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“Split Fin”, Sun and Transient Killer Whales!

May 19, 2019

The clouds parted and the sunshine broke through for the afternoon trip on our Covered Vessel, Marauder IV. After a successful morning with Transient Killer Whales the crew were keen to emulate the same. Playful Killer Whales, Photo by Captain Yves, image taken with zoom lens and heavily cropped. The …

Scratchy The Humpback!

May 18, 2019

May 18, 2019 – Hearing the breaths of a Humpback Whale is an incredibly magical experience. That’s what our guests witnessed on our trip today with Captain Ian. Heading out of Victoria’s harbour towards Salmon Bank, with a beautiful view of Mount Baker and the Olympic Mountain Range, our guests …

Transient Killer Whales, a Humpback, and Puffins

May 16, 2019

Morning Thursday was a beautiful day on the water. We had our large covered vessel, Marauder IV, and our zodiac, FasTide, both out searching for wildlife in the morning. Male Transient Killer Whale, Photo by Yves Trottier, Image taken by zoom lens and heavily cropped Marauder IV went South East …

Whales on our Doorstep

May 14, 2019

May 14 2019- What an amazing day with Transient Killer Whales just out front of the Victoria Harbour!   Morning Tours Our fleet of two boats set out in the morning in search of wildlife on a typical West Coast day with calm seas and clouds overhead.  Skipper Bennit had …

A Pair of Humpbacks

May 13, 2019

May 13 2019 – A magical encounter with two Humpback Whales on our afternoon tour. Humpback Whale Photo by Marcus Bergström Zodiac Skipper Mark brought his passengers all the way out to East Point in hopes of catching up with some Humpbacks that have been in the area. Mark and …

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Combing the Coast

May 10, 2019

May 10 2019- An intensive search along the Canadian and US Coasts yielded some great sights. A white Harbour Seal Photo by Jason McLean Today was a beautiful calm day on the water. Our zodiacs were able to cover a lot of ground, 120 nautical miles over two trips! In …

Gray (Whale) in a Bay

May 9, 2019

It’s been a beautiful week and the warm weather is here! The morning tours were full of Seals and Sea Lions being charismatic as always. We bet they were enjoying sunning themselves on the rocks in the warm weather. In the afternoon the calm waters were great for searching for …

Thumbs Up for Biodiversity

May 8, 2019

May 8 2019- A full search delivered several different species on the afternoon tours. The Zodiac, skippered by Captain Marty departed for Constance Bank in search of wildlife.  On their tour south into US waters they checked out Rock Pile, a popular fishing spot. Then they headed back into Canadian …

Whales, Puffins, and Otters, Oh My!

May 7, 2019

Photo By: Marcus Bergstrom May 7 2019- Tuesday was a day for diversity with a rare puffin, two types of baleen whales, and a Sea Otter. The weather this week has been amazing, making for a warm day on the water. In the morning Captain Marty brought his zodiac passengers …

Playful Southern Residents

May 6, 2019

May 6 2019- Playful Southern Resident Killer Whales were found near Salmon Bank. We always love a beautiful day on the water, especially when we see whales. We heard J-pod was headed down Rosario Strait in the morning. We then met up with them over Salmon Bank as they were …

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