Maps

SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters

Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours, Sightseeing, Accessibility

1119 Wharf St Beside Historic Bastion Square, Victoria, British Columbia, V8W 1T7

Open all year round.

SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters Accessibility

This business has self-assessed as having the following accessible attributes. Please contact the business directly for further detail if required.

Mobility

Entrance
  • Entrance has no steps or if there are one or more steps, there is non-slip ramp with a maximum of 5% slope
Lobby Or Reception Area
  • Lowered counter at the reception or ticket desk
Restroom In Public Area
  • Designated gender-neutral/family restroom that can also accommodate a support person
Activities & Transportation
  • Key activities are accessible to guests using mobility devices
  • Information displays (if applicable) at a lower height
  • Accessible spaces have clear views of the main activity (i.e. stage, viewing area)

Vision

Overall Space
  • Braille/large print signage for all publicly accessible areas
  • Audible alarm and/or public service system
  • Customer service staff have been trained, and prepared to verbally describe rooms, menus, business amenities and contracts/waivers in detail

Cognitive & Sensory Friendly

Overall Space
  • Subtle and/or natural lighting, no florescent or harsh lighting, and no dark shadows
  • Nonslip floor surfaces with minimal reflection
Signs & Navigation
  • Signs have minimal glare or reflection
Restroom In Public Area
  • Designated gender-neutral/family restroom that can also accommodate a support person

General

Emergency Plan
  • System in place for guests to contact a staff member for help if required
Service Dogs
  • Staff have been trained on guide and service dog policies
Additional Information

Our vessels are not wheelchair accessible but please call us to discuss your specific mobility requirements.

Join SpringTide for a 3 – 3.5 hour whale watching tour on our 61-foot ocean cruiser. Your boat has inside & outside seating and provides the very best viewing on walk-around outside decks. Experience joy, excitement and take away wonderful memories viewing our marine mammals (whales, porpoise, seals), and marine birds! Enjoy spectacular scenery while listening to professional biologists provide informative narrations. SpringTide is respected as a world-class leader in the provision of safe, educational & entertaining whale tours in Victoria BC. Our goal is to constantly exceed customer expectations by understanding & anticipating their needs and providing the best possible experience delivered by knowledgeable & caring employees. Leaders in conservation programs, the owners have volunteered their time for almost 30 years to ensure our oceans & their inhabitants have the environment they require to flourish for future generations to experience.