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Love Whales? You’ll want to read this!

Love Whales? You’ll want to read this!

Both whales and whale lovers have lots to celebrate. Over the course of the past several years, protection and treatment of whales has been gaining both increased media coverage and political momentum. New pledges, policies and regulations are gaining ground and can result in the betterment of the lives of whales. Here’s a list of […]

From Whalefest in the UK to the Pacific Rim Whale Festival in Canada – see how the world celebrates whales!

From Whalefest in the UK to the Pacific Rim Whale Festival in Canada – see how the world celebrates whales!

Every year countries around the world celebrate whales by holding festivals. From talks by whale experts to workshops, kids activities, art displays, and entertainment, attending a whale festival can be a great way to learn about whales and the traditions that surround them. These events are typically held during the season that whales arrive to the […]

5 Tips for Planning Kayak Trips from Beginning to End

5 Tips for Planning Kayak Trips from Beginning to End

Whatever you’ve dreamed about kayak trips in the past, a little planning is all that is needed to make it turn out just like you envisioned: 1. Have little nagging questions about the kayak trips you are considering? Send us an email or call us to ask any questions! Wondering if  you’ll be sleeping on cot or on […]

Sea Kayak with Sea Creatures:  5 Sea Creatures you’ll see on a Wildcoast Sea Kayak Vacation

Sea Kayak with Sea Creatures: 5 Sea Creatures you’ll see on a Wildcoast Sea Kayak Vacation

British Columbia’s Inside passage between Vancouver Island and Canada’s West Coast mainland is a sea-kayaking paradise with a lifetime of routes to explore. There are trips that are suitable for all skill levels of sea kayakers. Sea kayak vacations summon visions of mountainous horizons, silent waterways, and hidden ocean-side camping spots under blankets of stars. […]

Blackfish and why Killer Whales do best when left in the wild

Blackfish and why Killer Whales do best when left in the wild

In January 2013, the documentary  Blackfish directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. It was aired to a wider audience in October 2013 via a broadcast on CNN. The film highlights the issues surrounding keeping Killer Whales (also known as Orcas or Blackfish) in captivity at amusement parks and has generated a great deal […]

Wildlife and Kayaking Experience at Orca Camp

Wildlife and Kayaking Experience at Orca Camp

A special thank you goes out to Gemma Taylor at Off Track Travel.ca for kayaking Orca Camp and sharing her experience. While there was only one Orca appearance, the other wildlife sightings and the specialness of Orca Camp made her trip one to remember (be sure to read to the end of the article to hear […]