Whale Watching Vancouver Island

  • Whale Watching Vancouver Island

    Parksville Qualicum Beach's central location makes it the perfect base for whale watching Vancouver Island.
    Parksville Qualicum Beach's central location makes it the perfect base for whale watching Vancouver Island.

Whale Watching Vancouver Island

Parksville Qualicum Beach's central location makes it the perfect base for whale watching Vancouver Island. Many of the whale watching tour companies also offer Black Bear and Grizzly Bear excursions.

In just over an hours drive you can hop on a Killer Whale watching tour at Cowichan Bay or Campbell River.

Cowichan Bay Whale Watching

Tours launched from Cowichan Bay 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 as well as a myriad of marine birds on your whale watching eco tour of the scenic Canadian Gulf Islands and U.S. San Juan Islands.

Ocean EcoVentures

Campbell River Whale Watching

Campbell River whale watching tours let visitors see watching Killer Whales feeding, breaching, hunting, beach rubbing or playing with each other. You also have the opportunity to see Humpback Whales, Pacific White-Sided Dolphins, and porpoises.

Discovery Marine Safaris
Campbell River Whale Watching

Whale Watching Tofino and Ucluelet

In a couple hours you can see Gray and Humpback whales in Tofino and Ucluelet. Ucluelet and Tofino whale watching tours explore both the sheltered waters of Clayoquot and Barkley Sounds as well as the open ocean.

Jamie's Whaling Station & Adventure Centres

Telegraph Cove Whale Watching

A longer trip to the historic boardwalk village of Telegraph Cove lets visitors see killer whales in Johnstone Strait, Blackfish Sound and the Broughton Archipelago - home to a bounty of nature's magnificence including humpback whales, Steller sea lions, dolphins, porpoises, bald eagles and so much more.

Stubbs Island Whale Watching


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