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Latest Sightings Report

The sightings continue to be amazing this spring with lots of Orcas and Humpbacks encountered 😍 We have seen breaching, lunge feeding, soy hops, lots of tail flukes and whales just having a good time. Seals, Sea Lions, Porpoise, Elephant Seals, Otters and Eagles, have also been spotted on recent tours. Don’t miss out, book…

Happy Summer Solstice!

Happy Summer Solstice, we are jumping for joy that summer is finally here #summersolstice #solstice #summer

World Oceans Day!

Happy #worldoceansday We believe every day is a day to celebrate and protect the worlds oceans but today that is especially important on World Oceans Day If you would like to learn how you can play a part in protecting our oceans, visit our website at #worldoceansday

Latest Sightings Report

  The sightings have been amazing including so many Orcas and even a number of Humpbacks including the famous ‘Big Mamma’ 🙂 Other incredible encounters have included T63 ‘Chainsaw’ with friends, the T18/19’s, T90’s, T86A’s, T71’s, T123’s, T124’s and many more! With the Humpbacks, apart from Big Mamma, we have also seen Zig Zag, Split…

Mothers Day Gift!

Treat you Mom this Mother’s Day and receive a 20% discount All Mom’s on our tours on May 12th will receive a free gift Book now at and enter the code ‘Group’ in the promo code field. Spaces are limited! #mothersdaygift

Latest sightings report

Here is our latest sightings report from the past two weeks. We have had amazing encounters with Orcas recently including the famous T63 Chainsaw, the T18/19’s, T49A’s, T87, T65B’s, T99’s and T124’s. On some of our tours we have encountered over a dozen Orcas ! The other exciting news is that we have already encountered…

Happy Earth Day Happy #earthday ğŸŒŽ At Five Star, celebrating the beauty and wonder of this world is important to us. It’s what we do everyday! We also feel a call to recognize and protect the diverse and critical ecosystems around the world that ourselves, and wildlife, depend on. We can all do our part to protect this wonderful world we love ❤️ By being respectful & responsible citizens we can help. Following the mantra of Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Restore, Replenish, on all we do can make a difference. Today as with every day, we encourage you to get outside and appreciate nature ğŸŒŽ #welikeourwhaleswild #salishsea #earthday2024

Earth Day Competition

Earth Day Competition Between now and April 22nd, Earth Day, send an email to Five Star Whale Watching to bid on a Whale Watching Trip for 4 (2 adults & 2 children) valued at $570. No bid will be rejected and the winning bid will be announced on April 22nd. The money from the winning…

Join the adventure with Five Star Whale Watching in 2024!

Here is a short fun video showcasing our tours. Join Victoria’s 1st certified responsible operator in 2024 for the adventure of a lifetime! Book now at and discover the wonders of the Salish Sea

Recent Sightings

Happy Sunday Here is our first sightings report of the 2024 season and what an incredible start it has been We have seen Orcas on every one of our Whale Watching tour this season so far and even on the majority of our March Marine Wildlife Tours! We have also encountered Grey Whales, a brief…