SpringTide Whale Watching


With 27 years sharing whale & wildlife adventures in Victoria, SpringTide’s Whale Watching & Marine Wildlife Tours take you through famous ecosystems and surround you with the most breathtaking scenery that British Columbia has to offer.

Join a Winter Wildlife Tour offered now to March. April to October join our comfortable 61 ft Covered Yacht, or hop aboard one of our fast open Zodiacs.

Winter Wildlife SPECIAL ON NOW! $99 per adult

Online Special for Zodiac Tours - just mention WINTER when reserving
What a great way to spend your day - visiting with our local wildlife

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Ticket Prices

  • Adults$119
  • Seniors$109
  • Youth$99
  • Children$89

Winter Wildlife Tours available!

Our Winter Zodiac Marine Wildlife tours depart 1 pm most days
Summer (Apr to Oct) Whale Watching adventures depart from downtown daily

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Winter (zodiac only)

  • Afternoon1:00 pm


  • Morning10:00 am
  • Afternoon1:00 pm
  • Afternoon2:00 pm
  • Evening5:00 pm

You’re here to see the whales. And we’re here to help you do it!

You want Whales? We’ve got Whales. The local Orcas (Killer Whales), along with Humpback; Gray; and Minke Whales, cruise our waters throughout the year, giving us great success rates. In fact, everywhere you turn, the photographic opportunities in Vancouver Island’s marine ecosystem are spectacular. Keep your camera clicking as our on-board naturalist shares the ecology of the beautiful environment that surrounds you.

Our Whale Watching tours are 3 hours in length, and depart multiple times a day. And, you can choose which one of our purpose built boats suit you best. Departing from Vicotria's inner harbour, you can join us on the Marauder IV, our 61ft MotorYacht, or for a more adventurous ride hop aboard one of our high speed open Zodiacs. A tip for you – it’s best to allow some extra time for your tour, because sometimes we stay a little longer to give you the best trip possible!


Lastest Whale & Wildlife Sightings from our Captain's Log

Sunshine and Sightings

January 27, 2020

What a glorious day it was in Victoria, BC- the perfect conditions for a marine wildlife tour! The tour started off in the direction of Race Rocks Lighthouse Reserve. Here we were met with some very chatty California Sea Lions! ...

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Our Lastest Whale, Wildlife, and Victoria News and Articles

T46B1B - The little grey Orca

Tl’uk The White W’orca

Forget white walkers, it’s all about this white w’orca -Tl’uk! This juvenile killer whale, first spotted in late November 2018, is part of the T046B pod. This family pod is often seen in and around the waters of Vancouver Island. …

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Lower Granite Dam

Well, I’ll Be Dammed!

Each year millions of salmon navigate their way from open ocean to freshwater spawning grounds in a journey to reproduce. These runs are vital to the survival of the many species influenced by wild salmon populations. In addition to being …

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Dan Kukat about the industry’s future

Last week, it was a pleasure to be able to welcome aboard Kori Sidaway from CHEK news to talk about the current state of the Whale Watch Industry. This summer season has seen a marked decrease in sales for whale …

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