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“It was wet it was wild it was full of life!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters

SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters
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$84.23*
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Marine Wildlife Tour by Zodiac
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: WHALE WATCH with SpringTide on the 84 passenger, 61-foot Marauder. Experience the joy, excitement and wonderful memories of our mammals, whales, porpoise, seals and marine birds! Enjoy complimentary beverages while listening to professional biologists provide informative narrations. Or, join an exhilarating excursion onboard one of our high-speed, open Zodiacs.SPORTFISH year round for Salmon & Halibut on SpringTide’s 42’ Sporfisher.
UK
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“It was wet it was wild it was full of life!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2009

Beautiful British Columbia is best seen doing 60kms in a rib! Up and down the coast line chasing the local life which consists of Whales ,porpoise, sealions, bald eagles and lots more. If you aint ganna be in Victoria long and you havn't got the time for the wildlife to come to you, jump in a rib and go to it!!!!! : )

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“Wonderful experience! Would recommend!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2008

My husband and I went whale watching with SpringTide Charters and it was fabulous. Our young niece and nephew and their parents came as well it was very well organized. Several naturalists were our guides and they were good at pointing out the sights as well as explaining things with pictures between animal sightings. They were extremely knowledgeable and very friendly. There are two boat options, one is uncovered and the ride is very rough and you are required to wear a bright orange wet suit. We opted for the more comfortable and relatively smoother ride of the covered vessel, which also includes a bathroom, plus free cookies, hot cocoa and tea. When my nephew became seasick, one of the guides noticed and brought over a bag, plus some ginger candy for him to chew. They were very attentive. Best of all, we saw several whales and sea lions.

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“Best Whale-watching in Victoria”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2008

I had a number of whale-watching companies to choose from in Victoria and I am sure that I made the best choice with Springtide.

My husband and I are older and we were concerned that we might end up on a boat that wasn't comfortable or that we couldn't get around on easily. With Springtide's Maurader, we not only had the option of sitting in a warm and comfortable cabin, it was also very easy to get up to the bow and see the whales, from a clear vantage point.

We really recommend this company to anybody looking for great whale-watching in Victoria, BC

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