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Victoria Whale Watching Report: A Week with Some of Our Favourite Creatures of the Salish Sea!

September 20, 2021

Written by: Lori, Naturalist – The Week of September 14th, 2021. It has been an incredible week here at Orca Spirit Adventures, filled with fantastic sightings of some of our favourite creatures of the Salish Sea. From harbour porpoises, to humpback whales, to transient killer whales – there is seemingly no end to the plethora […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Humpback Whales, Killer Whales, Steller and California Sea Lions, and So Much More!

September 14, 2021

Written by: Lori, Naturalist – The week of September 6th, 2021. As always, this past week has been full of excitement and indescribable moments with some of our favourite creatures of the Salish Sea. We have encountered humpback whales, transient killer whales, steller sea lions, California sea lions, harbour seals, and a wide variety of […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Fantastic Sightings Heading Into Our Crew’s Favourite Whale Watching Month!

September 7, 2021

Written by: Lori, Naturalist – The week of August 30th, 2021. As we usher in September it is nice to take a moment to reflect on some of the incredible wildlife encounters we have had this week. The abundance of life that we can find in the Salish Sea is truly astonishing, and we are […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: What a Week of Whale and Wildlife Watching!

August 31, 2021

Written by: Lori, Naturalist – The week of August 23rd, 2021. As we approach the end of August, it is nice to take a moment to reflect upon the incredible wildlife encounters that make our summers so fulfilling. It is the best time of year to view whales in the Salish Sea, and we are […]

Port Renfrew Whale Watching Report: The Birds of Renny!

August 26, 2021

Written by: Matt, Zodiac Captain – August 26th, 2021 While most will join us on our tours from Port Renfrew with whales as their primary interest, there are some guests who realize that these remote waters give access to bird species that they normally would not get a chance to see for themselves. Birders – […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: A Fantastic Week of Our Favourite Ocean Dwelling Creatures!

August 24, 2021

Written by: Lori, Naturalist – Week of August 16th, 2021 It is hard to believe that August is nearly coming to an end. They say time flies when you’re having fun, and this week has certainly flown by! We have had a fantastic week here at Orca Spirit filled with many different sightings of our […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Whale Breaches, Spyhops, Tail Lobs, and So Much More!

August 18, 2021

Written by Lori, Naturalist – Week of August 9th, 2021 The wildlife encounters here at Orca Spirit Adventures have been nothing short of awe-inspiring this week! It has been a week filled with breaches, spyhops, and tail lobs from some of our favourite marine mammals. When we head out of the harbour we never know […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Big Mama: The Humpback Whale, Race Rocks, and So Much More!

August 11, 2021

Week of August 3rd, 2021 – Written by Lori, Naturalist It is always a beautiful day to be out on the water and this week was no exception! We were fortunate to have a wildlife-packed week with some absolutely incredible encounters with the beautiful creatures who call the Salish Sea home. The abundance of wildlife […]

Victoria Sightings Report: Bigg’s Killer Whales, Minke Whales, Steller Sea Lions, Bald Eagles, and Much More!

August 3, 2021

Week of July 26th – Written by: Rachael, Lead Naturalist The end of July may have come and gone this week, but the sightings of whales and other wildlife in the Salish Sea continue to be abundant and diverse! From many different Bigg’s Killer Whale families, to a very special and rare visit with a […]



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