Comox Whale Watching Tours

Vancouver Island offers some of the best whale watching opportunities in British Columbia. Our Comox whale watching tours cruise deep into the Salish Sea and Desolation Sound in search of the biggest and most exciting marine wildlife. Escape reality and be surrounded by mountains, calm waters, and wildlife on an adventure tour of a lifetime!

wildlife we see in comox

  • Humpback whales
  • Bigg’s (transient) killer whales
  • Pacific white-sided dolphins
  • Steller sea lions
  • California sea lions
  • Bald eagles
  • Harbor seals
  • Porpoises (Harbour & Dall’s)
  • Colourful sea birds

Covered Vessel Tour

See why Comox is quickly becoming known as whale watching hotspots on Vancouver Island! This is our most popular family-friendly tour, and takes place on our covered vessels which have a comfortable indoor seating area and spacious outdoor viewing deck. Cruise throughout the Salish Sea and Desolation Sound in search of the biggest and most exciting marine mammals that call this region home. 

What’s included:

Welcome Aboard Big Animal Encounters

Based in Campbell River and Comox on beautiful Vancouver Island. We’re a passionate and professional team of wildlife enthusiasts and we can’t wait to welcome you aboard for the whale watching tour of a lifetime!

Click below to learn more about us and meet our crew.

Would you rather have your own private boat tour?

You’re the admiral as we explore Desolation Sound under the towering scenic mountains and current-swept bays. Hire a vessel and crew for the day, and bring your friends and family along for a Comox whale watching tour they will not soon forget! Covered vessels available.

Custom and personalized private boat tours for:

  • Photographers
  • Families 
  • Birthday parties
  • Corporate events… and more!
bald eagle campbell river

Feathered Friends of Campbell River

Most people go on a whale watching tour in Campbell River with one goal: to see whales. And yes, whales are incredible to encounter! But

The Impressive Migration of Humpback Whales

In the pristine waters of the Pacific Northwest a magnificent marine migration unfolds every year, drawing attention to one of the most awe-inspiring journeys in


A gift shop with daily tours departing from the beautiful Comox Municipal Marina. We can’t wait to welcome you aboard!