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Sunset Whale Watching By Catamaran

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Sail across Haro Strait to see humpback whales, Orca, the iconic Discovery Island Marine Park, and more on this sunset whale-watching tour in Victoria.

Enjoy a comfortable cruise on the Salish Sea Eclipse, a luxury catamaran, as you sail across Victoria's narrow straits to glimpse orcas, Race Rocks, Discovery Island, and more when you book this guided 3+ hour whale-watching tour. Your sunset whale-watching adventure includes a scenic cruise that takes you across the narrow waterways of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Haro Strait. With the chance to see marine life like humpback whales and orcas just two hours before sunset, this scenic cruise is perfect for marine enthusiasts, photographers, couples and families.

Your seafaring adventure begins as you depart your port via a cab (at your own expense) and journey for five to seven minutes to the Downtown Victoria Adventure Centre. From here, board the Salish Sea Eclipse to begin enjoying a scenic cruise that starts just two hours before the sun sets on Victoria's enchanting waterways. Follow along as your certified marine naturalist guide helps you keep an eye out for humpback whales, orcas and other marine life as you travel through the Strait of Juan de Fuca's narrow passageways.

Continue your scenic sunset excursion and admire how the sun's setting glow creates shadows that help pronounce the beauty of the enchanting trees and weathered rocks you'll pass by as you sail through Haro Strait. Take Insta-worthy pictures and catch panoramic views of Victoria's stunning shorelines as you watch the sun's golden hues highlight the city's natural beauty and the whales' you'll see. Even if you don't get to see any whales on your seasonal excursion, you'll enjoy another whale-watching adventure free of charge if this unlikely event occurs.

As you sail past Discovery Island towards Victoria, take time to reminisce about your scenic sunset sail for the perfect end to your whale-watching excursion.

Whether you're looking for a romantic evening cruise to glimpse humpback whales or want a different way to see Discovery Island and Victoria's enchanting shorelines lit with golden hues, this nautical excursion offers it all. Reserve your spot on this guided whale-watching tour today and enjoy the sunset on an unforgettable cruise through Victoria's gorgeous waterways.

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Shore Excursions Group was created with one goal in mind: to provide exceptional travel experiences to cruise passengers in the ports they visit around the world. To accomplish this, we have compiled an exceptional array of tours delivered by local experts with decades of experience serving travelers and delivering excellent tours. Our owners and management team are comprised of seasoned travel industry executives who leverage their considerable experience to deliver memorie ...
from $128.00 (USD)
Per Person
Tour Type
Group Size
Activity Type(s)
Active, Scenic, Water/Beach
Tour Duration
3.25 Hours
Activity Level
Tour Leaves From
A 5 to 7-minute taxi (approximately $7.00 to $9.00 US, not included) is necessary to reach the departure location.
Food/Beverage Provided
Not included
Special Instructions
We recommend wearing comfortable, weather appropriate clothing including windbreaker jacket, sweaters, long pants, and sensible, flat-soled, closed-toe walking shoes as this tour operates regardless of weather. Sunglasses, tight-fitting hat, camera, and sunscreen are suggested.
Participants must be able to get on/off the catamaran unassisted and all other transportation. The boat used for this adventure is not wheelchair accessible.