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Prince of Whales Whale Watching

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812 Wharf St | (Lower Causeway Level), Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T3, Canada
+1 888-383-4884
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Prince of Whales is the largest and most environmentally sustainable whale watching and eco-adventure company operating out of both Victoria and Vancouver. With a fleet of both open and semi-covered boats, we are perfectly able to match a tour to your desires! Join us out of Victoria for a fun and adventurous Zodiac tour or climb aboard the world-famous Ocean Magic II. Both of these tours operate for 3 hours. Want to see whale watch off the coast of Vancouver Island AND see the beautiful Butchart Gardens all in one day? Join us on our Ultimate Day Tour out of Vancouver or our Whales and Gardens Tour out of Victoria. We also offer float plane options allowing you to travel from Seattle or Vancouver to Victoria, saving you time and energy planning. We are happy to accommodate overnight visitors to Victoria.
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“whale watching” (322 reviews)
“zodiac trip” (32 reviews)
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812 Wharf St | (Lower Causeway Level), Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T3, Canada
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+1 888-383-4884
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"ocean magic"
in 99 reviews
"whale watching"
in 322 reviews
"zodiac trip"
in 32 reviews
"great trip"
in 83 reviews
"larger boat"
in 36 reviews
"captain jeff"
in 25 reviews
"recommend this trip"
in 27 reviews
"survival suits"
in 18 reviews
"top deck"
in 25 reviews
"butchart gardens"
in 63 reviews
"saw orcas"
in 39 reviews
"hour trip"
in 33 reviews
"race rocks"
in 34 reviews
"boat ride"
in 38 reviews
"three hours"
in 37 reviews
"marine life"
in 41 reviews
"transient orcas"
in 33 reviews
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We had the best time we saw numerous orcas and a few humpback Wales. On the way back in we went by the island with the lighthouse and saw the one Otter that lives there along with a lot of sea lions and seals. Over...More

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The crew and the overall trip was fantastic! I highly recommend prince of whales at all times.it was great

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had an amazing afternoon whale watching. A big thank you to Jennifer who was very knowledgeable and spent lots of time answering little Addison’s questions.

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Fine journey with a small speedboat and a good young skipper and guide named Jasper to thé Orkas and Sealions. Fascinating animales and good explanations.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had an AMAZING whale watching trip today. Saw some really cool humpback whale moves. (One which the crew has never even seen before!) Jen was our first mate and was super knowledgeable, funny, and even let my 3 year old check out where the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

All I can say is Laura and the boat crew were amazing!!! Best money that we ever spent!!! Can’t wait to go back again!!!! Very friendly, very nice!!!More

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Taira P, Online Reputation Manager at Prince of Whales Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review Rob! So glad you enjoyed your time on the water with us and appreciated our crew! The fact you say the best money ever spent is a huge testament to what we aim to do for every customer - give...More

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Nikki L
April 16, 2017|
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Hi Nikki! This is a great question, and a common one we get in both our Vancouver and Victoria offices. So, what IS the difference between a Victoria and Vancouver departure? Basically, there are two different kinds of... More
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Nicole B
January 31, 2017|
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Nicole, My pleasure! July is right smack dab in the middle of our peak season, so you have the opportunity to do whatever trip suits you best. Obviously whales are wild animals and we never know exactly where they're... More
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Nicole B
January 30, 2017|
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Hi Nicole, great question! We have all of those things! We have trips out of both Victoria and Vancouver, and we regularly books flights for our guests on either a float plane or helicopter between the island and the... More
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