Welcome to Stubbs Island Whale Watching!
British Columbia's first whale watching company was established in 1980. Orca (killer whales) and many other marine mammals frequent the Johnstone Strait area. This is the world's greatest and most predictable viewing area to watch the amazing orcas in the wild.
Telegraph Cove is located on the Northern end of Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.
The name Lukwa comes from the Kwakwala language and means 'a place in the forest.' The Lukwa (pictured above) was built from aluminum in 1989. This spacious vessel can comfortably accommodate up to 46 passengers.
Our 2nd vessel: an aluminum Catamaran can easily accommodate 40 passengers.
Now entering its thirty-sixth season, Stubbs Island Whale Watching is British Columbia’s premier whale watching company. Its history reflects great dedication to education, research and conservation and is proud to have contributed to setting British Columbia's ethical whale watching standards.
Year-round resident species include the Bald Eagle, Harlequin Duck, Great Blue Heron, Pigeon Guillemot, Rhinoceros Auklet, Red-necked Phalarope and Black Oystercatcher.
And we are so very happy to report that our humpback whale sightings have been increasingly incredible in the last few years. Watching a whale bigger than a school bus breach.........it can't get any better than this! THIS IS IT!!