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Are you ready to embark on a one-of-a-kind exploration with Vancouver Island’s premium quality Whale Watching and Eco-Adventure company?Sooke Coastal Explorations can take you on an exhilarating West Coast marine adventure that will thrill your...more
1581 Dufour Rd, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 0T6, Canada
+1 250-642-2343
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 August 2016

My wife and I took out our 10 year old granddaughter for the Whale Watching trip -- totally comfortable in full suit survival suits -- perfect weather and Captain Dan did a marvellous job of getting us to where the action was -- we saw...More

6  Thank Ralph M
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I booked this Whale Watching tour in advance of my trip to Vancouver Island, it had been booked as a highlight, and staying in the remote town of Port Renfrew i found Sooke offered the closest trips... albeit via a 3 hour round trip. Paul,...More

8  Thank Amy S
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful adventure with Paul and Deanna. It was cool and grey day but saw over 50 humpback whales. Team were wonderful guides and they provided gear so we could stay warm. Zodiac was a great way to get up close to the...More

Thank Chuck Z
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

What a day. September 2nd, Captain Paul, sunny & smooth weather, 50+ Humpback Whales, 10+ Orca’s. A day I never forget. Captain Paul was impressed about the amount of whales and unstoppable. A 4h ride and a lifetime experience. Thanks!

Thank Yves P
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Enjoyed a great trip with Sooke Coastal Explorations, arrived to be taken out from Sooke harbour in a zodiac to watch humpbacks and seals at close quarters, we enjoyed the experience so much we re-booked for a couple of days later in the hope of...More

Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Great family adventure. Saw Humpbacks within minutes of our departure, Orca’s, seal, Bald Eagle. Really Nice guys giving the tour! Find this company at Sookewhalewatching.com

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Had a great day out whale watching today. Saw 3 humpbacks, eagles, harbour seals and elephant seals. The scenery was spectacular and our guide was really knowledgeable. There were only 8 of us on the boat so we all had spectacular views and loved the...More

Thank TAPW99
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We have been on a number of whale watching trips from different locations on Vancouver Island and this was up with the best. The zodiac crew were experienced and knowledgeable and while we got great views of the whales, and sea lions at Race Rocks,...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Excellent trip and excellent time to see Humpback whales. No joke. We saw about 40 whales. They were all around us. We couldn't decide which side of the zodiac to take pictures from, About 4 years ago I went on a whale watching tour out...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Went on 4 trips in a row with this company and every one was brilliant. So lucky to have seen the super pod of the Southern Residents return on our first trip. Also saw Humpbacks, Seals, Sealions and Gorgeous Ollie the Sea Otter. I will...More

Thank NickiB28
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Booked this trip easily by email. Quick reply from Matt gave us all the info we needed. We travelled out what seemed quite a way before we saw anything, but well worth the wait. Once we found our first humpback whale we couldn't stop seeing...More

Thank ASBJ
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Although a bit of confusion when we reserved our trip, it was an incredible experience and we would do it again. Kids loved it!

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Response from Lynn W | Reviewed this property |
There will always be killer whales here but not necessarily the Humpbacks because they are migratory. They should still be here around in the middle of October. Hope you have a wonderful anniversary and remember dress... More