Discovery Expeditions

Renew Your Harmony with Nature

  1. Live video from OrcaLab

    Our friends at OrcaLab.org are steaming live from Hanson Island in the Johnstone Strait. You can watch the stream on exlpore.org and see if any orca are passing through the strait off of Vancouver Island. You can visit this stunning location in the Orca's 'core habitat' by booking your Orca Explorer Wilderness Adventure today. Learn more about the vital work OrcaLab does by visiting their sit…Read More

  2. Watch Orca Breaching Near Our Base Camp

    This is the view from the beach on our island base camp in Johnstone Strait. It is an everyday occurrence during the months of summer. This footage was on the I-15 pod of Orca breaching and splashing right in front of camp. Their were a number of whales showing off behaviours that day. This sighting occurred in the late afternoon after we had seen other resident Orca travelling as we sea kayaked …Read More

  3. 2017 SOUTH BROUGHTON 4 DAY WILDERNESS ADVENTURE

    2017 South Broughton Explorer is a four-day sea kayaking trip that explores the clusters of islands that make up the southern portion of the Broughton Archipelago. Our kayaking runs along the edge of waters where both Humpback whales and Orca whales travel and play. Each day, we venture through remote passages and clusters of islets rich in marine life and perfect for a day of whale watching and …Read More

  4. Killer whale watching on Vancouver Island

    2017 ORCA EXPLORER 4 DAY WILDERNESS ADVENTURE

    2017 Orca Explorer is our longest running (more than 16 years) and most popular Sea Kayaking trip for couples, families, and groups of friends. Two basecamps are used on each of these trips, weather permitting. You are comfortably transported to either our Blackfish Sound or Sophia Island established basecamps that are outfitted with everything you need to comfortably enjoy a wilderness adventure…Read More

  5. 2017 BAJA MAGDELENA BAY 4-DAY SEA KAYAK TRIPS

    The west coast of Baja offers sea kayaking and exploring in a landscape of long sandy beaches with Magdelena Bay on one side and the open Pacific Ocean on the other side. Our adventure travel trips are unique in the fact that we use established camps on Magdelena Bay. Here, we can experience all that Baja has to offer in sea kayaking and wildlife. Our trips take you from paddling open water to pa…Read More

  6. 2017 FLOAT HOUSE BASED WILDERNESS ADVENTURES

    For 2017, we are partners with Paddlers Inn to provide a quality adventure in the wilderness of the North Broughton Marine Park. This trip is unique, it offer you the best of kayaking and whale watching. Your experience begins with a quick cruise to Paddlers Inn and  a full day of sea kayaking. And two nights stay at quaint waterfront cabin accommodation. This accommodation combined with the adv…Read More

  7. 2017 BEYOND BROUGHTON 6 DAY WILDERNESS ADVENTURE

    2017 Beyond Broughton Nomad is a six-day sea kayak adventure that explores the remote inlets and waterways to the North of the Broughton Marine Park. Our trip starts at a scenic float house (see map) on a quiet inlet embraced by wilderness. Our route takes us from sheltered waters into the open waters of Queen Charlotte Sound and the edge of the Western islands and islets of the Broughton Marine …Read More

  8. 2017 NORTH BROUGHTON 6 DAY WILDERNESS ADVENTURE

    2017 North Broughton Explorer is a six-day sea kayak adventure that explores the entire length of the Broughton Marine Park. This adventure is a classic that takes in heaps of wildlife sightings, a taste of native culture and a blend of sheltered and exposed water sea kayaking. Highlights include three days of camping/sea kayaking through a maze of island and islets featuring spontaneous wildlife…Read More

  9. New Base Camp for 2016

    For the summer of 2016, Discovery Expeditions will be expanding its’ Orca Seakayaking Program to include a new base camp. The location of this camp offer us more sea kayaking option for a number of our trips. The camp will be a similar design to our well known island basecamp on Sophia Island in Johnstone Strait. Trips will be operated in the whale rich water between both of these camps. The ca…Read More

  10. Thanks to all the folks who came with us in the summer of 2015!

        As the summer of 2015 began, we waited for the fog to roll into Johnstone Strait, but instead we had day after day of flat calm waters with NO FOG. The Sun blessed us just about every morning of July and August. September was a nice surprise with a little precipitation and sun everyday. It was a light year for salmon runs, but the Chinook run was strong all summer. A large number of chum sa…Read More

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