As of November 24th we are suspending all tours until December 8th to conform with COVID-19 protocols & to follow the advice of Dr. Henry, BC’s Provincial Health Officer.

We have various COVID-19 safety protocols in place that meet or exceed WorkSafeBC & BC Health Ministry recommendations/orders. The safety of our guests & staff remains our number one priority.  We will continue to monitor the situation and make any necessary adjustments.

“Be kind, be calm and be safe” – Dr. Bonnie Henry.

For more details please visit our COVID-19 page at


Celebrating our 35th Anniversary in 2020!


Availability Dependent on Weather

Five Star Whale Watching Gift Certificate

If you are looking for a great gift idea this Christmas why not buy one of our Whale Watching Gift Certificates! Available for adults, students/youth or children, they make the perfect gift for anyone interested in Whales and Marine Life! If you purchase a Gift Certificate between now and December 31st enter the code HOLIDAYS when prompted and receive a 20% discount!  #welikeourwhaleswild

To purchase a Gift Certificate click on the following link;  Five Star Gift Certificate

Private Charter – Marine Adventure and Whale Watching

This fall we are offering tours for families and groups at special rates on our 12 passenger vessel Salish Shadow. We will be taking bookings for families and small groups up to 8 people to conform with COVID-19 protocols & to follow the advice of Dr. Henry, BC’s Provincial Health Officer.

Join us and discover the wonders of the Salish Sea as we encounter Orcas, Humpbacks Whales, Seals, Sea Lions and more!

Contact our office for more details at either or 250-388-7223 and mention the code DGV2020. Or book online and enter the code DGV2020 when prompted. Please note reservations are required and subject to weather, demand and availability.

“Be Kind, Be Calm, Be Safe” – Dr. Bonnie Henry


Ultimate Marine Adventure – 25% discount for locals/BC Residents 


Join Victoria’s first WCA Certified Responsible Whale Watching operator and Receive 25% off admission to one of our Whale & wildlife tours! Enjoy a 3-hour ultimate whale and marine wildlife watching tour in the Salish Sea. Sit back and relax aboard a luxurious coastal explorer as you search for killer whales, humpbacks and other wildlife.


Deals with The Empress

Five Star Whale Watching is the Fairmont Empress Hotel in-house whale watching company, and as a guest of the hotel we have a special offer for you! Call or click to make a reservation now and mention you are staying at the Empress Hotel to get a special rate. If reserving on line please use the promotion code EMP1. When visiting Victoria Whale Watching is a Must Do activity and with 30 years of experience Five Star Whale Watching is the perfect choice for guests of the Empress Hotel. Book now and experience for yourself the incredible rich and diverse marine mammals that can be found in out local waters!




Clipper Vacations

If you are travelling to Victoria from Seattle then travel in comfort aboard the Clipper V with our friends at Clipper Vacations. Clipper Vacations has several packages for activities during your time in Victoria including Whale Watching. Check out their Whale Watching packages at Clipper Whale Watching


Student Deals

If you are a student then we have special rates for you.