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For the second time this month, a pod of orcas has ventured as close as they can get to downtown Victoria, splashing their way into the city’s Inner Harbour on Sunday, at about 6:50 PM.

Victoria Buzz shared a video of the incredible occurrence sent to us by Tanya Blake, which was viewed over 110,000 times.

Experts say the whales followed the low tide into the harbour, as it brings in nutrients that draw seals and other prey into the area. They were not, however, observed hunting during their trip last night.

Check out these photos and videos shared by local whale-watching enthusiasts:


Orcas in Victoria's Inner Harbour

Another pod of orcas were spotted in Victoria’s Inner Harbour Sunday!Video courtesy of Tanya Blake

Posted by Victoria Buzz on Sunday, June 17, 2018


Orcas passing through Victoria's Inner Harbour

Another video of the orcas passing through Victoria's Inner Harbour today… oh and one very eager photographer! Video courtesy of Tyler Miller

Posted by Victoria Buzz on Sunday, June 17, 2018

What happens when killer whales come into Victoria Harbour. CHEK News: Official Page Victoria Buzz Jackie Cowan

Posted by Dave Best on Sunday, June 17, 2018

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