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Victoria Whale Watching Report: Race Rocks Ecological Reserve and Scuttle the Humpback!

August 10, 2020

Monday, August 10th, 2020 – 12pm Covered Vessel Tour Leaving the harbour couldn’t have come a moment sooner this hot, muggy day, and we welcomed the cold breeze as we picked up speed and headed west into the Strait of Juan de Fuca. With the beautiful Olympic Mountains to our left, we began our search […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Scuttle the Humpback Whale, Race Rocks Lighthouse, and More!

August 8, 2020

Saturday, August 8th, 2020 – 10am Covered Vessel Tour August is full of beautiful sunny days where getting out on the water is a perfect way to enjoy the summer. Guests joined us on the Pacific Explorer and we set out west on the Juan de Fuca Strait. Several whale watching boats fanned out in […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Humpback Whales, Race Rocks, and Ollie!

August 7, 2020

Friday, August 7th, 2020 – 12pm Covered Vessel Tour This morning we headed out into the Juan de Fuca Strait with calm waters and excellent viewing conditions. Our first wildlife sighting was some Harbour Porpoises! With such flat water we got some great views of them as they quickly swam by. Not too much later […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Transient Killer Whale Family – T60’s!

August 6, 2020

Thursday, August 6th – 12pm Covered Vessel Tour Today was certainly a windy day out in the Juan de Fuca Strait! There were even peaked waves as we were leaving the harbour. After we passed the breakwater, we were surprised by a family of Transient Killer Whales! It was a really cool experience to see […]

Port Renfrew Whale Watching Report: Whales, Whales and More Whales!

August 5, 2020

August 1pm Zodiac Tours – Port Renfrew August is upon us! A month that brings a flurry of changes on the water here in Port Renfrew. Notoriously known as “Fogust” as the raised temperatures and humidity creates thick and mystifying fog that drifts northwards up the Oregon coast and past Cape Flattery. In the early […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Humpbacks at Race Rocks Ecological Reserve!

August 5, 2020

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 – 12pm Covered Vessel Tour This afternoon we headed into the Juan de Fuca Strait in search of whales and other wildlife in the Salish Sea. It was a windy day on the water, but surprisingly, we managed to stay pretty dry throughout the trip. We took a coastal route out […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Many Transient Orca Whales!

August 4, 2020

Tuesday, August 4th – 12pm Covered Vessel Tour This afternoon we headed out into the Juan de Fuca Strait with beautiful conditions for viewing wildlife. After a long journey, we arrived on scene with some Transient Killer Whales! This ecotype of killer whales hunts mammals and travel in small family groups. Today we saw several […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Chain Islands, Bald Eagles, and the T18’s (Killer Whale Family!)

August 3, 2020

Monday, August 3rd, 2020 – 12pm Covered Vessel Tour Thankfully, early morning showers turned into a mostly sunny day, making for a great time to be on the water. After leaving the Victoria Harbour, we set course to the east in search of whales and other wildlife that frequent the waters off south Vancouver Island. […]




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