Hours & Location
The Whale Interpretive Centre is located in a renovated historical site (the "Old Freight Shed") in Telegraph Cove on Northern Vancouver Island. Telegraph Cove, British Columbia is a very picturesque, historical boardwalk community. It is highly frequented by international, maritime and local community visitors due to its unique aesthetics, fishing and wildlife watching. The prime location of the Whale Interpretive Centre is key to its success as it allows exposure to an established and very wide audience.
Open May – September, everyday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, with extended hours in July and August. Please check our Facebook page for current open hours.
firstname.lastname@example.org (May - September)
October: Available by appointment.
Outside of this period, the Centre will be open by appointment and be available for school tours.
The Whale Interpretive Centre operates entirely on donations from the public. These donations are used to fund some of the many projects, including the articulation of the 60 ft. Fin Whale.
$3.00 per adult, $1.00 for children
How to get to the Whale Interpretive Centre
Driving time to Telegraph Cove via Highway 19 is approximately.
Telegraph Cove is only 11 kilometers from Hwy.19 via the Beaver Cove Road.
• 20 minutes from Port McNeill
• 1 hour from Port Hardy
• 2.0-2.5 hours from Campbell River
• 3.5-4 hours from Nanaimo
Johnstone Strait Killer Whale Interpretive Centre Society
P.O. Box 2-3
Telegraph Cove, BC
Canada V0N 3J0
Telephone: (250)-928-3129 (mid-May to October) or (250) 928-3117 (October to mid-May)