Ocean Magic Adventure Sept 16 12:15

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We departed today on the 12:15 departure and headed south into the Juan de Fuca Strait. Captain Anna got word that there were killer whales inbound heading east to San Juan Island so we headed out first in search of humpbacks while seeing the odd harbour porpoise or two. We made our way over to… Read more »

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Ocean Magic Adventure Sept 15 12:15

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So on the noon Ocean Magic trip, we (Captain Anna, naturalists Mika and Derek with passengers) took a wee jog (well just over 1 hour) almost 2 miles north of Sandy Point on Waldron Island in Boundary Pass to find Jpod, along the way spotting the odd harbour porpoise. The ocean was flat calm today,… Read more »

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Ocean Magic Adventure Sept 8 3:30

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Today’s Ocean Magic 3:30 trip found us only minutes from the Victoria inner harbour. Turns out that members of L & K pod were on the move across the waterfront eastbound towards San Juan Island. At first they were very spread apart, but did group up and started traveling quickly speed porpoising out of the… Read more »

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Ocean Magic Adventure Sept 1 3:30

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OK! so it was a bit bouncy during our travel in Sooke but we found them! Captain Anna said we traveled 52 nautical miles – almost to Sheringham Point when we finally caught up with the very fast moving transient killer whales thought to be T37a and family who is made up of females and… Read more »

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Ocean Magic Adventure Aug 26 3:30

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Today’s weather conditions gave both crew and passengers were treated mother nature at her strongest. During the 3:30 afternoon trip the sea conditions improved quite a bit although still quite bumpy, we were able to comfortably travel over to San Juan Island (Lime Kiln area) to view members of the southern resident killer whales. We… Read more »

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Ocean Magic Adventure Aug 25 3:30

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(Here is a silent and more stable shorter edit of some of the above clips) What an awesome trip today was! We started the 3:30 Ocean Magic trip by visiting our Gray whale called GRAY PANTS who was foraging off of Discovery Island. We then headed onto Turn Point where members of J and K… Read more »

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Awesome Guest Video

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Check out this awesome video made by one of our guests who was on board the Ocean Magic! Send us your videos and we’ll feature them on our site! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atbvjgOtNP8

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New Blog : Lime Kiln

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http://twmlimekilnresearch.blogspot.in/ This blog site is used by The Whale Museum researchers at Lime Kiln to post about research and other things of interest at Lime Kiln. Sometimes it will be little notes for ourselves to remember things of interest and other times we’ll post things of interest to the general public.

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