The Canadian Princess Fishing Lodge & Marine Adventures is your gateway to some of the best whale watching opportunities in the entire world. Join us in Ucluelet for the chance to observe these amazing creatures in their natural habitat. Gray whales, Humpback whales and Orcas can all be seen on the west coast of Vancouver Island, with the best time for whale sightings being March to July when 17,000 gray whales migrate through the area. With all the amenities of Ucluelet within walking distance, and whale watching tour leaving right from our docks, there’s no better place for whale enthusiasts than the Canadian Princess!
With one of the largest whale watching fleets on the west coast of Vancouver Island, featuring heated covered cabins and washrooms, the Canadian Princess Fishing Lodge provides a premium whale watching experience in one of the best locations in the world.
March 14-22 (Whalefest)
9:00 am & 2:00 pm
March 23-September 15
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
School and tour group inquiries are welcome. Speak to our sales staff to organize your trip!
Board a deep-sea cabin cruiser and travel through the Broken Group Islands
Whale watching is one of the world’s most thrilling travel experiences – a rare chance to observe these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. Hop aboard one of our comfortable cabin cruisers and observe whales, bears, eagles, seals, sea lions and more. It’s a trip that you’ll never forget!
The tour takes place amongst the beautiful Broken Group Islands, an archipelago of over 100 islands and reefs that make up one part of the Pacific Rim National Park. You’ll learn about the local history from our trained guides and gain a unique insight on the amazing wilderness that surrounds Ucluelet.
Our Whale Watching Tours operate every afternoon and are three hours long. The cabin cruisers have a heated cabin and washroom facilities for all guests, providing a safe and comfortable experience.
For those interested in the best time of year for whale sightings, we recommend visiting us during the Pacific Rim Whale Festival when 17,000 grey whales migrate right our area!