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Tofino Whale Watching

Zodiac and Covered Cruiser Tofino Whale Watching Available

Quick Details

Adult Ages 19-64
Youth Ages 13-18 • Must be at least 4' 8" tall for Zodiac option
Child (Covered Cruiser Only) Ages 12 & under • Must be at least 4' 8" tall for Zodiac option
Senior Ages 65+

Dive Into Tofino Whale Watching with Experienced Indigenous Guides!

Explore the incredible biodiversity of Vancouver Island with narration by experienced Indigenous guides. Join our experienced and knowledgeable crew aboard a 12-passenger vessel (zodiac or covered cruiser) for a 2.5-3 hour eco-tour, where you’ll explore Pacific Ocean waters to find gray whales, humpback whales and occasionally transient orcas.

You may spot whales, sea otters, seals, sea lions, and a variety of seabirds including bald eagles, murrelets and tufted puffins!

In addition to Tofino whale watching and learning about the wildlife that inhabit this region, our guides will also share stories passed down by many generations about Ahousaht haḥuułii (territorial lands, waters) and the historical and cultural significance of the areas that will be explored.

More Info on Our Tofino Whale Watching Tours

Ahous Adventures is an eco and cultural adventure tour company owned and operated by the Ahousaht Nation, that offers an exciting variety of excursions within Ahousaht haḥuułii (territorial lands, waters and culture) including tours to Hot Springs Cove, Whale Watching tours Tofino, bear watching.

Ahous Adventures invites visitors to explore Ahousaht territories through the lens of the people who have lived on and stewarded these lands and waters since time immemorial. Visitors will learn about Ahousaht’s Indigenous culture, language, history and storytelling. We believe by openly sharing Ahousaht knowledge, locals and visitors can deeply connect with the true spirit of this remarkable ecosystem. We hope our guests will feel called to honor the sacredness of the territories and seek to experience a guest-host relationship that is rooted in traditional Ahousaht values of respect and reciprocity. Visitors can offer the gifts of openness, patience and respect to Ahousaht in return.

What’s included for Whale Watching in Tofino

  • All vessels comply with Transport Canada guidelines
  • All safety & floatation equipment is provided in accordance with Transport Canada safety requirements.