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Captain Simon

Guide at a Glance

  • Company

    Ocean EcoVentures Whale Watching

  • Locations

    Cowichan Bay, British Columbia, Canada

  • Activities

    Eco Tour, Nature, Sightseeing, Whale Watching

  • Guiding Experience

    21 years

  • Languages


  • Favorite Trip

    Whale Watching Ecoventure

Guide Bio

Simon has spent his whole life on and around the ocean. He had his first boat at the age of four and grew up in a west coast wooden boat repair yard. Simon spent his younger years sailing, fishing and exploring the waters around Vancouver Island. Simon has guided over 1200 whale watching adventures and is considered one of the best captains in the whale watching industry. His passion for the ocean and everything that inhabits it shows from the minute you meet him, he truly loves what he does.

Simon is also an avid wildlife photographer and all the images you see on this website were taken by Simon on our whale watching adventures. He has the uncanny knack for being in the right place at the right time to capture those unbelievable moments. On his tours he always make a point to set the boat up for those wanting to try their hand at capturing images on their tour.

When Simon is not spending time off with his children and wife you will find him in his boat doing what he loves. Photo documenting whales and other wildlife all around Vancouver Island. He is known to go on epic whale searching expeditions offshore of the west coast of Vancouver Island looking for exotic transient orca whales and other cetaceans. His photographs are shared with local and international whale researchers.

You can be assured that Simon’s passion and enthusiasm will make your whale watching adventure unforgettable!

Ocean EcoVentures Whale Watching

Ocean EcoVentures started running whale watching tours in 2003 and has been creating "Life Experiences" ever since! We have taken thousands of passengers out to experience our diverse marine ecosystem that we call home. There is always a highlight on each trip that you will take away and never forget.

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