Wild Life Adventure

 

Outdoor Adventure Education Tour

Focusing on the wealth of marine wildlife at the Race Rocks Ecological Reserve, this 2 lighthouse tour examines the unique habitat:

Click the link for a lot of super information, webcams and video from Race Rocks about Seals, Sea Lions and other marine wildlife a real Outdoor Adventure Education tour


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California Sea Lion

  • California Sea Lions are members of the “eared” seal family.
  • Unlike their “earless” counterparts, eared seals are able to rotate their hindquarters, allowing them to “walk” or lope on land.
  • Males are up to 8 feet (2.5 m) and weigh 900 lbs (405 kg).
  • The smaller females are up to 5′ 6″ (1.7 m) and weigh 250 lbs (113 kg).
  • Their extensive diet includes at least 50 species of fish as well as mollusks, squid and octopus.

Stellar Sea Lion

  • Stellar sea lions are the largest of the “eared” seals.
  • Unlike their “earless” counterparts, eared seals are able to rotate their hindquarters, allowing them to “walk” or lope on land.
  • Males are often 2 or 3 times larger than females, averaging 8.5 to 11 feet (2.6 – 3.4 m) and weigh up to 2200 lbs (1000 kg).
  • Females are 6 to 7 feet (1.8 – 2.1 m) and weigh 600 to 800 lbs (270 – 360 kg).
  • Favoring coastal waters with rocky shores, these animals eat fish, squid and mollusks.

You will Also See

 

Harbour Seals

The harbour seals in front of our store are a lot of fun!

  • Harbour seals are plentiful here year round, the are Victoria’s best panhandlers in front of our office at Fisherman’s Wharf
  • These curious and often comical mammals are members of the earless or “true” seal family.
  • Feeding primarily on fish, adult harbour seals are around 5 to 6 feet (1.8 m) long and weigh in the neighbourhood of 250 lbs (13 kg ).
  • Although both sexes are similar in size, the average lifespan is 30 years for females and 20 years for males.

Otters

  • There are 2 types of North American otters and both may be encountered: Sea Otters and North American River Otters

Porpoises

  • Local Dall’s Porpoises like to bow ride on the way to Race Rocks

Transient killer whales

  • frequent the area, and the ultimate thrill awaits those who witness the spectacle of these carnivores hunting.

Our Wild Life Adventure Tour also include Bird Watching


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Captain Ron King

Invites you to book your Victoria Wild Life Adventure Tour with him

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