Whale Watching Reports

Daily Whale Watching Notes

Each day we request one of our guests to fill out the daily Whale Watching Report. You could be next.

Here's a listing of our reports from the current season.

Date: 17/Sep/18

Report by: Becky Cook

From: Quispamsis, NB

 

Trip Highlights: (where we went, what we saw, etc.) Saw one minke whale, several humpback whales including Hunter and Freckles, transient orcas, Steller sea lions. What a trip! Lunge feeding humpbacks, a beautiful breach! And then we saw a unique interaction between Freckles and the transients. The orcas seemed to be harassing Freckles, almost seemed like they were hunting her. She held her ground and at times came head on to the orcas. Ive been whale watching for 15 years and have never seen this kind of interaction between species; Ive even worked on whale watching boats! What a show!!! Additional Comments: Crew were fantastic and extremely knowledgeable. So glad we decided to come out. Would recommend this company to anyone. Lunch was delicious.

Date: 15/Sep/18

Report by: Julian & Mandy

From: The Lake District, England

 

Trip Highlights: (where we went, what we saw, etc.) Our 4th trip this week! And another amazing day on the water. Saw plenty of orca, at least 14 humpback whales, around 150 Pacific white-sided dolphins, Dalls porpoises, and a rock or two full of Steller sea lions and a few bald eagles. Additional Comments: Bill  the best captain in BC! And second in command  Marieke were both fab as usual with lots of info about the surrounding area and its wildlife. Cake  Yummy!! Thanks very much for making our holiday so enjoyable  see you again!!!

Date: 14/Sep/18

Report by: Sohyun Pak

From: Toronto, Ont.

 

Trip Highlights: (where we went, what we saw, etc.) See the orcas were phenomenal!!! Seeing them breach was an amazing sight. Being able to see the humpback whales and sea lions was also an added bonus that today a fantastic day! Additional Comments: The guides were amazing! They explained everything, making this trip a fun and educational trip! They made sure everything went smoothly and I enjoyed every second of this trip! Would love to come again and recommend this to everyone I know.

Date: 13/Sep/18

Report by: Julia Spriggs

From: Dawson City, Yukon

 

Trip Highlights: (where we went, what we saw, etc.) Out to the ocean we went! We saw orcas from 2/3 of the northern resident clans. We were able to listen to their songs to identify them. After this, we ventured to see the big humpbacks. There were about 6 humpbacks giving us a show. Additional Comments: Apart from these highlights, we saw sea lions, Pacific white-sided dolphins, Dalls porpoises and one black bear! Not to mention a plethora of bids. Great sights, great folk and great soup. Thank you for the memories. We loved it!

Date: 12/Sep/18

Report by: Clodagh

From: Ireland

 

Trip Highlights: (where we went, what we saw, etc.) Today we saw a humpback (Geometric) lunge-feed, white-sided dolphins stealing food from a lone orca, followed by a family of orca (A30s and I15s) and Steller sea lions sun bathing on the rocks. Orca followed our boat and played in the surf! Additional Comments: Absolutely amazing trip! Surpassed my already high expectations. Knowledgeable and respectful team. We have already booked our second trip!
 

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