One Way Whale Watching Trip from Victoria to Vancouver
Enjoy a 6 hour-15 minute whale watching catamaran cruise as you sail from Victoria, across the Salish Sea to Vancouver's Granville Island. Watch the abundant wildlife, stroll through Vancouver's downtown district, and more, when you book this guided sea adventure in Victoria, British Columbia. This one-way adventure doesn't include return transportation to Victoria or complimentary snacks, but you'll get the chance to bring your own or buy snacks onboard using Canadian cash only and enjoy complimentary beverages like coffee and tea. You'll also get to enjoy whale watching on a fully guided three-hour cruise with a certified marine naturalist who will transport you along the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Haro Strait with a year-round guarantee to see whales. You'll also get to enjoy a 2.5-hour sunset cruise to downtown Vancouver, featuring panoramic views from a platform ideal for viewing seabirds and sunsets alike, making this whale watching excursion a great choice for marine enthusiasts who want to see humpback whales and other marine life.
Begin your seasonal sea adventure by making your way to Downtown Victoria's Adventure Centre via a five to seven-minute cab ride from your port (not included). Once you arrive, you'll begin the first part of your whale watching excursion by hopping aboard a comfortable 95-passenger catamaran that will take you cruising harborside and through the scenic waterways that lead to the iconic Butchart Cove. Enjoy a three-hour fully guided experience as you journey across the Salish Sea with your certified marine naturalist, taking in panoramic views of the waterways and various marine life species, including seabirds, humpback whales, and orcas, which remarkably swim up to 100 miles per day.
With a quick stop at the Butchart Gardens' Butchart Cove to pick up a few guests, you'll get a chance to enjoy the complimentary beverages onboard the ship, such as coffee, hot chocolate, and tea. You can purchase snacks (Canadian cash only) or enjoy your own before continuing your 2 hour and 30-minute sunset cruise across the Georgia Strait. Your scenic sea excursion concludes with a stop at the Granville Island Adventure Center. Explore downtown Vancouver's seafood scene on your own for the perfect end to the second half of your tour.
Whether you're looking for a scenic sailing experience to catch a glimpse of orcas or to watch the golden hues of the setting sun create a picturesque scene along the Salish Sea and Canadian coastline, this tour offers much to see and do. Sign up for this whale watching tour today for an exciting time in Victoria.