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We’re Back! Top 5 Things to Expect on Your First Vancouver Whale Watching Tour

group of people going whale watching

Well, at last, we are back! We cannot express how much we missed seeing you all and how good it feels to have our doors (partially) open again! So now that summer is fast approaching and restrictions are easing, British Columbians are looking to support their local businesses and plan their staycations for the summer….

Whale Populations in BC Ocean Waters

Whale Flipper

  Whale watching in Vancouver BC is some of the best in the world. Part of this is because of the extensive range of whales that pass through its ocean waters throughout the year. Although there is a wide range of whales in the BC area, not all have thriving populations, and some have become…

When is the best time of year to go whale watching in Vancouver?

Whale fins

Hint: It depends… Whale watching is a truly unforgettable experience and Vancouver, BC is one of the best places in the world to watch their activity. On your tour, you will see a wide range of marine wildlife, but throughout the year your chances of seeing whales off the coast vary widely. Its difficult to…

How to take amazing photos on your whale watching tour

Photographer taking pictures of Killer Whales

    A boat is not the easiest place to snap a great picture of Vancouver’s wildlife. Not only are the whales constantly moving, you are too. The pressure to get the perfect picture can be a little overwhelming but if you follow our top tips you’ll be sure to get some amazing photos. Protect…

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…

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…