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Top 20 Experiences in Vancouver Island

Half-Day Whale Watching Adventure from Victoria

Half-Day Whale Watching Adventure from Victoria

Hop aboard Salish Sea Eclipse – a high-speed, luxury, custom-built catamaran. This 95 passenger catamaran was engineered and built in Canada with the safety of our beloved marine wildlife and our guests as priority number one. Experience the majesty of the Salish Sea in comfort, as we cut through the Strait of Juan de Fuca’s currents in search of wildlife, and listen to our marine mammal experts bring the animals stories to life! The quintessential whale watching experience for every adventurer.

Free cancellation
$156.74
Whale Watching Cruise with Expert Naturalists

Whale Watching Cruise with Expert Naturalists

British Columbia is famous for its abundance of whales, and on this 3-hour educational Canadian cruise, you'll get a chance to see them! While cruising on a 40-passenger boat specifically designed for whale watching, witness these impressive mammals as onboard naturalists provide interesting and informative commentary on the Pacific marine life off the coast of Canada.

Free cancellation
$117.37
Zodiac Whale Watching Adventure from Victoria

Zodiac Whale Watching Adventure from Victoria

Join us as we head out in search of marine wildlife in the waters of British Columbia on this 3-hour whale-watching adventure in Victoria! Hop aboard your open-air vessel in Victoria’s inner harbour and enjoy an intimate wildlife experience for the adventurous at heart! The zodiac is custom built for exploring the Salish Sea. Keep a sharp lookout for whales, pinnipeds and other marine wildlife!

Free cancellation
Likely to sell out
$151.54
Victoria to Vancouver Seaplane Flight

Victoria to Vancouver Seaplane Flight

This 35-minute seaplane flight is a quick and easy way to travel from Victoria to Vancouver, and adds a little excitement to boot. In Victoria, capture prime aerial views of Inner Harbour, Fairmont Empress hotel and BC Parliament Buildings. Fly north over the Salish Sea and the Gulf Islands, and then make a splashy ending at Vancouver’s Coal Harbour.

Free cancellation
$226.74
Victoria Panorama Seaplane Tour

Victoria Panorama Seaplane Tour

Admire the spectacular panorama of downtown Victoria and the Strait of Juan de Fuca on this memorable half-hour (20-minute flight) seaplane trip. See the stunning rugged coastline and the inviting mountains in the distance. This is a small group tour with a maximum of 14 passengers per aircraft.

Free cancellation
Likely to sell out
$130.18
Victoria Whale Watch Tour

Victoria Whale Watch Tour

Encounter majestic wildlife of the Salish Sea onboard our Ocean Cruiser departing from downtown Victoria. Whether it is in the morning or the afternoon, be prepared for the adventure of a lifetime! The 61-foot comfortable Ocean Cruiser - Marauder IV is fast, quiet, stable and suitable for all ages. Relax as you sit inside, outside, or on the top deck with the Captain – the viewing options are all terrific! Especially unique are the side decks running the whole length of the boat. There is lots of room to move around, view wildlife and take that perfect picture. Your expert naturalists are on board to ensure a memorable and educational experience. Sit back and tune into our narration about wildlife and the natural history of the Vancouver Island Coast. Keep on the lookout for whales and other marine life like porpoises, elephant seals, harbour seals, sea lions and a variety of marine birds!

Free cancellation
Likely to sell out
$125.54
Pedicab Tour of Victoria from Cruise Ship Terminal

Pedicab Tour of Victoria from Cruise Ship Terminal

This 3 hour tour is specifically designed for cruise ship guests arriving to Victoria, BC, Canada. It includes easy and convenient pick up directly at the cruise ship terminal in Victoria and guaranteed on time return to the terminal from your local guide. Early morning and evening arrivals tour start times are also available, see our website for more options. Fall in love with the city by seeing its beauty, charm and friendly character.

Free cancellation
Private tour
Likely to sell out
$144.86
Victoria to Seattle High-Speed Passenger Ferry: ONE-WAY

Victoria to Seattle High-Speed Passenger Ferry: ONE-WAY

Enjoy the Victoria Clipper V high-speed passenger-only ferry from Victoria to Seattle, WA! The Victoria Clipper V offers great onboard amenities on a less than three-hour cruise through Puget Sound direct to Victoria’s Inner Harbour. Upon arrival, you’ll be steps from Clipper’s hotel partners and fun tours in the heart of Seattle. Skip the hassle of driving with Clipper’s simple and easy downtown-to-downtown service!

Free cancellation
$114.50
Ultimate Marine Whale & Wildlife Tour

Ultimate Marine Whale & Wildlife Tour

Salish Shadow - Whales & Marine Adventure! Enjoy the ultimate a 3-hour Whale &Marine Wildlife Tour on board our new 12 passenger High Speed Coastal Explorer. - Introducing our brand new Aluminum Coastal Explorer, Salish Shadow, designed for the serious Marine Adventure Seeker. - Twin 300Hp 4 stroke outboards provide the perfect balance of speed, low noise, high-efficiency and economy. - With two outside viewing area’s, a fully heated cabin area with washroom, this vessel provides the ultimate combination of excitement and comfort. - You'll search for Orcas (Killer Whales), Humpback Whales, Minke Whales, Harbour Seals, Harbour Porpoise, Dall's Porpoise, Steller (Northern) and California Sea Lions, and over 127 species of marine birds. - We will also show you some incredible scenery and historic land marks.

Free cancellation
$117.37
Whale Watching Tour in a Zodiac Boat in Victoria

Whale Watching Tour in a Zodiac Boat in Victoria

Immerse yourself in the majestic beauty of the Pacific Ocean and experience the world’s best location to view whales in the wild on a three-hour tour from Victoria, British Columbia. The Juan de Fuca and Haro Strait are renowned for their ample wildlife, including animals such as resident and transient Killer Whales, Humpback Whales, Minke Whales, seals, sea lions and many marine birds! Zodiac vessel tours are for the more wild at heart, letting the wind blow in your hair and be exposed to the true west coast elements in an open style, 12 passenger vessel. For all guests we offer complimentary shuttle pick up from all hotels in downtown Victoria.

Free cancellation
Likely to sell out
$134.94
Victoria Guided Food and History Tour

Victoria Guided Food and History Tour

This 2-hour tour begins at the Victoria Public Market and includes stops at The Harmonious Gates of Interest, Fan Tan Alley, Market Square, Bastion Square, Trounce Alley, Government St., the Inner Harbour, and the Parliament Buildings. There are six local tastings along the route as we discuss the history and quirks of beautiful Victoria, B.C.  Tastings vary, but can include meatballs, pierogies, southern biscuits, spring rolls, tea, chocolate, and much more!

Free cancellation
$74.25
Victoria Whale Watching Tour on a Covered Vessel

Victoria Whale Watching Tour on a Covered Vessel

You will travel on board in the comfort of a covered vessel with on-board bathrooms, complimentary hot drinks, snacks available for purchase, certified marine biologists, and indoor and outdoor viewing areas to experience the world’s best location to view whales in the wild. On this three hour tour from Victoria, British Columbia, and immerse yourself in the majestic beauty of the Pacific Ocean and its migrating orca whales. The Juan de Fuca and Haro Strait are renowned for their ample wildlife, including animals such Bigg's transient killer whales, humpback whales, Minke whales, seals, sea lions and many marine birds to name a few!

Free cancellation
Likely to sell out
$127.14
Victoria to Vancouver - Coach Bus Transfer

Victoria to Vancouver - Coach Bus Transfer

Sit back, relax, and enjoy a hassle-free, convenient transfer from Downtown Victoria to Downtown Vancouver aboard a comfortable coach. Select from multiple departure times to accommodate your schedule.

Free cancellation
$73.99
Sunset Whale Watching Adventure from Victoria

Sunset Whale Watching Adventure from Victoria

This adventure is a 3.5 to 4 hour fully-guided whale watching, wildlife and sunset viewing tour departing from Downtown Victoria on the Salish Sea Eclipse - a state-of-the-art covered catamaran with three viewing decks! Your adventure will be ending when the sun goes down and will be an experience to remember!

Free cancellation
$148.56
75-Minute The Royal Tour

75-Minute The Royal Tour

The Capital Tour takes you through Victoria's history of becoming British Columbia's capital, also known as the Garden City Experience the melodic hoof beats as the your eyes indulge in the natural ecosystem of Vancouver island,along with a plethora of beautifully landscaped garden beds. Thru old town, the china town we proceed thru the inner harbour soaking in the views of the grand Empress Hotel and our Legislative building all while experiencing the time honored tradition of the gentle draft horse.

Free cancellation
Private tour
$245.14
Victoria City Bike Tour & the Coastal Shoreside Ride | 3-Hour

Victoria City Bike Tour & the Coastal Shoreside Ride | 3-Hour

The 3-hour Victoria City Bike Tour will allow you to experience the greatest parts of Beautiful Victoria with the expertise of a local guide. Feel like a local and discover the outskirts of the biking capital of Canada. This tour is unique because Victoria has some of the best bike lanes in all of Canada. We will feel safe and comfortable as we bike along designated bike lanes, protected bike lanes, and quiet streets. We will have several stops to relax while our Toonie Tour guides share the history, culture, and hidden gems of Victoria with a local perspective.

Free cancellation
Likely to sell out
$99.99
Victoria Whale and Wildlife Cruise

Victoria Whale and Wildlife Cruise

Come and meet the locals—the flippered, furred and feathered kind—on this guided 3.5-hour or more whale watching cruise with Eagle Wing Tours at Victoria’s Fisherman’s Wharf. Hop aboard a comfortable semi-covered or open boat and help support Eagle Wing’s many conservation, education and research activities! Let certified and knowledgeable naturalists be your guides to the stunning wildlife and natural history of the Salish Sea. Find out how you’re supporting a leader in ocean conservation, education, research and sustainability. Watch for seals, sea lions, otters and porpoises as well as bald eagles and an amazing assortment of marine birds. Hoping for something bigger? Whales are guaranteed or you come back for free! Hotel transport included.

Free cancellation
$139.73
Downtown Victoria Food & City Tour

Downtown Victoria Food & City Tour

DON'T BE A TOURIST, BE AN EXPERT FOODIE EXPLORIST! On this fun and tasty tour we take you to our favorite hidden gems in the downtown core serving up delicious multi-cultural cuisine that is unique to Victoria led by a local foodie expert guide. ON THE MENU: BC wine tasting, savoury baked goods from one of Canada's best bakery, Middle Eastern street food, authentic Korean corn dogs, gourmet cheese, a decadent chocolate tasting, and French macarons. Samples may change depending on what restaurants are open. Make new friends, meet local business owners, hear stories about history, get amazing insider tips about where to eat next, and avoid tourist trap eateries with the help of a local guide. VEGETARIANS WELCOME! WHY DO THIS TOUR? * You are an adventurous soul that wants to try new things * You have a passion for finding small hard-to-find local businesses that aren't tourist driven * You want a local authentic experience and want to eat food made by locals

Free cancellation
$59.43
Hop-On, Hop-Off Half Day Double Decker City Tour

Hop-On, Hop-Off Half Day Double Decker City Tour

Discover the best of Victoria at your own pace on a half-day Hop-On Hop-Off bus tour. The comprehensive route takes you to 15 of the city's most popular locations, including China Town, Ogden Point, Fisherman's Wharf, and Craigdarroch Castle. On board commentary offers insight into the city’s history and culture. Feel free to hop off at any destinations that interest you or simply enjoy the ride. Enjoy four hours of unlimited access to the bus Visit the top attractions of Victoria with ease Create your own sightseeing itinerary Get a comprehensive overview of the city. - Open Top Double Decker Bus - Enjoy four hours of unlimited access to the bus - Visit the top attractions of Victoria with ease - Create your own sightseeing itinerary - Get a comprehensive overview of the city

Free cancellation
$42.34
Whale Watching Nanaimo Open Boat Tour

Whale Watching Nanaimo Open Boat Tour

Immerse yourself in BC's coastal wildlife as you travel through the gulf islands archipelago in search of killer whales (orcas), humpbacks, sea lions, porpoises, eagles, and more. Your guide has an academic background in biology and a passion for marine life! Whale sightings are guaranteed or your next trip is FREE. Hop onboard our 12-passenger zodiac style vessel and you'll experience whales and other marine life right at water level! We'll fit you for an anti-exposure suits that will keep you warm and help protect you from the elements.

Free cancellation
$164.92