Vancouver Island Wildlife & Whale Watching
On the Web
Types of Wild Animals on Vancouver Island – From land animals such as bears, cougars, and deer, to marine animals like whales, otters, and salmon, Vancouver Island is bursting with wildlife.
Vancouver Island Marmot – The Vancouver Island Marmot The ICUN Red List lists the Vancouver Island Marmot as Critically Endangered, based on its 2004 assessment.
Vancouver Island Wildlife – Material on this website represents the most current information available regarding wildlife inventory and wildlife management in the Ministry of Environment, Vancouver Island Region. Information on this website is intended for use by government staff, contract biologists, resource planners and the general public.
Vancouver Island Wildlife Tours – It’s possible to spot some of these creatures on your own—eagles swooping over a ferry, for example, or a caribou by the side of the road. But taking a tour with trained guides or naturalists is a fun way to find out more about these amazing creatures while staying safe and ensuring their habitat is respected.
Vancouver Island Wildlife Viewing Guide – Vancouver Island, off the west coast of British Columbia, is home to hundreds of thousands of animals and vast expanses of wilderness.
Vancouver Island Wolf – Vancouver Island wolves are one of the shyest and most elusive creatures native to Vancouver Island.
Whale Watching on Vancouver Island – Vancouver Island is home to spectacular whale watching opportunities, with numerous companies offering tours up and down the Island. But if you have your own boat, you can easily become your own personal whale watching tour guide.
Wildlife Alert Reporting System – Interactive map of reported wildlife sightings throughout British Columbia.
Wildlife on Vancouver Island – Learn about the wildlife that you may encounter and safety guidelines while hiking and camping.
WildSafe BC – Discover wild facts, safety advice and conflict reduction strategies for wildlife species in British Columbia.
Vancouver Island by Air
Exploring Vancouver Island with Wildlife Photographer Sean Scott
Vancouver Island Books at Amazon
Outdoor Gear at Amazon
More to Explore
Birdwatching Vancouver Island – The Island offers first-class viewing opportunities of hundreds of native and migratory birds.
Vancouver Island Boating & Sailing – Few boating and sailing locations in the world can match Vancouver Island’s for stunning scenery.
Vancouver Island Hikes & Walks – Discover the wild nature, forests, and waterways of British Columbia’s Vancouver Island.
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