in our waters from Spring until Fall because this is their […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Humpback Whales & More

September 12, 2019

MORNING TOURS This morning was full of Humpback Whales! This is so exciting to see for our area because less than 5 years ago we wouldn’t really ever see this type of whale, other than a few in the spring and fall. It wasn’t until 2016 when Humpback Whales returned to the Salish Sea in […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Orcas, Scuttle the Humpback & Race Rocks Ecological Reserve!

September 11, 2019

8:30 am TOUR This morning we headed South out into the Juan De Fuca Strait. After travelling for a short time, we encountered a Humpback Whale! These animals are around our area from Spring until Fall as this is their feeding grounds. Their goal is to gain as much weight as possible during this time […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Humpback Whales & Sea Lions

September 10, 2019

Summer days are fading into the colours of fall, but the world of whales doesn’t change much from season to season! We set out onto the Juan de Fuca Strait in search of west coast wildlife which is abundant in our cold waters that are so rich in nutrients throughout the food chain. When the […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Killer Whales, Race Rocks Ecological Reserve and a FIN WHALE!

September 9, 2019

MORNING TOUR This morning we boarded the Orca Spirit eager to get out on the water and search for the giants of the Salish Sea! Leaving the harbour the fog was quite thick, but it broke after a few minutes making for amazing conditions out in the Juan De Fuca Strait. We stopped by Race […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: San Juan Islands, Shore Birds and Humpback Whales!

September 8, 2019

MORNING TOUR This morning we headed East out into the Juan De Fuca Strait. After a bit of travelling, we entered into the Haro Strait amongst the San Juan Islands. To our surprise, a Northern Elephant Seal surfaced by our boat! These animals are the largest of the Pinniped species in the Northern Hemisphere. The […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Biggs Killer Whales – T101s, T102 and the T036As!

September 7, 2019

This afternoon the guests and crew boarded the vessel Orca Spirit and made their way out into the Juan De Fuca Strait, and the into Haro Strait. These two bodies of waters are what are considered whale highways, with upwards of 4 different types of whales frequently seen. Today’s trip was going to be a […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Humpback Whales, Orcas, Seals & Sea Lions

September 6, 2019

MORNING TOUR As fall is on our doorstep, we continue to enjoy beautiful weather and warm temperatures. We set out on the Juan de Fuca Strait where we could see a low fog bank in the distance, shrouding the massive ships, giving them a spooky appearance. It was not long before a humpback whale broke […]

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