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Victoria Whale Watching Report: Killer Whales, Harbour Seals, and Our Favourite Fuzzy Friend, Ollie!

June 27, 2022

Written by: Lori, Lead Naturalist The week of June 6th. The start of June has brought with it some incredible wildlife sightings. This week we were able to spot several different Killer Whales, numerous Harbour Seals, and even our favorite sea otter among others. We started our week off right with a sighting of one […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Humpback whales, Harbour Porpoises, and Bald Eagles!

June 20, 2022

Written by: Lori, Lead Naturalist The week of May 30th Another wonderful week on the water has come and gone. We have been fortunate to have experienced some incredible weather this week, with flat calm seas and sunny skies as far as the eye can see! It is with this backdrop that we have been […]

Port Renfrew: Our 6th Season Has Begun!

June 10, 2022

Written by: Matt, Zodiac Captain The ground is spongy and wet from the heavy rains that wake us early each morning, as blue skies soon follow us into midday, lighting up the incredibly lush green forests of our coast. Port Renfrew is as rich of an ecosystem on land as it is on the water, […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report – Bigg’s Killer Whale T049C, the T023’s , and Race Rocks!

June 7, 2022

Written by: Lori, Lead Naturalist The week of May 23rd What a wonderful week of whale watching it has been here at Orca Spirit Adventures! This week we were able to see a lone male Orca, a coordinated hunt, and pay a visit to Race Rocks Lighthouse! This week we were fortunate to see the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Wrapping up the 2021 Season!

November 12, 2021

Victoria Whale Watching 2021 Season Highlights As we reach the end of the whale watching season, it is nice to take a moment to reflect on the past five months we have spent adventuring out into the Salish Sea! It was my first season working with Orca Spirit Adventures as a Naturalist, and I was […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Dall’s Porpoise, Bald Eagles, Humpback Whales, and Killer Whales!

October 21, 2021

Written by Lori, Naturalist – The week of October 11th What a fantastic week it has been here at Orca Spirit Adventures! Our days on the water have been filled with incredible sightings of some of our favourite animals of the Salish Sea, and the whale watching has truly been nothing short of spectacular. Rain […]

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