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Zodiac Whale Watching Adventure from Victoria provided by Prince of Whales Whale Watching

Zodiac Whale Watching Adventure from Victoria

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$182.94
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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • 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 15/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Zodiac Whale Watching Adventure from Victoria
For more information on how we have adapted to the new normal check out our COVID-19 service notice by going to our website.
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Updated 15/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Important Information
Departure Point
812 Wharf St, Victoria, BC V8W 1T3, Canada
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Whale and marine life watching tour on a 12-passenger open-aired zodiac boat
  • Expert Guide/Skipper
  • Live commentary
  • All-weather exposure flotation suits
  • 95-98% Whale Sighting Success Rate
  • Lifetime Whale Sightings Guarantee - new free tour from Vancouver or Victoria until you see whales!
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • $5 per person Salish Sea Conservation Fee (1% For The Planet Initiative) is included in price
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not suitable for participants with back or neck problems, pregnant women, participants with recent surgeries
  • There is a minimum passenger height restriction of 4ft (120cm)
  • Each passenger is required to sign a Release of Liability at check in. Participants must be 19 years of age, or require a parent or guardian to sign on their behalf
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date/time/vessel or full refund
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience 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.
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tturnernd wrote a review 19 Oct
Welland, Canada24 contributions13 helpful votes
This is an incredible experience!! A fast fun boat ride... an friendly and knowledgeable guide Mark.. and lots of whales!! This is a must do for any age!! It was a thrilling 3 hours of chasing after whales. We are so thankful to Mark and his staff for a fun and thrilling
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Response from Bryttni_POW, Guest Services at Zodiac Whale Watching Adventure from Victoria
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Hello tturnernd, Thank you so much for your review of the zodiac adventure you booked! I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with Mark, he is fantastic and certainly knows how to find the wildlife! We hope to welcome you back out with us on the water again in the future!
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Steve wrote a review 11 Oct
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We had a great time! We saw a humpback whale within minutes of leaving the harbour. We also saw sea lions and a pod of orcas right in front of the boat. Mark was an awesome guide not only knowing where to go and handling the vessel safely, but also gave us some info on the
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Bryttni_POW, Guest Services at Zodiac Whale Watching Adventure from Victoria
Responded 1 week ago
Hello Schretien22, Thank you so much for the wonderful review of your zodiac trip. We are thrilled to hear that you felt safe out on the water while experiencing the wildlife even if you got a little bit damp. Mark is so experienced and knowledgable, he truly loves what he does! We hope to welcome you back out on the water with us in the future!
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Julia wrote a review 6 Oct
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I had a fabulous time. Everyone was absolutely on top of their game. We had a thick wall of fog and the odds were against us, and yet! We found a pod of orcas (123) in a small oasis of semi-clarity. It was magical.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Bryttni_POW, Guest Services at Zodiac Whale Watching Adventure from Victoria
Responded 1 week ago
Hello JuliaaNiem_, Wow, thank you so much for the fantastic review! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your trip despite the fog, and were able to see the T123's. We hope that you will join us back on the water in the future!
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Dave G wrote a review 4 Oct
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Staff were friendly and knowledgeable. Tuques, gloves and face masks provided, which along with survival suits kept us warm, despite cool foggy morning. Our guide, Marc, did great job .
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Hello J5239LRdaveg, Thank you for your review! We are very pleased that you enjoyed your time on the water with Mark :) Thank you coming out with us and we hope to have you onboard again!
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Jessie G wrote a review Sep 2020
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Our group had an awesome time! Our tour guide was amazing at spotting the whales and definitely made the effort to make sure we saw a range of species. Our guides engagement made the whole experience that much better!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Response from Bryttni_POW, Social Media Coordinator at Zodiac Whale Watching Adventure from Victoria
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello Jgods3, Thank you for your awesome review! We are so glad that you had a great time on the water with your guide, and we hope to have you onboard again in the future!!
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By: Prince of Whales Whale Watching
dsmaclennan
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Multiple whale sightings!
The double sighting of seeing both humpback and orca whales. The staff were informative and super excited to see th
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daleh533
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excellent adverture
Wow calm seas and lots of whales both orcas and humpbacks as well as sealions and Dall porpoises. Crew were helpfu
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Bentpen
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Great,great👍
My husband and I took the tour on Saturday,Oct 17. It was so awesome,we saw humpback,sea lions and had a rare seein
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devonc283
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Incredible wild life
The trip was awesome, we ended up seeing some killer whales hunting a seal. The naturalists on board were very know
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lucas w
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Amazing
Amazing trip thanks Mark!! Beautiful to see whales and Orca’s I will came back we had only one day in Vancouver gre
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397kendalp
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Humpbacks, Orcas, and Sealions
Can't recommend this tour enough! Went on a whim with a friend for Thanksgiving and we were so impressed with the
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hollyi161
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Incredible Experience and Excellent Guides!
As a local to Victoria, I can't believe I've never taken a Prince of Whales tour before now and I am so glad I did.
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767petep
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You Need to Go!
What an amazing experience! We were booked with another company who cancelled the trip the morning of, so we booked
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daliceden
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Orcas
Had a lovely day whale watching! We got to go out in the newest boat they had, very spacious and comfortable. The C
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jeanmichaelp2020
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Amazing!
Went on a trip and got to experience a pod of Orca's, Sea Lions hanging out on a mini island, a group of porpoises
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419jamief
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TWO HUMPBACKS WOOHOO!
That we got to see two humpback whales and thats what we wanted to see. Great time! Highly recommend! Valerie was a
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669jeanphilippep
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Amazing experience
The driver Valérie was amazing very passionate and as a plus she is billingual for a french canadian like me it was
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semaclean
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Great Experience!
Prince of Whales whale watching was a fantastic experience! We got to see a large group of Orca’s and multiple hump
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akmcnally
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Amazing experience
The half day whale watching adventure was amazing. The whole staff was so friendly especially Jennifer she made the
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tjmason07
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Amazing.
Extremely happy with their service. We were unlucky on our first outing as the visibility was terrible. Hannah an
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