Why Orca Spirit

VICTORIA’S PREMIER WHALE WATCHING COMPANY

With daily departures from multiple locations, the largest selection of open and covered boats, free shuttle service, and a passionate team who does everything possible to make sure you have an amazing experience, we are Victoria’s whale and wildlife watching tour company of choice for guests from around the world.

Oh, and did we mention our perfect safety record and long term commitment to eco-tourism and sustainability practices? It all adds up to five star reviews and gold business awards that set Orca Spirit apart.

TOP RATED BY GUESTS ON TRIPADVISOR

Brilliant! Amazing! A Dream Come True! It’s easy to see why guests give Orca Spirit whale watching tours a big thumbs up.

WHALE SIGHTSEEING GUARANTEE

We don’t stop at a 98% success rate. If your tour doesn’t experience a sighting, we’ll invite you to join us again.

LARGEST SELECTION OF OPEN AND COVERED BOATS

From luxury yachts to wind-in-your-hair zodiacs, we operate Victoria’s biggest fleet of fully equipped and certified vessels.

FREE DOWNTOWN HOTEL SHUTTLE SERVICE

We pick you up from your downtown Victoria hotel, and take you back, or to elsewhere in the city core, when the trip is over.

What Sets Us Apart

TWO CENTRAL LOCATIONS

TWO CENTRAL LOCATIONS

With departure locations on both sides of Victoria’s Inner Harbour, you’re just minutes away from an amazing whale and wildlife watching experience.

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HIGHLY EXPERIENCED AND KNOWLEDGEABLE

HIGHLY EXPERIENCED AND KNOWLEDGEABLE

Every tour is led by a certified Marine Naturalist with deep expertise in ecology and west coast wildlife.

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EXPANDED TOUR RANGE

EXPANDED TOUR RANGE

With locations stretching from Victoria to Port Renfrew, we cover the widest range of whale watching territory in the region.

MULTI AWARD WINNING

MULTI AWARD WINNING

Check out some of the ways we’ve been recognized for climate action, sustainability, eco-tourism, hospitality, and more.

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CONSERVATION & RESPONSIBLE TOURISM

CONSERVATION & RESPONSIBLE TOURISM

Check out some of the ways we’ve been recognized for climate action, sustainability, eco-tourism, hospitality, and more.

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VICTORIA’S FINEST FLEET

VICTORIA’S FINEST FLEET

From yachts to zodiacs, we operate Victoria’s finest fleet of certified whale watching and private charter vessels.

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How we’re different

From five star reviews to gold star awards and a deep commitment to eco-tourism and sustainability, see why Orca Spirit Adventures is the whale watching company of choice for guests from around the world.

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2017 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence
Victoria's largest fleet and best selection of boats
Whale Sighting Guarantee
Two Victoria Inner Harbour Departure Locations
Port Renfrew Tour Departures
Free Hotel Shuttle Service
Carbon Neutral Tours
Wildlife Conservation Fee
Largest Operational Range
Onboard Washrooms
Award Winning Guides & Naturists
Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce Business Awards: 2017 Business of the Year
Tourism Vancouver Sustainability Award 2016
Green Tourism: Gold Level 201
Vancouver Island Green Business Certification
Surfrider Certification 2017
Exclusive Partnership & Packages with Harbour Air Seaplanes

Leaders in responsible Eco-Tourism

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