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Victoria Whale Watching Report: Mouflon Sheep, A Minke Whale and a Daring Bald Eagle!

October 11, 2019

MORNING TOUR! We were enjoying the blue skies and sunshine this morning as we moved east of Victoria into Haro Strait. We then turned north to check out who might be swimming amongst the Gulf and San Juan Islands. We made a quick stop at Mandarte Island to see the bird sanctuary where cormorants build […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Humpback Whales, Sea Lions & Ollie The Sea Otter!

October 10, 2019

2pm tour! While on our way out of the harbor this afternoon, we spotted an Ocean Clean Up vessel collecting debris. It is quite amusing watching how they complete these big debris removals. This also provided a great conversation towards the need for changes in our ecosystems. While traveling south, we spotted blows of a […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Ollie The Sea Otter & A Humpback Whale!

October 9, 2019

2PM TOUR This afternoon we headed west following a call from another vessel regarding wildlife. Our initial destination point was quite a drive away, however, we were able to find animals closer. While pointed southwest, just past Race Rocks Ecological Reserve, we could see blows of a humpback. In our area, we have had an […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Biggs Killer Whale T049C “Janet” and Race Rocks Ecological Reserve!

October 8, 2019

Morning Tour!   Today we visited Race Rocks Ecological Reserve, getting to hang out with 3 different Pinniped Species. These are Californian Sea Lions, Steller Sea Lions, and Harbour Seals. Harbour seals are commonly referred to as fuzzy rock sausages or orca-duerves by the naturalists on board because they are one of the main food […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Humpback Whales & Sea Lions!

October 7, 2019

10AM TOUR! The wet west coast was really living up to its name this morning as the rain came down over the Salish Sea!  Good thing whales are already wet and could not care less about the water coming from the sky!  Despite the rainy conditions, we were still able to spot the cloudy puff […]

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 […]

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