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Ocean Explorations Whale Watching

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About Ocean Explorations Whale Watching
Join us for the adventure of a lifetime on an exciting expedition in search of Killer Whales and other marine wildlife. These waters are an ocean crossroads, a chance for meetings and experiences not to be missed! Ocean Explorations offers world class whale watching from beautiful Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Ocean Explorations features Large Safe Zodiacs, Professional Guide/Naturalists and a Highly successful Whale Search Network.Your safety and comfort is our top priority. Our boats are purpose built for the demands of whale watching, they are Coast Guard inspected annually and are always maintained in top condition. Passengers are supplied with Coast Guard approved stay-warm flotation suits to protect against cool air and ocean spray. Ocean Explorations staff are correctly trained tomake your experience safe and enjoyable
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Reviewed May 30, 2019

I'm not sure if this was the same excursion we took from the cruise but we only saw a few humpback whales and no Orcas but it was a nice little cruise. We got to see a nice lighthouse with some sea lions living on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lori R
Reviewed September 27, 2015

I'm not sure this is the same company, but they all pretty much do the same thing. Whale watching in a zodiac with abou 8-12 other people. We saw humped backed whales which was great, but tthe zodiac on the bumpy waves (and we had...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Sprogg2
Reviewed July 21, 2012

I've been out with Ocean Explorations before and had a great time, so when my husband came to Victoria with me this time, we went with them again. We had a good time, saw probably 20 orcas, a few harbour seals, but the skippers had...More

Date of experience: July 2012
Thank Kurtchel
Reviewed October 23, 2011

Whilst this is an expensive tour YOU will see Whales! We maybe sent 2 hours in an open boat, but well suited up for the journey, before we found a pod of whales and then we must have sent another 2 hours just following them...More

Date of experience: June 2011
1  Thank Sadbe
Reviewed September 5, 2011

Everyone who worked here was friendly, knowledgable and enthusiastic! I will definitely tour with them again while in Victoria. Saw 3 pods of orca whales!

Date of experience: August 2011
Thank CalgaryJules
Reviewed July 30, 2011

Went whale watching today. Great guide who really knew his stuff! Saw loads of orca's including one who popped up right beside our boat! We were very lucky and it was thrilling. The boat journey was great fun too. Fast and exciting! Only criticism is...More

Thank Gill2212
Reviewed June 1, 2011

What a fantastic trip from start to finish! The staff at Ocean Explorations are friendly, knowledgable and helpful! Fun, yet safe and incredibly knowledgable about the area and wildlife. After shopping around, the price was the best in town. I would recommend this to anyone...More

Date of experience: May 2011
Thank cbroadhead
Reviewed May 29, 2011

Wonderful experience! From the time we checked in with David Beseick ( owner) until we docked after the trip ... it was awesome. Mike - he was our guide... was terrific. He was able to tell us all about the different whales and what we...More

Date of experience: May 2011
1  Thank KCLondonOntario
Reviewed March 25, 2011

We came to Victoria looking for a cheap and fun getaway. We found it! Ocean Explorations is a great operation. They are fun, Friendly and informative

Date of experience: March 2011
1  Thank wildBob
Reviewed July 9, 2010

We went on a whale-watching tour with Ocean Explorations in May and had a fantastic time. There are a number of tour providers hawking their services in the inner habour of Victoria, but we decided to go with this company because it was cheaper and...More

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We only saw whales, a lighthouse, and sea lions but that was all. I do not remember them talking about the history of Victoria. There were some of the employees standing around on the boat talking to people and answering... More
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