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Ocean EcoVentures Whale Watching

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Cowichan Bay, Canada
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About Ocean EcoVentures Whale Watching
Ocean EcoVentures' whale watching excursions depart daily from the seaside village of Cowichan Bay.Our Whale Watching tours focus on the Southern Resident Orca Whales, Transient Orca Whales, Humpback Whales, Grey Whales and Minke Whales. You will also encounter Sea Lions, Bald Eagles, Harbour Seals, Dalls and Harbour Porpoise.A small, owner-operated family business, Ocean EcoVentures is committed to providing you with an intimate and informative whale watching tour.
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ken t wrote a review Sep 2020
Cowichan Bay, Canada5 contributions2 helpful votes
What an experience from start to finish ! First class operation starting with EJ and captain Gary . We went with our Grand daughter who is 6 years old and we all had a ball. Gary kept us well informed and I admire his passion and knowledge. We were made comfortable and safe and could not be in better hands. I would recommend this to anyone and having lived in Cowichan Bay 5 years cannot believe we have not done this before now. Thank you !
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Tony wrote a review Sep 2020
Toronto, Canada15 contributions1 helpful vote
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I took this trip with my 5 and 9 yr old kids and it was wonderful! The captain of our boat was very knowledgeable about marine life and the area, we were moving very fast and had multiple sights of whales, he explained the different kinds we had in front of us, great experience!!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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John T wrote a review Sep 2020
Victoria, Canada17 contributions2 helpful votes
We have been out with them twice. Both times we had fantastic viewing. The staff are knowledgeable, friendly and clearly love the Orcas.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Leah V wrote a review Aug 2020
British Columbia, Canada4 contributions2 helpful votes
This was an absolutely incredible experience from beginning to end! The office was well organized and staff were extremely friendly from beginning to end! Our captain - Tasli - I cannot say enough good things about her. First off - it is so inspiring to see such a talented, smart and educated woman on the water in this capacity sharing her passion and extensive knowledge with the public. But most importantly - all that education, passion and knowledge is used in a way to protect what we all come to whale watching companies to see. Her respect for the wildlife is so incredible and awe inspiring. Thank you to the entire Ocean EcoVentures staff for such an incredible experience that most definitely will not be forgotten. You guys rock!!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Lily F wrote a review Aug 2020
Calgary, Canada2 contributions
Our family of eight rented a 4 hour private charter to see whales. Our tour was unforgettable; from the moment we walked in the office, we felt welcomed and safe. The lady at reception provided safety suits to each one of us and afterwards we met our Captain Tasli; she had 11 years doing the tours and studying whales. She showed her passion about the whales and other sea creatures by explaining about their behaviour and stopping along the trip when we found animals. We could watch harbour seals, bald eagles and the best part was seeing the orcas. We saw about 12 orcas and they were in groups; it was amazing to see them breaching, slapping their tails on the water and a couple of them passed very close to the boat just a few meters in front which allowed to take several videos and pictures. The boat and the ride was on a speed open boat (zodiac type) and was much nicer than we expected, no splash of water or bumpy ride, at the end of the trip we were all dry and very happy. Definitively it was an amazing experience and recommend to anyone to do this tour with Ocean eco adventure team.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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