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At the helm of the company are the Stubbs Island Whale Watching Owners

Left to right Roger, Heike & Geord

Heike Wieske, Geord Dunstan and Roger McDonnell took over the helm in 2011 and pledged to carry on the vision that facilitated Stubbs Island to earn its world-wide reputation for responsible wildlife viewing with true educational merit.

Together, they have continued to successfully grow the company and strengthen its position as BC’s 1st whale watching company and an industry leader in ethical wildlife viewing, education and conservation.

Passionate about marine wildlife, all three have and continue to play an active role in the tourism industry on Vancouver Island.

Heike and Geord are also owners of Discovery Marine Safaris in Campbell River offering whale watching, wildlife and grizzly bear watching tours to the mid-island region.

Roger is a part owner of Beaver Aquatics in Campbell River and well known for his video and photo work promoting the region.


Ready to welcome you is our Front Office team

Our front office is staffed by the friendliest people you will meet on Vancouver Island. They answer the phones, stock the gift shop, check-in guests and water the planters out front. You are guaranteed a big smile and genuine welcome from the minute you walk through the door. This team will make sure you have a great time and make the most of your time in Telegraph Cove. They are the best!

Behind the Scenes

Behind the scenes, in the back office or working remotely is a team of dedicated individuals, looking after day to day operations, corporate development, strategic planning, marketing and social media.

. . . and don't forget Cleo, who is an important and much loved member of the team!

is our friendly, experienced crew

Last but not least, while on board the Lukwa or Kuluta our Captains and their crew will keep you comfortable and safe, while our naturalists keep you informed and engaged with the wildlife you encounter during your tour. This team of passionate professionals will work together to ensure that every guest on board has a meaningful, memorable and remarkable experience. For more information visit our Crew Profiles

The Stubbs Island Whale Watching team look forward to welcoming you to Telegraph Cove and introducing you to the wonders of our wild …