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Whale watching

We enjoyed a wonderful adventure with Paul and Deanna. It was cool and grey day but saw over 50... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Chuck Z
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Thousand Oaks, California
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Majestic whale watch tour

What a day. September 2nd, Captain Paul, sunny & smooth weather, 50+ Humpback Whales, 10+ Orca’s. A... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
Yves P
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful adventure with Paul and Deanna. It was cool and grey day but saw over 50 humpback whales. Team were wonderful guides and they provided gear so we could stay warm. Zodiac was a great way to get up close to the whales and the ocean was so calm. A must do in Sooke for a 3 hour adventure.

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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

What a day. September 2nd, Captain Paul, sunny & smooth weather, 50+ Humpback Whales, 10+ Orca’s. A day I never forget. Captain Paul was impressed about the amount of whales and unstoppable. A 4h ride and a lifetime experience. Thanks!

Thank Yves P
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

Enjoyed a great trip with Sooke Coastal Explorations, arrived to be taken out from Sooke harbour in a zodiac to watch humpbacks and seals at close quarters, we enjoyed the experience so much we re-booked for a couple of days later in the hope of seeing orca. We were not disappointed, Paul our captain received a tip from a local fisherman that a pod of orca were passing the the west of Sooke, we soon found the resident killer whales in a group of up to to seventeen individuals, a truly magical experience to spend half an hour in close proximity to these beautiful and magnificent animals.

The guides were clearly knowledgeable and experienced and provided a lot of information during the trip.

Highly recommended.

Thank Malcolm H
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

Great family adventure. Saw Humpbacks within minutes of our departure, Orca’s, seal, Bald Eagle. Really Nice guys giving the tour!

Find this company at Sookewhalewatching.com

Thank briansK5857KC
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Had a great day out whale watching today. Saw 3 humpbacks, eagles, harbour seals and elephant seals. The scenery was spectacular and our guide was really knowledgeable. There were only 8 of us on the boat so we all had spectacular views and loved the thrill of the fast rides too! Highly recommend.

Thank TAPW99
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Reviewed September 16, 2017

We have been on a number of whale watching trips from different locations on Vancouver Island and this was up with the best. The zodiac crew were experienced and knowledgeable and while we got great views of the whales, and sea lions at Race Rocks, they were respectful of the animals at all times. We got great views of different pods of transient orcas and the amazing experiencing watching them hunting a harbour seal near to Race Rocks. This tourism very competitively priced compared with similar tours and is very good value for money.

Thank Elizabeth M
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Reviewed September 15, 2017

Excellent trip and excellent time to see Humpback whales. No joke. We saw about 40 whales. They were all around us. We couldn't decide which side of the zodiac to take pictures from, About 4 years ago I went on a whale watching tour out of Ucluelet and didn't see one whale. This time from Sooke whale watching the experience is more than I can imagine. The captain said the last 2 weeks of Aug. and first 2 weeks of Sept. are the best to see Humpback whales feeding off the coast. We were the only boat there because the Victoria whale watching boats can't come up that far.

Thank Sue W
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Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

Went on 4 trips in a row with this company and every one was brilliant. So lucky to have seen the super pod of the Southern Residents return on our first trip. Also saw Humpbacks, Seals, Sealions and Gorgeous Ollie the Sea Otter. I will return.

Thank NickiB28
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Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

Booked this trip easily by email. Quick reply from Matt gave us all the info we needed. We travelled out what seemed quite a way before we saw anything, but well worth the wait. Once we found our first humpback whale we couldn't stop seeing them. Matt could take the boat nice and close and we got some great photos/video. We also found a few orcas gliding along which seemed like a bonus. This is one trip we'll never forget. Thanks!

Thank ASBJ
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

Although a bit of confusion when we reserved our trip, it was an incredible experience and we would do it again. Kids loved it!

Thank VivaJude
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