Minke Whales! Stinky, Yet Adorable.

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This year we’re having our crew members at Prince of Whales contribute blog articles. We like to encourage an ongoing education about our Ocean environment, and there are endless topics to be covered! Today’s article is by Linsi, one of reservation service agents. Linsi joined our team last year as a co-op student from The… Read more »

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Ocean Magic Adventure June 5 12:15

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Our 12:15 Ocean Magic Adventure on June the 5 was set on on flat calm seas with nothing but sunshine. Capt. Scott had us headed south to a report of a Humpback whale. We joined one of our zodiacs on scene five miles south of Victoria and watched a Humpback Whale. This female Humpback has… Read more »

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Ocean Magic Adventure May 31

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The sun shone, the seas were flat calm as the 12.15 Ocean Magic headed north up Haro Strait once out of the harbour. Capt. Scott and our all male crew of naturalists, Dan and Brandon provided our guests with a fun filled and educational trip as we encountered some of the wildlife found here on… Read more »

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Ocean Magic Wildlife Adventure May 29

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Capt. Scott took the Ocean Magic from Victoria picturesque inner harbour out past the breakwater at Ogden Point and headed us west. We went past Race Rocks Ecological Reserve and along the west side of Vancouver Island. We reached Beecher Bay, here we caught up with T20 and T21. These Transient Killer Whales were deep… Read more »

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Ocean Magic Wildlife Adventure May 28

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Our Saturday Ocean Magic was a wonderful adventure. Capt. Scott took our passengers west past Race Rocks and we caught up with T74 and the T73’s. We watched these magnificent killer whales as they came up for to breathe in the sunshine and calm water. Truly a great time with the whales. Our trip then… Read more »

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Ocean Magic Wildlife Adventure May 27

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It doesn’t matter which way we travel, we will always find some of the great west coast wildlife that frequents this area. The 12.15pm Ocean Magic with Capt Gord and his crew of Naturalists, Liz and Dan on board, headed the vessel south and east where we were able to enjoy the scenery. Calm waters… Read more »

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Ocean Magic Wildlife Adventure May 26

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It was a bright sunny afternoon when the Ocean Magic left the harbour and headed east to Oak Bay Flats where four Transient Orca had been reported. Capt Gord and crew members Mika and Liz positioned the vessel in a great spot where our guests could watch these magnificent Orca hunting for Harbour Seals. Although… Read more »

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Ocean Magic Wildlife Adventure May 25

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Although the sunshine remained hidden behind the low cloud today, the wildlife in these rich waters was out there, and Capt Gord took our guests to see some of it. The 12.15pm Ocean Magic left the harbour, with our knowledgeable biologist, Mika, and naturalist Liz on board. We first headed south east to look for… Read more »

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Ocean Magic Wildlife Adventure May 24

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Capt. Gord in the wheel house of the Ocean Magic took our guests east and then north up Haro Strait to an area where Transient ‘Killer Whales ‘ were reported south of Active Pass through which the BC ferries head over to Vancouver. We were traveling within the very picturesque scenery of the Canadian Gulf… Read more »

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