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Orca Spirit Adventures

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Victoria, Canada
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About Orca Spirit Adventures
Orca Spirit Adventures is Victoria's premier whale watching company, offering carbon neutral tours led by captains and naturalists whose knowledge and passion for Vancouver Island’s marine wildlife is unequaled in the industry. April through October are the peak whale watching months and during this time we boast a greater than 95% success rate of spotting whales, including humpback whales, transient & resident orcas, minke, & gray whales! Other wildlife you may encounter include Dall’s and harbour porpoises, harbour and elephant seals, otters & marine birds such as cormorants and bald eagles. Unlucky tour? Join us again using our WHALE GUARANTEE for a complimentary tour to bring your dreams of seeing these magnificent animals to life. Choose between a covered vessel with indoor and outdoor viewing areas and the 12-passenger zodiac vessel, for the more wild at heart. For all guests we offer complimentary shuttle pick up from all hotels in downtown Victoria. Tour length is 3-hours.
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Geoff D wrote a review Yesterday
St Ives, United Kingdom16 contributions
Such a great time out on the water! Our departure was delayed but the staff were very friendly and did a great job of keeping us updated and formed. Despite the delay, we still had our 3 hours out on the water. The experience was great, Captain Jordan was very friendly and informative which made for a great tour. Just being out on the water in the zodiac was awesome (you will want to wrap up as the temp can drop) and then we saw a humpback whale! Cpt. Jordan was great, slowed the boat down, and we spent a good 45-60 mins following the whale and getting lots of good looks!!
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Celia J wrote a review Yesterday
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We had an amazing time with Captain Jordan! We saw two humpback whales (a momma and her calf), a pod of 12 Orcas, a bald eagle, many dolphins and harbor seals!! Truly remarkable and wonderful experience!!
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Suzanne-Europe 2019 wrote a review Jun. 24
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Excellent and knowledgable crew! The boat was great indoors and out. Thouroughly enjoyed the trip. Could have been a bit more organized at the very beginning as the crew had a difficult time finding out who did not sign the liability form, but other than that, the trip went off without a hitch. We saw orcas and humpbacks.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Geraldine N wrote a review Jun. 23
Farnborough, UK8 contributions3 helpful votes
My husband Alan and myself had a fantastic trip and were very fortunate to see a group of orca. We cut the engine and were able to observe them for about 40 minutes. One of them came very close and swam across the bow of the ship. We totally understood that we were incredibly lucky and it was magical. All the crew were so enthusiastic and helpful. Renee in particular spent a long time talking to us and taking photos for us. Once you get to the open sea it can get windy and cold and wet from the spray so come fully prepared with warm clothing and a waterproof jacket. The warm drinks were very welcome. I recommend this company and this trip. It was helpful to have the top deck covered. A thoroughly enjoyable experience.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Elizabeth U wrote a review Jun. 22
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Was amazing. Our Captain went 30-40min out of the way to show us the pod of orca off of Vancouver. Orca spirit is wonderful. Very nice people. And what a great trip. Highly recommend them.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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