Whale & Bear Watching

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where are we located?

Ucluelet, Vancouver Island

Choose your tour Choose your tour! choose your boat Choose your boat!

Pick your tour on the boat of your choice

Ucluelet’s original, and most respected, wildlife tour company, Subtidal Adventures has the experience to lead you to a great adventure. Every day is a surprise so be observant and you will be rewarded.


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Whales, Bears, Birds & Islands

We have it all, and more. Humpback whales, Gray whales, Orca (Killer Whales), seals, Steller and California sea lions, eagles, sea birds, sea otter, river otter, deer and the occasional wolf (locations all subject to seasonal variabilities), and the Broken Group Islands in Pacific Rim National Park. Tell us what you want; we will try to find it for you.


wildlife up close!

Subtidal Adventures
is a leader in Barkley Sound excursions

Staying in Ucluelet or Tofino? Ucluelet is the perfect location to launch your west coast adventure, and you can count on Subtidal Adventures for safe and affordable fun. Our guides live here and understand the local waters, so let us show you this wonderful place the whales, bears and eagles also call home. Superb photo opportunities.



Broken Group Islands

Our Guarantee

We are dealing with the natural environment which we cannot control, so there is no guarantee. However, most years the sighting percentage for bears on a bear tour and whales on a whale tour is about 95%.

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Covid-19 protocals have been suspended in BC. If you wish to wear a mask you are certainly welcome to do so.