Seals at Oak Bay Marina, Victoria

Visitors to Oak Bay Marina in Victoria, British Columbia can watch playful Harbour Seals vying for fish off the main dock. Don't miss this opportunity to see these fascinating sea creatures up close!. CREDIT: Venture Vancouver, SOURCE: www.venturevancouver.com

Seal waiting for fish at the Oak Bay Marina in Victoria.

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30 minutes

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Cost of Seals at Oak Bay Marina in Victoria, British Columbia

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Camera, Sense of Humour, Sense of Curiosity, Wildlife Book

Looking to see some fascinating Pacific Ocean sea list in Victoria on Vancouver Island - visit the Oak Bay Marina to meet its start attractions, the wild seals! These seals (up to four at a time) hang around the docks waiting for fish and give visitors a chance to see these beautiful creatures up close! Also, take a walk around the Marina (or enjoy a drink at the dockside coffee shop) to spot other sea life including starfish, sea otters, birds and much more on the edge of the Pacific!

Located on the edge of Vancouver Island, Victoria, British Columbia - the capital of the province - is situated on the edge of the Pacific Ocean. Visitors to the region can enjoy a wide range of activities from historic to natural. British Columbia is well known for its natural beauty, and its oceanside locale provides opportunities for visitors to spot sea creatures such as Sea Lions, Sea Otters, water fowl and Harbour Seals.

There is one famous locale just outside of Downtown Vancouver where visitors can get up close and personal with a small group of Harbour Seals which has found a home in the shallow waters just off the docks of the Oak Bay Marina. Anywhere from one to four seals have been spotted at the bottom the of the dock, waiting for onlookers to feed them. Visitors can buy a bag of frozen fish pieces at the Marina gift shop to feed the Harbour Seals.

Do not feed them by hand or try to touch the Harbour Seals as they are wild animals. Highly intelligent, these sea creatures have learned to stay hidden in the shallow waters under the building until they see a familiar bag of fish - once they spot them, they will quickly zoom over to visitors, happily posing for photos until the fish disappear, forcing Seal onlookers to buy more fish in order to see them again!

This short but memorable Vancouver Island adventure is highly suggested to see some of the Pacific Ocean's interesting sea life. Also, take the opportunity to walk around Oak Bay Marina and enjoy the views of the surrounding oceans - keep a close eye on the water as otters, seabirds and shoreline creatures such as starfish can be spotted throughout the year.

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Along with the seals, visitors can also walk around the small trail around the parking lot of the Oak Bay Marina in Victoria, British Columbia to spot other sea creatures such as otters and ducks in the Pacific Ocean, as well as to see the picturesque marina and its many boats.
Visit the star attractions of the Oak Bay Marina just outside of Downtown Victoria, British Columbia, the harbour seals! These smart sea creatures have made a home for themselves and enjoy fish all day long fed to them by enthusiastic visitors.
The Harbour Seals which call the Oak Bay Marina in Victoria, British Columbia home have learned that they are the star attractions and have learned to get as many fish as possible from their admirers!
The Harbour Seals at Oak Bay Marina in Victoria, British Columbia have learned that they are star attractions and command high fees for their appearances - mostly delicious fish which can be purchased at the Marina gift shop.
As many as four seals have been spotted in the waters around the Oak Bay Marina in Victoria, British Columbia, eagerly awaiting the bounty of fish to be eaten. Usually, two or three can be spotted at one time, but as many as four have been spotted by visitors to the Marina.
Come visit the many seals which call Oak Bay Marina in Victoria, British Columbia home which have learned to wait for fish on the docks of the marina. Don't miss the opportunity to see these Seals up close!


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