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Address: 146 Kingston St | Marina Level, Coast Harbourside Hotel, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1V4, Canada
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As the founding whale watching company in Victoria, we set the standard and...

As the founding whale watching company in Victoria, we set the standard and continue to be the leaders in providing the highest level of customer service, education and responsibility found in our industry.

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Whale Watching Marine Wildlife Excursion from Victoria
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We did the Orca Spirit Adventure 3 hour tour, which starts at 9am. You are loaded into a Zodiac type vessel which holds approx 12 passengers. You are then suited up with a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Brisbane, Australia

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Brisbane, Australia
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184 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We did the Orca Spirit Adventure 3 hour tour, which starts at 9am. You are loaded into a Zodiac type vessel which holds approx 12 passengers. You are then suited up with a waterproof suit with inbuilt life jacket so don't worry too much about what to wear on the day as they deck you out in the right gear.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went out on the zodiac boat last week, so we didn't have our hopes up due to it being out of season, but as soon as we pulled out of the harbor we saw a pod of Orcas (including 2 babies!) who played next to our boat for about an hour - incredible experience! Our guide was Alex, who... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

An awesome few hours on the water. We saw a few whales. Wish we saw more but hard to predict nature and where the whales will be! Still worth the ride (we did the zodiac) and the sights. We saw other animals including seals, sea lions and birds. Saw whales jumping and cresting in the water. The guide was very... More 

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OrcaSpirit, Front Office Manager at Orca Spirit Adventures, responded to this review

Hello Shannon, Thank you for taking the time to share your review on TripAdvisor for our future guests! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour. This winter season has been different from previous years as we have been seeing orcas and humpbacks often - when typically we don't have regular whale sightings at this time of... More 

Heidelberg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Whale sighting guaranteed with the top quality guides on an open-style zodiac vessel or a high-speed 45ft ocean cruiser. On top of resident Orcas, we could see Humpback whales, and other marine wildlife such as porpoises, sea lions, seals and bald eagles. The office location in the Victoria inner harbor (next to the seaplane terminal) has plenty of nearby attractions... More 

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OrcaSpirit, Front Office Manager at Orca Spirit Adventures, responded to this review

Hello Waldemar_Schneider, Thank you for your awesome review of your tour with us at Orca Spirit Adventures! We are so pleased that you enjoyed yourself and were able to see so much wildlife. We look forward to having you aboard again soon! Sincerely, The Orca Spirit Crew More 

Sydney Olympic Park, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Monday, 29 August - the weather and seas could not have been better. We were lucky to see: three pods of orcas, J K L, as they are known; a humpback whale; Californian seal lions; Stellar sea lions; a rare otter; small porpoises; and the usual harbour seals. I was very impressed by the professionalism and knowledge of the captains... More 

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OrcaSpirit, Front Office Manager at Orca Spirit Adventures, responded to this review

Hello Pippa! Thank you for taking the time to write a review on TripAdvisor for our future guests to see! We are incredibly fortunate to have such a vast amount of wildlife so close to home that we are even more lucky to be able to share with our guests. We hope that we helped you to create lifelong memories,... More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We opted to travel in the Zodiac rather than the enclosed boat as we wanted the best field of view and were rewarded firstly with a exciting high speed ride before stopping as we approached a site where orca had been seen earlier in the day. Our guide had a detailed knowledge of the composition of the several orca pods... More 

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OrcaSpirit, Front Office Manager at Orca Spirit Adventures, responded to this review

Hello 654GregP654, Thank you for the fantastic review! Everyone from Orca Spirit lives and breathes a passion for the wildlife and thrive on sharing this guests. They are all incredibly knowledgeable and want to leave a lasting impression with everyone on board. Thank you again for choosing Orca Spirit Adventures, we hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, The Orca... More 

Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Wow how fun! We thoroughly enjoyed our whale watching trip. We went on the covered boat due to weather but we're able to sit on the top deck. We were warm and comfortable. Coffee and cocoa were complimentary and snacks for purchase. We saw humpback whales during our 10:00 am tour. So beautiful! Tour guides were very knowledgeable and really... More 

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OrcaSpirit, Front Office Manager at Orca Spirit Adventures, responded to this review

Hello Linus_Sally, We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your covered vessel whale watching tour with us at Orca Spirit Adventures! Thank you very much for recommending our tours to our future guests! Sincerely, The Orca Spirit Crew More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We went out with Christian on one of the zodiac boats and were not disappointed. He went above and beyond to make sure that we seen humpbacks and orcas up close on a day when the weather wasn't great to say the least! We were truly impressed with his passion for these amazing animals and his dedication to show us... More 

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OrcaSpirit, Front Office Manager at Orca Spirit Adventures, responded to this review

Hello Dave! Thank you for taking the time to share your review on TripAdvisor with our future guests! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your zodiac whale watching tour. Christian is one of the most experienced drivers in the industry and never tires of sharing his years of knowledge and passion with his guests on board. Thank... More 

Dax, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

As members of a group touring south-western Canada we were taken in Victoria harbour aboard Orca Spirit Adventures boat along the superb southern and eastern coasts of Vancouver Island in search of killer whales. The crew was really professional, first as regards the security precautions, then concerning our comfort and above all the spotting of those whales, that we did... More 

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OrcaSpirit, Manager at Orca Spirit Adventures, responded to this review

Hello Pierre, Thank you for your glowing review of your tour with us at Orca Spirit Adventures! We love to hear from our guests that we were able to leave them with a lasting impression from the start of their experience in the office, to their lasting excitement out on the water with the naturalists and captains. I will be... More 

Bristol, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I booked this tour as an ‘add-on’ from our tour operator. I didn’t know what to expect from this trip, I just hoped it would be a bit more than a brief tour of the bay and some vague talk about the type of wildlife you can sometimes see. The trip turned out to be a real highlight as we... More 

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OrcaSpirit, Manager at Orca Spirit Adventures, responded to this review

Hello Bender_B_Rodriguez, We are very happy to hear that the tour exceeded your expectations! Thank you so much for your kind comments, I will be sure to pass along your review to Captain Bill and Jacklyn! Our whale watching tours are never just limited to one kind of animal, we have a lot of pride in being able to showcase... More 

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