Five Star Whale Watching

Join Five Star Whale Watching for the adventure of a lifetime – an experience that you will never forget! As Victoria’s longest running family owned and operated whale watching company and first Catamaran company, we have built up Victoria as a world class destination for whale watching. Setting the bar high for the local whale watching industry we have been inspiring and educating guests since 1985, introducing them to the wonders of the Salish Sea and our resident Orca whales.

Our high speed expedition catamaran is the only vessel of its kind, offering the most stability and best platforms for viewing. With the highest repeat customer base and number one ranking on Tripadvisor, we know you will leave Victoria with a sense of awe and wonder and a longing to return. As our esteemed “local whale guru” Ron Bates (researcher) states so eloquently: “Nothing prepares you for the first sight and sound of a killer whale or whales coming out of the fog. They just sail along so confident and with full knowledge of where they are and what they are doing. Maybe someday we will understand more.”

Join us for the adventure of a lifetime – Five Star office is conveniently located at the Fairmont Empress hotel, next to Miniature World.

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Destination Greater Victoria is honoured to be based on the traditional territory of the Lekwungen-speaking peoples of the Songhees Nation and the Esquimalt Nation, whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.