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Whale Watching Zodiac Boat | Victoria
Whale Watching Zodiac Boat | Victoria

Set out on the Pacific Ocean off of Victoria, British Columbia, in search of whales on this half-day tour. Travel through the Haro Strait and the San Juan de Fuca Strait in search of Minke whales, humpback whales, and orcas. Ride in an-open top Zodiac boat, suitable for 12 passengers or fewer, to ensure up-close wildlife encounters and an intimate atmosphere.

  • Get out in the straits around Victoria in a Zodiac
  • Look for resident whales, seals, and sea birds
  • Group limited to 12 people
  • Commentary from your guide
  • Hotel shuttle pickup and coffee or tea included

What’s Included

  • Professional guide
  • Survival Suit
  • Hotel shuttle pickup and coffee or tea included


What To Expect

Immerse yourself in the majestic beauty of the Pacific Ocean and experience the world’s best location to view whales in the wild on a three-hour tour from Victoria, British Columbia. The Juan de Fuca and Haro Strait are renowned for their ample wildlife, including animals such as resident and transient Killer Whales, Humpback Whales, Minke Whales, seals, sea lions and many marine birds! Zodiac vessel tours are for the more wild at heart, letting the wind blow in your hair and be exposed to the true west coast elements in an open style, 12 passenger vessel.

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates rain or shine, please dress appropriately
  • Not suitable for pregnant women
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not suitable for participants with pre-existing injuries and/or health conditions
  • Minimum age of 6 years old
  • Near public transportation
  • This experience requires good ocean conditions.
  • If it is cancelled due to poor conditions, you will be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers