HumpBack Whale Fluke

Humpback, Seals, Birds, and More

June 22, 2019

It was a sunny day in Victoria. Our tours set out in search of whales. The morning tour on the zodiac with Captain Ian headed East and North to search Haro Strait. There they navigated some amazing coastal island ecosystems with bull kelp forests and birds soaring overhead. The were …

Humpback whale blow

Three Cheers for Biodiversity!

June 21, 2019

Morning Tour Beautiful weather was had on Friday morning, the sun was shining as we headed south out of Victoria Harbour. It was quite the sight out there; the water shimmered and was as flat as glass. Scanning distance was as far as the eye could see and the U.S.’s …

Captains Log Transient Whales

A Family Of Transients

June 20, 2019

MORNING TOURS The sun was shining and a light breeze was in the air. The Marauder IV set off into the Salish Sea with rumours of Transient Killer Whales in the area. We went east and enjoyed cruising the coastline, passing Trial Island and Discovery. Making our way north through …

Transient orca Springtide

Wildlife, Wild Whales

June 18, 2019

A breezy day on the water made for an exciting tour. The sun was shining and passengers were keen to see the wonderful wildlife we showcase on our tours. In the morning we ventured to the East and North catching up with some Bigg’s (Transient) Killer Whales. It was a …

Captains Log Transient Whales

Transient Whales, Oh My!

June 17, 2019

MORNING TOURS Our morning departures headed out from the Inner Harbour with hopes of seeing some beautiful whales. Just a short ride out of the Harbour, at Trial Island, everyone was able to observe Harbour Seals. Transient Whales. Photo taken by Captain Yves with a zoomed lens and heavily cropped. …

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Sights and Seals

June 16, 2019

A beautiful day on the water. The majestic mountains were an amazing backdrop for the seals we saw. Harbour Seals on the rocks, Photo by Captain Yves, taken with a zoom lens and heavily cropped. Harbour Seals are widespread along the Pacific Coast. They are found year round in and …

Captain Log Bald Eagle

Bald Eagle and Humpbacks

June 15, 2019

MORNING TOURS Several of our morning departure tours had great luck spotting Whales. In fact, they found Humpback Whales not too far from Victoria. The conditions were great and the weather was perfect! This made for an awesome day to cruise and see some Wild Life. Spotted a Humpback Whale. …

Captains Log Transient Orca Whales

A Two Whale Species Day!

June 14, 2019

MORNING TOUR A calm, crisp summer morning was a precursor to a good day. We cruised through the harbor and continued south into the open waters of the Salish Sea. Within 30 minutes we were lucky enough to spot some Transient Killer Whales directly off our bow. Once in sight, …

Humpback Whales

Plenty of Humpbacks

June 13, 2019

MORNING TOUR There was a welcoming, cool breeze in the air as we headed out on our 10:00 am covered vessel trip. Our search area for this morning was east towards the US border. We scooted along the coastline of Victoria’s suburbs and begun our tour with a viewing of …

Bigg’s in Port Angeles

June 12, 2019

Morning tour It was set to be another warm day on the water and so we set out in search of whales. Bigg’s Transient Killer Whales on the morning tour. Photo by Captain Ian, image taken with zoom lens and heavily cropped. The views did not disappoint, Skipper Alex described …

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