Big Little Fish: Forest Edition

Written by Zoe Hasenfratz A tiny silver streak in the water. It catches your eye, and you turn your head to investigate. As you look down into the depth of a jade sea, you notice that it isn’t just one streak but thousands of silver fish darting through the water forming a formidable bait ball. Herring. The tiny link in a very large food web. … Read more »

breaching humpback whale

How Ethical is Whale Watching? A Guide to Finding a Responsible Tour Operator

Words by Maddie Lemke Whale watching has gained popularity as a captivating recreational activity, allowing people to observe these majestic marine mammals in their natural environment. Observing wildlife can have many positive impacts, but if not done responsibly, it may do more harm than good.  In this blogpost we want to give an overview of positive and negative impacts of whale watching and help you… Read more »

The fluke of a humpback whale showing as the whale dives into the ocean in front of Vancouver Island

Whales and Climate Change: The Whale Pump Explained

Written by Maddie Lemke Whales are not only magical creatures, but also play a vital role in the health of our planet. As we struggle with the effects of climate change, it is crucial to understand the significant contributions whales make in mitigating its impact. One such fascinating phenomenon is the “whale pump”, a process that showcases how (baleen) whales help sequester carbon dioxide and… Read more »

pacific white-sided dolphins swimming in the ocean

World Ocean Day 2023: How We Can Save Our Oceans

Written by Maddie Lemke Oceans cover 71 % of the planet and are home to important species and ecosystems that we rely on for food, livelihoods, climate regulation and more. But our oceans are facing a lot of challenges these days, with a lot of species and ecosystems being at risk. Most of those challenges are impacted by human actions including overfishing, plastic pollution, as… Read more »

Landscape of ocean and land in the Distance. The sky is blue with clouds in the disance

We’re Open! – Business Operations Update

    Our doors are officially open, and we’re thrilled to get back on the water and provide our guests with the experience of a lifetime!   As of July 1st, we are running an assortment of daily tours on our zodiac and covered vessels: 3 hour Whale and Wildlife Evening Tour 4 hour Whale and Wildlife Tour 4 hour Ocean Rapids Tour (tide dependent)… Read more »

Waves from boat driving away on flat calm water. The sun is shining on the water

Business Operations Update – COVID -19

  To our Valued Community, Amidst all of the news of COVID-19, we would like to take a moment to address how we are handling this ever-changing situation. The well-being of our employees and customers is of the utmost importance to us. While Campbell River continues to be a SAFE travel destination, we are erring on the side of caution and opting to take this time to… Read more »