great blue heron eating seaweed and a fish

10 Birds to Spot While Sea Kayaking in British Columbia

While spotting humpback whales and orcas is the main focus of many of our sea kayaking trips in British Columbia, the region also boasts an exceptional birdlife. Gently paddling through the water without the noise of a boat engine allows you to get up close to a variety of species in their natural habitat and observe them going about their daily business.

two people overlooking turquoise water in Baja

13 Reasons to Visit Baja

With breathtakingly beautiful desert landscapes and sparkling waters teeming with marine life, Baja California Sur is one of our most popular destinations.

cedar rainforest in british columbia

How to get to Port McNeill, British Columbia

Getting to Port McNeill, British Columbia

Perched on the northern shores of Vancouver Island, Port McNeill is a small town that’s home to just over 2,600 people. During the summer months, these numbers swell with travelers passing through on adventure-based tours to explore the stunning landscapes of British Columbia. 

kayaking with orcas

Is It Safe to Kayak With Orcas in British Columbia?

Is It Safe to Kayak With Orcas in British Columbia?

The scientific name for orca whales, Orcinus orca, literally translates to “Demon of the Deep.” In English, they are most commonly known as killer whales. Both names suggest that they are dangerous animals, to be feared, and kept at a safe distance.

snorkeling in Baja

Chocolate Clams of Baja California Sur

Nicknamed “Baja’s seafood candy”, chocolate clams (almejas chocolatas) are the delightfully named shellfish specialty of this beautiful peninsula. Their scientific name is Megapitaria squalida, with their common name resulting from their brown color (rather than having a chocolate flavor).