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From Vancouver: Victoria Whale Watching Adventure

4.5 / 5

34 reviews

Activity provider: Harbour Air Seaplanes
Water activity

From Vancouver: Victoria Whale Watching Adventure

Activity provider: Harbour Air Seaplanes

From US$ 392.26 per person

Take to the skies in this round trip from Vancouver to Victoria and stop off for a unique 3-hour whale watching expedition. See the wild Southern Resident killer whale population in their own water. Led by expert guides.

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Duration 8 hours
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  • See killer whales in their own habitat on a unique 3-hour whale watching expedition
  • Enjoy a round flight trip over the Gulf Islands and the Pacific Northwest
  • Led by expert guides and marine biologists
  • A once in a lifetime experience to see ocra killer whales
Full description
This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to see killer whales with your own eyes! Become a real explorer on this full day air safari including a 3-hour whale-watching trip. Guests meet at the Vancouver Seaplane Terminal. From here you will fly from Vancouver Harbor to Victoria. This is an opportunity to see the mesmerizing views of the Gulf Islands from above. With over 50 aircrafts, Harbor Air Seaplanes operate the largest all-seaplane fleet in the world. Guest will take part in a unique whale watching expedition from Victoria's Inner Harbour. Led by expert guides, you will learn about this ecologically diverse area and the whales that inhabit it. See these magnificent creatures in their own waters. This is an experience that no aquarium can provide. You can also spot seals, birds and the spectacular vistas of Southern Vancouver Island. Don’t forget to bring a camera!
  • Airfare between downtown Vancouver and Victoria
  • Whale watching excursion
  • Taxes, fees and carbon offset charges
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Meeting point

Outbound flight: Unit #1 Burrard landing, 1055 Canada Place Return flight: Seaplane Terminal, 950 Wharf St, Victoria, BC V8W 1T3 Whale watching tour: Seaplane Terminal, 950 Wharf St, Victoria, BC V8W 1T3

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • Child pricing is valid only when accompanied by a paying adult. Children younger than 2 fly for free
  • Passengers may be combined with others on the same trip
  • Whale watching tour takes place in a Zodiac or a Covered Boat
  • Please note, the whale watching tour takes 3 hours
  • For the Zodiac tour children must be a minimum of 6 years old
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 34 reviews

Review summary

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We were lucky enough to see both a pod of orcas and a humpback whale. The crew was very knowledgeable and added interesting facts and details about the whales we were seeing. We were in the covered boat, as it was a little drizzly and a bit cool. Glad we chose that option, only because of the weather. The flight over to Victoria and back was amazing. We had about 3 hours in Victoria which was perfect for a walk about and lunch.

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March 26, 2023

Sehr schöne Tour, die durch ihre Kombination eines Fluges mit einem Wasserflugzeug und der anschließenden Walbeobachtungstour heraussticht. Äußerst kompetente Erläuterungen auf der Walbeobachtungstour, wir haben Orcas beobachten können. Tolles Erlebnis. Allein, dass der Beginn der Tour durch NICHTERSCHEINEN des avisierten Tourguides geschmälert wurde, tat dem eigentlichen Erlebnis keinen Abbruch. Wir organisierten uns selber.

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March 26, 2023

Nur schon der Flug hat Spass gemacht...in Victoria angekommen haben wir dann schliesslich unseren Guide Mick kennengelernt, der von Anfang an mit richtig viel Begeisterung dabei war. Man merkt ihm an, dass er auf dem Wasser zuhause ist. Die ersten grossen Meeresbewohner haben wir dann auch schon nach kaum 15 Minuten Bootsfahrt sichten können. Tolle Sache!

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March 26, 2023

Product ID: 17814