There's Something In The Water Meet Our Crew

Locally Owned & Operated: Andrew Lees

Our original owners retired in 2017, so our new owner decided to buy the company after working at Five Star as a long term Manager since 2006. Andrew is determined to continue the legacy of responsible & respectful Whale Watching that Five Star is well known for. 

Sales & Operations Manager

Jim has over 2 decades of experience in the local Whale Watching industry and is a former Executive Director of the Pacific Whale Watch Association. He has a passion for the marine environment and plays a strong role in our companies marine stewardship.

Our Captain

Trev has a Master’s Degree in Marine Biology and has been driving whale watching boats in Victoria for the last 20 years. Trev’s knowledge and passion for our oceans and local marine environment is unsurpassed.

The Whale Guru

Our associate Ron Bates has been studying the local whales and marine life for over 20 years and is a wealth of knowledge. This experience and expertise is the back bone of the inspirational and educational tours provided by Five Star Whale Watching.

Marine Naturalists

Our Marine Naturalists are amongst the most experienced in the industry and are passionate about the marine environment. Many of our naturalists are involved in leading research and marine mammal observing around the world. We love what we do!

Orca Adoption

The Five Star Crew recently adopted J46 “Star”

Orca Adoption

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With The Wonders Of The Salish Sea

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