Vancouver Island, North Canada


Vancouver Island North is the habitat of eight species of cetacean and is a global trendsetter for whale research, responsible whale watching and conservation. For nearly half a century, whales have played a significant role in this area in the development of community, conservation, commerce, policy, science and the arts. The site includes the traditional territory of the Kwakwaka’wakw First Nation, whose connection to the Max’inux or killer whale can be traced back through through art, song and dance and verbal history.

Jumping Dolphins