Author Archives: Andrew Lees

Latest Whale Sightings Report

Check out our latest sightings report for November! November proved to be one of the best months of the season for Whale encounters with Orcas or Humpbacks (sometimes both) on every tour. Not only did we see a lot of Whales but they were also being very active. We are still offering tours in December […]

DVBA Small Business Profile

https://downtownvictoria.ca/voices-of-small-biz-andrew/ Voices of Small Biz: Andrew What motivated you to start a whale watching company? Five Star was started in 1985 and when our original owners decided to retire in 2017, I decided it would be a great opportunity to become the owner. I had been part of the management team since 2006 and wanted […]

Introducing Kuluta, our latest addition to the fleet!

Kuluta - Expedition Catamaran

Kuluta is our latest addition to the fleet. She was custom designed and constructed by Armstrong (long time local boat builders) merging state of the art Aluminum Alloy Technology and highly efficient Arneson surface drive propulsion. The Five Star high speed, deluxe catamaran was built specifically with whale watching in mind and offers our guests […]