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Vancouver Island Whale and Wildlife Tour

From US$110.32
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  • Family friendly
  • Multiple times offered throughout the day
  • Small group ensures personal service
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Vancouver Island Whale and Wildlife Tour
From US$110.32
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Summer Whale Watch AdventureMost Popular
Departs at 12pm. Whale Watching & Wildlife tours focus on the Southern Resident Orca Whales, Transient Orca Whales, Humpback Whales, Sea Lions, Harbour Seals and Bald Eagles. Guaranteed Whales!
US$110.32
Sunset Whale Watching Eco Tour
Departs at 5pm: Our 3-4 hour Sunset Whale Watching Eco Tours focus on the Southern Resident Orca Whales, Transient Orca Whales, Humpback Whales, Sea Lions, Harbour Seals and Bald Eagles.
US$110.32
Fall Whale Watch Adventure
Departs at 2 pm. Whale Watching & Wildlife tours focus on the Southern Resident Orca Whales, Transient Orca Whales, Humpback Whales, Sea Lions, Harbour Seals and Bald Eagles. Guaranteed Whales!
US$110.32
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Overview
Gain a new perspective on Vancouver with a whale-watching tour through the Gulf Islands. Going with a guide ensures you see wildlife difficult to spot if on your own, including orca and humpback whales, porpoises, and bald eagles. A small group size ensures the full attention of your guide and a personal experience.
What to Expect

Meet your guide in the village of Cowichan Bay, just 45 minutes north of Victoria. After being outfitted in a warm flotation suit, set sail and begin your tour. From the boat, take advantage of the rare opportunity to snap photos of the Vancouver coast.

Going with a guide is essential, as some animals are difficult to spot without a trained eye. As you cruise through the water, listen to an overview of the area’s marine life, including orcas, humpback whales, porpoises, sea lions, and bald eagles.

On your way back to Cowichan Bay, pass bluffs, tidal pools, and secluded beaches that most visitors never see. Say goodbye to your guide on arrival back at the dock.

Reviews (302)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Encouter killer whales up close

We had an amazing day with Ocean Ecoadventures out on the water in the zodiac. The zodiac makes the experience even more special because you get close to the animals. We were lucky the spot a pod of killer whales, which was a bucket list...More

1  Thank rvermeijden
OceanEcoVentures, Front Office Manager at Ocean EcoVentures Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for such a lovely review! I'm glad you enjoyed your day out on the water in one of our Zodiacs. We definitely love the experience of cruising the Salish Sea in our Zodiacs to view marine wildlife, I'm glad you did too! Our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Awesome adventure

Despite the fact it was 11 degrees and raining when we left Cowichan Bay, we had an awesome adventure, seeing Stella sea lions, Harbour seals, Bald Eagles and 2 pods of Biggs whales, who entertained us for over an hour. Our captain and first mate...More

Thank Josephine B
OceanEcoVentures, Front Office Manager at Ocean EcoVentures Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for choosing to join us on a more adventurous day and for posting such a great review! The whales don't mind cooler temperatures or a little bit of rain, and I'm glad you enjoyed your trip despite the cooler temperatures. Thank you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Whale Watching

Fantastic day out. Our Capt for the day, Simon, was informative and passionate about his job. Learnt so much and loved every minute.

Thank Claire A
OceanEcoVentures, Front Office Manager at Ocean EcoVentures Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review. I'm glad you had a great day on the water with whales, wildlife, and Captain Simon. I hope we'll see you again in the future!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Perfect day

A fantastic experience! We enjoyed it. The boat trip was really nice. We sit in the front. The captain was a really nice guy. We saw Orcas, dolphins and seals!

Thank davidhandl
OceanEcoVentures, Front Office Manager at Ocean EcoVentures Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your review! I'm glad you had a perfect experience out there. Cheers!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AMAZING EXPERIENCE!

This whale watching tour was the highlight of our family's trip to Vancouver Island. We were 5 passengers, including a 6, 8 and 10 year old. Everyone enjoyed it immensely. We were able to follow the T99 family of Biggs Killer whales for a while...More

Thank Tory M
OceanEcoVentures, Front Office Manager at Ocean EcoVentures Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for such a thorough and wonderful review. I'm glad your group had such a wonderful tour out on the water. The T099s are one of the most captivating families of Bigg's Killer Whales that we see in the area, and it is always...More

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The friendly guide/pilot will help you in and out.
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