Ocean Magic Wildlife Adventure June 17 12:15

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It was a beautiful afternoon shaping up for the 12.15pm Ocean Magic 2 vessel as we left the harbour with Capt. Gord in the wheelhouse. Biologist Mika, and Naturalists Dan and Brandon gave an expert presentation of our safety procedures and discussed the possible wildlife to be found in these nutrient rich waters. There were… 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 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 13

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It was a picture perfect afternoon as Capt. Gord of the 12.15pm Ocean Magic vessel, headed our boat full of guests out of the harbour and toward a south east direction toward Hein Bank. It was here that reports of Transient killer whales were to be found. Transient ‘Orca ‘ are true apex hunters, feeding… Read more »

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Ocean Magic Adventure May 3

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We set sail on a windy afternoon with Capt. Gord in the wheelhouse. Our vessel headed east from the harbour and encountered some intrepid souls negotiating the wind and the waves while para-surfing. We soon encountered some Dall’s Porpoise while traveling north up Haro Strait in search of Orca. The wind and waves soon abated… Read more »

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Ocean Magic Adventure April 30 2011

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The ocean magic set out on a perfect Saturday with sunshine and warm temps in search of wildlife. We headed east in Juan de Fuca into Haro Strait. We made our way to Spieden island where we caught glimpses of the goats who inhabit the island. As quoted by Wikipedia; “Spieden Island is a privately… Read more »

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Ocean Magic Adventure April 14 2011

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Today was a rather wild ride on the Ocean Magic!. With captain Scott at the helm with naturalists Liz, Brandon, and Dan, we left the inner harbour in search of wildlife and encountered some active weather. I will admit that I find it rather thrilling and enjoyable as the Ocean Magic rides well in rough… Read more »

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Ocean Magic Adventure April 9 2011

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The thing about wild life viewing is you don’t know what you’re going to find. This means that once in a while we do not find any killer whales or other cetaceans on our trip. Today was one of those days. However, that being said, one can still really enjoy the adventure while finding other… Read more »

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