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Victoria Whale Watching Report: Humpbacks Whales Everywhere!

August 12, 2019

MORNING TOUR This morning we headed out into the Juan De Fuca Strait with sunny skies and beautifully calm waters. Due to the stillness of the water, we were able to spot several Harbour Porpoises throughout the morning! These are the smallest Cetaceans we see and are quite boat shy so they don’t tend to […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: So Many Humpback Whales!

August 11, 2019

MORNING TOUR This morning we headed out into the Juan De Fuca Strait, travelling South. After a short time, we ended up just outside of Port Angeles with a Humpback Whale! After getting a look at this whale’s fluke, we could see that this individual was “Stitch”. We are able to identify individual humpbacks apart […]

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

August 10, 2019

MORNING TOUR Our first stop this morning was Race Rocks Ecological Reserve. Which in the rain, was still stunning as always. Here we got to see many different species of animals that are native to the Salish Sea. The sea lions are always a favourite of the guests as these big guys can be very […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Orca in the Victoria Harbour!

August 9, 2019

MORNING TOURS Well, some days things happen that will make you remember that day for a lifetime- today was one of those days because… THERE WAS AN ORCA IN THE HARBOUR!  WHAT?! Yes, we thought we had Deja Vu  as we watched the tall dorsal fin of T65A2 cruising into the Victoria this morning because […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: T65A2 in the Victoria Harbour!

August 8, 2019

9:30 AM TOUR Days like today are wonderful on the water! The sun was shining, there was basically no wind, and there were so many whales! To start the trip off we made a stop at Race Rocks Ecological Reserve. Here we got to see lots of the coolest creatures that the Pacific North West […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Scratchy the Humpback & Chain Islands Wildlife

August 7, 2019

MORNING TOUR This morning, we headed out on the Pacific Explorer in search of marine wildlife.  Our morning tour started with a great encounter with Hemlock (MMY0080), a large humpback whale with a very distinctive fluke!  We watched the animal for several minutes as it foraged for krill.  We had several looks at the massive […]

Victoria Whale Watching Report: Killer Whale T65A2, Seals & Sea Lions

August 6, 2019

This afternoon we headed out East into the Juan De Fuca Strait. It was a beautiful day on the water and, although it took a bit of time to get there, we ended up amongst the San Juan Islands with a Bigg’s (Transient) Killer Whale! This was a 15-year-old male on his own, separated from […]

What To Expect On Your First Whale Watching Adventure

August 6, 2019

I can’t remember if I was more nervous or excited the night before I went on my first whale watching adventure. Surely I was excited – I’d grown up obsessing over whales and I was hours away from seeing them in their natural habitat for the first time. However, part of me was concerned. I’d […]

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