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Orca Spirit Adventures

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146 Kingston St | Marina Level, Coast Harbourside Hotel, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1V4, Canada
+1 250-383-8411
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US$ 81.78*
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Victoria Whale Watching Tour on a Covered Vessel
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US$ 81.78*
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Victoria Zodiac Boat Whale Watching Tour
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US$ 143.90*
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Whale Watching and Butchart Gardens
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As the founding whale watching company in Victoria, we set the standard and continue to be the leaders in providing the highest level of customer service, education and responsibility found in our industry.
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146 Kingston St | Marina Level, Coast Harbourside Hotel, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 1V4, Canada
+1 250-383-8411
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Reviewed yesterday

We were able to see many orcas on our trip. Megan gave us lots of information on our way to where the captain had reports of sightings. She even had a chart of markings on their tails to know which orca had been sighted and...More

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed yesterday

We had a great time on this whale watching trip. The boat, the Catalina Adventure is fast and smooth. There is a small snack area with reasonably priced snacks and drinks, free coffee and tea. There was lots of room on board although the decks...More

Thank KitTexas
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had to wait about 15 minutes for people coming from another pick up point but they did not cut our trip short. We got the full 3 hours. We did not see any orcas but saw at least 6 grey whales with one breaching...More

Thank skyhawk13
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our dream of seeing an Orca whale in its true habitat was one we had shared for years and was one of the main reasons we took this trip to Canada for my 55th birthday. All these dreams were placed in the hands of Orca...More

Thank CPM_62
Reviewed 5 days ago

We choose Orca Spirit with my family for a 3hours round trip on a Zodiac in August. We left the dock on time, for almost 2 hours we were full speed (at the end children on the boat couldn't wait for the boat to stop...More

Thank Carole P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Took a tour in September. The weather was calm and made for smooth sailing. The crew were great, friendly and very knowledgeable. We had approximately 15 sightings of a couple of Orca whale. The crew were able to give specific information about each of the...More

Thank Enza G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have the time this is a must. Alex our guide was great, he knew exactly where to go. As other boats chased the whales he waiting and it paid off. We had an 8m male breach right next our boat them swam straight...More

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the 17:00 zodiac trip with Captain Gregory on 3rd August and had an amazing experience. After leaving the harbour we briefly saw a humpback whale and then travelled on to meet up with L pod. We shadowed the pod of about 25...More

Thank Andrew4L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a tour with Orca Spirit adventures in Victoria BC. We had a all female crew from the Captain on down. The were all very good and knowledgeable. Everyone was very friendly. One of the crew members was a biologist. Within a few minutes...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This experience was definitely on my bucket list and it did not disappoint. We went with Captain Mick on a zodiac boat. He was very educative and funny. We were lucky enough to spot a mom Humpback whale and her calf and 2 orca families....More

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OrcaSpirit, Front Office Manager at Orca Spirit Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for choosing Orca Spirit Adventures for your recent whale watching tour in Victoria! We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your kind words, we will be sure to pass along your review to Mick, your driver. We hope you will join...More

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10 March 2017|
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Response from OrcaSpirit | Property representative |
Hello Caitlin, Thank you for your interest in joining us for a whale watching tour during your stay in Victoria! Our peak whale watching season runs May through October, during this time is when you could see resident and... More
Steve C
1 December 2016|
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Response from OrcaSpirit | Property representative |
Hello Steve, Thank your for your interest in joining us for a tour! There is lots to see this time of year on the Salish Sea via our adventurous Zodiac vessel. Our tours leave daily at 1pm from our convenient downtown... More
30 May 2016|
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Response from fidelisamicus | Reviewed this property |
There were a few kids on my tour , 7 yo would be fine but I'm not sure about the 3 yo. Just be sure to pick the larger boat with covered for a smoother ride. Check the weather forecast before you make a reservation.