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Prince of Whales - Whale Watching Adventures

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Victoria, Canada
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About Prince of Whales - Whale Watching Adventures
Prince of Whales is the largest and most environmentally sustainable whale & wildlife eco-adventure company operating out of Victoria, Vancouver and Telegraph Cove. With a fleet of both open and covered boats, we are perfectly able to match a tour to your desires! Join us out of Victoria for a fun and adventurous Zodiac tour or climb aboard our brand new catamaran the Salish Sea Eclipse. Both of these tours operate for 3-4 hours. We also offer float plane options allowing you to travel from Vancouver to Victoria, saving you time and energy planning!
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Sara C wrote a review Jan. 8
London, United Kingdom25 contributions33 helpful votes
A must. What a great experience. The crew were terrific, passionate, professional, informative, helpful, personable. Tricky in Covid times but we felt very safe & didn’t feel that the quality of the experience had been curtailed or compromised in any way, so a big thank you to all of them! And the whales…? Oh my, soooo special. A really amazing privilege to see these superb creatures in their own (& very beautiful) habitat.
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Response from PrinceOfWhalesTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Prince of Whales - Whale Watching Adventures
Responded 1 week ago
Sara C, Thank you so much for your honest & uplifting review! We're happy to hear that you had such a great encounter with whales and that all safety protocols were upheld while maintaining an air of fun :) We hope that we'll be seeing you again sometime soon.
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József C wrote a review Jan. 7
Lausanne, Switzerland22 contributions3 helpful votes
Great service, super modern and comfortable boat. On board biologists are really informative and their photographers taking awesome pictures of the whales and orcas then offering it for free is just a nice touch to the service. Highly recommend them!
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Response from PrinceOfWhalesTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Prince of Whales - Whale Watching Adventures
Responded 1 week ago
18j_zsefc, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We're so thrilled to hear that your adventure was such an overwhelming success and that you love our photo package :) We hope that you'll join us again in the future.
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Emily T wrote a review Dec. 2021
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The whole experience was amazing! The staff was observant and helpful. It was quite an adventure! Remember to bring something to cover your face, it can get chilly out there.
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Date of experience: December 2021
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Response from PrinceOfWhalesTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Prince of Whales - Whale Watching Adventures
Responded 5 weeks ago
U4142FPemilyt, Thank you so much for joining us on the water! We really appreciate your review and recommendation to future guests :) Hopefully you'll join us again soon!
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Megan H wrote a review Dec. 2021
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Such an amazing experience! Saw 3 whales and sea lions. They provided heating pads for inside gloves. Checked in how we were doing along the way and had a great knowledge of the ocean and animals.
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Date of experience: December 2021
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Response from PrinceOfWhalesTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Prince of Whales - Whale Watching Adventures
Responded Dec. 14, 2021
A2771TEmeganh, Amazing!! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a 5-star review alongside some wonderful comments. We really appreciate it and we're so glad that you were able to join us for such a fun day. We hope to see you again very soon!
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Sharron R wrote a review Nov. 2021
Edmonton, Canada125 contributions95 helpful votes
What an amazing experience! The seas were about 8 - 10 feet the day we went as a big storm was expected. The ride out and back was a bit rough for myself, but my sons thoroughly enjoyed the waves. The time we were out in the strait watching the whales was phenomenal though. Our captain, Mark, found us a large pod of Orcas and we were able to see them up close and I got several great photos (remember the waterproof cover for your camera if you go on the Zodiac). The Orca leader was about a 25 foot male, and Mark was able to tell us a lot about Orcas and their habits. He was able to find this pod several times during our trip, and each time stopped the boat so we could take photos and just enjoy watching them. We also saw a Humpback Whale and then it was off to Race Rocks Research Station to see the Sea Lions. A totally enjoyable experience with a great captain. I would highly recommend this adventure to all who want to see whales in the wild.
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Date of experience: November 2021
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Response from PrinceOfWhalesTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Prince of Whales - Whale Watching Adventures
Responded Nov. 29, 2021
Sharron R, Wow, what an amazing day on the water!! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time exploring the Salish Sea with skipper Mark :) We sincerely appreciate your review and kind words and we're overjoyed to know that you had such a complete list of wildlife on your adventure. We hope that you'll return to join us again in 2022! Best fishes.
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