Sooke Whale Watching & Marine Life Tours

Discover marine life just minutes from Sooke!

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There is no better place in the world to view whales and other marine life than the southern tip of Vancouver Island. This area is recognized as one of the most predictable places in the world to see these great marine mammals and Sooke Harbour Resort & Marina is located right in the heart of these wildlife-rich waters. Choose your ideal package below and reserve your spot on a 1 to 2.5 hour tour and get up close and personal with majestic marine life within minutes from our docks.

Whale Watching Tour

Private Charter Package - for up to 5 people

We understand that you may be looking for activities that guarantee physical distancing from strangers, this is the perfect Sooke activity! Enjoy a private tour with Adventures by HIP for up to 5 people on their ‘Baleen Queen of Sooke’ for an incredible and intimate experience. You and your private group will be taken straight from our marina to areas that are known for seeing many marine mammals.

What’s included in the package:

What you should know about the tour:

  • Season and weather dependent
  • Safety equipment will be provided including float suits
  • Gloves and a warm hat are recommended
  • Maximum group size is 5
  • Suitable for guests 6+ years of age

*Package is based on availability for 5 people. Available until October 31, 2020. One private tour is included when reserving online, let us know if you would like additional private tours added to your reservation.  Not valid in conjunction with other offers or promotions. Must be booked directly with our Resort.

Marine Life Tours

Ocean Tour Package

Experience the glory of the open waters around Sooke! Jump aboard the Baleen Queen of Sooke for an unforgettable tour on the open water where you may encounter Humpback whales, Orca whales, Minke whales, dolphins, sea otters, sea lions, harbour seals, bald eagles and more.

What’s included in the package:

What you should know about the tour:

  • Offered year-round, subject to sea and weather conditions
  • Safety equipment will be provided including float suits
  • Gloves and a warm hat are recommended
  • Maximum group size is 8, minimum is 4
  • Suitable for guests 6+ years of age
  • Please note that physical distancing is not guaranteed on this tour, you will be mixed with other travelers

*Package is based on availability. Not valid in conjunction with other offers or promotions. Must be booked directly with our Resort.

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Golden Hour Photography Tour Package

Enjoy the last hour before sunset or the first hour after sunrise touring the waters with an unobstructed view of the horizon. Ideal for photography buffs, the quintessential selfie or just appreciating the power of nature. You may also encounter seals, otters, whales and birds of many kinds. What a perfect way to start or end your day in Sooke.

What’s included in the package:

What you should know about the tour:

  • Available August 1 to May 31 only, season and weather dependent
  • Safety equipment will be provided, including float suits
  • Gloves and a warm hat are recommended
  • Maximum group size is 8, min. is 4
  • Please note that physical distancing is not guaranteed on this tour, you will be mixed with other travelers

*Package is based on availability between August 1st and May 31st. Not valid in conjunction with other offers or promotions. Must be booked directly with our Resort.

Call 1-866-616-3236 or email reservations@sookeharbourmarina.ca to reserve today!

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