British Columbia Whale Watching

British Columbia is Canada’s west coast gem, a province framed by the Pacific Ocean and crammed with coastal mountains, stunning forests, and excellent wildlife-sightseeing opportunities. It’s also home to some of the greatest whale migration patterns in the world. Here, you’ll be fortunate enough to spot Orcas, humpback whales, and even Pacific grey whales.

In the world-renowned Gulf Islands, head to Cowichan Bay where an experienced captain will take you on a marine adventure. No matter who’s leading the tour, you can feel assured that the company is committed to environmentally sustainable practices. You might even get to try out the hydrophone to listen to whales sing their songs!

Another excellent spot to try out a whale watching tour is out of the beautiful city of Victoria on Vancouver Island. After spending some time getting to know Victoria itself, head out on a small zodiac-style boat where you’ll be guaranteed to get up close to some whales while maintaining a safe distance to keep from stressing them out. You’ll zip out up to 150 kilometres around Victoria, and you’ll get to see some of the province’s stunning coastline in the process.

Coming during the winter months? Don’t worry; the warm climate around British Columbia makes it a prime place to take a whale watching tour year-round. Your guide may even introduce you to sea lions, seals, and bald eagles, and other wildlife. You can enjoy some of the most unique marine ecosystems in the world, all while doing it on an eco-friendly, low-carbon footprint expedition. In addition to watching the whales play around your boat, your guide will give you an educational introduction to these friendly mammals.

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British Columbia Whale Watching

Brett Soberg

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Nature, Whale Watching, Wildlife

$125 USD

Whale and Wildlife Watching Tour

Experience the best of Victoria Harbor's natural treasure chest on this wildlife tour. Catch stunning photographs of seals, porpoises and a variety of whale spe…


Lois Taylor

Quadra Island, British Columbia, Canada

Nature, Whale Watching

Custom Price

Whale Watching Tour –…

Quadra Island, British Columbia, Canada...

Nature, Whale Watching


Toddy Landry

Ucluelet, British Columbia, Canada

Nature, Whale Watching, Wildlife

$176 CAD

Broken Group Islands Wildlife…

Ucluelet, British Columbia, Canada, Canada

Nature, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tour


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