HUMPBACK WHALES AND ORCAS (June 18, 2017)

June 18, 2017

JUNE 18 2017 – In the afternoon we traveled to the south east and could see both humpback whales and Bigg’s (transient) Killer Whales close to the San Juan island! The Orcas that we saw were the two family groups of T65A’s and T73A’s, in total 9 individuals. Our Zodiac watching …

HUMPBACK WHALE AND TRANSIENT ORCAS

June 17, 2017

JUNE 17 2017 – In the morning we encountered two humpback whales feeding. Both our zodiac and big boat got to see one whale each and very close to the boat on several occasions. In the afternoon we found a pod of transient killer whales not far from where we had …

L-POD ORCAS TODAY!

June 16, 2017

JUNE 16 2017 – WHAT A DAY! We had L-pod Orcas inbound from the west in the morning and could see them on all of our tours today. In the afternoon they had passed by Race Rocks nature reserve and continued towards the east into the Salish Sea. L-pod belongs to …

L-POD IN THE AFTERNOON

June 13, 2017

JUNE 13 2017 – A difficult day out on the water with strong winds. In the morning we scouted towards the west but unfortunately no whales were found, we hope our passengers can use our “whale guarantee” and return with us for another whale watching tour. In the afternoon we got …

MEMBERS OF L-POD

June 12, 2017

JUNE 12 2017 – L-pod is back! We say welcome back to one of our favorite orca pods. This morning we heard that the southern resident killer whales of L-pod was inbound passed Sooke, we were so glad to welcome them back home to their waters in the Salish Sea. …

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 …

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