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BC Whale Tours

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1234 Wharf St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3H9, Canada
+1 250-590-5030
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Summer Whale Watching on Vancouver Island
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Leave the crowds behind on our custom made vessels specifically designed for comfort, speed and safety that carry only 12 privileged guests at a time. The rugged beauty of the West Coast is something that should be experienced with Victoria’s boutique whale watching company. The wildlife and limitless adventure that the Salish Sea has to offer is easily enjoyed when experienced in the comfort of our state-of-the-art vessels! Our knowledgeable crew ensure that each and every trip is an inspiring and educational experience.
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1234 Wharf St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3H9, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Captain Gordon; very funny, very knowledgeable and kind. He showed us all the great spots to see hump back whales, killer whales and seals. We saw it all! The boat was clean, safe and very comfortable. It was great time and highly recommend it.

Thank forktravels
Reviewed yesterday

By far the worst afternoon of our holiday! We went out on 22nd August, we appreciate that this is nature, conditions and sightings cannot be guaranteed, etc. etc. So, we set off with Captain Gordon, nice boat, nice man, travelled out to sea for an...More

Thank loose
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really good trip out this morning, with the bc whales crew. Saw a couple of whales weren't quite close enough unfortunately but they seemed to enjoy going in different directions to throw our poor captain of the scent. Really good trip however and definitely recommended.

Thank Darren C
BCWhaleTours, Front Office Manager at BC Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you Darren C for taking the time to write a review about your experience with us! The whales can be tricky to encounter when they want to be, but regardless we are very glad you enjoyed your experience!

Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a fantastic day with cpt Gordan, he has great knowledge and respect for these beautiful creatures.We did get a lot of sightings of the whales and some great photos and would recommend to anyone travelling to Vancouver Island to look up BC whale watching...More

Thank Noeleen G
BCWhaleTours, Front Office Manager at BC Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Noeleen G for taking your time to write a review about your experience with BC Whale Tours! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your time on the water with us. We will pass along your kind words to Capt. Gordon! ~BC Whale...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Booked a tour with BC before we left Australia, all booking info handled really well. Today 18/9 we made the trip. We opted for the enclosed boat Luna, expertly skippered by Gordon who not only piloted the boat but gave detailed info about the whales..Orcas....More

Thank Simon B
BCWhaleTours, Front Office Manager at BC Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Simon B so much for writing a review about your experience with BC Whale Tours! It sounds like you had a great time on the water with us and encountered different pods of Killer Whales :) We will pass along your kind words...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Our Captain, Keegan, was extremely knowledgable & funny. He made every effort to ensure our comfort & maximize our wildlife experience. It was an awesome trip! My 80-something parents & I took the covered boat cruise which was recommended for families & seniors. It was...More

Thank Mickey G
BCWhaleTours, Front Office Manager at BC Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Mickey G for taking your time to write a review about your experience with BC Whale Tours! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your time on the water with us. It sounds like you had a great encounter with lots of wildlife...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed an incredible whale watching tour, thanks to Captain Jim's knowledge of whales! They came right up to the boat, swam underneath and played nearby! It was more than we had hoped for and an unforgettable experience!More

Thank Amanda D
BCWhaleTours, Front Office Manager at BC Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you Amanda D for writing about your experience with BC Whale Tours! We are happy to hear your enjoyed your time on the water with us. It sounds like you had an incredible trip with Killer Whales! We will pass along your kind words...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is always so fun to do a great activity with an enthusiastic guide. Captain Gordon is an excellent seaman and passionate about whales. The boat Luna was well designed for the exact purpose to get us to the whales warm and dry and home...More

Thank Steve G
BCWhaleTours, Front Office Manager at BC Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you Steve G for writing about your experience with BC Whale Tours! We are happy to hear you had a great time on the water with us! We will pass along your kind words to Capt. Gordon :) ~BC Whale Tours Crew

Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Gordon explained exactly what we were going to do and was especially concerned about respecting the whales and their habitat. Never wanting to get too close or disturb the whales, yet still close enough where we saw plenty. Without any warning one of the...More

Thank Vincent P
BCWhaleTours, Front Office Manager at BC Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Vincent P for writing about your experience with BC Whale Tours! We are happy to hear your enjoyed your time on the water with us. It sounds like you had a great encounter with lots of Killer Whales! We will pass along your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I decided on a whim to book with BC Whale Tours and was really glad I did. I took a tour with Captain Jim, who is very easy going but clearly knowledgeable about the area. The boat was great - it seats two people per...More

Thank erineduffy
BCWhaleTours, Front Office Manager at BC Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you erineduffy for taking your time to write a review about your experience with BC Whale Tours! We are happy to hear you had a good time on the water with us. It sounds like you had a great encounter with the Southern Resident...More

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LostLunas
6 September 2017|
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Response from BCWhaleTours | Property representative |
Peak Season here in Victoria is June-September however October is still considered a good month for seeing whales :)
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TheNomad456
2 September 2017|
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Response from Thomas L | Reviewed this property |
No problem - you can bring your camera. Have a great trip 😉
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TheNomad456
2 September 2017|
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Response from BCWhaleTours | Property representative |
Yes you can bring your camera! There is dry storage underneath the seat :)
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