Whale Watching

Your journey starts as you step onto a custom 30 foot wildlife viewing vessel and embark on a voyage through the enchanting Gulf Island Archipelago. Your captain and guide will take you on a thrilling west coast adventure on a vast ocean overflowing with majestic sea life and brilliant scenery.

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The Sidney Advantage!

Sidney is in the middle of the Gulf Islands which are home to transient killer whales, seal and sea lion colonies, seal and sea lion colonies, sea birds roosting sites and porpoise foraging grounds which means you get an average of 30 minutes more “whale time” on our tours than any other departure locations.

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Whale Sighting Guarantee

We have a 95% sighting rate throughout the year. On the rare occasion that we might not see a whale, you are welcome to join us on another tour free of charge. This offer does not expire!

Custom Tours

From private whale watching trips to family reunions, we can customize a private tour to suit your needs.

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Take a Look at what you'll see!

From Orcas, Humpbacks and dolphins, to sea lions, river otters, and a huge variety of sea birds; you could come on 10 tours and not have time enough to see all of what the Salish Sea has to offer.

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Sidney Spit Ferry

Want to access the beautiful beaches and camping on Sidney Island? Sidney Whale Watching operates the Sidney Spit Ferry, offering multiple daily departures between July 1 and September 7.

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To assist in the recovery of the Chinook Salmon and the SRKW, Sidney Whale Watching donates 1% of all our sales to support the Pacific Salmon Foundation.

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