Welcome to Five Star Whale Watching!

Established in 1985, Five Star Whale Watching is Victoria’s longest running and most respected Whale Watching & Marine Ecological Tour company! Five Star has been a key player in establishing Victoria Whale Watching in British Columbia as a world famous Marine Ecological Tour destination. Our high speed expedition catamaran provides the perfect vessel for environmentally friendly and responsible Eco-tourism without sacrificing comfort!  During our tours you have the opportunity to see Orcas (Killer Whales), Humpback Whales, Grey Whales, Minke Whales, Seals, Porpoise, Dolphins and Sea Lions, plus many species of Marine Birds. Vancouver Island is in one of the best places in the world to enjoy Marine Life – let our expert staff and crew educate and inspire you with the wonders of  Victoria Whale Watching as we explore the Salish Sea!

At Five Star “We like our Whales Wild”!

3 hour tours departing daily.




  • Veteran Captains & Crew
  • Purpose Built Vessels
  • Hydrophone on board
  • Whale Friendly Propulsion
  • Eco – Friendly Tours


Whale Watching in BC 


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Five Star Whale Watching is a proud member of the Pacific Whale Watching Association and promotes responsible Whale Watching.



Whale Conservation






Five Star Whale Watching is a proud supporter of the Center for Whale Research and have been supporting the CWR longer than any other Victoria Whale Watching company!