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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...more
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1234 Wharf St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3H9, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had planned to watch whales elsewhere on the island but changed our minds at the last minute. WHAT A GREAT DECISION! We took the speed boat with two people per bench seat, a total of 12. Our skipper was Jim and he was so...More

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

Thank you SarahMicheleJames for taking the time to review your experience! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time on the water with Captain Jim, we will share your kind words with him. Enjoy the rest of your time in Victoria. ~ BC...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our family of 5 went out with captain Ron on a 3 hour whale watching trip out of Victoria. Unbelievable day and we saw humpbacks and orcas plus a whole lot more. Amazing day and could not recommend more - kids are 12, 10 and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well run operation which provided ample opportunity to view the orcas, as well as a very informative guide.

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

Thank you tapa9456 so much for your kind words! We are happy to hear you had a great time on the water with us :)

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was a great experience and we really can recommend BC Whale Tours!! All were very friendly to us, and we had a perfect guide who shared with us lots of information and kept caution when we have seen whales and tried really hard to not...More

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

Thank you Maike T for taking the time to write a review about your experience with BC Whale Tours! We are happy to hear you had a great time on the water with us :) We appreciate your kind words and hope you enjoy the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took this tour by chance only because another company canceled due to lack of participation. It was the best thing that could have happened!!! Captain Gordon was great and we saw many orcas on the Tika! It was a dream come true.More

Thank sb1298
BCWhaleTours, Front Office Manager at BC Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you sb1298 for taking the 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 appreciate your kind words and will pass them along to Capt....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic trip with Captain Gordon on board Tika today. We saw so many Orcas, it was amazing. We were very well looked after, the team were very caring and spent extra time to find us really good viewing spots.More

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

Thank you Jenny K for taking the time to write a review about your experience with BC Whale Tours! We are happy to ear you enjoyed your time on the water with us :) It sounds like you had an incredible encounter with Killer Whales...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best. Day. Ever. Captain Grant is the bomb, the whole team is the bomb, thank you for being so amazing guys!

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

Thank you Corrina P for your kind words and for coming out with us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a tour with Jim on Tikka. We were on a large zodiac that took 12 of us out. The boat was comfortable and had a storage bin located under the seat. The boat also had a toilet on it. After cruising for about...More

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

Thank you luv2travel624 for taking the 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 great encounters with Killer Whales and Humpback...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful whale watching excursion on BC Luna. Once expertly navigated out of the morning fog, reached San Juan Island to view and tract transient Orca pod. The boat was great, extremely smooth riding and comfortable. Nice to have such a stable vessel and small group...More

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

Thank you mlwjlb so much for your kind words and for choosing BC Whale Tours!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great few hours out managing to see humpbacks and orcas. We were in a covered boat which was good due to the conditions and the ride was great! Our guide Kaegan was excellent and answered pretty much any question asked whilst also...More

Thank Zak T
BCWhaleTours, Front Office Manager at BC Whale Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Zak! We're so glad you enjoyed your trip with us - sounds like a great day out on the water! We'll be sure to pass along your kind words to Captain Kaegan :) We hope to see you again!!

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dickbob
August 7, 2018|
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Response from Steve C | Reviewed this property |
Hi my wife and I recently went Whale watching we chose the BC Tika craft due to it being designed to be smooth on the water. The experience was superb very little role or sideways motion at any point, the boat has huge... More
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dickbob
August 7, 2018|
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Response from BCWhaleTours | Property representative |
Hello dickbob! The amount of motion does depend on the weather conditions. The windier it is, the 'bumpier' it will be on the water. I always recommend an open zodiac so the wind is on your face and to sit further back in... More
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Leah F
May 20, 2018|
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Response from BCWhaleTours | Property representative |
Hi Leah, We are located in Victoria on Vancouver Island. To get to us you would have to take a ferry, which takes roughly 1 hour and 30 minutes. Victoria is a very beautiful city, if you decided to come over to us for a... More
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