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SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters

#5 of 107 Tours in Victoria Features Animals
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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1119 Wharf St | Historic Bastion Square, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1T7, Canada
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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I had an amazing experience! The Zodiac was so fun and Captain Greg made the trip very personal. He told lots of stories and interesting knowledge about killer whales. And the highlight of the trip was definitly to see the amazing whales. Thank you, Greg.More

Thank Emilie J
SpringTideWhaleTours, Manager at SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Dear Emilie J, Thank you so much for your 5 star review of SpringTide on Trip Advisor. We are so glad you enjoyed your tour with Captain Greg. Thanks for joining us, we hope you can join us again someday. Sincerely, Fiona Fogarty Sales &...More

Reviewed 11 May 2017

Fantastic double trip. We started the day with a trip in a Zodiac led by Captain Gregory. We saw all other animals in whales but with a super engaged and funny captain who managed to make the trip fun and fun so it was all...More

Thank Kasper K
SpringTideWhaleTours, Manager at SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Dear Kasper K, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed not one but two tours with SpringTide. Greg and Ian are indeed great tour guides and Captains. We are lucky to have them as part of...More

Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing experience this day! We booked a tour with the Zodiac boat, the faster and more adventurous one of the two possible options, and had a great captain, Greg. Really cool and fun guy. Unfortunately we did not see whales on this...More

Thank Kenny D
SpringTideWhaleTours, Manager at SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Dear Kenny D, Thanks so much for your awesome review. Even though you didn't see Whales on your first trip with us I am so happy to hear you had a blast anyway! Then to get out again that same day for free and have...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017

Went on the Zodiac tour today with Capt. Gregory in a group of 12. We saw a group of transient orcas hunting(?) and feeding (AMAZING), a few humpback whales, seals, sea lions, bald eagles. The orcas were really close to the boat and put on...More

Thank PetiteExplorer
SpringTideWhaleTours, Manager at SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Dear PetiteExplorer, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with others on Trip Advisor! It sounds like you had a very memorable tour. It is always an amazing experience getting to see marine mammals in their natural habitat going about...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017

I went whale watching with SpringTide on Sunday. It was my 3rd time with SpringTide. I always always have amazing experience with them. The staff in the office is friendly and efficient. Captain Greg was very informative, engaging and competent. He made the trip very...More

Thank Orange4Apples
SpringTideWhaleTours, Manager at SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Dear Orange4Apples, Thank you so much for your fantastic review! We are so pleased to hear that you found your whale watching tour with Greg to be both fun and informative. It's also awesome to hear that the information you were given about the new...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Fabulous day with Captain Greg saw transient whales and humpbacks, seals, bald eagles. Highly recommended

Thank Nancy B
SpringTideWhaleTours, Manager at SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Dear Nancy B, Thanks for the review and thanks for joining us :) Sincerely, Fiona Fogarty Sales & Operations Manager

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Had an amazing day out on the Salish Sea yesterday. Captain Gregory immediately made us feel welcomed and after the Pre-trip Safety talk, we knew we had a safe, knowledgeable and passionate Naturalist! We spent most of the trip watching whales but also visited Race...More

Thank Drew F
SpringTideWhaleTours, Manager at SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Dear Drew F, Thank you so much for your awesome review. We are so glad you enjoyed your tour with SpringTide. At SpringTide we are committed to helping save the whales. Our 5% for the fish is a vital project to help get more food...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

What an amazing day on the Salish Sea with Captain Gregory! The sun was shining and the sea was large. Never have I experienced such a fun wave adventure on a zodiac. Crashing through the waves at high speed was extremely invigorating. With Capt. Gregory,...More

Thank 414cedar
SpringTideWhaleTours, Manager at SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Dear 414cedar, Thank you so much for reviewing SpringTide on Trip Advisor. We really appreciate your detailed review and your kind comments about the crew. Greg goes above and beyond for his passengers every time as do the rest of the SpringTide crew. We are...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017

So Amazing, Top track! and a very passionate and enthusiastic Captain Greg! Victoria Whale Wathing,com And Victoria is also Great!

1  Thank Yvonne S
SpringTideWhaleTours, Manager at SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Dear Yvonne S, We agree with you... Captain Greg is amazing and so is Victoria. I am proud to call Victoria my home and to call SpringTide my extended family :) Thanks for joining us. Sincerely, Fiona Fogarty Sales & Operations Manager

Reviewed 6 May 2017

I also was on the May 1st tour with Captain Ian, Charlie and Marcus. It had been raining that day and the crew made a great effort to have dry seats for everyone who wished to sit outside of the covered cabin. There was a...More

Thank donnaweasel
SpringTideWhaleTours, Manager at SpringTide Whale Watching & Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Dear donnaweasel, Thank you so much for your kind review! We are so happy to hear that, despite the rain, you had a positive experience aboard Marauder IV with Captain Ian, Charlie, and Marcus. All of our crew, both our reservations staff in the office...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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