Experience the magic of beautiful British Columbia with Five Star Whale Watching—Victoria’s longest-running and most respected whale watching company.
For over 30 years, Five Star has been promoting respectful and responsible whale watching practices. They are proud to be Victoria’s first World Cetacean Alliance Certified Responsible Whale Watching Operator. Join one of their tours and discover the wonders of the Salish Sea!
Five Star is ideally located to experience the rich marine environment that beams with life. Home to orcas, humpback whales, porpoises, dolphins, otters, seals, sea lions, and seabirds, the Salish Sea is truly a magical place.
Start your trip in the heart of historic Victoria, explore the breathtaking scenery and let the crisp Pacific Northwest air accompany you in your adventure. Don’t fret, they offer thick insulated jackets and complimentary hot beverages to keep you warm and toasty.
Five Star Whale Watching has three unparalleled, purpose-built vessels in the fleet: two 40-passenger expedition catamarans and a 12-passenger high-speed coastal explorer. There is something for everyone! With safety, comfort, and stability their priority, the vessels feature 360-degree viewing decks, indoor and outdoor seating, a heated cabin area and washrooms. The Five Star crew are passionate, experienced, and ready to inspire you about the unique marine environment they work and live around.
This year, Five Star is proud to be recognized as a #SafeTravels company by the World Travel & Tourism Council. This means that the company has adopted a set of strict health and hygiene global standardized protocols that align with the World Health Organization and British Columbia Centre for Disease Control guidelines. The company also goes above and beyond guidelines set by WorkSafeBC and BC Ministry of Health.
Join Five Star Whale Watching and experience the most wonderful marine adventure!