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Eagle Wing Whale Watching Tours

#1 of 109 Tours in Victoria Features Animals
12 Erie St | Fisherman's Wharf, Pier #2, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4X5, Canada
+1 250-384-8008
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We are Wild 4 Whales! Eagle Wing Tours is Victoria, BC's 1st multiple award winning whale watching tour company. Guaranteed Whales & guaranteed adventure with the most thrilling, environmentally responsible, sustainable, professional, comfortable, and safe marine adventure tour company on Vancouver Island. Don't take our word for it: we have been rated as the #1 whale watching tour company in Victoria on Trip Advisor since 2007. As passionate stewards of a world renowned marine environment, we are motivated to provide our guests with more than just "a look at the whales". Eagle Wing Tours was Canada's first 100% carbon neutral whale watching tour company and the only one to support 1% For the Planet. You will be treated to attentive service by dedicated professionals who have spent their lives learning the intricacies of the local ecosystem. This locally owned and family operated marine adventure eco-tourism company offers the only sustainable, premium experience for travellers demanding more. We realize that most of our guests have traveled great distances at high cost to experience what we have the privilege of doing daily. We respect, and ultimately are grateful for this, and so with every departure we go above and beyond - maximizing guest satisfaction, overall comfort, and delivering the "WOW" factor!- at the center of the world's highest concentration of Killer whales (orca, or Blackfish) and other whale (cetacean) species in the Salish Sea, such as Humpback whales, Gray whales, and Minke whales. Our mission to you, our customer! Eagle Wing's mission is to work with purpose and passion on behalf of all wildlife in the Salish Sea, encouraging our guests to become more involved in the education and conservation of a sustainable, healthy, and more balanced marine eco-system... Inspiring the conservation of our marine environment, with a thrill! PASSION - EXPLORE - INSPIRE
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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12 Erie St | Fisherman's Wharf, Pier #2, Victoria, British Columbia V8V 4X5, Canada
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Reviewed 27 September 2015

This was an AWESOME experience that my husband and I are still raving about. The guides were knowledgeable and conversational with the guests. We saw probably 40 killer whales and a humpback whale, as well as sea lions, seals and a sea otter. We got...More

Thank Jessica R
eaglewingtours, Front Office Manager at Eagle Wing Whale Watching Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2015

Dear Jessica R, I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed your trip! There is so much to see out there right now. We are lucky to live in a place that has one of the highest densities of marine mammals in the world. We love...More

Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

We went on this tour at 9 am on "Goldwing" an open Scarab boat. The weather was good, and we first went to view Sea Lions and Harbor Seals/Elephant Seals around the second oldest lighthouse in BC. Hundreds of animals to view, so a great...More

1  Thank RNJ61
eaglewingtours, Front Office Manager at Eagle Wing Whale Watching Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2015

Good morning RNJ61, It sounds like you had quite the trip! Race Rocks Ecological Reserve is a fabulous place to visit at this time of year, filled with Steller and California sea lions, harbour and elephant seals. The picturesque lighthouse also makes a nice addition...More

Reviewed 25 September 2015

Loved this tour! Guides were great, we saw many orcas, 2 humpback whales and a sea lion. The trip ending up lasting longer than planned which was great. The juvenile orcas were playing with a salmon and it was a great show. They definitely know...More

Thank Katana107
eaglewingtours, Front Office Manager at Eagle Wing Whale Watching Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2015

Dear Katana107, Thank you for taking the time to review your trip. It sounds like you had some amazing wildlife sightings. I'm sorry to hear you felt it was crowded on the boat. We always cap the boat at 50 passengers because that should allow...More

Reviewed 25 September 2015

The boat (catamaran) was amazing - very comfortable seating inside with lots of space to roam around the back, front, sides and on top with the captain. The crew were fantastic. Of course the best part is all that we got to see, orca's, humpback,...More

Thank D L
eaglewingtours, Front Office Manager at Eagle Wing Whale Watching Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2015

Good afternoon D L, Thank you for your kind words about our crew! I'm glad you enjoyed the boat as well - 4 Ever Wild is a great addition to our fleet and a great whale-watching platform. The captain definitely has a great view from...More

Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Beautifully clean catamaran with a very knowledgeable and amusing crew made for a great voyage. The day was made even better by plenty of sightings of sealife. The crew all seemed keen to give a good experience and took time over each sighting. Absolutely no...More

Thank QJH
eaglewingtours, Front Office Manager at Eagle Wing Whale Watching Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2015

Dear QJH, One of the things that we pride ourselves on at Eagle Wing Tours is our flexibility when it comes to timing. At 3.5-4 hours we have the longest trips in the harbour, but we are always sure to add the "plus" at the...More

Reviewed 24 September 2015

We took this tour last week with geoff our captain + and marine biologist, what a top man, very friendly and excellent at imparting knowledge and finding whales. We set out at 2;30 for our trip which lasted a full hour longer than it was...More

Thank premierman
eaglewingtours, Front Office Manager at Eagle Wing Whale Watching Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2015

Dear premierman, As one of our senior captains and one of the most entertaining crew members on our team, Jeff is definitely in high demand! It sounds like you had a fabulous trip with almost all of the wildlife on the list. It is always...More

Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Wonderful tour out of Victoria on a 52 foot catamaran. Boat was very stable. Very knowledgeable and friendly 4 man crew. Spent 40 minutes in a pod of Orcas. They did all their tricks! We saw a baby nursing as mom swam by our stopped...More

Thank Robert D
eaglewingtours, Front Office Manager at Eagle Wing Whale Watching Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2015

Good afternoon Robert D, It sounds like you had a great trip on our new luxury catamaran, 4 Ever Wild. You are one of the lucky ones to be able to see a baby nursing by the boat! That is definitely something that does not...More

Reviewed 21 September 2015

This was such a great trip - my adult daughter and I went on the 2:30 tour which lasted about 3.5 hours and was packed with great information regarding the area, the different types of whales, their living / eating habits and .. a whole...More

Thank Lisa S
eaglewingtours, Front Office Manager at Eagle Wing Whale Watching Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2015

Good afternoon Lisa S, Watching any animals in the wild is an amazing experience, but seeing whales in this area is even more spectacular due to our knowledge of them as individuals. The killer whales here have been studied since the 70s, and as such...More

Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

This should be on everyone's list to do when visiting Victoria and do it with eagle wings. The boat is comfortable, the staff extremely knowledgeable and what we see was the most amazing sight we have ever seen. First class.More

Thank Terry B
eaglewingtours, Front Office Manager at Eagle Wing Whale Watching Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2015

Dear Terry B, Thank you for taking the time to review your trip with Eagle Wing Tours. I'm so glad you enjoyed your whale-watching adventure, and were able to learn from our crew's extensive knowledge and experience. I hope you will join us again the...More

Reviewed 19 September 2015

We booked the covered boat and loved every minute of it. Unlike their major competitor, Eagle Wing's big boat has a completely enclosed area, with tons of windows that look right out over the water. This was important for my wife who gets cold very...More

1  Thank John K
eaglewingtours, Front Office Manager at Eagle Wing Whale Watching Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2015

Good morning John K, Thank you for the very thorough review of 4 Ever Wild, our open/covered catamaran! It is a very nice vessel especially for those who are worried about the cold. Being able to move in and out as needed ensures that you...More

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UkDebs62
2 August 2017|
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Response from eaglewingtours | Property representative |
Good evening UkDebs62, September is a fantastic time for whale-watching! It is still within our peak season for humpback whales and killer whales, and our "whale guarantee" is in effect so if for some reason you don't see... More
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April R
9 July 2017|
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Hi April, Thanks for contacting us! Our tours run out of downtown Victoria, on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. We would be happy to arrange a package to help you get here from Vancouver - this will involve either a... More
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ozzy63
25 June 2017|
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Response from eaglewingtours | Property representative |
Good afternoon ozzy63, Great question! You are always welcome (and encouraged!) to bring snacks/food/drinks on board with you on any of our tours. We do sometimes stay out a bit longer depending on location of the whales so... More
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