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

September 30, 2019

2PM TOUR This afternoon our group set off on the Catalina Adventure in hopes of finding some of the giants of the Salish Sea. The Salish Sea is a name that we use for the body of water around the south end of Vancouver Island and is where we spend all of our trips. The […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Bigg’s Killer Whales, Sea Lions & More!

September 28, 2019

2 PM TOUR This afternoon we headed out into the Juan De Fuca Strait to see what wildlife we could find. It didn’t take long before we encountered a family of Bigg’s Killer Whales! This population hunts mammals such as seals, sea lions, porpoises, and even other whales. These animals travel in family groups consisting […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: T049C The Bigg’s Killer Whale & A Humpback!

September 28, 2019

10 am Tour It was a beautiful start to the day with sunny skies above us as we coasted onto the Juan de Fuca Strait. Every tour is unique because whales never stay in the same spot for long. They are always moving to find food, socialize with each other, and explore the vast underwater […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Humpbacks, The Discovery Island Wolf & More!

September 26, 2019

Afternoon Tour Today we decided to head east to scour the coastlines of both Canada and the United States through the San Juan Islands. First passing by Trial Island, a place rich with exotic plant life. Those who keep this lighthouse are amongst the few people prohibited on this island step foot on the island. […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Breaching Humpback Whale!

September 26, 2019

This morning we headed into the Juan De Fuca Strait to see what wildlife we could find! Our first stop today was at Race Rocks ecological reserve. Here is where we saw Harbour Seals, Steller’s Sea Lions, and California Sea Lions. They were hauled out on the rocks and swimming around the area. The Steller’s […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Quadrupal Whale Day! Southern Residents Orcas, Bigg’s Orcas, Humpbacks & a Minke Whale

September 25, 2019

9 AM TOUR As fall settles in, the air on the Salish Sea becomes crisp and the swells from the open Pacific roll down the strait. The fleet fanned out across the Juan de Fuca and Haro Straits to search for whales. We travelled far west and south of Victoria where we found a humpback […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Southern Resident Orcas and a Humpback!

September 24, 2019

A special morning was in store for us as we boarded the Catalina Adventure and headed out onto the Juan de Fuca Strait. We were searching the horizon for any sign of whales. Orcas have tall, black dorsal fins, humpbacks cast a misty cloud into the air, and they can all create white splashes from […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Humpback Whale, Orcas & More

September 23, 2019

MORNING TOUR This morning we headed out into the Juan De Fuca Strait with very calm conditions. We travelled West for quite some time in search of wildlife before deciding to pass through Race Rocks ecological reserve. This area is a popular spot for our Pinniped species. Here we were able to see Harbour Seals, […]

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