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5 Weird Whale Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

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Whales are cool and we know that. What about all the weird questions we have about them? You know, the things that you wouldn’t necessarily want to ask a friend or even captain Andrew on a whale watching tour? Hopefully this post can answer a couple of those questions for you. Maybe even some questions you…

Wild Salmon are in Great Danger

Salmon fish farm. Hordaland, Norway.

In a post earlier this month, we talked about an organization called Sea Shepherd and why we stand with them. They are currently working on a campaign that hits close to home for us. Introducing: Operation Virus Hunter We will link to Sea Shepherd’s website where you can read a comprehensive explanation and detailed summary of their…

Why The Whales Are Leaving

Orca in water

While we have been treated to some spectacular whale sightings out on our adventures, there has been a noticeable shift in the whale population this year. Our whale friends are spending less time in our beautiful waters and we want to find out why. A Whale’s Gotta Eat! There is research to suggest that the…

Why We Stand with Sea Shepherd

Sea Shepherd flag

You may have noticed that on our boats we fly a black flag that almost looks like a pirate flag? It’s actually the flag of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCC). The Sea Shepherds are an international non-profit, marine wildlife conservation organization. Their mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife…

Why Can’t Sharks & Whales Get Along?

Orca jumping

It is interesting that on the one hand the face of a white shark strikes fear into your heart, while a killer whale fills you with awe. Don’t get me wrong, sharks are scary and they should be feared. They are like a mean kid with no friends who just wants to be feared. Whales…

The 4 Most Asked Questions We Get

Orcas in water

You may have walked by us at the end of the White Rock pier, heard about us through a friend, or saw us online somewhere. However it was, I’m sure you have some questions about whale watching or how White Rock Sea Tours does it. We want to answer some of those questions you have…

Ultimate Guide to Showing Off White Rock

White Rock Pier BC, Canada

You have some family or friends coming to town and you want to show them a good time? Obviously you have to bring them to White Rock. We boast such a beautiful town with cool shopping, great restaurants, and of course the big bad ocean! To show someone the absolute best of our beautiful city…

4 Fun Facts About Whales You Didn’t Know

Orca jumping

The mere size of a Killer Whale is striking, but there are many more amazing features that make these awesome creatures stand out. The reason people are so fascinated with whales and go on whale watching trips is because they are such powerful and incredible creatures. The size of them is one thing, but what…

Keep Whales Safe with These 5 ‘Whale Wise’ Tips

Orca fins in water

At White Rock Sea Tours we are very passionate about whales and making sure that they are treated properly. We understand that our experience comes second behind the safety of those beautiful animals. This is why we are serious about conservation and being Whale Wise. What does being Whale Wise look like? Stay out of their…