Sunday Funday

October 20, 2019

We set sail on our zodiac boat “FasTide” in the afternoon with high hopes of finding some large marine mammals. We weren’t to be disappointed and east of Race Rocks Ecological Reserve we found some Humpback whales. It was estimated that there were about 10 in the area. We concentrated …

Humpbacks Ahoy

October 19, 2019

Just as we set foot on our zodiac boat “FasTide” the clouds opened up and blue sky was visible. It was meant to be! We set sail in search of wildlife once more with another group of merry adventurers. We headed south and then to the west, rounding William Head. …

The Humpback Comeback

October 17, 2019

Having had rain all morning and heavier rain forecast in the afternoon, we choose our time wisely and set off early afternoon on the Zodiac. There were large patches of blue sky and the sun was shining. We had great conditions for spotting wildlife. Avoiding the rain on the Salish …

Two Species One Afternoon!

October 16, 2019

The predicted rain held off enough for us to have a fabulous afternoon out on the water. Our first species was the Humpback whale! After travelling not too far South and West we came across a young humpback moving at such a distance and pace we thought it was two! …

Humpback whale tail

Mother’s Love

October 15, 2019

We headed out on our zodiac trip, excited for adventure and keen to see some wildlife! Well we certainly were not disappointed when we came across a mum & calf Humpback whale southeast of Race Rocks. The calf was curiously playful while its watchful mother kept tabs. A beautiful moment …

Cormorants & Sea Lions

Happy Thanksgiving!

October 14, 2019

Thanksgiving Monday and what better way to spend a day off than looking for whales! We set out on our covered vessel in search of marine life and were not disappointed. About 30mins into the trip we came across not one but two Humpback whales. A Humpback whale flicks its …

Killer Whales


October 12, 2019

The term “superpod” refers to the awesome phenomenon where different family groups of dolphins aggregate together, normally where food is abundant. Today we had the privilege of viewing a superpod of Transient Killer whales. It was tricky to count exactly but the skipper reckoned there could have been up to …

Humpback Whale Tail

Humpback Whales @ Rock Pile

October 11, 2019

It was a crisp day and today it was the Zodiac setting off in search of wildlife! Captain Ian had a full boat of eager passengers waiting to see what they could find. We had heard reports of a Humpback Whale close to Rock Pile, so we set off in …

Humpback Whale

Happy Humpback

October 10, 2019

There was the first frost of the coming Winter on the dock this morning. The sun was glistening off the flat water’s surface and the chill in the air only gave us an excuse to drink more hot chocolate! We sailed south towards the Olympic Mountains with Mount Baker to …

A Great Display!

October 9, 2019

It was a beautifully sunny day, with a crisp Fall breeze in the air. The Zodiac boat headed out into the Salish Sea in search for wildlife. The journey took us to the West and after a tactical scan of the waters the Captain’s eagle eyes did the trick, we …

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