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Victoria Whale Watching Report: Humpback Whales MMZ0041 “Pong” and BCX1251 “Orion”!

October 17, 2019

1:15pm tour! For our chartered tour today we headed south in search of wildlife. Not long into our journey, we spotted the tall exhales of a couple of humpbacks.   These baleen whales are traveling thousands of kilometers to reach this area to feed. They are a migratory animal as they spend their year in […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: “Big Mama” The Humpback Whale, Sea Lions & A Bald Eagle!

October 17, 2019

Morning Tour!   On this morning’s whale watching adventure, we decided to head south and west of the Victoria Harbour to start our search for whales and other marine wildlife. We stopped to check out a giant bait ball where hundreds and hundreds of birds were gathered at the surface, picking off small fish from […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Bigg’s Killer Whales & Race Rocks Ecological Reserve

October 16, 2019

Morning Tour This morning we headed south to search towards the middle of the Juan de Fuca Strait for wildlife. Shortly after departing the harbor we received a call from one of our zodiac vessels searching the coastline, wildlife had been found! We flipped a u-turn and headed towards the sighting. While approaching, we were […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: 3 Humpback Whales & Race Rocks Ecological Reserve

October 15, 2019

10am Tour! Guests and crew were eager to start our whale watching adventure this morning as we boarded the Orca Spirit and entered the Juan de Fuca Strait. We started our search for puffy, white blows, fins and splashes by heading south and west towards the Olympic Pennisula of Washington. We moved west of Race […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Humpback Whales & The Steller Sea Lions of Race Rocks

October 14, 2019

Morning Tour!   This morning we headed southwest in search of wildlife. We were fortunate to be one of the first whale watching vessels on scene with a couple of humpback whales. These animals are in our area from April to November but are known to stick around during the winter. Last winter, we had […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: The Pinnipeds of Race Rocks Ecological Reserve & More!

October 13, 2019

Morning Tour!   On this trip, we got to visit a few ecological reserves, starting with Race Rocks Ecological Reserve. This is one of the only Pinniped haul-out sites in the world with four different species that are regular there. Race Rocks is home to Harbour Seals, Californian Sea Lions, Steller Sea Lions, and in […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: “T-Party”, An Epic Gathering Of Mammal-Hunting Killer Whales!

October 12, 2019

10AM Tour! Our whale watching tours this October continues to be very successful when it comes to viewing wildlife. Today we were in for a treat with reports of mammal-hunting killer whales known as Bigg’s or Transient orcas, south of the city of Victoria. We cruised in that direction and started to see the tall, […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Humpback Whales, Harbour Seals & Ollie The Sea Otter

October 11, 2019

2pm Tour! The afternoon ended up being beautifully sunny and low winds prevailed. We cruised out of the Victoria Harbour and aimed southwest in the Juan de Fuca Strait. With such clear skies, we had excellent views of the Olympic Mountain range and Mount Baker was visible to the east, with its giant snow-capped peak!  […]

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