Zodiac Whale Watching

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Prince of Whales

Prince of Whales

We want to share the majesty of our marine life with you—but it’s more than that. We’re ardent stewards of the sea, conservationists who have placed orcas and humpback whales on the same pedestal as your experience since our humble beginnings.

So, when you’re on the water with us, you’ll feel the pulse of passion that flows through each of us. You’ll learn why we love the Salish Sea and these whales—and you may just step ashore a bit more passionate about protecting our marine life, too.

  • 3+ hours
  • Zodiac
  • Victoria

Departing from downtown Victoria aboard a 12-passenger open-air Zodiac-style boat, this adventure will take you on a 3-3.5 hour fully-guided whale watching & marine wildlife viewing tour.

Suit up in a Mustang Survival Suit, take a selfie, and get on board one of our 12-passenger Zodiacs for our most intimate, adrenalin-pumping whale-watching adventure! Hold on to your hat and brace yourself for a refreshing spray of sea air as your Zodiac takes off alongside harbour planes, cutting through our pristine waters in search of orcas and humpback whales. With a seasoned captain as your guide, you’re in safe hands.

Did you know? Orcas can swim up to 48 kilometers or 30 miles per hour—almost as fast as our boats!

Availability

Year-round

Departure Location

Downtown Victoria Adventure Centre
812 Wharf St, Victoria, BC V8W 1T3, Canada

The Victoria Adventure Centre is located below the Visitor Information Centre, next to Milestones restaurant across the street from Fairmont Empress hotel.

Please remember to check-in 30 minutes before your adventure.

What to Bring

It gets cold out on the water (trust us!), so we recommend windbreaker jackets, sweaters, long pants, and closed-toe shoes. It’s also a good idea to bring sunglasses, sunscreen, a tight-fitting hat, a camera to capture some memorable moments and, above all, your sense of adventure!

It’s also a good idea to bring sunglasses, sunscreen, a tight-fitting hat, a camera to capture some memorable moments and, above all, your sense of adventure!

Highlights

  • Fully-guided whale watching & marine wildlife tour. Opportunity to observe different species of whales in the wild, sea birds and other marine wildlife. Guided by 1Transport Canada certified marine naturalist, who will also be your boat driver.
  • Year-round Whale Sighting Guarantee. In the unlikely case that we do not see whales, you can join us on another whale watching tour for free.
  • An exciting ride sparing up to 55km/h (35m/h) in a high-speed, open-air, rigid-hull inflatable zodiac.
  • To ensure your comfort, all weather exposure suits, hats, gloves and goggles will be provided.

Know Before You Book

  • This adventure is not suitable for anyone with a history of serious medical conditions, including but not limited to, back or neck injuries, recent surgery, and/or current or suspected pregnancy. Passengers under 4ft/120cm in height or 50lb/23kg in weight also cannot join (typically applies to children under 7 y.o.).
  • 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.
  • The boat used for this adventure is not wheelchair accessible.

Cancellation Policy

This adventure has a hassle-free 48-hour cancellation policy. Just contact us at least 48 hours prior to your adventure departure to cancel and receive a full refund, no questions asked. Groups of 10+ guests are subject to a 72-hour cancellation policy. Promotional (discounted) bookings are final sale.

We reserve the right to delay or cancel a departure if there are fewer than 6 guests reserved at the time of departure or in case of events beyond our control (adverse weather conditions, technical or mechanical issues etc.).

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