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Prince of Whales Whale Watching - Victoria

812 Wharf Street, Lower Causeway Level, Victoria
British Columbia, V8W 1T3

Prince of Whales is BC's largest marine adventure company. We have been sharing premiere whale-watching and marine-wildlife experiences with the world for 20 years! With year-round departures from Vancouver and Victoria, we have welcomed more than 200,000 guests to our waters. Our floating classrooms provide an educational platform for guests interested in observing unique behaviours of marine wildlife in natural habitats.

From Victoria, tours range from 3-hour Zodiac and Ocean Magic Adventures to longer guided day tours with drop-off at Butchart Gardens private marine cove. Join us from May through September as we embark on an afternoon adventure across Georgia Straight on route to Vancouver. Enjoy comfort and convenience, as well as spectacular views, as we travel through the Gulf Islands behind Salt Spring Island.


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Months of Operation

Please note:  Zodiac Whale Watching Adventures operate every day, on demand, throughout the year. Ocean Magic Whale Watching Adventures operate April 1st - October 31st. Whale Watching connections to Vancouver and packages including The Butchart Gardens operate late May through late September.

Ratings, Affiliations & Accreditations

Visual accessibility

Amenities & Facilities *

Food Services
* charges may apply

Policies & Restrictions

Cancellation Policy
Full refunds are given to guest reservations that are cancelled at least 24 hours in advance of the departure time.
Group Policy
Full refunds are given to group reservations that are cancelled at least 24 hours in advance of the departure time.
Age Restrictions
Children looking to travel on a Zodiac Whale Watching Adventure tour must be at least seven years of age.
Clothing Gear Required
Please come prepared for cool weather. Dress in layers. It is always colder on the water than one might expect. Trip temperatures are typically 10 degrees Celsius or 18 degree Fahrenheit cooler than the temperature on land. Recommended clothing items include long pants, close toed shoes, a sweat shirt or fleece, and a jacket to break the wind. Guests are also advised to bring sunglasses as the help to shield the eyes when travelling at high speeds.
Height Restrictions
Guests looking to travel on a Zodiac Whale Watching Adventure must be at least 40 inches tall.
Mobility Restrictions
Persons with mobility restrictions are welcome to join our tours; however, mobility aids must be stowed away or stored in our office prior to each departure. There is no wheelchair access. In the case of serious physical disability, it will be up to the discretion of the captain based on safety. Please contact our office for more information.

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