At The Whale Centre, the safety of our passengers and crew is our highest priority! Our six vessels both open Boston Whalers boats and our Closed & Heated Cabin Cruisers are built to make your Tofino adventure tour experience, both safe and exciting. Read more about the boats we use for Whale Watching, Bear Watching and Hot Springs Tours in Tofino.

 
 

GOOLKA

Our open air 12 passenger 28 foot Boston Whaler vessels are excellent for viewing and photographing wildlife. With twin high horsepower engines you are ensured a safe and exhilarating ride through the waters off Tofino. The driver is located in the centre of the boat to ensure they can communicate with guests. Goolka is the Tsimshian word for the west wind. No bumpy ride here, this boat is smooth & safe.

HOOTLA KOOTLA

A 30 foot deluxe custom built covered cabin cruiser, seats 12 guests, with extra wide padded seats, a heater, state of the art navigational equipment and an extra large stern viewing deck to spot wildlife and the scenic coastline. We use this vessel year round on our Hot Springs Cove Tours. 

ECO

The Eco is a 28 foot Boston Whaler, perfect for viewing both whales and bears! This boat is quiet, smooth and safe. She seats 12 passengers and comes with quiet and eco- friendly Suzuki engines. We are committed to keeping emissions to the smallest amount as possibly can. The Eco is a staff favourite to take our on tours!

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NITINAT

A 28 foot deluxe covered cabin cruiser with heating, a large stern deck and large windows to view wildlife. She is brand new! An extremely comfortable smooth ride with eco friendly Suzuki engines on the back. Not only are they the most eco-friendly outboards but they are reliable and very quiet.