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Humpback Whales, Sea Otter, Seals & Sea Lions

September 29, 2018

Despite the clouds in the sky, we left the harbour optimistic about finding lots of Salish Sea inhabitants! Sun or cloud, rain or shine, wildlife are out and about hunting, traveling, socializing, resting or looking for love! We found such a creature near Race Rocks Lighthouse – the biggest creature in the Salish Sea – […]

Resident Orcas & Humpback Whales

September 28, 2018

Our three trip day was quite eventful from beginning to end. On our first tour at 10am we were able to spot Orca in just a short drive out westward from Victoria. While we watched the group and followed as they traveled we cut in to the shoreline and spent some time watching the large […]

Southern Resident Orcas

September 24, 2018

Today we headed to confirm a sighting out East, once reaching the South West side of San Juan Island we were able to spot some tall dorsal fins. This meant that there was a group of Orca ahead. With observing after a while we were able to figure out that it was our local group […]

Humpback Whale, Transient Orcas, Seals & Sea Lions

September 22, 2018

Fall was settled in on the Salish Sea, bringing calm waters and cooler days. We left the bustle of the city behind as we cruised west on the peaceful waters of the Strait of Juan de Fuca. We were just past Race Rocks Lighthouse when we spotted the blows from a little humpback we call […]

K-Pod Orcas, Humpback Whale & Race Rocks Ecological Reserve

September 21, 2018

We set out on Friday morning into clear and calm water conditions, perfect for spotting wildlife. We headed southwest into the Strait of Juan de Fuca in search of humpback and killer whales. It was early in the morning and there were yet to be any reported sightings so we all had our eyes peeled […]

Transient Orcas

September 20, 2018

For the cruise ship tour we had a big surprise! We headed west in search of the T65A’s , a Transient Orca group that were sighted on earlier tours. While pulling in to Becher Bay where the whales were last spotted we had found them just around Wolf island, after doing so we decided to […]

Transient Orcas, Humpback Whales & Race Rocks Ecological Reserve

September 18, 2018

Our tours today traveled southwest out of the harbour into the Strait of Juan de Fuca on a mission to catch up with the Transient Orca that had been spotted earlier in the morning. The whales were last spotted heading out towards Sooke so we had our fingers crossed that we would be able to […]

Orcas & Humpback Whales

September 17, 2018

In the morning we headed East following a sightings report from earlier in the morning. We ended up finding some Resident Orca travelling along the shoreline of San Juan island. They were on the move, heading north east quite quickly. These animals can travel up to 100km in a day and reach speeds up to […]

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