Ultimate Killer Whale Tour

 

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August 12-25, 2019      13 nights/14 days

Focus:  General Natural History, 3 eco-types of Killer Whales, Marine Mammals, Birds

Grading:  Easy/moderate day walks, with most of our time being spent on day boats and our multi-day vessel.

Start/End:  Vancouver, British Columbia

Highlights: 

Opportunities to see 

  • Three different ecotypes of Killer Whale and their uniquely social behaviour

  • Lunge-feeding humpback whales, minke whales

  • Sea lions, Harbour Seals, Sea Otters, and numerous sea birds, like Rhinocerous Auklet, Marbled Murrelet, Storm Petrel and Harlequin Duck

  • Rich temperate rainforests and their inhabitants, such as Black Bears and Bald Eagles

Here is our species list from 2016 and 2018

Check out our 2019 itinerary and email us to join this epic Natural History Tour!

Overview

Vancouver Island provides the best and most consistent Killer Whale (Orca) watching anywhere in the world, and this tour will take in many of the finest killer whale watching hotspots in the region! 

The coastline of Vancouver Island is home to three different ecotypes of Killer whales - Transient (mammal eating), and Resident (Fish eating), with the the latter split into two distinct populations residing in the South and North waters from spring to fall. In addition to the numerous opportunities to see Killer Whales while aboard day boat tours and an exclusive 5 day charter in Johnstone Strait/Broughton Archipelago (one of the best regions for Killer Whale sightings), we will also have the opportunity to view other species, such as:

This is an exclusive tour opportunity—the only tour like this in this region! Tour is limited to just 8 people and will be sold on a first come, first served basis.

Contact us for more information or to register your interest.

 

Learn More about Killer Whales, an iconic BC creature!

 

Ultimate Killer WHale Photo Gallery

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