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Vancouver Island Whale and Wildlife Tour

From US$110.21
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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$110.21
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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$110.21
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$110.21
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$110.21
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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.

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Reviewed yesterday
Perfect whale watching tour by a perfect guide

Tasli SHAW was the perfect guide for our whale watching tour. All 9 participants were deeply impressed by her sound knowledge. The zodiac tour started early, as all participants were at the appointment well in advance and it lasted for more than 4 hours. We...More

Thank BoThi
Reviewed 4 days ago
Amazing

We had an incredible sunset trip with lots of orca sightings. Very knowledgable captain Simon and overall an excellent experience. I have family coming out in a few weeks and I will definitely be going out again with ocean eco adventures!! Thank you so much...More

1  Thank Laura H
OceanEcoVentures, Front Office Manager at Ocean EcoVentures Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the five star review! I'm glad you enjoyed your evening on the water with Captain Simon and some Bigg's/Transient Killer Whales. It's great to hear we will be seeing you again soon. Looking forward to it!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Best tour ever!

We travel all over the world and have done 3 other whale watching tours in Iceland and Norway and this was by far the best. We got lucky but our Captain made it happen. Gary was extremely knowledgeable and fun to be with. The whole...More

Thank billanddeb34683
OceanEcoVentures, Front Office Manager at Ocean EcoVentures Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review! I'm glad you enjoyed your afternoon on the water with the whales and Captain Gary! It sounds like you are whale watching experts. Reviews like this from people who have experienced whale watching all of the world...More

Reviewed 5 days ago
A perfect Evening Whale Watching!

Wow! An absolutely amazing evening out on the water with our captain & guide Tasli . . . . Tasli was so knowledgeable and full of enthusiasm! We were so lucky to see many Orca, Tasli was able to identify them all! we spent a...More

Thank Melaniestravels
OceanEcoVentures, Front Office Manager at Ocean EcoVentures Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind review! I'm glad you enjoyed Captain Tasli's enthusiasm and knowledge. Captain Tasli has been working in this region for a decade, and she loves introducing people from around the world to the Salish Sea. I'm glad you enjoyed your time...More

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lovely zodiac trip on the ocean

Boat of 8 -10 people. Fun zipping across the ocean! Saw one humpback and some seals, but the trip itself was fun. Jeffrey was a great fun captain and knowledgeable too. Suggestions: We enjoyed the evening outing - not so hot, beautiful sunset. At the...More

Thank AlbertaTravelBug2014
OceanEcoVentures, Front Office Manager at Ocean EcoVentures Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review. I'm glad you enjoyed your evening on the water. It souns like you had a great time out there! It's true, our evening tours can come back a little chilly, even on some of the hot August days! We...More

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