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Old 14 June 2007, 18:18   #1
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Attention Canadian (BC) ribsters

Coming out to BC first 2 weeks of August and in Tofino 4-11th August. Any suggestions who the best people are to contact re whale watching etc?
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Old 14 June 2007, 23:21   #2
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Funny you should mention that...

I'm planning to be on Vancouver Island around that time also.

Last year I went on a whale watching outfit out of Tofino and had a nice time. I think that all of the outfits out of Tofino offer a fairly similar experience and the guides find where the whales are by looking for other tour RIBS. Pretty much all of the tour RIBS out there are made by either Polaris, Titan, or Zodiac Hurricane. If you go on a tour from Tofino, you will see grey and perhaps humpback whales and maybe Orcas. If you go on a tour operating out of Victoria you're almost certain to see Orcas (I kinda wish I took a tour from Victoria rather than Tofino last year).
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Old 19 June 2007, 04:10   #3
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Hi Andrew. I run a whale watching company from Cowichan Bay on Vancouver Island. We are located 45 north of Victoria. Our tours focus on the southern resident Orca or Killer whales. If you want to see grey whales the place to go is Tofino. If you want to see Orcas you would want to go from the south of the island. I run two trips a day 7 days a week and guarentee that you will see Orca whales.

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thanks Simon. Have you a contact? Presumably as the family is 5 we would have 2 book ahead.
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Hi Andrew,

website - www.OceanEcoventures.com

email - tours@oceanecoventures.com

Yes it is a good idea to book ahead as we book up quickly for the summer months and I think a ribnet discount is in order

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Old 21 June 2007, 11:17   #6
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... and I think a ribnet discount is in order

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