TRANSIENT BIGG’S KILLER WHALES T073A’S

June 11, 2017

JUNE 11 2017 – In the afternoon we got news of Bigg’s transient killer whales just passed Race Rocks. On site we could follow the T073A’s as they were travelling fast towards the west. This is a group with mother T073A and her 3 children. Her oldest son is T073A1, born …

BIGG’S ORCAS T46B’S AND HUMPBACK WHALE

June 10, 2017

JUNE 10 2017 – Our tours today spent time with the orcas in the transient family pod of T46B’s! We found them close to Trial Island on our way back from a humpback whale that we saw in the morning. The orcas spent the greater part of the day in the …

RARE ORCA T170 AND HUMPBACK WHALE

June 9, 2017

JUNE 9 2017 – We started the day with orcas on the morning tours! It was a big group of Bigg’s transients killer whales. Around 10 individuals were in the area, travelling a bit spread out with one group of two females and a few juveniles, 2-3 males by themselves and …

WE SAW THE TWO BROTHERS T125A AND T128!

June 3, 2017

JUNE 3 2017 – In the afternoon we traveled far on board our big boat Marauder IV, we had reports of two Bigg’s (transient) killer whales all the way at Freshwater Bay, WA. It was well worth it! On site we could enjoy seeing two big males (brothers!) Bigg’s orcas. It …

BIGG’S KILLER WHALE

June 2, 2017

JUNE 2 2017 – An amazing afternoon with calm waters and we could meet up with Bigg’s killer whale T103 outside of East Sooke. This old male usually travels by himself and he is at least 49 years old! It is unusual to see killer whales by themselves because they are …

KILLER WHALES AND HUMPBACK WHALE

June 1, 2017

JUNE 1 2017 – Killer whales; both Bigg’s and southern residents and also a humpback whale, today we saw it all! On the morning tours we headed south out in the Strait of Juan de Fuca and found a humpback whale and after that we got news of Bigg’s killer …

HUMPBACK WHALES (May 30, 2017)

May 30, 2017

MAY 30 2017 – It was a rainy day in Victoria and even some thunder/lightning. Out in the strait we managed to find humpback whales, although it was difficult whales today with long dives. With some patience we got some nice fluke-ups as the whale went for dives! Hopefully nicer weather …

BIGG’S KILLER WHALES (May 29, 2017)

May 29, 2017

MAY 29 2017 – Bigg’s killer whales was seen today in the afternoon. It was a rather large family group of 6-7 individuals, with one big male. The wind and the swells were quite rough today so both us and the orcas enjoyed surfing the waves. On our way back …

KILLER WHALE AND HUMPBACKS

May 27, 2017

MAY 27 2017 – Humpback whales were around in the morning today. We got wonderful views of two individuals that were traveling together very slowly. We even got to see some tail-slapping and pec-slapping from the whales. In the afternoon we got news of a killer whales towards the east …

MANY HUMPBACK WHALES

May 26, 2017

MAY 26 2017 – The whales and weather was amazing today! The sea was flat and the sun was shinning. Many humpback whales were in the area and we could see several of them on all of our tours. In the afternoon we had three whales together and one did …

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