Welcome aboard! Come join us for Whale Watching in Victoria BC where you will find the world's best location for viewing whales and robust varieties of marine life in the wild. Marine tour companies operate year round. Whale-watching tour companies generally operate between May and October. Excursions can be booked on a variety of boats including kayaks, rigid hull zodiacs, or passenger cruise vessels.
Most Whale watcing tours maintain and adhere to a comprehensive whale watching guideline protocol. be sure to look for the ones that make it a point to tell you about their dedication to these guidlines and that they practice a respect on the waters. idally if you can find a company that are powered by four-stroke ultra-quiet engines that do not bother the marine life and so clean-running they exceed Federal standards.
Passenger safety is the highest priority in every way for every Victoria Whale Watching tour guide. They should meet or exceed the safety standards established by Transport Canada. From vessel design and operation, to crew training and rescue equipment, you can rest assured that a company abiding by these guidlines and standard will keep you safe while out on the 2 to 3 degree water. Most Captains and Crew are Transport Canada Ship Safety certified to deal with emergency situations. As part of an ongoing commitment to safety, the operational guidelines call for regularly scheduled vessel checks and crew drills are ensured to the highest safety standards for you and your fellow passengers.
Are you in vancouver, but want to check out Victoria? Well now you can... spend the day in Victoria, the afternoon at Butchart Gardens and return to Vancouver directly from the Garden's dock - it's really fast and efficient.
When you are finished at The Gardens, just make your way to their private dock in Tod Inlet and climb aboard the Ocean Magic. Relax and prepare to be spellbound by spectacular northern Gulf Islands scenery and the stunning view of Vancouver as you sail under the Lion’s Gate Bridge. You'll arrive in Coal Harbour just in time for dinner at one of the city’s fabulous restaurants. The fastest daily schedule from Butchart Gardens to downtown Vancouver.
For the real island experience, purchase your "Taste of the Island" picnic basket to enjoy on your scenic cruise back to Vancouver.
Purchase optional Butchart admission and coach transportation to the Gardens through Prince of Whales tours.
Discover the Pacific Undersea Gardens, Victoria Royal BC Museum, Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria Government Parliament Buildings, Butchart Gardens, Victoria Miniature World IMAX Theatre and the Victoria Whale Watching tours.