Victoria Whale Watch Safari and Speed Boat Return Pre Cruise Hotel
Spend the day watching whales and discovering Victoria before setting sail on your cruise! Take a high-speed boat ride out to the whale watching are for an up close and personal look at these magnificent animals.
Between Orca (summer), Gray and Humpback whales (spring and fall), your chances of seeing one of these magnificent animals is 85 percent. While on the water you can enjoy the spectacular scenery of the Gulf Islands as well as a variety of other wildlife. Sea lions, porpoises and seals are in abundance as well as a myriad of shore birds including gulls, cormorants, blue herons and bald eagles. Be sure to have your camera and binoculars ready!
Continue to Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. Once on land, hit the must-see attractions including the massive Gothic-style Christ Church Cathedral. Head over to Beacon Hill Park then walk through the childhood home of renowned Canadian artist and writer Emily Carr. Pause in Chinatown for a bargain and a bite, and make sure to visit Craigdarroch Castle and learn about this 19th century Scottish Baronial mansion's storied past.
Note the British influence everywhere from the architecture to the numerous china, linen and antique shops. Pop into one of the dozens of tea rooms for high tea along with delicious sandwiches and dainty cream puffs before boarding the boat for your return ride back to Vancouver.
This tour is perfect for families and those who love nature. Reserve your spot today to see Victoria and the wild side of Vancouver.
Please Note: This 12-hour tour is available May to September. Guests must be able to enter and exit transportation. It is suggested that you bring sun protection plus a warm sweater or jacket due to windy conditions. No wheelchair access available.