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Sea Lion and Eagle Watching Tour | Fanny Bay Bonanza
Sea Lion Watching Tour | Fanny Bay Bonanza
Eagle Watching Tour | Fanny Bay Bonanza
Sea Lion Watching Tour | Fanny Bay Bonanza
Half Day Adventure
Wildlife Enthusiasts

All Ages


Sea Lions & Eagles: A Fanny Bay Bonanza

Embark on a captivating wildlife adventure in the heart of Fanny Bay, renowned for its abundant marine life and stunning coastal scenery. This half-day tour, designed for wildlife enthusiasts of all ages, offers the chance to witness two magnificent creatures: the playful California sea lions and the majestic bald eagles.

Tour's Briefcase!

Tour's Info

• Experience the thrill of witnessing sea lions and bald eagles in their natural habitat
• Explore the wonders of Fanny Bay and learn about its rich history
• Enjoy breathtaking coastal scenery and abundant wildlife
• Capture stunning photos and create lasting memories
• Knowledgeable guide to ensure your safety and enjoyment

Unforgettable Wildlife Encounters

Witness a colony of California sea lions basking on the shores of Fanny Bay or hauled out on log booms. Observe their social interactions, playful antics, and barking calls. Your expert guide will share fascinating insights about their behavior and importance in the marine ecosystem.

Keep your eyes peeled for soaring bald eagles, the national bird of Canada. These majestic birds of prey are often seen hunting for fish in the rich waters around Fanny Bay. Learn about their hunting strategies, nesting habits, and their vital role in maintaining a healthy ecosystem.

Bonus: Explore the Beauty of Fanny Bay

• Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Fanny Bay, a charming seaside community nestled on the shores of Baynes Sound.
• Enjoy breathtaking coastal views, from towering Douglas fir forests to the distant Gulf Islands.
• Learn about the rich history of Fanny Bay, including its significance as a traditional territory for the Coast Salish people and its past as a bustling center for oyster farming.

Itinerary for This Adventure



• Meet your friendly and knowledgeable guide at the designated location in Fanny Bay (exact details provided upon booking).
• Board a comfortable and stable boat, suitable for wildlife viewing in the bay.
• As you cruise along the coastline, keep your eyes peeled for sea lions basking on the shore or displaying their playful antics on the log booms. Your guide will share interesting facts about their biology and social behavior.
• While searching for sea lions, be sure to look out for soaring bald eagles circling above, searching for fish in the water. Learn about their hunting techniques and vital role in the ecosystem.

• Enjoy a relaxing scenic cruise back to the departure point, taking in the beauty of the coastline and the surrounding islands.
• Upon arrival, disembark from the boat and share your exciting wildlife encounter stories with your fellow adventurers.

Dos & Don’ts for This Adventure

  • Do dress in layers according to the weather forecast. The Pacific Northwest can experience changeable weather conditions, so be prepared for sunshine, rain, or cool temperatures.
  • Do wear comfortable shoes suitable for walking on uneven surfaces, as there may be some uneven terrain at the departure point and boarding area.
  • Do bring a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen to protect yourself from the sun.
  • Do bring binoculars for a closer look at the sea lions and eagles. While not essential, binoculars can enhance your wildlife viewing experience.
  • Do bring a reusable water bottle to stay hydrated throughout the tour.
  • Do not forget your camera to capture stunning photos of the sea lions, eagles, and breathtaking coastal scenery.
  • Do not litter. Respect the natural beauty of Fanny Bay and dispose of any waste properly in designated bins.
  • Do not make loud noises or sudden movements that could startle the wildlife. Be mindful of your surroundings and observe the animals from a respectful distance.

What to Bring for This Adventure

  • Comfortable clothing in layers (dress according to the weather forecast)
  • Comfortable walking shoes suitable for uneven surfaces
  • Hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen
  • Binoculars (optional)
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Camera
  • Personal hand sanitizer (optional)
  • Cash or credit card for any additional purchases (snacks, souvenirs)

What’s included:

  • Professional and knowledgeable guide
  • Comfortable and stable boat suitable for wildlife viewing
  • Light refreshments on board the boat (snacks and drinks)
  • Informative commentary about the wildlife and the surrounding area
  • Life jackets (provided on board)
  • Entry fees (if applicable)

Limited spots available!

Don't miss this unique opportunity to witness these magnificent creatures and explore the beauty of Fanny Bay.

The Cost of This Imaginary Package

Contact Vanisle Wildlife for a personalized quote based on travel dates and group size.


The stars of the show are the playful California sea lions and the majestic bald eagles. You'll have the chance to witness a colony of sea lions basking on the shores or log booms, and spot bald eagles soaring overhead hunting for fish. Your knowledgeable guide will share interesting facts about their behavior and role in the ecosystem.

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