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Jamie's Whaling Station and Adventure Centres

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Tofino, Canada
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About Jamie's Whaling Station and Adventure Centres
Jamie's is the West Coast's Original Whale & Wildlife Adventure Centre, navigating the waters of Clayoquot and Barkley Sound since 1982. We are thrilled to be celebrating close to 40 years on the water! We have the largest fleet in the area, offering whale watching & bear watching on larger covered cruisers or zodiacs! Join our experienced and knowledgeable crew as we help you discover this beautiful destination. We also offer tours to Hot Springs Cove (by boat or seaplane), kayaking, water taxi service to Meares Island, scenic flights, and much more. Visit us at our Tofino and Ucluelet locations, where we have gift shops and lots of FREE parking (including RV parking in Tofino). Please note that all Jamie's tours are subject to a Marine Research and Rescue fee, which goes directly to benefit local, non-profit groups involved with wildlife research, rescue and education. We also have complimentary kennels in Tofino for your dogs while you're out exploring with us!
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic and wonderful whale watching zodiac trip. Our guide mark was really great. Enthousiastic and a lot of knowldge about the animals and environment. We have seen a sunfish, killer whales and humpback whale.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a great whale watching excursion on a Zodiac open, fast boat. Our guide Greg was knowledgeable and passionate bout what we were seeing and we saw plenty! He has been working in these waters for three seasons and it shows. Lots of sightings...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jacqueline M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great tour with smooth check in and friendly staff. Chris was a great skipper and very informative and interesting. We saw grey whales, sea lions and otters on the way out and he dropped us at the hot springs which was brilliant.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank EE15
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just an amazing adventure. Marc, our skipper, was awesome and explained everything really well. We saw a humpback, sea lions, sea otters and orcas plus some more wildlife. All in all a great experience. Would definitely recommend Jamie's!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank molo0123
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Booked the whale watching, hot springs tour and enjoyed immensely. Our guide Greg was highly knowledgeable about the history, and wildlife in the Tofino area and managed to find us whales, sea lions, otters, seals, bald eagles on the way to the hot springs ....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of the best whale watching excursions Extremely knowledgable experienced, team, friendly and helpful All health and safety requirements observed Highly recommend a trip with Jamie’s team The captain - Warren was really good at spotting the Whales along with his team Matt, Angus and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank moona2006
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a great time out whale watching. I believe Amber & Chris were the names of our guides. They were both fantastic! Very knowledgeable. We were lucky to have amazing weather. We were also very lucky to see a gray whale, hump back whale,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank msvem
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful Hot Springs Trip with Jamie's Whaling Station. Excellent customer service, a comfortable boat and an incredibly knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide combined with magical hot springs made this a day to remember. Highly recommended!!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Laura H
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the time of booking the staff were so friendly and helpful, all seem to enjoy and are interested in their job. Staff were very informative and our guide Alex I think was his name couldn’t have been better. Knew a lot and was just...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Eleanor C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seeing wild animals in their natural habitat, doing natural behaviours at a respectful distance. This is why I will choose Jamie’s Whaling Station again. We observed other tour companies not maintaining a respectful distance and I felt confident in my choice. The captain (Chris) and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Jim G
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Hi ! Yes we do! Please call us to reserve a kennel. Cheers!
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dominiquem208
May 31, 2016|
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Bonjour Dominique, C'est possible de reserver un tour de zodiac pour voir les baleines le 1er Septembre, nous avons des departs a 9am, 12pm, et 3pm. Vous pouvez reserver en ligne, ou par telephone: 250.725.3919. Nous ne... More
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Melodie B
February 13, 2016|
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We stayed at Jamie's Rainforest Inn, short drive outside Tofino for 3 nights in August as part of a trip around BC and Alberta. Didn't book trips until arrival but reception were able to arrange bear watching trip (larger... More
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