1. Highlights From The 2018 Orca Explorer Wilderness Adventure

    The year 2018 is full of possibilities. One of the most exciting parts about a new year is the opportunity to reinvent yourself and try new things. Why not try a brand new adventure while also aligning with nature? Discovery Expeditions’ main goal is to help you find yourself while exploring the vast beauty of nature and some of the most majestic creatures we have in our midst. With our Johnston…Read More

  2. Experience the South Broughton Region

    Please note this video is almost 17 minutes long. Experience the journey to Port McNeil and beyond! All Credits to Patrick Hogan, the great! And Jenn Hall for bringing all her wonderful funky friends to the best part of the BC Coast, again and again.  Patrick's video gives you an example of the journey to the Port Mcneill gateway to the Broughton Marine Park on the coastal side of Queen Charlotte…Read More

  3. 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 site…Read More

  4. 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 a…Read More


    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 pad…Read More


    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 P…Read More

  7. 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 cam…Read More

  8. 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 sal…Read More