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Prince of Whales Whale Watching
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$90.56*
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Victoria Whale Watching Adventure in a Zodiac Vessel
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$904.75*
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Private Zodiac Whale Watching Adventure
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$111.62*
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Victoria Whale Watching Adventure in a Covered Vessel
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Stairs / elevator, Lockers / storage, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Stroller parking
Reviewed April 19, 2014

Take the time and go whale watching with these guys. We went out on April 16, 2014 and had the time of our lives. Seen a pod of orcas along with other marine wildlife. Our crew were Jeff Jen and Tom excellent job by all three of them. Our youngest (10 year old) had lots of questions to ask and Jen and Tom answered everyone of them. Jeff the captain made the trip very enjoyable for all by keeping close enough for us to get great pictures but not to close to bother the orcas. Can't wait to go out again with them on our next trip out to Victoria. Tip the crew well people it is well worth it. They don't expect it but are very appreciative of it when given to them. If the trip could have been longer would have been great watching them longer but the 3 hours was plenty of time.

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Reviewed April 18, 2014

Even though we were visiting Victoria in April, we decided to take the 50% chance of seeing whales and sign up for a tour. The one piece survival suits we were outfitted in should have been the first clue we were in for a thrill!
We were on the Zodiac boat which is an attraction in itself with the fast speed, waves and beautiful ocean air and spray in your face- what a thrill!
Our guide/driver Rush was friendly and very knowledgeable. He was committed to having us see whales and at the first mention of a sighting made a bee-line for the spot 40 minutes away. We were rewarded with seeing two transient Orcas! We learned a tonne about all the whale population along with the sea lions we also had the pleasure of visiting.
A must-do in Victoria!

Thank MootherDaughter
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Reviewed April 17, 2014

We had been told that the group just before us had not been able to see any whales, so our skipper, Mark, decided to change the route and took us further south (we got close to Seattle) and we certainly did! A great experience and a committed skipper. I would recommend this experience to anyone!

Thank Patricia G
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Reviewed April 16, 2014

Big thanks to Jen, Tom & Jeff for the amazing whale watching trip today. Saw 8-9 transient whales doing everything whales do all in the space of a few hours!!! Special thanks to Jen for fielding a barrage of questions from my 6 year old son Joe...you made his holiday by choosing his otter name! Can't recommend these guys enough!

Thank Alison D
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Reviewed April 15, 2014

Even though we did not see any whales our skipper Mark was able to keep our excitement and interest up with sea lions, seals, bald eagles and porpoises. I would recommend this trip and skipper Mark to anyone.

Thank timebandit1981
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