Humpback diving

Winter Whales and Wildlife

December 13, 2019

Another great trip with multiple humpbacks and wonderful sea lions. Calm waters and mild temperatures made a great winter tour. We had a great experience watching two humpback whales hunting close to Victoria. A humpback whale turns and dives for prey   This time of year is always great for …

Surface Feeding Humpback

Open wide! Surface feeding humpbacks!

December 9, 2019

An amazing day with over 15 surface feeding humpbacks. All around us the calm water was swirling and churning with the movements of these lunge feeding giants. There were many groups of multiple whales collaboratively hunting with synchronized lunges along the surface. An amazing sight. Two humpback whales surface …

Winter Whales

December 3, 2019

Another successful winter tour. This year we are having exceptional sightings of humpback whales feeding in the waters south of Victoria. Wrap up warm as the winter bites and jump onto a zodiac for the most intimate experience of the west coast wildlife. Alex and his wild crew ready to …

Not All That Glitters is Gold

November 10, 2019

  A cheeky peek at the T18’s by Moresby Island   Despite a chilled forecast, our group of intrepid adventurers, led by the knowledgeable Captain Ian, set out to sea in search of wildlife. In the fashion of a classic Pacific North West winter the heavens opened, spilling rain on …

Lunge Feeding

October 30, 2019

We had a fantastic trip today; the conditions were calm and the sun was shining. We sped off in RipTide for our afternoon’s adventure. We had heard reports of Humpback Whales in the area, so we kept our fingers crossed! Getting closer to Race Rocks Ecological Reserve, we spotted a …

Summer Again?!

October 28, 2019

What a beautiful day! It almost felt like summer again. The sky was clear, the winds were low and the sea was smooth and calm. We set off in the afternoon- a few of us wearing sunscreen! Race Rocks Lighthouse. Photo taken by Captain Ian.   We sped along in …

Sunny Sunday

October 27, 2019

The sea was like glass today, beautiful conditions for a Zodiac trip. We set off in the afternoon and enjoyed the warm autumn sunshine. We had heard reports of Humpbacks near Race Rocks and as we got to the South of Race Rocks we spotted our first blow. It then …

Humpback Whale diving

Two Species!

October 26, 2019

Our Zodiac vessel took off in the afternoon in search of some marine wildlife, our passengers were wrapped up and scanning the horizon excitedly. After only a little while, we came across the day’s first species- Humpback Whales. We got very lucky; we saw approximately 15 Humpbacks in the same …

Wonderful Westcoast

October 24, 2019

Today Marauder IV went off exploring the local waters. It was a chilly day but the water was flat and calm. We had lots of excited passengers on board scanning the horizon with their coffee and hot chocolates in hand. It wasn’t long before we came across out first species, …

Humpback Delight

October 22, 2019

It was a slightly windy and chilly day, and with the temperature dropping, we wrapped up warmly. FasTide’s 12 passengers were excited and eager as we set off  early in the afternoon. The zodiac cut through the choppy waters, and sped off towards Constance Bank. We had heard that there …

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