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November 5, 2015 – Gray Whale & Northern Resident Orcas!

November 5, 2015

For many guests, crew and captains alike, November means it’s time to stay on dry land with a big jacket and a warm coffee never too far from reach. For a few of us however we are still out each day on the search for the spectacular wildlife this rich west coast brings us. November […]

6 Tag-Along Animals Who Might Join Your Whale Watching Trip

October 28, 2015

There are few animals that capture the imagination quite like the Orca Whale. Not only are we mesmerized by their intelligence, their family ties and their history, seeing an orca whale at play reminds us that despite a harsh environment, we all need to cut loose from time to time. One of the great things […]

October 24, 2015 – Resident Orcas

October 24, 2015

We journeyed out for our 10am tour with calm water ahead of us. Captain Brad took us East towards The San Juan Islands which is an area where you can find Resident Orcas. This is a popular place for them due to the fact that the salmon will hug the coastline as they make their […]

October 23, 2015 – Transient Orcas and Humpback Whales

October 23, 2015

We were greeted on our 1pm tour with sunny skies and calm waters. The captain took us west where there were reports of some Transient Orcas. We found the T69’s which included a mother and her 4 children, one of which is a 20 year old mature male. We watched them do longer dives looking […]

October 18, 2015 – Humpback Whales, Dall’s Porpoises & Sea Lions

October 18, 2015

After boarding the King Salmon, our group headed out South West into the Juan De Fuca Strait. These waters are very productive and make for a good spot to stop and eat if you are a large whale migrating through. Lucky enough for us, we found a whole bunch of hungry Humpback Whales! We sat […]

October 17, 2015 – Minke Whales, Dall’s Porpoise and Humpbacks!

October 17, 2015

We journeyed out South on this calm sunny day in search of some exciting marine wildlife. The captain caught a glimpse of movement up ahead and upon further inspection we realized we had stumbled upon a Minke Whale! This is our smallest baleen plate whale that we see here in our Victorian waters. Following the […]

3 Other Whales You Might See on an Orca Adventure

October 14, 2015

The staggering variety of the lower mainland’s wildlife was one of the best things about moving here a few years back. Diverse, too. The different types of animals all living in their own unique way was a real opener. And that was just the animals on land. Growing up on the prairies in Alberta was […]

October 12, 2015 – Thanksgiving Tour!

October 12, 2015

Today is Thanksgiving in Canada, and we have plenty to be thankful for here on the west coast! With so many different kinds of wildlife on our doorstep, every tour is an adventure with nature! We made our way west to start the trip and ended up at race Rocks Lighthouse where a group of […]

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