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Victoria Whale and Wildlife Cruise

Highlights
  • Take a whale-watching cruise on the Salish Sea from Victoria
  • See a variety of resident killer whales
  • Witness an abundance of wildlife in their natural environment
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Victoria Whale and Wildlife Cruise
From US$113.33
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Whale watching in an open boat, departing in the morning
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Whale watching in a covered boat, departing in the morning
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Whale watching in an open boat, departing in the afternoon
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Overview
Get up close with the killer whales on the Salish Sea with this guided, 3.5-hour whale-watching cruise from Victoria. Climb aboard a covered or open boat equipped with hydrophones to hear the whales and bring the underwater experience to light. Every voyage is led by a certified marine naturalist with a passion for the area’s marine wildlife. In addition to humpback, killer, minke and gray whales, see other wildlife like porpoises, sea lions, seals, otters and marine birds. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
What to Expect
Watch whales and many other diverse marine species aboard either a covered or open boat, both with onboard washrooms. Many types of whales grace the Salish Sea, including humpback whales, killer whales, minke whales and gray whales. Your expert captain and crew are excited to share everything these waters have to offer. Whale sightings are guaranteed!

You'll make several wildlife viewing stops to learn about local wildlife from the onboard naturalist. Wildlife identification kits, binoculars, gloves, hats, sunglasses, sunscreen and blankets are available for your use, plus a hydrophone to hear the whales underwater.
Reviews (141)
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Amazing whales, seals and other animals

We had very knowledgeable guides on board and they were eager to explain everything. We saw a small pod of orca's and they decided to come up at our boat after a deep dive. It was very beautiful and I loved watching the seals. The...More

Thank Ulli B
Reviewed 4 days ago
Great tour!

We really enjoyed our tour with Eagle Wing Whale Watching Tours in one of the open boats. During the tour we saw humpback whales, orcas and several sea lions. It was great and we would definalty reccomend Eagle Wing Tours!More

Thank Lieke01
eaglewingtours, Manager at Eagle Wing Whale Watching Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good morning Lieke01, It sounds like you had a fantastic day out on the water! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We invite you to join us again the next time you visit Victoria! All the best, Mika Ogilvie,...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Fantastic experience!

The crew was really fantastic and knowledgable. The boat was great and a reprieve from the ocean winds. I had heard previously that the open boats were the best way to experience whales but in the autumn I would recommend the covered boats. You still...More

Thank A912XA
eaglewingtours, Manager at Eagle Wing Whale Watching Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good morning A912XA, Thank you for taking the time to review your tour, and for the good advice! It is always nice in the fall/winter months to be able to escape the elements if one so chooses! We are delighted to hear you had a...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Bradley’s- Colorado

The company and the crew were amazing!!! Very knowledgeable and fun at the same time. We saw orca whales and humpback whales, it was a fantastic experience!! Would recommend it to anyone.More

Thank kellybug4581
eaglewingtours, Manager at Eagle Wing Whale Watching Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good morning kellybug4581, Thank you for your kind words about our team! We're very happy to hear you enjoyed your tour and saw a variety of whales and other wildlife out on the Salish Sea. We appreciate you taking the time to review your tour,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
An amazing experience with the right company!

We took the Whale and Wildlife Cruise. It was a great experience. The staff was friendly, knowledgeable and passionate about their work. The company is considerate to the environment and provides so much more than a boat ride to see a few whales. The ship...More

1  Thank J Tyler P
eaglewingtours, Manager at Eagle Wing Whale Watching Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Good evening J Tyler P, Thank you for your kind words about our crew. We have an amazing team of dedicated and passionate individuals who love to share our amazing Salish Sea with our guests! It sounds like you had a wonderful tour. We appreciate...More

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Nanci W
22 July 2018|
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Response from nini123117 | Reviewed this property |
HI, they certainly do their best to make sure you see the whales. They are out scouting first thing in the morning, and share information with the other tour companies. This was a fantastic company, well run, and lots of... More
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pdmarcell
14 July 2018|
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Response from Peter F | Reviewed this property |
Look at their websites as there are a number of departure times.
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Avrum F
3 July 2018|
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Response from ToriM | Reviewed this property |
I would email the company about pick up and drop off. The tour departs from and returns to fisherman's wharf, not the cruise ship dock. I would definitely book the covered boat that time of year
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