SpringTide Whale Watching

WINTER WONDERLAND SPECIAL

The winter waters are still filled with bait fish, salmon, seals, sea lions and porpoise. Humpbacks can be found in large numbers and both eco-types of Orca's have great success hunting.

Experience the Salish Sea and breathtaking wildlife from the comfort of our 60' Ocean Cruiser with heated cabin and 360 degree views and lots of outdoor space for social distancing.

Winter 2020 Special

$89 ALL TICKETS !!
$40 Off Adult Ticket

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Ticket Prices

  • Adults$129
  • Seniors$119
  • Youth$109
  • Children$99

COVID-19 UPDATE

Responding to advice from the Provincial Health Officer. We have temporarily paused our tours until the 8th December 2020.
Special private family charters of up to 6 people are still available. Contact us for more info.

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Departures

Summer

  • Morning10:00 am
  • Afternoon2:00 pm

Fall / Winter

  • Afternoon1:00 pm

You’re here to see the whales and wildlife. 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 -3.5 hours in length, and depart multiple times a day. And, you can choose which one of our purpose built boats suit you best (During 2020 our Zodiacs will not be operating). Departing from Vicotria's inner harbour, you can join us on the Marauder IV, our 60ft 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!

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SpringTide Whale Watching & Eco Tours Marketing
2020-10-23
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sarmistha saha
sarmistha saha
2020-10-07
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John Rocher
John Rocher
2020-09-26
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Amazing experience with excellent tour guides!!! 5 Star all the way!!!!
Steve Mallet
Steve Mallet
2020-09-19
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Went with these guys 10 years ago add a great time, hoping to do it again soon. My path is yet again heading that way.
Joddie Xiong
Joddie Xiong
2020-09-12
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Deborah Davy
Deborah Davy
2020-09-01
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Fantastic experience , staff were friendly , knowledgeable and very enthusiastic. We saw about 20 whales humpbacks and orcas Everyone was masked and socially distanced. Very dedicated team all they wanted was to ensure all passengers were enjoying themselves
Natasha Millard
Natasha Millard
2020-08-31
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Amazing whale watching experience. Heather was an exceptional naturalist/guide, and all staff were very professional and took great care of us. We saw Orcas and Humpbacks in the same area. It was spectacular!
Kevin Stumpy Campbell
Kevin Stumpy Campbell
2020-08-24
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It was a pretty wicked experience to have.
Kaity Gervais
Kaity Gervais
2020-08-23
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We had a wonderful time showing our parents the beautiful Pacific Ocean! From check-in with Erin, Izzy’s witty puns, Heather’s knowledge, and captain Ian’s expert whale tracking, we couldn’t have asked for a more perfect trip. I have been a couple other times with other whale watching companies, and I thought it was normal to spend over an hour (out of a 3 hour trip) just to get out on the water to where the whales are... it was such a relief to be able to spend most of our tour time ACTUALLY watching humpback whales! They even provided free buffs for all passengers during COVID, and the boats were at less than half capacity, which made for the ultimate viewing experience— no competing for views with other passengers! It felt very comfortable and like they were properly following procedure. All in all, I definitely plan on coming back to SpringTide again; I can’t explain just how impressed I was with their services, especially compared to other companies in the harbour.
Shay Bachelet
Shay Bachelet
2020-08-21
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We had a great time on the Whale Watching tour with Springtide! Heather and Izzy were wonderful guides, we saw a group of orcas and the lighthouse with seals and sea lions. It was very cold (20 degrees and cloudy that day)- I highly recommend many, many layers

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