SpringTide Whale Watching

GET ON BOARD THE ULTIMATE
WHALE WATCHING ADVENTURE

We have over 26 years experience sharing whale watching and wildlife adventures in Victoria, BC. SpringTide’s Whale Watching and Marine Nature Tours will take you through famous ecosystems and surround you with the most breathtaking scenery that British Columbia has to offer. Join us on our comfortable 61 ft Covered Yacht, or for a more adventurous ride hop aboard one of our high speed open Zodiacs.

Over 25 years
of adventure

We’ve been sharing the waters with Marine Wildlife for 26 years.

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Ticket Prices

  • Adults$124.00
  • Seniors$114.00
  • Youth$104.00
  • Children$94.00

Get on board
7 days a week

Our Whale Watching Victoria adventures depart from downtown daily.

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Departures

  • Morning10:00 AM
  • Afternoon1:00 PM
  • Afternoon2:00 PM
  • Afternoon3:00 PM
  • Evening5:30 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!

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Lastest Whale & Wildlife Sightings from our Captain's Log

Humpbacks to the Left, Humpbacks to the Right!

August 22, 2019

MORNING TOURS It was a beautiful, glassy morning out on the Salish Sea. The Marauder IV sailed smoothly south towards the Canadian-American border. It truly was the perfect conditions for whale watching and we could spot blows from Humpback whales ...

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Our Lastest Whale, Wildlife, and Victoria News and Articles

Our Neighbours River Otters

Since the beginning of the summer season here in Victoria, we have had many sightings of one of our cute and mischievous neighbors in the harbour: River Otters! River Otters are small aquatic mammals. They eat fish, shellfish, birds and …

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Whales and freighter

Vessel Collisions & Underwater Noise

THREATS TO MARINE MAMMALS It’s hard to imagine that whales in the Salish Sea would worry about much in their day to day lives. Orcas are the apex predators of the ocean and therefore don’t have to worry about a …

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Southern Resident J16

Southern Residents Moving Out?

The Southern Resident Killer Whales are spending less time in the Salish Sea… Is it no longer a favourite place? The evidence is clear. Usually the Southern Resident Killer Whales will spend a good portion of the summer months doing …

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