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May 26th – Whales on our doorstep

Today’s tour lead us a short distance from Steveston to find a wonderful, lively group of transient killer whales! There was a very young calf in the group, likely no older than a month or so. The sun was out … Continue reading

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May 22nd – Resident orcas back for the summer?

It is always an exciting time of the year when the resident orca pods start to come back into the inland water more frequently. Today, Jpod in its entirety (including honorary Jpod member L87 “Onyx”)  were spotted off south San … Continue reading

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May 19th – More marine mammal eating orcas!

We located 4 transient (marine mammal eating) orcas off Mistaken Island, near Nanaimo. But make no mistake, this was a gorgeous trip! They were traveling north, and swimming slowly under the surface of the water, allowing us to glimpse the … Continue reading

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May 12th – Transient orca surprise

  The sun is still here, and the waters were calm. Our tour set off for the American San Juan Islands for a scenic cruise, when we got a surprise call of transient orca whales back toward Vancouver. We turned … Continue reading

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May 7th

The sun has made a much desired return to the Vancouver area, and even better, we had reports of north bound killer whales off Point Roberts. These turned out to be a group of resident orcas! They were spread far … Continue reading

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October Sightings and End of Season Blues

First off for those of you who regularly read our blog sorry for lack of content over the past month! September flew by just like the rest of the summer and we all can’t believe we are now 1 week … Continue reading

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October 16th- Transients! Um wait no, It’s J Pod!!

What a big surprise today! J pod with the K7s and L87 came south through Trincomali Channel today (very rare location for resident whales) at approximately 13:00. They were in a very relaxed and social mood, displaying a range of … Continue reading

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September Summer-End Special!!

On Monday September 5th we will be switching to our fall schedule of 1 sailing which will depart everyday at 11am for the rest of the season. We are sad to say goodbye to summer but with such an amazing … Continue reading

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Photo of the Month!

We wanted to share one of our many amazing photos from this month! Taken by our naturalist Selena, this photo is of transient T19B in hot pursuit of a Harbor porpoise. Transients are marine mammal eating killer whales, in our area … Continue reading

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We love hearing from you!!!

We wanted to share a few nice thank you’s we’ve received from our guests in the past couple months! Always great to receive some praise and know that our customers really enjoyed their whale watching experience! Thanks to Matt, Gloria and the … Continue reading

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