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Telegraph Cove Whale Watching

Telegraph Cove is the home of Whale Interpretive Center. While you are enjoying Telegraph Cove whale watching, you may have the chance to see a spectacular collection of marine mammal skeletons. Besides whales, other creatures such as bears, eagles, sea lions and porpoises are observable. The best season for whale watching in Telegraph Cove may be from Mid-June through October.


Telegraph Cove Whale Watching Location

Telegraph Cove, located on the eastern coast of Northern Vancouver Island, is accessible from Port McNeill via a 26 km (16 miles) drive. Turning from Island Highway to Beaver Cove Road, the Telegraph Cove is 200 km (124 miles) north of Campbell River city.


Types of Whales in Telegraph Cove

Residents and transients Orcas:
There are approximately 80 orca whales residing around Northern Vancouver Island. Therefore, fewer Resident Orcas are near the north compared to southern Vancouver Island, with around 220 orcas. There are also about 260 transient orcas around the northern part of the island. Their length varies from 12-16 meters (39-52 ft). Male orcas have between 3,600-5,400 kg (7936-11905 pounds) and females between 1,400-2,700 kg (3086-5952 pounds) weight. These types of whales are known mainly for their sounds and breaches.

Whale-Watching Destinations Near Telegraph Cove

Port Hardy Whale Watching

Port Hardy Whale Watching

Telegraph Cove Whale Watching

Telegraph Cove Whale Watching

Telegraph Cove Whale Watching Features

Whale Watching Package Details

What you Can Expect to See Near Telegraph Cove

Telegraph Cove

Telegraph Cove

Port McNeill

Port McNeill

Mount Elliot Ecological Reserve

Mount Elliot Ecological Reserve

Minigill Cave

Minigill Cave

Artlish Caves

Artlish Caves

Little Huson Caves

Little Huson Caves

Nimpkish Lake Provincial Park

Nimpkish Lake Provincial Park

Karmutzen Range

Karmutzen Range

Hankin Range

Hankin Range

Little Huson Cave Regional Park

Little Huson Cave Regional Park

Franklin Range

Franklin Range

Bonanza Range

Bonanza Range

Broughton Archipelago Marine Provincial Park

Broughton Archipelago Marine Provincial Park

Nimpkish River

Nimpkish River

Nimpkish Lake

Nimpkish Lake

What you Can Expect to Do Near Telegraph Cove

Port Hardy Whale Watching

Port Hardy Whale Watching

Telegraph Cove Whale Watching

Telegraph Cove Whale Watching

Camping in Cluxewe Resort

Camping in Cluxewe Resort

Camping in Telegraph Cove Campground

Camping in Telegraph Cove Campground

Camping in Broughton Strait Campsite

Camping in Broughton Strait Campsite

Camping in Wildwoods Campsite

Camping in Wildwoods Campsite

Camping in Quatse River Campground

Camping in Quatse River Campground

Camping in Port Hardy RV Resort and Log Cabins

Camping in Port Hardy RV Resort and Log Cabins

Telegraph Cove Kayaking

Telegraph Cove Kayaking

Port McNeill Kayaking and Canoeing

Port McNeill Kayaking and Canoeing

Camping in the Alder Bay RV Park & Marina

Camping in the Alder Bay RV Park & Marina

Nimpkish Lake Windsurfing

Nimpkish Lake Windsurfing

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