Whale Watching

Enjoy A Whale Of A Good Time On Vancouver Island, BC

Guest Blog: Gray whales, humpback whales and killer whales (Orcas) ply the waves and perform their amazing watery activities up and down the coasts of Vancouver Island, BC, from Victoria to the Gulf Islands, Campbell River, Port Hardy and Tofino on the west coast.Whale watching offers a truly awe-inspiring experience as you take a close look at these huge mammals, each of them weighing thousands o...

Witness Antics of Whales On Unforgettable Excursions

Guest Blog: It’s no secret – when it comes to whale watching,Vancouver Island, BC, is one of the best locations in the world.With this in mind, no visit to the island is complete without a whale-watching excursion. There are three resident killer (Orca) whale pods that ply the waters of Georgia Strait, the Haro Straits, and Juan de Fuca Strait, May to September, searching for food, primarily salmo...

Help Protect Whales By Following Recommended Guidelines

Guest Blog: Due to the endangered status of whales, there have been a number of concerns raised regarding whale-watching activities.While commercial whale-watching cruise operators are aware of the guidelines for whale watching and normally follow them, a lot of private cruise operators are not familiar with them or choose to ignore them, and wind up disturbing these marine mammals and causing the...

Great Tips For Planning Your Vancouver Island Whale Watching Adventure

Guest Blog: Whale watching around Vancouver Island, BC, is a thrilling activity as it allows you to see some of the earth’s largest mammals in their natural habitat.To make this trip a successful one, be prepared and know what to expect.These tips will help you have a wonderful whale watching experience: 1. Book Your Trip With a Reputable Company Whale watching can be an exhilarating adventure and...

Enjoy exciting whale watching excursions in Campbell River, BC

Guest Blog: Popularly known as the Salmon Capital of the World, Campbell River, which is located on the east coast of Vancouver Island, BC, is one of the most enchanting places in the world. Rediscover Campbell River Although there may be a number of destinations out there more entrancing, Campbell River is truly a magnificent place waiting to be experienced; it boasts scenic views of majestic mou...

Know the famous whale hotspots in Vancouver Island, BC

Guest Blog: Guide to Whale Watching Hotspots Around Vancouver Island, BC At this time of the year, people from all over the world flock to Vancouver Island, BC to witness up close and personal the sheer beauty and majestic view of different species of whales. When visiting the area, Victoria and Nanaimo are among the ideal jump off point to getting in and around the whale watching locations. If yo...

Highlight March by attending the Pacific Rim Whale Festival.

Guest Blog: Tofino Presents The 26th Annual Pacific Rim Whale Festival Be a part of history and join everyone in celebrating the 26th Annual Pacific Rim Whale Festival to be held in Tofino, BC.This event is slated from March 17 to 25, 2012, which is usually attended by people from all over Vancouver Island and other parts of the world. This is a celebration of life, the place and the people in the...

Whale Watching in Victoria BC is One of the Best in the World

Killer Whales (Orcas) About 80 Killer Whales in three main family pods make the Victoria area and the surrounding Gulf Islands home. The whales feeding area is about a 160 km (100 miles) radius around the Victoria area. There are resident Orcas that can be seen from the spring to the late fall. There are also transient Orcas all year and especially during the winter when there is lots of seals to ...

Spectacular Whale Watching in Campbell River BC

Campbell River BC has some of the most unparalleled whale and wildlife watching in the world.  Campbell River is located on the eastern side of Vancouver Island at the south end of Discover Passage – which is about two-thirds up the Island from Victoria. Campbell River has access to the world’s largest concentration of killer whales (Orcas). Also known as the “Salmon Capital of the World” it lies ...

Top 6 Whale Watching Areas on Vancouver Island

Travel & Leisure magazine named Vancouver Island one of North America’s Best Whale-Watching areas. Whale watching is an amazing experience like none other. The ones I saw with my family off the Victoria coast were killer whales (Orcas).

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