Introducing Our New Boat!

  Have you heard our great news? We have a new covered boat!     Check out our 12-passenger Eagle Craft with an outdoor seating area!  It was originally built in 1994 by Daigle Marine as a tour boat for a wealthy private island owner near Victoria. After that, the vessel lived most of its life moving crews in and out of logging camps along… Read more »

10 Facts about Steller Sea Lions

  We have the pleasure of seeing a number of different marine mammals on our tours.  While we live in an area that has an abundance of Humpback Whale and Transient Orca sightings, we also get to see a vast number of sea lions and seals!  One specific species that we encounter often are Steller Sea Lions.   1. Steller sea lions are golden brown… Read more »

Small Changes That Will Help Save the Planet

  “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” – Margaret Mead   Trying to make a difference is a daunting task. It may seem like nothing you can do would matter.  However, implementing small changes actually helps things in the long run!  It takes thousands of small changes for… Read more »

Types of Porpoise

  Porpoise are small-toothed whales that are closely related to dolphins.  They can be differentiated by their teeth, which are spade-shaped opposed to cone-shaped, their dorsal fins, which are triangular, and their beaks, which are less elongated.  While there are said to be 32 different dolphin species in the world, there are only 6 different types of porpoises!  In the Campbell River area, we are… Read more »

Exciting new tour!

  Spring is in the air and we are excited to announce our brand-new tour! Two things that we love about spring are that we spot Bears that have just come out of torpor which is a lighter form of hibernation, and we get to see beautiful flowing waterfalls from the winters melting ice! Our Spring Bear and Waterfall tour will be the perfect tour… Read more »

A Greener Christmas

  Christmas is a time of happiness and joy for most people – spending time with family, enjoying beautiful decorations, and giving gifts.  We love the holidays but the holiday season seems to wreak havoc on the environment! To give you an idea, in Canada alone, over 500,000 tons of Christmas wrapping paper goes to the landfill.  Don’t let this get you down! There are… Read more »

Sustainable Travel Tips

  More often than not, we seem to think that being “eco-friendly” or “going green” is more difficult than the reality. Many companies, including ourselves, have been dedicating themselves to sustainable travel, which has become more and more appealing to tourists around the globe. In fact, eco-friendly tourism has been gaining more traction over the last few years than ever before. By checking into the… Read more »

Stephen Gabrysh and Tyler Bruce next to one of our Zodiac vessels

We’re Officially Carbon Neutral!!

CAMPBELL RIVER – Whale Watching companies provide a unique opportunity to bring the public to the wonders of the marine environment. Yet, we feel that it is our responsibility to acknowledge and mitigate the impact that our vessels have. In 2018, we spent a grand combined total of over 3850 hours on the water. We have always been aware of and concerned about our fuel… Read more »