John Forde, The Whale Centre, tofino
Killer Whale With Traditional canoe on a tofino whale watching tour, photo: John Forde

The Whale Centre History:

  • Known as The Whale Specialists, we have been operating since 1986 in Tofino.
  • John was a guide for The Whale Centre before he purchased the company in 1996.
  • We have one covered vessel and four open air Boston Whaler vessels for tours. 
  • The Whale Centre has participated in over 20 whale disentanglement rescues with 12 successes.