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SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters

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1119 Wharf St | Historic Bastion Square, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T7, Canada
+1 250-384-4444
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WHALE WATCH with SpringTide on the 84 passenger, 61-foot Marauder. Experience the joy, excitement and wonderful memories of our mammals, whales, porpoise, seals and marine birds! Enjoy complimentary beverages while listening to professional biologists provide informative narrations. Or, join an exhilarating excursion onboard one of our high-speed, open Zodiacs.SPORTFISH year round for Salmon & Halibut on SpringTide’s 42’ Sporfisher.
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1119 Wharf St | Historic Bastion Square, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I did the 3 hour whale watching excursion today on a covered boat and we had such an fantastic day! Marcus and Gord were excellent tour guides and are extremely knowledgeable. I would highly recommend this tour for comfort, hospitality and picture...More

Thank 154945Tracy01
SpringTideWhaleTours, Manager at SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear 154945Tracy01, Thank you for your kind and thoughtful review! We are so pleased to hear that you had a good time on our Covered Vessel tour and that Gord and Marcus were able to provide an educational tour. We feel extremely lucky to have...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017

My 71yo mother, 6yo daughter and I all had a fantastic time. We went in the covered vessel which was very comfortable. We were very excited to see Orcas, and I was impressed by the captain and company's commitment to their wellbeing.More

Thank FionainTassie
SpringTideWhaleTours, Manager at SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear FionainTassie, Thank you so much for your review! We are so pleased to hear that you had a great time on our Marauder IV. We feel strongly that our Covered Vessel tour is one that the whole family can enjoy, so we are delighted...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017

we did the morning 3 hour zodiac trip it was wonderful saw whales orcas seals and had a very good time the ride is fast and rough so if your not into that don't do the Zodiac,. Make sure you take sunblock,, sunglasses and a...More

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SpringTideWhaleTours, Manager at SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear Auxano, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad to hear that you had a good tour. Thank you for adding in all your tips for a good trip - it’s very easy to get a...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent trip. Our guide Cameron was super and very knowledgeable. We saw lots of humpbacks. Great day. I would recommend SpringTide. Thank youMore

1  Thank eklein1955
SpringTideWhaleTours, Manager at SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear eklein1955, Thank you so much for your review and for recommending us! We are thrilled to hear that you had a great trip on our High-Speed Zodiac with Cameron. Cameron is a very passionate and knowledgeable skipper we are lucky to have him! We're...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

We hat a great whale watching with Captain Greg. It was just amazing! Greg is a great guide and knows the best spots. Well done Greg!

Thank Walter B
SpringTideWhaleTours, Manager at SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear Walter B, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We are so glad to hear that you had a great trip on our High-Speed Zodiac! Please join us again anytime. Sincerely, Chloe Howarth Manager, SpringTide Whale Watching

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely spectacular trip! Marcus was extremely knowledgeable and fun to have as our guide. All the staff is friendly which made for a great day.More

Thank Kaarc22
SpringTideWhaleTours, Manager at SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear Kaarc22, Thank you so much for kind review! We’re so happy to hear that you enjoyed your trip aboard Marauder IV with Marcus, he certainly knows his fair share of whale facts! Thanks so much for sharing that beautiful photo, it looks like you...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017

From first contact with this company, I was impressed with their professionalism. I literally called to book a tour two minutes before they closed (9:58pm) and rather than brushing me off or rushing, the lady who took my booking was friendly and happy to answer...More

Thank megscamille
SpringTideWhaleTours, Manager at SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear megscamille, Thank you so much for your thoughtful review! We are so pleased to hear that you had a great experience with all our crew members; we try our hardest to ensure that every guest feels welcomed and well looked after! It sounds like...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

We had a great whale watching tour with Captain Greg. We could see orcas, seals, sea lions... and even a young whale. Greg told us interesting things about the animals and the surroundings and transmitted his enthusiasm for what he does. Thank you!More

Thank Raquel R
SpringTideWhaleTours, Manager at SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear Raquel R, Thank you for your review! We are so thrilled to hear that you had such a great time. We pride ourselves on our enthusiastic crew members so it’s always lovely to hear that passengers feel the same way! Sounds like you had...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

We had a fantastic time on a whale watching excursion with Captain Martin. He was very knowledgeable about the area and we saw lots of humpback whales, a sea otter, an eagle and lots of sea lions. We were in a Zodiak and the marine...More

Thank Debra M
SpringTideWhaleTours, Manager at SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Dear Debra M, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We are so happy to hear that Martin was able to provide you with a great tour, sounds like you had a wonderful time. Thank you for sharing your pictures...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

We had a fantastic whale watching tour with SpringTide and saw a pod of very active orcas - totally amazing day! The boat has lots of comfortable seating and covered upper deck, very professional and friendly crew plus knowledgeable naturalist on board. Marcus was very...More

Thank rjk307
SpringTideWhaleTours, Manager at SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Dear rjk307, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us and that the Orcas had lots of energy to show off! Marcus is a wonderful naturalist and photographer, we feel very lucky to...More

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kimt480
22 April 2017|
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Response from IrishOrcaGirl |
Dear Kim T, Ogden Point is either a short 7 minute taxi ride from our office or a 30-40 minute walk. If you were to book for a 10am trip with us we would need you at our office 40 minutes before departure, 9:20am. We hope... More
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Leann O
11 August 2016|
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Response from SpringTideWhaleTours | Property representative |
Hi Leann O, Luckily for our guests there is no better time of day to see Whales. We see Whales just as much on the morning tours as we do in the afternoon or evening. Killer Whales don't sleep like humans do. They do... More
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scotty2121
14 April 2016|
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Response from SpringTideWhaleTours | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry! The Marauder IV really is a great vessel, with truly terrific crew who care passionately about our mammals and ecosystems. The crew are the true gems of our company, interested in sharing... More
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