Whale Watching

Spot orcas, humpback whales, grey whales, and more

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Orca swimming off Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, Canada

There are few sights more thrilling than whales in their natural environment, and the waters off the coast of British Columbia are rich with marine life.

British Columbia’s whale-watching vessels take people onto the ocean to spot orcas, humpback whales, grey whales, and minkes, and along the way often come across seals, sea lions, porpoises, and bald eagles.

Orca off Northern Vancouver Island | Northern Vancouver Island Tourism/Steven Fines
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Whale Watching in BC

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Hop on a whale-watching boat from Vancouver or Victoria or take a tour from more remote locations on Vancouver Island or up the BC coast. Then watch, awestruck, as these spectacular cetaceans display their intelligence and grace.

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