Celebrating over 30 years as the west coasts original whale tour company. Find everything you need to know about jamies whaling station ltd on yellowpages. Owner of whalewatching tour makes first statement about. The history of jamies whaling station jamies whaling. Jamies whaling station, tofino from jamies whaling station, cruise the clayoquot sound aboard a 40foot yacht with panoramic windows. Ucluelet and tofino whale watching tours explore both the sheltered waters of clayoquot and barkley sounds as well as the open ocean. Jamies offers tours in tofino and ucluelet on highspeed, zodiacstyle vessels for those craving. Tofino whale watching cruiser tour jamies whaling station. The 20metre leviathan ii, operated by jamies whaling station, made a. Jamies whaling station ltd tofino opening hours 606. Tofino whale watching tours ocean outfitters, tofino bc. The whale centre and jeffrey tom jamies that there were killer whales 4 miles off lennard light. Whale watching in tofino with jamies full time canada. Oct 26, 2015 jamie bray, owner of jamies whaling station, told a news conference in tofino, b.
The research station is very important to clayoquot sound. The pacific rim whale festival society board of directors has recently met to discuss the developing worldwide situation with covid19, the directives of the bc ministry of health and bc centre for disease control, and the latest commitment of various organizations to limit its spread. But it is also possible that the whales are simply having fun. Tofino whalewatching company had another fatal accident in 1998. Whale watching tours let our seasoned guides show you to clayoquot sound s resident whales, sea otters and other marine wildlife. Experience tofinos rugged west coast jamies whaling. All whale watching companies made the call to stop watching. Jamies whaling station also owned the leviathan ii, which sank near tofino last year, killing six.
Daily whale watching tours depart from tofino and ucluelet. Jamies whaling station and adventure centres tofino all. Cove, we ended up choosing jamies adventure center for our reservation. Oct 26, 2015 the leviathan ii, a 65foot cruiser vessel tour vessel with 27 people on board, has sunk near tofino, b. In 1998, a boat operated by the same company sank near tofino, killing the. Tofino is a popular surfing and whalewatching town near the clayoquot sound unesco biosphere reserve. The deadly capsizing of a whalewatching vessel off vancouver island. Stop searching through internet noise and download our curated list just for you. Whalewatching boat sinks off tofino, vancouver island. Book this epic adventure to hot springs cove in tofino, vancouver. June 21, 2017 edition of the tofinoucluelet westerly news. Lukwa, in time for its 38th whale watching season in tofino, bc february 26, 2019 jamie s whaling station is excited to announce the acquisition of the 60 vessel, m.
Jamies whaling station whale watching and adventure tours in tofino bc. Come visit jamie s whaling station gift shops in both tofino and ucluelet. To make a booking for a time within the next 24hrs please call for availability. You may notice that departure times vary slightly from what is. From the vantage point of a 65foot cruiser or an open zodiacstyle whalewatching vessel, guests of jamies whaling station can observe grey and humpback whales in. Tofino whale watching tours discover tofino bc canada. One of the fishermen first on the scene after a whalewatching ship sank off the west coast of vancouver island said a survivor reported that a sudden wave had capsized the boat. Boat partially sinks near tofino with dozens on board news 1. Oct 26, 2015 the capsizing of a whale watching boat that led to at least five deaths near tofino this weekend marks the second fatal incident and third major accident for jamie s whaling station. Jamie bray, owner of jamies whaling station, told a news conference in tofino, b. Flannel blankets keep you warm as you watch seals and sea otters, and search for black bears hunting for crabs along the rocks. It starts with a mind boggling 20,000 gray whales swimming past our shores in spring on their annual migration from birthing waters by the baja peninsula north to the bering strait by alaska. Lukwa, which will join jamie s varied fleet of nine whale and wildlife viewing vessels in tofino and ucluelet, bc. We are thrilled to be celebrating close to 40 years on the water.
Jamie s whaling station expands its fleet with the 60 m. Outdoor wear for men, women and children, including. It could be to get attention from potential mates, or a way to lose the parasites on their backs. Hopping aboard a specialized whale watching boat is the best way to see these majestic creatures. Faq whale watching and adventure tours in tofino bc.
Tofino has a long whale watching season, running from march sometimes late february through october. We offer a halfday whale watching program that travels to gray whale feeding areas near tofino, and a combination package which includes the thermal pools at hot springs cove our excursions take you through the pristine. We got on scene and determined that the whales were in fact j pod. Nov 17, 2016 just a few of the adventures we offer. Whale watching join us on a wildlife safari for orca, humpback, and grey whales aboard our spacious, high speed, cabinstyle cruisers.
Whale watching in tofino, vancouver island, bc remote passages more videos, photos and information about bc from. Jamies has been provinding whale watching tours in tofino for over 30 years. For more information about the festival, please contact. Whale watching in tofino, vancouver island, bc remote. Whale watching on cruisers or zodiacs, bear watching, sea lion tours, guaranteed sightings. Ocean outfitters, 368 main st, tofino, bc 2507252866 info.
For example, jamies does tours out of both ucluelet and tofino, however in tofino they also offer a hot springs tour and a flight seeing tour. We offer the largest fleet of vessels in the area to guarantee the best sighting opportunities possible, in clayoquot and. From the vantage point of a 65foot cruiser or an open zodiacstyle whale watching vessel, guests of jamie s whaling station can observe grey and humpback whales in. Wayne dolby, in a statement released on friday through jamies whaling station the company in tofino, b. Tofino whalewatching company says capsizing that killed 6 was act. Jamie s has been provinding whale watching tours in tofino for over 30 years.
Whales can be spotted year round in the pacific ocean off the west coast of vancouver island. Book your adventure tour online with jamies whaling. Its unclear why whales jump and splash on the surface of the ocean. We offer a halfday whale watching program that travels to gray whale feeding areas near tofino, and a combination package which includes the thermal pools at hot springs cove.
A whalewatching boat has sunk off the coast of british columbia in western canada, leaving at least five people dead. Jamies whaling station and adventure centres, tofino. Jamies whaling station and adventure centres whale watching. From the insane ocean swells to breaching whales, this part of the pacific.
Jamies whaling station involved in 1998 fatal whale. It s unclear why whales jump and splash on the surface of the ocean. Oct 28, 2012 whale watching in tofino, vancouver island, bc remote passages more videos, photos and information about bc from. Jamies whaling station whale watching and adventure tours in. Welcome aboard the whale watch plus program remote passages brings many years of experience and a responsible approach to whale watching in tofino on the west coast. Oct 26, 2015 a whalewatching boat has sunk off the coast of british columbia in western canada, leaving at least five people dead. A whale watching tour in tofino is a fullon seafari. Operating responsible tours in the pristine coastal environments of clayoquot sound in tofino, and barkley sound in ucluelet. Jamies whaling station tofino whale watching tours. Hot springs cove tours, tofino, bc jamies whaling station. Jamies whaling station and adventure centres tofino. The whalewatching boat accident that claimed the lives of five british nationals has many in the small town of tofino, b. Let our seasoned guides show you to clayoquot sounds resident whales, sea otters and other marine wildlife.
Mar 11, 2020 jamie s whaling station and adventure centres. Tours depart throughout the day, march 1st october 31st, from our tofino location and march 15th september 30th from ucluelet. While exploring the rugged coastal shoreline near tofino be ready for more than just whales. Five people have died and one is missing after a whalewatching boat sank off the coast of canadas vancouver island. It was a windy and choppy afternoon so the killer whales in calm waters were a real treat for everyone. Jamies whaling station and adventure centres tofino all you. Whales, bears, sea lions, wolves, eagles, sea otters, seals, tufted puffins, and so much more.
John and i headed out on the lil salty to go out and see who the whales were. The hot springs tour is not a whale watching trip although you may see some, but a neat option never the less. Tofino whalewatching company had another fatal accident. Charting the course for responsible wildlife viewing since 1982. Tofino whale watching remote passages, tofino, british.
Humpback whale breaching off the coast of tofino, bc. See photos and 3 tips from 180 visitors to jamie s whaling station tofino. They conduct research of the marine ecosystems, monitor marine life and promote public awareness of the marine environment in clayoquot sound. The capsizing of a whalewatching boat that led to at least five deaths near tofino this weekend marks the second fatal incident and third major accident for jamies whaling station. Jamies whale watching welcome to tofino photography. Maximum weight for our largest flotation suit which must be worn on zodiac tours is 280 lbs 127 kg. Visiting hot springs cove in tofino, british columbia. Boat partially sinks near tofino with dozens on board.3 421 733 1377 159 856 484 1016 231 1556 1354 1472 1121 137 1222 734 599 106 322 568 980 1103 968 210 1160 940 1541 1492 837 92 1422 1437 1099 1209 1011 975 852 25 980 1151