Whale Watching in Victoria
Memories of your whale watching experience will last a lifetime!
Eagle Wing Tours
Eagle Wing Tours is a locally owned eco-tourism company providing marine adventure tours from their floating office at Fisherman’s Wharf in the Inner Harbour. They operate several open-air tour boats with naturalists on board and have a 95 per cent sighting success rate backed up by a guarantee program. Eagle Wing consistently provides the thrill of a lifetime for visitors from around the world.
At Eagle Wing they focus on delivering every customer into the super, natural realm of the orca, gray whales, humpback whales, minke whales, fin whales, porpoises, seals, and stellar sea-lions. Other wildlife seen on tours includes bald eagles, falcons, osprey, cormorants and a variety of diving and shore birds.
Prince of Whales
Prince of Whales excursions leave Victoria’s Inner Harbour on a regular schedule throughout the spring, summer and fall. Passengers embark on a wildlife cruise of up to 100-kilometres in length in search of gray whales, humpback whales, killer whales, and minke whales. A variety of smaller marine mammals and sea birds are usually seen as well. Prince of Whales has two eagle crafts, a fleet of 10 rigid-hulled inflatable zodiacs, and two 74-passenger ocean magic expedition cruisers. With its large number of vessels, locations in both Victoria and Vancouver, and almost 50 staff in peak season, Prince of Whales is the largest whale watching company in British Columbia.
Orca Spirit Adventures
Orca Spirit Adventures is Victoria’s original and authentic whale watching experience. Located on Vancouver Island, the world’s best location for viewing orcas, whales and marine life in the wild, Orca Spirit is dedicated to ensuring that your adventure will stay with you for a lifetime. You will come to face to face with some of nature’s most spectacular creatures — orcas, dolphins, porpoises, seals and bald eagles.
All whale-watching tours are conducted with a certified marine naturalist on board each vessel. Their knowledgeable and friendly experts provide educational commentary throughout the tour on all the members of Vancouver Island’s unique marine community.
Orca Spirit Adventures offers a courtesy shuttle service for all guests, they will pick you up at your hotel and drop you off at our front door, and when your whale watching adventure is over they will happily shuttle you anywhere in the downtown core.