Excursions in Vancouver Island

Excursions perfectly enhance your holiday and offer excellent value. Prices are per person.

Victoria Whale Watching excursion
Victoria Whale Watching

This three hour excursion takes you in search of orcas, humpback whales, minke whales, grey whales, porpoises, harbour seals and other marine life. A certified marine biologist and naturalist is onboard. Available daily on a covered boat or Zodiac between 01-31 Oct 18 & 01 Apr-31 Oct 19 from Victoria.

FROM £69
Tofino Whale Watching Cruise excursion
Tofino Whale Watching Cruise

View grey whales, humpback whales, transient orcas and a myriad of other marine life within Clayoquot Sound. Choose to travel by covered boat or a rigid hull, inflatable Zodiac. Availabledaily between 01-31 Oct 18 & 01 Mar-31 Oct 19 from Tofino. Also available from Ucluelet on selected dates.

FROM £75
Johnstone Strait Whale Watching excursion
Johnstone Strait Whale Watching

A four hour tour cruising the protected waters of Johnstone Strait on the north east coast, acknowledged as the world’s most accessible and predictable orca viewing ground. Available daily between 18 May-06 Oct 19 from Telegraph Cove (Port Hardy area).

FROM £79
Tofino Bear Watching excursion
Tofino Bear Watching

On this two hour tour search for fearsome and fascinating black bears that roam the island’s west coast. Watch as they emerge from the forests and forage along the shores in search of rock crabs. Available daily between 15 Apr-15 Oct 19 fromTofino.

FROM £79
Sunset Whale & Wildlife Watching excursion
Sunset Whale & Wildlife Watching

See whales in a whole new light! Depart early evening in an open vessel in search of whales in the soft light of the setting sun. An onboard naturalist/biologist provides information and there’s also a hydrophone to hear the whales! Available daily 16 May-31 Aug 19 from Victoria.

FROM £89
Campbell River Wildlife Adventure excursion
Campbell River Wildlife Adventure

Experience the thrill of travelling through the breathtaking Discovery Islands on a Zodiac on this three hour tour. Stops are made along the way for a closer view of the wildlife, including bears and whales. Availabledaily between 05 May-08 Oct 19 from Painter’s Lodge.

FROM £99
Tofino Hot Springs Explorer excursion
Tofino Hot Springs Explorer

Travel by boat to the north of Clayoquot Sound watching for wildlife, including bears and whales, along the way. On arrival walk along a boardwalk trail through ancient forest to the natural thermal soaking pools. Available daily between 01 Apr-17 Oct 19 from Tofino.

FROM £99
Best of Victoria excursion
Best of Victoria

This full day tour begins at Craigdarroch Castle then continues to the seaside village of Sidney for a tour and gin tasting at Victoria Distillers. After lunch at the Fairmont Express choose from Victoria Butterfly Gardens or a wine tasting before visiting Butchart Gardens. Available daily between 01 Jun-15 Sep 19 from Victoria.

FROM £149

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