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Are you ready to embark on a one-of-a-kind exploration with Vancouver Island’s premium quality Whale Watching and Eco-Adventure company?Sooke Coastal Explorations can take you on an exhilarating West Coast marine adventure that will thrill your...more
1581 Dufour Rd, Sooke, British Columbia V9Z 0T6, Canada
+1 250-642-2343
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful adventure with Paul and Deanna. It was cool and grey day but saw over 50 humpback whales. Team were wonderful guides and they provided gear so we could stay warm. Zodiac was a great way to get up close to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

What a day. September 2nd, Captain Paul, sunny & smooth weather, 50+ Humpback Whales, 10+ Orca’s. A day I never forget. Captain Paul was impressed about the amount of whales and unstoppable. A 4h ride and a lifetime experience. Thanks!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

Enjoyed a great trip with Sooke Coastal Explorations, arrived to be taken out from Sooke harbour in a zodiac to watch humpbacks and seals at close quarters, we enjoyed the experience so much we re-booked for a couple of days later in the hope of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Great family adventure. Saw Humpbacks within minutes of our departure, Orca’s, seal, Bald Eagle. Really Nice guys giving the tour! Find this company at Sookewhalewatching.com

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Had a great day out whale watching today. Saw 3 humpbacks, eagles, harbour seals and elephant seals. The scenery was spectacular and our guide was really knowledgeable. There were only 8 of us on the boat so we all had spectacular views and loved the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We have been on a number of whale watching trips from different locations on Vancouver Island and this was up with the best. The zodiac crew were experienced and knowledgeable and while we got great views of the whales, and sea lions at Race Rocks,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Excellent trip and excellent time to see Humpback whales. No joke. We saw about 40 whales. They were all around us. We couldn't decide which side of the zodiac to take pictures from, About 4 years ago I went on a whale watching tour out...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Sue W
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Went on 4 trips in a row with this company and every one was brilliant. So lucky to have seen the super pod of the Southern Residents return on our first trip. Also saw Humpbacks, Seals, Sealions and Gorgeous Ollie the Sea Otter. I will...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Booked this trip easily by email. Quick reply from Matt gave us all the info we needed. We travelled out what seemed quite a way before we saw anything, but well worth the wait. Once we found our first humpback whale we couldn't stop seeing...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Although a bit of confusion when we reserved our trip, it was an incredible experience and we would do it again. Kids loved it!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Response from Lynn W | Reviewed this property |
There will always be killer whales here but not necessarily the Humpbacks because they are migratory. They should still be here around in the middle of October. Hope you have a wonderful anniversary and remember dress... More