Experience The Magnificent Whales Of British Columbia’s Coastline
From white-knuckle thrills to awe-inspiring sightseeing, this whale watching tour explores the Great Bear Sea where adventurers can witness the grey, humpback and killer whales. You may even see a few Pacific white-sided dolphins! Watch these beautiful, massive mammals glide through the sea in search for either their next meal or simply teaming on to their next destination.
What to Expect
The Humpback Whale, a very common sight in the Great Bear Sea throughout spring, summer season, can easily be spotted with its large blow hole exhaling of air while gaining strength to dive deep down to feast on the krill and shrimp located on the sandy bottoms. Humpback whales size can weigh up to 45 tons and reach up to 49 feet in length.
Killer Whales are a captivating sight to behold; countless times you will find yourself reaching for the camera to capture this witnessed wonder frolicking in their personal playground. Killer whales are 27 feet in length, weighing up to 11 tons, with speeds over 30mph! They eat almost anything that swims in front of their mouth including; salmon, seals, birds, other whales, etc.
The Pacific White-sided Dolphin is powerful, speedy swimmer and acrobatic. You will often find them riding the bow waves of passing cruise ships and commercial fish boats. Sometimes a ‘super pod’ numbered up to 200 and the acrobatics will leave you thrilled and wanting more sightings of Pacific White-sided Dolphins.
" WE HAVE IMMENSELY ENJOYED OUR GREAT BREAT RAINFOREST CRUISE. NEVER A DULL MOMENT WITH JAW DROPPING SIGHTINGS OF HUMPBACK WHALES, ORCA'S, BEARS AND EAGLES."B. Repin, Award Winning Vancouver Builder
"I HAVE BEEN VISITING SHEARWATER FOR MANY YEARS...THIS IS MY 27TH. I HAVE ENJOYED AT SEVERAL FISHING LODGES ALONG THE COAST OVER THE YEARS BUT HAVE YET TO DISCOVER ONE THAT BEATS SHEARWATER. FISH SPECIES ARE PLENTIFUL... EAGLES, WILDLIFE, ORCA AND HUMPBACK WHALES ARE ALL THERE TO ENJOY. STAFF AND SERVICE ARE SECOND TO NONE. A MUST DO FOR AT LEAST ONCE IN A LIFETIME."J. Balango, Rogers Television, Vancouver, BCAll-inclusive Fishing Packages