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Prince of Whales Whale Watching

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Open today: 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Prince of Whales is the largest and most environmentally sustainable whale watching and eco-adventure company operating out of both Victoria and Vancouver. With a fleet of both open and semi-covered boats, we are perfectly able to match a tour to...more
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Hours Today: 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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812 Wharf St | (Lower Causeway Level), Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just do it!!!! An unbelievable day out. Super friendly staff, an incredible boat and of course the beautiful whales. Victoria is a great place for a lunch on your stopover.

1  Thank Darrin F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a truly memorable trip and one that I’d really been looking forward to! The staff were so knowledgable, enthusiastic and friendly, they are clearly extremely passionate about what they do, especially Lilli. We saw humpback whales, sea lions, seals and bald eagles. I...More

1  Thank Anna L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was a pleasure going for a tour as a member of the TALE program. Throughtout the trip, we saw two types of orca whales (resident orca and J-pod)😍😍😍💖The naturalist/deckhand,Jennifer,has given us an enormous amount of knowledge and was able to answer everyone way more...More

1  Thank sana d
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Blue sky, Captain Joe got us in close on Orcas, Menkes and Humpbacks (the triumverate), Rory our Naturalist was top drawer, can’t wait to see his pictures... top crew! We loved it, our 7 year old daughter was mesmerized!

1  Thank Lawrence W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This trip was incredible. The staff was very helpful and knowledgeable. The boat was very comfortable. Saw lots of whales, seals and bald eagles. Was a great trip for the whole family 8 and 14 year old kids.

1  Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went on this whale watching tour with my 5 year old. We both had a lot of fun. All the guides were friendly and knowledgeable. We sat at the back and our guide Lili gave us a lot of information about the whales, other...More

1  Thank Venecia W
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was not only memorable but also thrilling experience because on the way from Vancouver to Victoria we got to see so many killer whales, sea lions and eagles. It was guaranteed to see those whales! Every time we encounter animals, they stopped the boat...More

1  Thank Yerang Elena K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First time to go whale watching. Did see a humpback and her calf the entire trip, they really showed off. The staff was wonderful and very knowledgeable. Valerie, Jen and Captain Bill were great. I would definitely recommend this tour.

1  Thank Michael N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Awesome adventure. Was a little choppier than the weather forecast but still felt safe, no one was seasick AND we saw a whale. Highly recommend. (The suits provided kept us warm and mostly dry.)

1  Thank Kris D
Reviewed 5 days ago

The whale watch tour was great, the views on the mountains are just spectacular, and we got to see much wildlife like hump back whales, seals and eagles. The mom and calf whale were amazing. Of course I would have loved to see orca's, but...More

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Nikki L
April 16, 2017|
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Response from Jennifer D | Property representative |
Hi Nikki! This is a great question, and a common one we get in both our Vancouver and Victoria offices. So, what IS the difference between a Victoria and Vancouver departure? Basically, there are two different kinds of... More
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Nicole B
January 31, 2017|
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Nicole, My pleasure! July is right smack dab in the middle of our peak season, so you have the opportunity to do whatever trip suits you best. Obviously whales are wild animals and we never know exactly where they're... More
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Nicole B
January 30, 2017|
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Hi Nicole, great question! We have all of those things! We have trips out of both Victoria and Vancouver, and we regularly books flights for our guests on either a float plane or helicopter between the island and the... More
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