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Victoria Zodiac Boat Whale Watching Tour

Highlights
  • Get out in the straits around Victoria in a Zodiac
  • Look for resident whales, seals, and sea birds
  • Group limited to 12 people
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Victoria Zodiac Boat Whale Watching Tour
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Open Zodiac Tour - 2pmMost Popular
For the adventurous at heart, hop aboard for an exhilarating ride on a custom built 12 passenger zodiac vessel along the world's most breath taking coastline.
From $93.16
Open Zodiac Tour - 10am
For the adventurous at heart, hop aboard for an exhilarating ride on a custom built 12 passenger zodiac vessel along the world's most breath taking coastline.
From $93.16
Open Zodiac Tour - 5pm
Enjoy an exhilarating ride on a custom built 12 passenger zodiac vessel at sunset along the world's most breath taking coastline.
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Overview
Set out on the Pacific Ocean off of Victoria, British Columbia, in search of whales on this half-day tour. Travel through the Haro Strait and the San Juan de Fuca Strait in search of Minke whales, humpback whales, and orcas. Ride in an-open top Zodiac boat, suited for 12 passengers or fewer, to ensure up-close wildlife encounters and an intimate atmosphere. Hotel or port pickup and drop-off included.
What to Expect

Three hours in length, April through October are the ideal whale watching months. In this peak season, we boast a greater than 95% success rate of spotting whales, including both transient & resident orcas, humpback, minke, & gray whales! Other wildlife you may encounter include Stellar and California seal lions, harbour and elephant seals, otters & marine birds such as cormorants and bald eagles.

Unlucky tour? Join us again using our WHALE GUARANTEE for a complimentary whale watching tour to bring your dreams of seeing these magnificent animals to life.

For all guests we offer complimentary shuttle pick up from all hotels in downtown Victoria.

Reviews (23)
1 - 5 of 22 reviews
Reviewed November 8, 2018
Lucky and awesome day !

First of all i highly recommend to get into the zodiac and not the boat/ferry, i know it's more convenient for some people, but it's better for the animals under the water. I got lucky too the guide that the group and i had, was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Yohan911
OrcaSpirit, Manager at Orca Spirit Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Yohan911, Thank you so much for taking the time to share you review for our future guests to read! We always love the passion and excitement our guests bring on board and their eagerness to learn. Our team is incredibly passionate about the wildlife...More

Reviewed October 8, 2018
Such a great experience

We booked the zodiac tour and we were not disappointed. The skipper knows his job, extremely friendly and a mine of information. He did his best to show us the orcas, whales and others marine animals. We were lucky indeed, September is a good time....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Hebus
OrcaSpirit, Manager at Orca Spirit Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

Hello Hebus, The fall season can be a truly remarkable time on the water and we have been having incredible whale and wildlife viewing experiences paired with AMAZING weather! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your recent tour with us, I will be sure...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile
Amazing trip!

As a wheelchair user I found this company very helpful. We had an amazing trip and saw lots of Whales. Matt our driver was very informative and interesting. Highly recommend this tripMore

Thank hawaiijulia
OrcaSpirit, Manager at Orca Spirit Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

Hello Julia, Thank you so much for sharing your kind words! We are so happy that you enjoyed your recent whale watching tour with us. Matt is an incredibly passionate zodiac driver who loves to share his knowledge and experiences with his guests on board,...More

Reviewed September 25, 2018
Amazing trip - one of the highlights of our Canadian holiday

We didn't see orcas, but we had many close encounters with humpbacks, which seemed to come right up alongside our boat. Having been warned beforehand that the sea was a bit rough, I was a bit worried about going on the zodiac boat, but I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dreamer648993
OrcaSpirit, Manager at Orca Spirit Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Hello Dreamer648993, We are so pleased reading your review, thank you for taking the time to share it for our future guests! It is common for many people to think that the larger vessels are better suited for those prone to sea-sickness, however the zodiacs...More

Reviewed September 13, 2018
Orcas did not cooperate

First I want to say that we are experienced zodiac travelers, havings seen wildlife in zodias in Hawaii, Costa Rica, Baja, Galapagos and more. It is our preferred was to get close to marine life if we can't be in the water with them In...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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