Our experienced and knowledgeable skipper, Mark took the yellow zodiac out of the Victoria Harbour and headed us south west in search of some of the wildlife that can be seen in these rich, cold waters. It wasn’t long before we found several Harbour Porpoise foraging in the currents of the ebb tide. Several bait… Read more »
EDUCATION. CONSERVATION. EXPLORATION. INNOVATION.
Welcome to our online journal! Here you will discover weekly narratives on the latest from the marine research we fund, the awe-inspiring innovation behind our vessels, the efforts we make to conserve and safeguard our coast, hilarious throwbacks from more than 25-years of history, and awe-inspiring sights from the Strait of Juan De Fuca, Haro Strait, the Strait of Georgia, and Johnstone Strait.
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- ExplorationJuly 3, 2019LEARN MORE
Telegraph Cove Resort, a picturesque destination on the northeast coast of Vancouver Island, has teamed up with Prince of Whales Whale & Marine Wildlife Adventures to enhance marine wildlife habitat and research while providing greater opportunities for outstanding eco-tourism. Resort owners Gordie and Marilyn Graham have welcomed one of the province’s largest and most-respected whale… Read more »
Season’s Greetings! Are you looking for a fun and exciting way to celebrate the holiday season? Escape the rush of the Christmas crowds, and embrace the rush of the wind in your hair and sea spray flying past you! Prince of Whales offers Winter Wildlife Trips from Victoria 365 days a year. We can’t guarantee… Read more »
Greetings blog readers! We thought we’d take a moment to update you on some of the new things on the website; A new promotional slide show – located on our main page you will see the animated feature box highlighting some new goodies such as the Prince of Whales colouring contest and Holiday Gift Certificates.… Read more »
Today, Sunday was one of those afternoons when everything magical occurred. With a rather stormy set of clouds above, our 12 noon yellow Zodiac left the harbour. The calm sea however, gave incredible visibility for spotting wildlife. Our seasoned and knowledgeable skipper ‘Mark’, headed south where he had seen some misty blows on the horizon.… Read more »
The Ocean Magic set sail out of the Victoria Harbour at 12.15pm with Capt. Anna at the helm. Scott and Dan were are Naturalists for the afternoon and they shared their knowledge with our guests. Several visitors from The USA and Europe were on board to enjoy the magic of the wildlife here on the… Read more »
Our Skipper Anna took our passenegrs out into the Strait of Juan De Fuca to a report, from one of our Zodiacs, of Humpback Whales. We arrived on scene to view three Humpbacks, with another three close by. With a total of six Humpback Whales to view it was hard to tell where to look.… Read more »
It was one of those days where the clouds above gave way to some much needed sunshine on the west coast. It was a great day too, to see some of the incredible wildlife found in these waters off Victoria. We had guests from Austria, Holland, Germany, Italy, and Victoria. Our very knowledgeable and keen-eyed… Read more »
Today may have started dark and wet, but once out on the water the rain stopped and the sun came out. Our Skipper Anna took us west to Race Rocks where we were on scene with a SUPER POD. The Orca from all three resident pods, J K and L were headed east. The Killer… Read more »
Our Friday Ocean Magic Adventure was simply amazing. Our Skipper Gord slipped the Ocean Magic out of Victoria’s inner harbour and out into the Strait Of Juan De Fuca. Here just a few miles from Victoria we were on scene with Transient Killer Whales. This group of six whales were milling around in the one… Read more »
Well today we set out at 2 pm on a Zodiac Adventure – it was a perfect day once again! Today I was operating 3 different video cameras; a new GoPro HD video camera (wide angle view), and my two other usual HD video cameras hence all the video clips today. I was testing out… Read more »