Victoria - Whale Watching & Ocean Wildlife Tour


Highlights

  • Whale Watching & Ocean Wildlife Tour.
The best place on earth to view whales in the wild is in Victoria, BC.  Enjoy this 3-hour whale watching and ocean wildlife in the Salish Sea. You will get to experience over 70 whales belonging to families, such as, Juan de Fuca and Haro Straits home to three resident orca (killer whales) pods. The success rate for spotting whales in the peak season is greater than 95%. There is also a good chance of seeing Humpback, Minke and Gray whales. 

Clients have the choice of choosing from riding 12-passenger Zodiac vessel or a comfortable covered boat.

The 12-passenger Zodiac vessels allow for more frequent and flexible departure times. Renowned for their durability, seaworthiness, stability, and performance, this tour is for the adventurous at heart.  These custom-built open-air boats offer an exhilarating ride in all weather conditions.  Clients are provided with full cruiser suits that will keep them warm and offer plenty of opportunities to capture that once-in-a-lifetime photo!

If clients desire a more comfortable tour, they have the choice of opting for a covered vessel. These vessels offer comfortable seating, full washroom facilities, and elevated outdoor 360-degree panoramic viewing decks – great for photo opportunities!   Clients enjoy a luxurious, easy-going tour, sipping complimentary hot beverages while listening to dedicated naturalists provide information on the wildlife as you sail along. This tour is wonderful for all ages, especially those looking for a comfortable experience.

All these tours are led by certified marine naturalist. You will have a chance to get some good knowledge of Vancouver Island’s marine wildlife by certified marine naturalist.
Guests can take advantage of a complimentary shuttle pick up from their downtown Victoria hotel.

Note:
  • This tour is weather dependent.
  • Operation of this tour is subject to the evolving COVID-19 situation. 

We offer competitive rates for Private Tours, Car Rental, Hotel and Stay upgrades as well as optional Tours & Attractions:

  • Is your client looking for a Private Tour?  Please let us know. 
  • Would your client like to rent a mid-sized car with an option to upgrade?
  • We provide hotel accommodations in this destination with options to extend the stay, hotel and room upgrades.  Please contact us if you require hotel stay for your client.
  • We also offer a range of Day Tours and Admissions.  Please visit our website at www.dmci.ca for more information.
  • We can customize an itinerary to meet the specific needs of your client.

Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for information and assistance.

Inclusions

  • Admission to 3-hour whale watching & ocean wildlife in the Salish Sea.
  • Wildlife Conservation Fee.
  • Taxes & GST.

Exclusions

  • Transfer to attraction venue.  You must make your own way to the attraction.
  • Travel Insurance - recommended.  We require Travel Agent to secure a signed Waiver in the event client declines your offer to sell Travel Insurance.
    DMCi will require Travel Agent to provide us the signed waiver when required as a part of the Terms & Conditions of Contract.
    DMCi sells Manulife Travel Insurance.  Please check with us for rates.
      
  • Gratuities on tours & cruises.
  • Bottled Water.

Accommodations Featured

Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for information and assistance.

Tariffs

Room Configuration Beds Occupancy
TWIN or
SINGLE or
TRIPLE
QUAD
TWIN + 1 YOUTH + 1 CHILD
TWIN + 2 CHILD

For more information on Rooming and how rates apply, please refer to Important Notes

Optional Tour

These optional tours can be booked with our package. Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for rates.

Notes about this Tour

Very Important:

  • You must wear warm clothing and bring with you a jacket that could keep you warm.  This is especially required on the covered boat.  The temperature drops substantially once on open water and it gets cold even in the middle of summer.
  • On the Zodiac, clients are provided with full cruiser suits that will keep them warm.
  • Children under the age of 6 are allowed only on the covered vessels.
  • Zodiac tours are not offered to those that are pregnant, persons with back and neck conditions, or those in poor health.
  • This tour is weather dependent.

Operation Info

YearOperating DatesTimings - Orca Spirit Vessels (covered)Timings - Zodiacs
202101 to 30 April10:00 AM & 2:00 PM10:00 AM & 2:00 PM
2021
01 May to 31 August10:00 AM & 2:00 PM
9:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM & 6:00 PM
2021
01 to 30 September10:00 AM & 2:00 PM
9:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM
2021
01 to 31 October10:00 AM & 2:00 PM
10:00 AM & 2:00 PM
Blackout Dates may apply. Please check with us.


Note:

  • This tour is weather dependent.
  • Operation of this tour is subject to the evolving COVID-19 situation. 
  • Guests can take advantage of a complimentary shuttle pick up from their downtown Victoria hotel.

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