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News, views & stories from the realm of the whales.

Paddling the Great Bear Rainforest

May 12th, 2016

Great Bear Rainforest kayaking

The Great Bear Rainforest is a remote region of temperate rainforest that stretches for more than 400km between Vancouver Island and Southeast Alaska, also known as the Central and North Coast. The Great Bear Rainforest is a land where the ocean, mountains, and forests are all intricately linked; with mist-shrouded valleys and rugged glacier-cut fjords, old-growth forests and rich salmon…

Things to do on Vancouver Island

April 28th, 2016

Vancouver Island stretches for almost 500km from the historical BC capital of Victoria in the southwest to the wild and rugged Cape Scott at the northern tip. The island is home to one of the world’s most diverse ecosystems, including rainforests, beaches, mountains, oceans, rivers and lakes that create habitats for a rich diversity of wildlife. Vancouver Island has an…

So you want to be a kayak guide?

April 10th, 2016

Kayak guides wear many different hats; wilderness guide, gourmet chef, historian, interpreter, entertainer and role model, among others. All have a real passion for paddling, wildlife, and their outdoor lifestyle; and nothing makes them happier than the opportunity to share these with guests. Our guides come from all walks of life, and each brings a unique style and perspective to…

Humpback whales of Vancouver Island

March 28th, 2016

The humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) was given its common name because of the shape of its dorsal fin and its unique diving behaviour. Its scientific name, Megaptera, means “large-winged” and refers to its long, white, wing-like flippers. These fins can be as big as one-third of the animal’s body length and give incredible maneuverability, even being used to swim backwards…

The importance of our oceans

March 10th, 2016

Oceans are the planet’s life support system; their temperature, chemistry and currents drive global systems that make the Earth habitable for humankind. Whether you live close to the coast, or far from it, you depend on the world’s oceans in many ways. Our rainwater, drinking water, weather, climate, coastlines, much of our food, medicines, and even the oxygen in the…

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