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Ocean EcoVentures Whale Watching

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1721 Cowichan Bay Road, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V9L 3X3, Canada
+1 250-748-3800
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Ocean EcoVentures' whale watching excursions depart daily from the seaside village of Cowichan Bay.Our Whale Watching tours focus on the Southern Resident Orca Whales, Transient Orca Whales, Humpback Whales, Grey Whales and Minke Whales. You will also encounter Sea Lions, Bald Eagles, Harbour Seals, Dalls and Harbour Porpoise.A small, owner-operated family business, Ocean EcoVentures is committed to providing you with an intimate and informative whale watching tour.
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“killer whales” (62 reviews)
“whale watching” (145 reviews)
“captain simon” (41 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1721 Cowichan Bay Road, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V9L 3X3, Canada
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+1 250-748-3800
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"killer whales"
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"whale watching"
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"captain simon"
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"transient whales"
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"knew exactly where"
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"super pod"
in 11 reviews
"these guys"
in 21 reviews
"amazing experience"
in 24 reviews
"sea lions"
in 36 reviews
"his passion"
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"great trip"
in 25 reviews
"his knowledge"
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"four hours"
in 9 reviews
"see whales"
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"survival suits"
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"spy hopping"
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"memorable trip"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As many others have commented positively!! Very good afternoon spent with Captain Gary!! We saw whales. Pod T46. Very interesting history and information about the whales. Highly recommended. We booked through Groupon for a nice savings.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Captain Tasli was not only worthy sea person but a wealth of information and passion. The half day trip was great with sightings of A pod of Southern Residents killer whales and a special spot with tons of Harbour seals. Highly recommended company. I heard...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great time! Tasli was the best captain! She was a wealth of knowledge and considerate of the wildlife resulting in an up close encounter with killer whales. They even swam under our boat! Then she took to us see a bunch of mama...More

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On June 30th we went out to a whale-watching tour guided by captain Gary. He was very passionate and explained alot about the whales we have seen. We were able to see four families of Orcas and a Humpback. Overall it was a great experience....More

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pmcrone
9 July 2018|
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Response from Julia S | Reviewed this property |
It would depend on the time of year and weekends always get booked up quicker. We went in May and booked about a week before. There were three full boats on our trip. I would book as soon as you can if you want a particular... More
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daniellescott914
2 February 2018|
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Response from Tellurian | Reviewed this property |
The Victoria Airport code is YYJ ; you can fly non-stop from San Francisco (SFO) on United or Air Canada or save some dough by stopping over in Seattle (SEA) with Delta. Then, as others said, no Lyft or Uber, but you can... More
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Abigail M
29 July 2017|
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Response from Kate v | Reviewed this property |
Hey Abigail-- so it's not too difficult, it's more of the timing and having the time. My husband and I initially thought this was a day trip but we turned it into an overnight excursion to Vancouver island-- which was well... More
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