The area is renowned for attracting whales, and this tour enjoys a 90% sighting success rate. On your quest to find orcas (killer whales), you’ll have the opportunity to see the inhabitants of this diverse marine ecosystem, including bow riding Dall’s porpoises, sea lions, bald eagles and seals. Select the shuttle option to include round-trip transportation from downtown Vancouver, and spend a morning or afternoon in touch with nature on this memorable whale-watching tour!
- 3- to 5-hour whale-watching tour
- Discover orcas, porpoises, sea lions, seals, eagles and more!
- 90% success rate of sighting whales
- Shuttle option for round-trip transportation from downtown Vancouver
- Travel through the spectacular Gulf and San Juan island chains
- Accompanied by a professional naturalist
- A once-in-a-lifetime experience!
Recent Photos of this Tour
The vessels used on this whale-watching tour are open-air or covered high-speed zodiac boats that ensure a smooth and comfortable trip whatever the weather! On your thrilling expedition, you will hear illuminating commentary delivered by professional naturalists, and you’ll see the magnificent orca in its natural habitat. Onboard hydrophones allow you to experience the wild calls of the orcas first hand, and photo ID charts will even help you to identify them. Look out for the orca named Granny, believed to be over 100 years old!
Air-conditioned shuttle transportation is available from nine centrally located pickup points in downtown Vancouver, and free parking is available in Steveston Village for those arriving by car.
Don’t miss this extraordinary rendezvous with nature on the southwest coast of Canada!
GUARANTEED WHALE SIGHTINGS OR YOUR NEXT TRIP IS FREE!
Reviewed by Susan T, October 2012
Everyone worked very hard to make this trip successful. It was the longest trip they had to locate the whales. Really enjoyed it.
Reviewed by Suzanne M, October 2012
We saw 2 pods of orcas (over 20 individuals)
Very knowledgeable staff with detailed family trees of the orcas
Excellent captain, with keen sense of safety.