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Victoria Whale Watching Report: Double Creature Feature: Killer Whales & Humpback Whales!

October 6, 2019

10AM TOUR!   Chilly mornings greet us this time of year as we embark on adventures to find whales!  We left the Victoria Harbour, immediately on the lookout for wildlife. We traveled southwest into the Strait of Juan de Fuca and soon found the largest of all Salish Sea whales- the Humpbacks! Humpbacks are so […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: The T018 and T037 Killer Whale Families & Humpbacks!

October 5, 2019

10 am tour This morning we headed east, all abord the Catalina Adventure in search of wildlife. We passed by the exquisite homes of Oak Bay, ranging in price from four to twenty-four million dollars. Located along the waterfront in this area is Canada’s oldest golf course, open mostly year-round and is priced for those […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Humpback Whales Galore!

October 4, 2019

2pm TOUR Humpback whales were everywhere in the Juan de Fuca Strait this morning! We cruised by the Ogden Point Breakwater with hopes of seeing something, but we got more than we could imagine! As we set course west, we saw blows in the distance. As we slowly approached a pair of humpbacks, we noticed […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Playful Humpback Whales!

October 4, 2019

10AM TOUR Shortly after departing the inner harbor today, we spotted blows just south of us. Just south of Victoria, there were a couple of humpback splashing around together. We were able to watch these two animals for a while. They even made a pass while we were shut off, right by our bow! This […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Multiple Humpback Whales & Furry Friends At Race Rocks!

October 3, 2019

10 AM TOUR Today was a beautiful fall morning on the west coast with moody clouds and slivers of sunlight poking through the grey skies. With so much activity west of the city, we started our search with the Olympic Mountains on our left and Vancouver Island on our right. It was no long before […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Humpback Whales, The Picturesque Mount Baker & More!

October 2, 2019

MORNING TOURS Today we started our tour out by searching southwest of Ogden Point. We were scanning the surface for disturbances like splashes, plumes of misty exhales, or dark fins rising above the surface. Other sights caught our eye, like the picturesque Mount Baker to the east in Washington. Mount Baker stands 10,781 ft (3,286 […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Humpback: Elf MMX0026

October 1, 2019

Afternoon Tour! This afternoon we followed a call on the radio southwest of Victoria. It did not take long before we were able to see misty exhales from humpbacks. Once all in view, we realized that there were quite a few all feeding in the same area. In the beginning, we were able to watch […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Humpback Whales & Race Rocks Ecological Reserve!

October 1, 2019

MORNING TOURS Calm waters greeted us as we entered the Juan de Fuca Strait.  We had two of our large vessels on the water, the Orca Spirit and the Catalina Adventure.  As we moved towards the Olympic Mountains of Washington, we spotted the smokey-like plumes of mist that explode above the water as a humpback […]

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