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Victoria Whale Watching Tour on a Covered Vessel provided by Orca Spirit Adventures

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Victoria Whale Watching Tour on a Covered Vessel

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 30/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 30/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
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Departure Point
146 Kingston St, Victoria, BC V8V 1V4, Canada
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Light refreshments
  • Snacks (for purchase)
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates rain or shine, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
81Reviews
1Q&A
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HannahM wrote a review Sep 2020
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The crew members were extremely friendly and knowledgeable. We saw a small pod of 3 Killer Whales. It’s hard to capture the photos on your phone but the crew are also taking photos with their amazing cameras and share where to access the photos from your trip afterwards which is
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from OrcaSpirit, Sales Coordinator at Victoria Whale Watching Tour on a Covered Vessel
Responded 10 Sep 2020
Hello HannahMacDee, Thank you for choosing Orca Spirit Adventures for your recent whale watching tour! I am so glad that you were able to experience Killer Whales in the wild while on tour with us! We are extremely fortunate to be surrounded by such amazing wildlife! Please be sure to view your photos on Flickr by searching Orca Spirit Adventures and finding your tour photos by the album date! We look forward to welcoming you on board with us again soon! Best regards, Hailey Sales Coordinator
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Jessica M wrote a review Sep 2020
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Thank you Orca Spirit for the amazing trip! Our family would highly recommend your next whale watching trip with this company. The naturalists are very informative, professional and have passion for their jobs. We went on a covered vessel tour with our young daughter and
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from OrcaSpirit, Sales Coordinator at Victoria Whale Watching Tour on a Covered Vessel
Responded 2 Sep 2020
Hello P18XYjessicam, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 star review on your recent whale watching tour! We are thrilled to hear that your daughter was able to experience her first time seeing whales with us! We are so fortunate to have such passionate and informative crew. I will be sure to pass along your kind words to them! Thank you again for recommending our company to future guests. We look forward to welcoming you on board with us again soon! Best regards, Hailey Sales Coordinator
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Petra wrote a review Aug 2020
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Had an amazing time! The naturalists and captain were extremely friendly and knowledgeable. Any questions asked were answered in detail, it was clear the naturalists knew what they were talking about! We were able to get so close to a pair humpback whales it was absolutely
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from OrcaSpirit, Manager at Victoria Whale Watching Tour on a Covered Vessel
Responded 13 Aug 2020
Hi Petra, Thank for sharing your five-star review of your recent whale watching tour with us at Orca Spirit Adventures! When the vessel is stopped and we are just sitting viewing the whales, these moments can be filled with so much anticipation as you never know where they may pop up! It sounds like you had quite an exciting encounter! We are so lucky to have such a passionate crew that love to share their knowledge and excitement for the wildlife with our guests on board. Thank you for your recommendation to other guests looking to whale watch in Victoria, BC. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Sincerely, Laura
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jenna n wrote a review Jul 2020
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The guides were so informative and we got to see some amazing sea life, thank you! My mom and I will for sure be coming back.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from OrcaSpirit, Sales Coordinator at Victoria Whale Watching Tour on a Covered Vessel
Responded 30 Jul 2020
Hello jenna n, Thank you so much for choosing Orca Spirit Adventures and taking the time to share your review! We are so happy to know that you and your mom had an amazing time out on the water. We are very fortunate to be surrounded by such incredible marine wildlife, and we love being able to share it with you! I will be sure to pass along your kind words to our crew. We hope to see you on board with us again soon! Regards, Hailey Sales Coordinator
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Micky wrote a review Jul 2020
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My friends and I had a wonderful time on our tour. It was a beautiful day out on the water and we learned so much about ocean wildlife. Leah and Matilda were amazing guides and Jordan was great at bringing us to a close yet safe distance to the wildlife. Watching Scuttle the
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from OrcaSpirit, Sales Coordinator at Victoria Whale Watching Tour on a Covered Vessel
Responded 16 Jul 2020
Hello MickyVanIsle, Thank you so much for taking time to share your experience with us! We are thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful time on your tour of the Salish Sea. We are so fortunate to be surrounded by all the magnificent wildlife, and we love being able to share it all with you! Thank you for mentioning our amazing crew! The passion and respect they have for marine wildlife is unmatched in the industry. I will be sure to pass along your kind words to Leah, Matilda, and Jordan. Thank you for joining us and we can’t wait to see again soon! Kind regards, Hailey Sales Coordinator
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TriciaC319
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Experience of a lifetime!
We had an incredible experience with Sarah. We were very comfortable in our floatation suits despite the chilly Oct
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tamig876
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The ultimate in whale watching!
I’m quite certain there is no better guide than who we had with Orca Spirit Adventures. Sarah is passionate about h
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olliecross
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Whale watching
Wanted to leave a review just to say thanks for the amazing experience! Front desk staff were super friendly and he
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bcguy55
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Great customer service.
We had booked a three hour tour with this company but due to a large group cancellation (last minute) they didn't
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vibethsm
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Highly recommended whale watching tour
Whale watching on a zodiac is one heck of an experience. Being close to the water and exposed to all elements make
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robgI739NZ
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Best whale tour I have been on!!
As an ecologist I had high expectations of this tour and I was not disappointed at all. My expectations were met an
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Z4315OVgaryw
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Excellent
It was a excellent two days with the crew of Pacific Explorer 1. They were very knowledgeable and informative for
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H6127JPpeterh
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Once in a lifetime
Absolutely amazing experience. Incredibly knowledgeable guides that truly make the experience that much better.
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Krymeariver
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ALWAYS A whale of a time!
Matt and Sarah are such knowledgeable guides and even after the countless adventures, they still cease to amaze me
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Jlawoodward
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Wonderful Experience
Fantastic whale tour with a knowledgeable guide. The specific area they tour around is bustling with incredible mar
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shaleesal
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Orca Breaching!
Had an amazing time whale watching with Edward. We were able to follow a pod of 3 orcas for an hour and a half and
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Littlenicky1994
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Breaching Orcas!
My friend and I were visiting Victoria and booked the Zodiac whale watching and it was fantastic! We had Ed as our
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CABear00
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Thrilling adventure
Whenever I go somewhere near the ocean I try to get in a whale watching tour. I know these aren't always successful
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kaarenlewis123
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Outstanding guide and marine wildlife adventure!
This is the most unique and special whale and wildlife experience ever! Matt is a super guide and captain - amazin
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374lukee
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Must do activity in Port Renfrew
Awesome adventure with Orca Spirit into the open ocean, with the best wildlife guiding we've had on a tour. Come ra
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