At The Whale Centre, the safety of our passengers and crew is our highest priority.

Since 1986, we have offered safe adventure tours and we are the whale specialists in Tofino, B.C.

 
 

WHALE WATCHING - The Goolka and The Eco 

Our open air 12 passenger 27 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.  We use this vessel on Whale Watching Tours from March to October. 

  • Seats 12 passengers.

  • Open vessel with excellent viewing of marine wildlife and coastline.

  • Twin high horsepower engines.

  • Driver is located in the centre of the boat to communicate with and hear guests

  • Each passenger is provided a Mustang floater suit for safety and warmth.

  • Your guide has their SVOP, Transport Canada certification and Wilderness First Aid.

 

HOT SPRINGS TOURS - The Hootla Kootla 

A 30 foot deluxe custom built covered cabin cruiser 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. 

  • Seats 12 passengers.

  • Heated cabin and all-around glass for an unobstructed view.

  • Great back deck platform for viewing whales and the scenic coastline.

  • We supply guests Mustang Inflatable PFD (cord pull) on this tour.

  • Your guide has their SVOP, Transport Canada certification and Wilderness First Aid.

 

BEAR WATCHING TOURS - The Eco and The Storm Petrel 

Our open air 12 passenger open 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 better  communicate with guests. We use this vessel for Tofino Bear Watching Tours.

  • Seats 12 passengers.

  • Open air vessel with excellent viewing of wildlife and rugged coastlines.

  • Quiet, twin high horsepower engines.

  • Driver is located in the centre of the boat to communicate with and hear guests.

  • Each passenger is provided a Mustang floater suit for safety and warmth.

  • Your guide has their SVOP, Transport Canada certification and Wilderness First Aid.