Pod of orcas travelling in the salish sea

The whales of the Salish Sea

Vancouver Island is a fantastic place to observe marine wildlife in its natural habitats. From Orcas, and humpback whales to grey and minke whales, learn more about the whales you…

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Granny Returns to Salish Sea

Granny (J2): Oldest Known Orca in The Entire World Granny (J2) the 105-year-old Southern Resident Killer whale has returned to the Salish Sea for another summer of foraging for Chinook…

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A great season ahead!

Looking forward to a great season! What an amazing start to the season we have had! The beautiful weather and abundance of wild life has helped us have a great…

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Pod of orcas

Resident Orcas

82 Resident Orcas make for a great summer! This season for viewing wildlife in the Salish Sea has been one for the records. As of the summer of 2015, our…

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Black oystercatcher

It’s not ALL about the whales!

Each day as we pull away from our dock in Sidney we are obviously excited to spend time with our Southern Resident Orcas, Transient Orcas, and from time to time…

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Humpback whale breaching

Orca babies and Humpbacks!

Spring Orca Babies! Wow, it’s hard to believe that June is here already! We have had an amazing spring season with a variety of whales making appearance in the Salish…

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Orca pod swimming next to the shore

New Orca Babies

Baby Boom At last Spring is here! The sunny skies, warmer weather, and arrival of 4 new resident orca babies in 4 months has us very excited to begin our…

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