BIG MAMA AND THE HUMPBACK COMEBACK

May 7, 2016

  Humpback Whales in the Salish Sea were one of the most hunted species in the area, due to their abundance and tendency to swim close to shore. In 1907, steam-powered boats and explosive harpoons caused Humpbacks to become locally extinct within a couple of years. Humpback Whales were not …

An Incredible Start to 2016 Whale Watching – PHOTOS

May 3, 2016

What an incredible start to the 2016 Whale Watching season we have had here at SpringTide! Sightings of Resident Killer Whales, Transient Killer Whales, and Humpback Whales have been more frequent than usual for this time of year. With so many beautiful days out on the water enjoying the stunning …

THINGS TO DO IN VICTORIA BC – MAY 2016

May 1, 2016

Check out these six cool options to keep you and your family entertained in Victoria BC this May! ­­­ Whale Watching with SpringTide May is a fantastic month for whale watching! Join us here at SpringTide on our High-speed Zodiac Vessels or our 61’ Ocean Cruiser, Marauder IV, for a …

KEEPING UP WITH J, K & L POD – THE SOUTHERN RESIDENT STORY

April 18, 2016

This winter we had a Social Media Blog Competition.  The winner would be the person who gave us an awesome blog idea for our website. They won 2 tickets to join us for a Whale Watch but they also get to see their blog idea come to life. Tim Bertram …

BABY BOOM FOR SOUTHERN RESIDENT ORCAS

March 20, 2016

Photo by: Dave Ellifrit, Center for Whale Research   Beginning with the birth of Scarlet (J50) in December of 2014, our Southern Resident Orca population has experienced a veritable baby boom, with nine calves born in just over a single year! This could spell very good news for this endangered, …

Romantic Things to do for Valentine’s Day in Victoria BC

February 1, 2016

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and if you and your loved one haven’t made any plans yet then don’t worry! We’ve come up with a list of some romantic and memorable experiences to share with someone special. Victoria was actually rated to be Canada’s most romantic city by …

GIVE US YOUR BEST BLOG IDEA & WIN WHALE WATCHING FOR TWO!

January 17, 2016

JAN 17 2016 – We would like to give you the chance to WIN two Adult Whale Watching tickets with SpringTide Whale Watching and Eco Tours!  All you need to do is Like our Facebook Page, then Like and Share our post and also give us an awesome idea for …

Top 5 Birds We See On Our Tours in Victoria BC

January 7, 2016

We see an array of very cool birds on our tours at all times of year.  But there are five very cool birds that we see regularly.  Check out this blog and learn a little about them: Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) The Bald Eagle is a massive bird of prey …

TOP TEN SPOOKY THINGS TO DO IN VICTORIA THIS OCTOBER

October 18, 2015

FUN FACT: Victoria is one of North America’s Most Haunted Cities! It’s spooky season and we would like to share some awesome ideas of things to do in Victoria on Halloween! Whether you are young & single or just young at heart, whether you have young kids or you’re just a …

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