Humpback Fluke

A Whale of a View

July 25, 2019

Morning Tours Our morning started out with amazing clear skies. We could see Mt Baker clearly in the distance to the North East and the Olympic Mountains to the South were as majestic as ever. Over glassy calm seas we set out in search of wildlife. Trio of Humpback Whales, …

Humpback Whales

Playful Humpback Calf

July 24, 2019

It was a blissful afternoon as we departed Victoria harbour. North of Race Rocks Ecological Reserve we came across two Humpbacks; a mum and a calf. The mum was identified as Zephyr, a local in the Salish Sea, and the young juvenile was rather spirited. It showed its endearing naivety …

Humpback cow calf

Going to Humpback School

July 23, 2019

Morning Tours It was another great day in the Salish Sea! We set sail with high hopes as always, heading due South. With great sightings of humpbacks yesterday, we were hoping for some more great sightings. We weren’t disappointed, spotting not one, not two, but four different individuals. They were …

Scratchy Humpback Whale

An Excellent Escort

July 22, 2019

We took sail into the Salish Sea, keeping our eyes peeled for blows on the surface. Even among the waves, we quickly spotted a blow just 20 minutes south of Victoria Harbour. A lone humpback whale was feeding, showing off it’s tail flukes before making deep dives. We spent some …

Humpback whale fluke

New Whales in our Waters!

July 21, 2019

It was another warm, sunny morning as we set sail on the Salish Sea. We headed South and by the time we leveled with Race Rocks Ecological Reserve and Lighthouse we had got wind of some Transient Killer Whales to our West. At Beechy Head we found them, a lone …

Pod of Orcas

Whales Galore!

July 20, 2019

MORNING TOURS It was a gloriously sunny summer’s day here in Victoria as we set off on our morning voyage. It took only 30 minutes of travel to the South to find a Humpback whale, a local to the area called “Scratchy”. Scratchy the Humpback whale was lolling around in …

Humpback whale

Great Whale day!

July 19, 2019

It was an amazing sunny day with calm seas and light winds. We headed out in search of wildlife. We never know what we will find out there. As we ventured south and west we came across a blow. It was the distinct blow of a Humpback Whale. We watched …

Humpback Whales

A Tail Slapping Good Time

July 18, 2019

We started the day off with high hopes. Bright skies and a warm day promised this trip to be a good one. After heading south out of Victoria Harbour, we were surprised to find our first spotting only 20 min outside of the breakwater! A humpback whale’s blow drew our …

Orca spyhopping

A Magical Hunt with the T60’s

July 17, 2019

There were rumblings in the oceanic jungle of Transient Killer Whales in the Salish Sea. Our mission if we chose to accept it was to try and catch up with them. We wholeheartedly accepted and the Marauder IV set sail with purpose. We cruised East, past Trial Island and onwards …

Humpback Whale

Whale Breath and Elephant Seals

July 16, 2019

It was a sunny and warm day in Victoria. We headed out of the harbour in search of whales. Morning Tours The challenge today was a fog bank to the South that threatened to reduce our views should we venture into it. Captain Marty navigated the waters expertly. He was …

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