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Summer is arguably the most enjoyed season across Canada, but Vancouver Island summers are the perfect blend of warm sunny weather, and a climate that is conducive to adventuring. Not too hot, not too cold and you can explore from the tops of the mountains to the depths of the ocean!

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In every ocean, just beyond our shores, lives an animal with characteristics we think of as “human” – intelligent, social, curious, gentle, and fierce. They build cities, use tools, and collaborate with other species to hunt. They have personalities – some are bold, while others shy. These animals can change their skin colour, texture, and body shape in the blink of an eye and see in wavelengths beyond our vision. Recent studies reveal octopuses’ consciousness, sophisticated decision-making, and unique personalities. On tropical reefs, in frigid waters, from the shoreline to the deep sea and everywhere in between, the octopus have made a home. Join us as we reveal the ‘Secrets of the Octopus’ now streaming on Nat Geo TV, Disney Plus and Hulu.

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26th Annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest! On Sunday October 29th we will be co-hosting the 26th Annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest at Argonaut Wharf, in Campbell River with Oceanfix

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When planning the next dive adventure, people tend to think of the “ big ticket” items on their bucket lists, like GPOs, Sea lions, kelp forests etc. Admittedly we have alot to discover in our waters, but if you stay long enough you will find that not only are the bucket list pelagic’s here, but Vancouver Island is a macro-lovers dream too. Those searching for diverse macro diving often think of tropical places like Indonesia. Our cold waters are arguably just as rich, except our “small” critters are generally on the larger side of the species spectrum due to our cold, nutrient rich...

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Are you wondering what to expect when you dive the waters of BC? Well, you are in luck!  We have compiled some of the miraculous sights you may experience when you book your dive trip to Vancouver Island! Although it is nearly impossible to short-list the incredible assortment of marine life and unique ecosystems waiting to be explored, we have listed six of the more commonly encountered life, along with a few of the rarities found in the beautiful green seas surrounding the coastlines of Vancouver Island and British Columbian coastline. Nudibranchs The largest and most diverse assortment of nudibranch...

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