Come with us on a 3hr+ tour to experience the beauty the ocean has to offer! A normal tour will include a search for whales and other marine wildlife such as seals, sea lions, otters and birds of prey along with stunning views of the coast. Your captain is also a certified naturalist and will share interesting facts along the way . We may even stop along the way at a quaint local marina or wild beach for a leg stretcher.
Orcas: resident and transient tidbits
- Did you know it is estimated that in a year about 500,000+ people come to Victoria to see the wildlife which very much includes the orcas.
- Did you know that as of May 31, 2019, the Southern Resident Killer Whale (Orca) population was comprised of just 76 individuals?
- As of February 2020 it is now down to 73.
In light of the dire state of present day local Southern resident Orca pods, the new Fisheries rules of 200/400 meters keep away zone, and the overcrowding of boats at sight points, We are doing our part to lighten the pressure on these beautiful animals by not unduly annoying them with our presence, boat pollution and noises. If we do see some SRKW, good, but will not approach them, we will rather focus our activities on finding transient killer whales, and have a multitudes of other wildlife such as porpoises, grey, humpback and minke whales, seals and amazing scenery to share with you!