Travel impressions from Deutsch 

Telegraph Cove

Vancouver Island         British Columbia

  This is an unofficial site mainly devoted to Telegraph Cove and its surroundings on Vancouver Island, which we found to be a most lovely place for vacation. The pictures shown here provide a first impression — the complete online albums from our kayaking and whale watching tours, as well as our B.C. round trip, can be accessed below.  

Telegraph Cove Resort

Web albums from our trips to Vancouver Island and British Columbia:
 Vancouver Island 2012           Vancouver Island 2011           Whale watching in Johnstone Strait 2011           From Vancouver to Banff 2010  

We went whale watching...

...with Stubbs Island Whale Watching

This picture was taken from the campsite of our kayaking tour, where the Orcas presented us with an amazing evening show. See all pictures and videos here.

A six-day live-aboard tour with Orcella Expeditions was an incredible experience. A collection of pictures and videos can be found here.


We hiked the Ripple Rock trail...

...via Menzies Bay... the Seymour Narrows lookout

Pictures from this hike, as well as from snowy Mt. Washington in July 2011, can be found here.

A place to relax & enjoy the unique atmosphere... the Seahorse Café...

...and in historic Telegraph Cove

We also enjoyed visiting the Whale Interpretive Centre in Telegraph Cove, which provided an unexpected wealth of information and is really worth the time.

Eager to save the world? Why not start here:

Save the last 55 of Maui's Dolphins

Free Morgan, a young female orca in captivity

Save the wild salmon

Salmon Are Sacred
A Canadian Tragedy – Essay by Neil Frazer
Everyone loves wild salmon, don't they?
Picture courtesy of Salmon Are Sacred

We went paddling...

...with North Island Kayak...

...with humpback whales:

Thanks to our guides Dave, Christy and Joel for some memorable days!
When we return, we definitely want to do a tour with Blackfish Adventures in Alert Bay.

West coast paddling...

...from Tahsis to Esperanza Inlet, with One Tree Paddles.


A hike to Raft Cove

More pictures here.

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