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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
(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 »
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
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.
Incredible story an orca rescued in New Zealand, take a look at this amazing video!