Why Do Beluga Whales Keep Hanging Around the South Coast of Newfoundland?

For some reason, beluga whales keep hanging around the south coast of Newfoundland in harbours and just off the whale watching decks of coffee shops. This year, like most years, was a real pleaser for anyone who went whale watching. It’s no secret Newfoundland’s Witless Bay Marine Ecological Reserve is one of the best palaces to spot whales and other marine mammals that migrate to these rich ocean waters every year, but this whale watching season was extra special. … Read More

Surreal closeness with whales in Newfoundland

Whale Watching Faq

Darrel Blatchley is the director of the museum and personally conducted the necropsy, an autopsy for animals.

What’s the solution to single-use plastics?

Over 40 kilograms of plastic was found in a dead whale’s stomach last week – a stark reminder of the impact of single-use plastics on marine life … Read More

Heinz Toperczer, another photographer on a nearby boat was able to capture the amazing footage of the terrifying encounter that has since been posted to Youtube.

Is The Story About A SCUBA Diver Being Swallowed By A Whale A Lie?

Heinz Toperczer, another photographer on a nearby boat was able to capture the amazing footage of the terrifying encounter that has since been posted to Youtube. … Read More

New Research Shows Blue Whales Live Off Newfoundland Coast Year Round According to Underwater Atlantic Blue Whale Auido Recordings

New Research Shows Blue Whales Live Year Round Off The Coast of Newfoundland According to Underwater Atlantic Blue Whale Audio Recordings. … Read More

Could a Humpback Whale Swallow a Person?

HOW DO HUMPBACK WHALES EAT? Humpback whales are baleen whales, which means instead of having teeth as an orca does, they have what’s called baleen, a kind of filter feeder system in their mouth. The way their baleen works is … Read More

Witless Bay

Are you planning on visiting the Witless Bay Marine Ecological Reserve or staying in one of the close towns within the Marine Protected Zone like Bay Bulls, Mobile Bay, Tors Cove Village, or the Town of Witless Bay? … Read More

6 Thing You Didn’t Know About Atlantic Puffins

Facts about Puffins you didn’t know! See why they are a crowd favorite! … Read More

Tors Cove - Sleepy little town with great views

Tors Cove Village

The sleepy town of Tors Cove should be on the bucket list for anyone visiting the Witless Bay and greater Marine Ecological Reserve area here on the Avalon Peninsula. Tors Cove Village is a short drive from St. John’s and … Read More

Newfoundland Boat Tours Whale Watching

The Best 3 Bay Bulls Boat Tours

Bay Bulls Newfoundland is a popular port for puffin and whale watching boat tours. Just north of the Witless Bay Marine Ecological reserve, the town of Bay Bulls sports a deep harbor which can accommodate larger boats. … Read More

The Newfoundland Wolf is Back

In May 2012 Joe Fleming from Bonavista Newfoundland shocked the world when he posed in a photo with an 82 pound animal he killed with his rifle on the Bonavista Peninsula. Joe had thought the animal was a coyote but at closer inspection, he believed it was actually a wolf. Later the animals DNA was analysed and sure enough, it was a wolf. … Read More

Surreal closeness with whales in Newfoundland

Best Witless Bay Whale and Puffin Tours

Although Bay Bulls has the largest concentration of Puffin and Whale Watching boat tour companies that specialize in the Witless Bay Marine Ecological Reserve, they’re not as close to the reserve as Witless Bay and Mobile Bay. Although the largest ships are limited in where they can dock and are therefore limited to Bay Bulls as their embarkment point, smaller companies like Eco Tours and The Molly Bawn are located right in the middle of the Marine Protected Zone and close to where all the action is … Read More