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Victoria Whale Watching Report: “Big Mama” The Humpback Whale & Furry Friends at Race Rocks!

October 22, 2019

10am Tour! Each morning is the start of a new adventure on the Salish Sea as nature is constantly changing.  With guests aboard the speedy Orca Spirit, we set course southwest into the Juan de Fuca Strait.  We do not always find whales in the first 20 minutes of a trip, but today was a […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Breaching Humpback Whale!

October 19, 2019

Afternoon Tour! It was a windy afternoon on the Juan de Fuca Strait with white caps whipping up in all directions.  Fortunately, whales exhale really high into the air, so we are still able to find them on choppy waters. We cruised the shoreline west towards Race Rocks Lighthouse. We went right into the islands […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Triple Humpback Whale Tour!

October 18, 2019

Morning Tours! The Juan de Fuca Strait has been a haven for whale sightings all season and today was no different. Within 20 minutes of leaving the dock, we were spotting whales!  This morning it was humpbacks that caught our eye and they were fantastic! They must not be having to dive down very deep […]

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 […]

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