At Water's Edge Bed & Breakfast
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- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Continental Breakfast
TripAdvisor Reviews At Water's Edge Bed & Breakfast Port McNeill
Travel Blogs from Port McNeill
... it was rarely pointed in the direction where the ocean mammals would surface), we heard our first hints of humpback whales spouting in the foggy distance. With a quick turn, we were able to catch a glimpse of some transient orcas cruising in behind our kayaks. These were not to be outdone by the porpoises playing in the wake of the motorboats that were cruising by, not to mention the curiosity of all the sea lions we saw along the ...
... who found a cougar on the boardwalk attacking a local dog, and persuaded it to desist by whacking it with a wooden oar which is proudly displayed by the front gate! I have since found out that the place has only six full time residents, and is virtually abandoned to the elements during the long long winters. It seems we have (by pure chance) arrived during shoulder season, before the season revs up to full speed, before the crowds and the holidaymakers arrive in earnest. Right ...
... who work so hard for such good causes.
After the hike back we paddled for base camp. Everyone was curious about the water temperature that we had to wade in and out of each paddle trip getting in and out of the kayaks, so we decided take the plunge. I elected to jump about 10 feet from around where the hot tub was located with my GoPro in hand. It proved to be a real crowd pleaser seeing me suffer from the cold. Apparently, it wasn't discouraging ...
... They have a couple of these breaths before arching there back and then the tail fin comes up and then they dive for about 4 minutes. We did see a couple of them slapping there huge flipper in the water and making a huge splash. Unfortunately no pictures of this just the outcome of the big splash. We also saw a river otter sitting on the dock before we had departed. I think it was eating ...
... that travels every year, since 10 years, with their sailing boat around the islands. They also invited us on their boat!
And we also met a very nice young couple from Victoria. We were at the same level right away and spend a nice evening. They gave us very helpful hints where to travel and stay with the campervan traveling from Vancouver to Calgary.