Our friends at the World Cetacean Alliance created this wonderful video about Five Star Whale Watching. We are proud to be Victoria’s first WCA Certified Responsible Whale Watching Operator.
Wildlife of The Week & Happy Fathers Day! It’s week three of Wildlife of the Week, and it’s landed on a special day- Father’s Day! This Father’s Day we have decided to highlight a special marine mammal that we are sure many of you have heard of before… …the Killer Whale! Killer Whales are also […]
It’s time for Wildlife of the Week! We wanted to begin with a species that is incredibly important and familiar on our coast… …..the Sea Otter! 🦦 Sea Otters are carnivorous mammals, spending the majority of their life in the ocean. They are one of the smallest marine mammals and may look similar to a […]
COVID-19 UPDATE on June 1st 2020 We are currently working with Transport Canada and both WorkSafeBC and the BC Health Ministry to work towards reopening. If our plan is approved we hope to resume tours on July 1st, 2020 with appropriate COVID-19 safety measures in place. The safety of our passengers & staff remains our […]
Check out our latest whale 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 […]
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 […]