AAA Editor Notes
Prince of Whales Whale Watching, 1601 Bayshore Dr. inside the lobby of the Westin Bayshore Hotel, offers a day tour departing from the hotel's marina. The Ocean Magic highlights marine wildlife, such as whales and seals, as it crosses Georgia Strait and the Gulf Islands. On arrival passengers are free to explore Victoria until a guided tour from downtown to Butchart Gardens commences. After a trip to the Japanese Gardens, passengers return aboard the vessel for the trip back to Vancouver. Other sightseeing tours also are available.
Note: Visitors are advised to dress warmly and bring water and sunblock.
Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 10 hours, 30 minutes minimum.