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  • VIP Entrance to Butchart Gardens
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4+ hrs Hrs.
94 Max.
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  • Every 30 Minutes on Demand
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The Ultimate Day Tour

  • Whale watching & wildlife viewing
  • Explore Victoria's Inner Harbour
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Full Day Hrs.
94 Max.
Adult Rate $310
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The Southbound Adventure Crossing

  • Whale Watching
  • One Way Vancouver - Victoria
  • Victoria Inner Harbour
4 hrs Hrs.
94 Max.
Adult Rate $205
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4 - 5 hrs Hrs.
74 Max.
Adult Rate $160
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Whale Sightings

Southern Resident Orca Population at its Lowest in Decades

Jennifer Dickson

By Jennifer Dickson

So, the season is winding down, and people are preparing for their winter migration or hibernation; this is normally the time of year when I would write a summary of the summer’s activities and sightings, as well as a prediction for what next year will look like.

But this year I am forced to write something different.

My main job at Prince of Whales is being a naturalist on the boat. That’s right, I’m one of those obnoxiously enthusiastic people spewing an absurd amount of whale facts in-between cheesy porpoise puns and subtle jokes about dolphins’ reproductive tendency towards promiscuity.

But like I do, once a trip, every trip, I must get serious. We have to talk about not only about the grave challenges facing our most perilously endangered species, the southern resident orca, but what you (YES YOU!) can do to help them.

Nothing emphasizes the jeopardy that resident orca are in more than the death of a young reproductive female and her calf. Unfortunately, we had to realize this exact tragedy last month.

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