HUMPBACK WHALES (July 2, 2017)

July 2, 2017

JULY 2 2017 – Humpback whales and rough seas today. We had some wind out in the strait and with that some high swells. We managed to find humpback whales in the swells. The whales were busy feeding, lucky for us since they often went for deeper dives showing us …

MANY HUMPBACK WHALES (JULY 1, 2017)

July 1, 2017

JULY 1 2017 – Today was Canada Day and 150th birthday celebration for our country! We were out on the water during the day and saw a lot of humpback whales. On the afternoon tour we spotted at least 6-7 of them. We had four whales together coming up next …

BIGG’S TRANSIENT ORCAS

June 30, 2017

JUNE 30 2017 – ORCAS! We see orcas more and more frequently now as we head further into summer, we enjoying every minute out on the water! Today we saw several groups of Bigg’s transients killer whales. Our big boat Marauder spent the morning and afternoon with the orca family T49A’s …

ORCAS AND HUMPBACK WHALE

June 27, 2017

JUNE 27 2017 – ORCAS! We were running tours the whole day today and it was perfect. A family pod of Bigg’s transient orcas was seen traveling past Victoria during the morning and continued west in the afternoon. It was the T123’s, with mother T123 and her two offspring T123A and …

ORCAS J and K pod

June 25, 2017

JUNE 25 2017 – ORCAS!! Late yesterday evening there were reports of Southern Resident Orcas inbound to the Salish Sea. It was J and members from K pod that made a return from the open sea. We could follow the two pods as they spent the day on the west side …

HUMPBACK WHALES EVERYWHERE!

June 24, 2017

JUNE 24 2017 – The Humpback Whales are everywhere out in the strait. We got to see surface feeding and even lunge feeding at one point, when the whale came out with open mouth! At Race Rock our local sea otter Harry was chillin and the harbor seals enjoyed the sun! …

6+ HUMPBACK WHALES!

June 23, 2017

JUNE 23 2017 – Glorious day with humpback whales and sunshine! All our tours could enjoy several whales and some acrobatics were seen like tail-slaps! Humpback whale with the Olympic Mountains in the background. For more pictures visit our Facebook Page!

HUMPBACK WHALE SHOW

June 20, 2017

JUNE 20 2017 – Humpback Whale Show! In rough weather we had at least 4 humpback whales in an area putting on a great performance for us. They started to breach and pec-slap all around us. Pec-slap is when they slam their long flippers or “arms” on the water surface. It …

TWO HUMPBACK WHALES (June 19, 2017)

June 19, 2017

JUNE 19 2017 – On all our tours today we could enjoy some humpback whales towards the south east and with the Olympic Mountains In the background. Stunning! Our big boat Marauder IV spent the afternoon with two humpback that was first in resting mode slowly coming up to breath next …

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 …

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