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“Fastest boat in Victoria and plenty of wildlife”

Eagle Wing Whale Watching Tours
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US$ 99.65*
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Victoria Whale and Wildlife Cruise
Ranked #1 of 108 Tours in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: We are Wild 4 Whales! Eagle Wing Tours is Victoria, BC's 1st multiple award winning whale watching tour company. Guaranteed Whales & guaranteed adventure with the most thrilling, environmentally responsible, sustainable, professional, comfortable, and safe marine adventure tour company on Vancouver Island. Don't take our word for it: we have been rated as the #1 whale watching tour company in Victoria on Trip Advisor since 2007. As passionate stewards of a world renowned marine environment, we are motivated to provide our guests with more than just "a look at the whales". Eagle Wing Tours was Canada's first 100% carbon neutral whale watching tour company and the only one to support 1% For the Planet. You will be treated to attentive service by dedicated professionals who have spent their lives learning the intricacies of the local ecosystem. This locally owned and family operated marine adventure eco-tourism company offers the only sustainable, premium experience for travellers demanding more. We realize that most of our guests have traveled great distances at high cost to experience what we have the privilege of doing daily. We respect, and ultimately are grateful for this, and so with every departure we go above and beyond - maximizing guest satisfaction, overall comfort, and delivering the "WOW" factor!- at the center of the world's highest concentration of Killer whales (orca, or Blackfish) and other whale (cetacean) species in the Salish Sea, such as Humpback whales, Gray whales, and Minke whales. Our mission to you, our customer! Eagle Wing's mission is to work with purpose and passion on behalf of all wildlife in the Salish Sea, encouraging our guests to become more involved in the education and conservation of a sustainable, healthy, and more balanced marine eco-system... Inspiring the conservation of our marine environment, with a thrill! PASSION - EXPLORE - INSPIRE
Boynton Beach, Florida
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“Fastest boat in Victoria and plenty of wildlife”
Reviewed 29 May 2012

This was one of the best tours we took while on our recent cruise of Alaska that had a stop in Victoria, BC. We could not book this tour through the cruise line but did so online ourselves. The schedule was a little tight for us since the ship arrived at 2:00PM and the tour starts at 2:30PM but Eagle Wing was waiting for us at the end of the pier area and gave us a ride to Fisherman's Wharf (which is a fantastic place itself) so we could join the tour. Our guide was Chris, the captain of the Serenghetti - the fastest boat in Victoria. Ask for it by name :) Chris took us to see harbor seals, cailfornia sea lions, elephant seals, an eagles nest (with eagles) and a family of killer whales (which we stayed beside for about an hour. They had insulated flotation jackets to wear which kept us quite warm when we got up to "air conditioning speed" while sprinting from one location to the next. This tour was less expensive than the one offered by the cruise line and I am sure we observed much more wildlife than they did since we only saw their tour boat one time.

Visited May 2012
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“Best part of my vacation!”
Reviewed 19 May 2012

This was the best thing I did on my trip to Victoria. Jeff and Chris were so nice and so helpful with the planning. And once I got there the tour was fantastic! We saw so many whales!! Because they go out a little longer we were able to pass the other group boats and go to a section out further and see more then the others which was great. Jeff was very knowledgeable and taught me so much about the life of a whale.
As a note I was traveling alone, and this tour worked great for that as well (was not awkward at all). And I do typically get a bit seasick on small boats but I had no issues at all on this trip.
It was a fantastic experience that I will always remember. I recommend Eagle Wing Tours!

Visited May 2012
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Waterloo, Canada
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“Wow what a day!!!”
Reviewed 17 May 2012

We had a fantastic experience with Eagle WIng on Sunday May 6th. We were on the whales all day long. We visited with three different pods of Killer Whales and spent nearly an hour watching each one. Jeff the captain found the first pod within 15min and it was just one after the other all day long. The staff there were not only enthusiastic but extremely knowledgable! Not very often do you get to go whale watching with two marine biologists!
Thanks to Jeff, Val and Setphanie for making the day so much fun! It's worth the price just to take a ride in that scarab/rocket with three 250hp outboards, she could fly if she had wings!
Hold on tight on the way home! :)
Highly recommended!!!

Visited May 2012
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“Great experience”
Reviewed 14 May 2012

I was with Patrick B. and totally agree with him 100%. It was the best experience we had during our entire week of traveling.

Visited May 2012
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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“A Whale of an Experience”
Reviewed 10 May 2012

The lady at the desk was just as helpful and kind as could be. The guide, Chris is a master at finding Orcas. But not only that he has a wealth of knowledge about Orcas. It is almost like he knows them personally. The boat they use is great and Chris is a master at piloting it. We saw 50 whales that day. It was spectacular.

Visited May 2012
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