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.Sign up for a no-cost no-spam traveler account to see hidden VIP trip prices, earn some social conscience karma points, and get in on some awesome prizes too!