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Prince of Whales Whale Watching

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812 Wharf St | (Lower Causeway Level), Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T3, Canada
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Prince of Whales is the largest and most environmentally sustainable whale watching and eco-adventure company operating out of both Victoria and Vancouver. With a fleet of both open and semi-covered boats, we are perfectly able to match a tour to your desires! Join us out of Victoria for a fun and adventurous Zodiac tour or climb aboard the world-famous Ocean Magic II. Both of these tours operate for 3 hours. Want to see whale watch off the coast of Vancouver Island AND see the beautiful Butchart Gardens all in one day? Join us on our Ultimate Day Tour out of Vancouver or our Whales and Gardens Tour out of Victoria. We also offer float plane options allowing you to travel from Seattle or Vancouver to Victoria, saving you time and energy planning. We are happy to accommodate overnight visitors to Victoria.
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“whale watching” (345 reviews)
“zodiac trip” (34 reviews)
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812 Wharf St | (Lower Causeway Level), Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T3, Canada
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"ocean magic"
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"whale watching"
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"great trip"
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"captain jeff"
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"saw orcas"
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"butchart gardens"
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"top deck"
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"hour trip"
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We came off a cruise boat, and Prince of Whales offered us an unbeatable excursion. The main attractions to Victoria are orca watching and Butchart Gardens. Prince of Whales offers both in one package. They take you out in a covered whale watching boat then...More

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I went with my dad for father's day on June 17th, 2018. We went for the 12:15 Ocean's Magic viewing with Captin Bill, First Mate James (I believe) and naturalist Rory and Lili. The experience was amazing! It was fun, interactive and Rory had a...More

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What a fantastic experience...we went on a closed boat tour on Saturday 16th at 4pm with well informed First mate Jennifer, Rory and Captain Bill. She was so knowledgable about the seas and whales which we saw and was always on hand to answer the...More

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My husband and I went whale watching with the prince of whales on a beautiful sunny Saturday. There a number of whale watching companies to choose from but after reading reviews and speaking to the staff we chose Prince of whales. The trip was very...More

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You get a choice of 2 types of boat and we went with the larger one and sat on the top deck for maximum views. We were taken to some small islands where the seals and sea lions live first then went looking for Orca,...More

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Nikki L
16 April 2017|
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Hi Nikki! This is a great question, and a common one we get in both our Vancouver and Victoria offices. So, what IS the difference between a Victoria and Vancouver departure? Basically, there are two different kinds of... More
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Nicole B
31 January 2017|
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Nicole, My pleasure! July is right smack dab in the middle of our peak season, so you have the opportunity to do whatever trip suits you best. Obviously whales are wild animals and we never know exactly where they're... More
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Nicole B
30 January 2017|
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Hi Nicole, great question! We have all of those things! We have trips out of both Victoria and Vancouver, and we regularly books flights for our guests on either a float plane or helicopter between the island and the... More
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