MERS Fundraising Trips

2020 Fundraising Trip

Mackay Whale Watching Boat Trip 
Saturday, October 3rd, departure from Port McNeill

[Please note: At this time, registration is only available to those who have previously attended MERS Fundraising Trips. Check back after May for updates on registration. We will collect names for a waiting list in case there is still space for additional participants. Please click here to be added to the waiting list.]

Bill and Donna Mackay, of Mackay Whale Watching in Port McNeill, are again making this trip possible, providing us with this very important fundraising opportunity in this stunning are. It's also a chance to share our research, in person, with you. 

The trip will be from 9:00 am to ~4:30 pm. Please see the slide show below for a sense of how extraordinary the wildlife is in October in this area. 

Check in will be at the Mackay Whale Watching office between 8:30 and 8:45 am (1514 Broughton Boulevard) and then we will proceed to the Naiad Explorer which is moored near the gas dock. See for photos of the Naiad and further details about Mackay Whale Watching. 

Cost per person is $225 and includes lunch, also sponsored by Mackay Whale Watching.

Maximum group size will be 38 supporters + crew + MERS researchers  = 42 total.

Trip Tips:
- Please bring your own water bottle.
- Dress in layers.
- Bring binoculars.

All photos on this site provided by and © Jared Towers, Christie McMillan, Jackie Hildering, and Heidi Krajewsky, unless otherwise indicated. 

Photos are not to be used without permission.

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