Whale Watching

WHALE WATCHING has become an important sector of the TOURISM industry since 1980, when Bill and Donna Mackay and Jim Borrowman started taking out groups of watchers by boat from TELEGRAPH COVE at the north end of JOHNSTONE STRAIT not far from ROBSON BIGHT. Since then many more operators have entered the industry, offering boat tours out of TOFINO and UCLUELET to view migrating gray WHALES and out of NANAIMO, ALERT BAY and VICTORIA to view KILLER WHALES in the INSIDE PASSAGE. More than 200,000...

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