British Columbia Activities
Whale Watching

British Columbia is well known for for its whale watching tours and excursions. Find a guides that will take you on a fun filled adventure where you can experience the amazing sight of Orcas or the Killer Whales, Humpback Whales, Grey Whales and other marine animals. You will find the whale watching guides listed under the the mainland, the Victoria area and Vancouver Island areas.

Steveston Seabreeze Adventures. Richmond, BC V7E 1T7. Phone: 604-272-7200; Fax: 604-272-7999. E-mail

Steveston Seabreeze Whale Watching tours transit the lower Fraser River, the Gulf of Georgia and the Canadian and American Gulf Islands in search of Southern Resident Orca Steveston Seabreeze Whale Watching tourswhales, transient Orca Whales, Humpback Whales, Gray Whales, Minke Whales, Stellar Sea Lions, Dalls Porpoise and a large variety of other marine wildlife. Our three- to five-hour tours cruise some of the most scenic areas of the British Columbia coast line. We can accommodate 69 passengers per trip with a maximum of 23 passengers per vessel. All boats are semi-enclosed for comfort and all have washroom facilities.

B.C. - Mainland

Vancouver Area

Ocean Adventures Charter Co. Ltd. PO Box 3835, Garibaldi Highlands, BC V0N 1T0. Phone: 604-898-5996; Fax: 604-898-5996; Cell: 604-815-8382.

Steveston Seabreeze Adventures. Richmond, BC V7E 1T7. Phone: 604-272-7200; Fax: 604-272-7999. E-mail

Vancouver Whale Watch. 210-12240 2nd Avenue,  Richmond (Steveston), BC V7E 3L8. Phone: 604-274-9565; Fax: 604-274-9575. E-mail

Wild Whales Vancouver. 1806 Mast Tower Road, Vancouver BC, V6H 4B6. Phone: 604-699-2011; Fax: 604-699-2014. E-mail

Vancouver Island - South (Victoria Area)

BC Whale Tours. 1234 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC. Phone: 250-590-5030.

Clipper Vacations. Phone: 250-382-8100; Toll-free: 1-800-888-2535.

Cuda Marine Adventures. Phone: 250-383-8411; Toll-free: 1-888-672-6722; Fax: 250-383-4666. E-mail

Eagle Wing Whale Watching Tours. Fisherman's Wharf, 12 Erie Street, Victoria, BC V8V 4X5. Phone: 250-384-8008; Toll-free: 1-800-708-9488. E-mail

Fantasea Charters. 950 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC. Phone: 250-658-6052; Toll-free: 1-888-721-1100; Fax: 250-658-6477. E-mail

Five Star Whale Watching. Fairmont Empress: 651 Humboldt Street, Victoria, BC V8W 1A6. Phone: 250-388-7223; Toll-free: 1-800-634-9617; Fax: 250-388-5474. E-mail

Great Pacific Adventures. 950 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC V8W 1T4. Phone: 250-386-2277; Toll-free: 1-877-733-6722. E-mail

Naturally Salty Excursions. PO Box 5595, Victoria, BC V8R 6S4. Phone/Fax: 250-382-9599.

Ocean EcoVentures. 1721 Cowichan Bay Road, Cowichan Bay, BC V0R 1N0. Phone: 250-748-3800; Toll-free: 1-866-748-5333. E-mail

Ocean Explorations. 602 Broughton Street, Victoria, BC V8W 1C7. Toll-free: 1-888-442-6722. E-mail

Orca Spirit Adventures. 146 Kingston Street, Marina Level, Victoria, BC V8V 1V4. Phone: 250-383-8411; Toll-free: 1-888-672-6722. E-mail

Prince of Whales. 812 Wharf Street, Lower Causeway Level, Victoria, BC V8W 1T3. Phone: 250-383-4884; Toll-free: 1-888-383-4884; Fax: 250-383-4882. E-mail

Sea King Adventures. Pier #4 Fisherman's Wharf, Victoria, BC. Phone: 250-381- 4173. E-mail

Seacoast Expeditions. 146 Kingston Street, Victoria, BC V8V 1V4. Phone: 250-383-2254; Toll-free: 1-800-386-1525; Fax: 250-383-4383. E-mail

Sidney Whale Watching. 2537 Beacon Avenue, Sidney, BC V8L 1Y3. Phone: 250-656-7599. E-mail

Sooke Coastal Explorations. 6585 Sooke Road, Sooke, BC V0S 1NO. Phone: 250-642-2343; Toll-free: 1-888-487-9991. E-mail

SpringTide Whale Tours and Charters. 1119 Wharf Street, Victoria, BC V8X 5E4. Phone: 250-384-4444; Toll-free: 1-800-470-3474; Fax: 250-658-0779. E-mail

Vancouver Island - Mid Coast

Aboriginal Journeys. 1434 Ironwood Street, Suite 398, Campbell River, BC V9W 5T5. Phone: 250-850-1101; Toll-free: 1-888-455-8101; Fax: 250-850-1011. E-mail

Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure. Phone: 250-287-2667; Toll-free: 1-877-909-2667. E-mail GPS: 50.032; -125.243

Canadian Nature Cruises. 6781 Westview Drive Delta, BC V4E 2L7. Phone: 604-596-7077; Toll-free: 1-877-596-0701; Fax:604-596-7703. E-mail

Eagle Eye Adventures. Discovery Harbor, Dock K, Campbell River, BC. Phone: 250-286 0809; Toll-free: 1-877-286-0809.

Hurricane Jack Adventures. Moored at: Discovery Marina, E Dock, Campbell River, BC. Phone: 250-287-2667; Toll-free: 1-877-909-2667; Fax: 250-287-2869. E-mail

Vancouver Island - North

Mackay Whale Watching. PO Box 66, Port McNeill, BC, Canada V0N 2R0. Toll-free: 1-877-663-6722; Fax: 250-956-9864. E-mail

Northern Lights Expeditions. Mail: PO Box 4289, Bellingham WA 98227. Phone: 360-734-6334; Toll-free: 1-800-754-7402; Fax: 360-734-6150. E-mail

Ocean Adventures Charter Company. 1144 Strathaven Drive, Suite 404, North Vancouver, BC V7H 2Z6. Phone: 604-812-9453; Fax: 604-988-5990. E-mail

Orca Dreams. PO Box 353, Heriot Bay, BC V0P 1H0. Phone: 250-202-2765. E-mail

Pacific Northwest Expeditions. 1819 Morden Road, Nanaimo, BC V9x 1T9. Phone: 250-754-6300; Toll-free: 1-866-529-2522.

Spirit of the West Adventures.1380 Hooley Road, PO Box 569, Heriot Bay, BC V0P 1H0. Phone: 250-285-2121; Toll-free: 1-800-307-3982; Fax: 250-285-2104. E-mail

Seasmoke Whale Watching. PO Box 483, Alert Bay, BC V0N 1A0. Phone/Fax: 250-974-5225; Toll-free: 1-800-668-6722. E-mail

Stubbs Island Whale Watching. 24 Boardwalk, Telegraph Cove; Mail: PO Box 2-2, Telegraph Cove, BC V0N 3J0. Phone: 250-928-3185; Toll-free: 1-800-665-3066; Fax: 250-928-3102. E-mail GPS: 50.5465 N; 126.8338W

Vancouver Island - West Coast


Postels Marine Educational Expeditions. 463 Bamfield Inlet, Bamfield BC, V0R 1B0. Phone: 250-728-3437;Fax: 250-728-3439. E-mail GPS: 4849.5N; 1258.5W


Jamie's Whale Watching. 606 Campbell, PO Box 129, Tofino, BC VOR 2ZO. Phone: 250-725-3919; Toll-free: 1-800-667-9913.

Ocean Outfitters. 368 Main Street, Tofino, BC VOR 2ZO. Phone: 250-725-2866; Toll-free: 1-877-906-2326. E-mail

Remote Passages. PO Box 624, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0. Phone: 250-725-3330; Toll-free: 1-800-666-9833; Fax: 250-725-3380. E-mail

West Coast Aquatic Safaris. 101A Fourth Street, PO Box 967, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0. Phone: 250-725-9227; Toll-free: 1-877-594-2537. E-mail

The Whale Centre. 411 Campbell Street, PO Box 111, Tofino, BC V0R 2Z0. Phone: 250-725-2132; Toll-free: 1-888-474-2288; Fax: 250-725-2136. E-mail


Aquamarine Adventures. 200 Hemlock Street, Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0. Phone: 250-726-7727; Toll-free: 1-866-726-7727. E-mail

Archipelago Wildlife Cruises. PO Box 218, Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0. Phone: 250-726 8289.

Barkley Adventure Station. Box 541, Ucluelet, BC, V0R 3A0. Toll-free: 1-866-726-7727. E-mail

Beachcomber Ocean Adventures. Phone: 250-726-3444; Toll-free: 1-877-363-2288. E-mail

Canadian Princess Resort. Phone: 250-598-3366; Toll-free: 1-800-663-7090.

Jamie's Whaling Station. 168 Fraser Lane, Ucluelet, BC. Phone: 250-726-7444: Toll-free: 1-877-726-7444. E-mail

Subtidal Adventures. 1950 Peninsula Road, PO Box 78, Ucluelet, BC VOR 3A0. Phone; 250-726-7336; Toll-free: 1-877-444-1134; Fax: 250-726-1292. E-mail

Islands north of Vancouver Island

Malcolm Island

SOINTULA SEA-CAT ADVENTURES. Phone: 250-973-2052; Fax: 250-973-2025. E-mail

Queen Charlotte Islands

Copper Sky Sailing Adventures. Phone: 604-596-7077; Toll-free: 1-877-596-0701; Fax: 604-596-7703. E-mail

Great Distance Sailings

Ocean Adventures Charter Company. 1144 Strathaven Drive, Suite 404, North Vancouver, BC V7H 2Z6. Phone: 604-812-9453; Fax: 604-988-5990. E-mail

Related Web Sites

Coastal Research Foundation (CERF). Allison Harbour, PO Box 124, Port Hardy, BC V0N 2P0. Phone: 604-202-9350; Toll-free: 1-877-223-2373; Fax: 815-327-0183. E-mail

CERF is a Canadian non-profit organization that funds research on whales, dolphins, and their environment through an eco-tourism program. Here you will find information on the whale research trips we offer, as well as on our research programs. You will also find some general whale & dolphin information.

Orca Watch

Pacific Rim Whale Festival. PO Box 955, Ucluelet, BC V0R 3A0. Phone: 250-726-7798. E-mail

Pacific Whale Watch Association (formerly Whale Watch Operator's Association Northwest)

The Race Rocks Marine Protected Area

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