Flightseeing
Whale Watching
Kayaks
Rentals
Sport Fishing

 

 

Adventures

Flightseeing
Victoria Panorama

Victoria Panorama

Our most popular tour departing from Victoria harbour. This half-hour flight is an ideal introduction to seaplane aviation and includes spectacular vistas of downtown Victoria, and the Strait of Juan de Fuca with the Olympic Mountains in the distance. Enjoy unique views of the buildings ringing the harbour and grand houses perched above the rugged coastline. The exhilarating spray of the water is always a highlight during take-off and landing. Daily, operating year-round. 30 minutes with a 20-minute flight.

Extended Victoria Panorama

This extended version of the Victoria Panorama tour departs with the same views of the Olympic Mountains and the strait of Juan de Fuca before looping wider for a more scenic low level tour of the Victoria waterfront and a bird’s eye view of James and Sydney Islands known for their white sand beaches and warm lagoons. From there, this spectacular tour circles around the north tip of the Saanich Pennisula with a climb over the world famous Butchart Gardens before descending back into Victoria’s bustling Inner Harbour.

Vancouver Day Trip

Depart Victoria Harbour by seaplane for an unforgettable trip over the Gulf Islands and into downtown Vancouver’s Coal Harbour. While in Vancouver, enjoy a two hour fully narrated tour of the highlights of the City of Vancouver. Daily, operating May – October (subject to weather). Full day including two 35-minute flights between Victoria and Vancouver and a 2 hour guided city tour with stops in Stanley Park, English Bay, Chinatown and Gastown. Stay for as little or as long as you like in Vancouver.

Fly n’ Dine Butchart Gardens

Victoria’s most unique dining experience. Your evening departs from Victoria harbour and includes a visit to Butchart Gardens, a specially selected three-course dinner at the “Dining Room Restaurant” of Butchart Gardens, a scenic drive in a grand old Daimler limousine, and spectacular flightseeing by seaplane.

4 hours. Available Mon, Wed, Fri, operating from June 15 to September 15. Includes: admission to Butchart Gardens, 3 course dinner, Daimler limousine ride, seaplane ride and gratuities.

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Whale Watching
Orca (Killer) Whale

The spectacular and "Super Natural" Inner Harbour of Victoria, British Columbia (BC), Canada, is the home base of operations for Great Pacific Adventures Incorporated. Serving visitors year-round to Vancouver Island and Victoria since 1995, GPA has lead the whale watching industry in innovation and customer service for outdoor eco-tour adventures. Locally owned and operated, our family of certified outdoor adventure experts provide informative insight and in-depth knowledge of our unique habitat, combined with an unsurpassed nature-viewing experience. All of our friendly and competent operators are Transport Canada safety certified marine biologists and naturalists. Great Pacific Adventures uses only the finest high-tech safety equipment and offers passenger transportation from your accommodation to any of our many adventure outposts.

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Great Pacific Adventures

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Kayaks

At the Victoria Marine Adventure Centre, we are pleased to offer guided kayaking tours, sure to meet the needs of any experience level. Whether you prefer a single or double kayak, we ensure your utmost comfort as you view some of the best that Victoria has to offer. We supply all the necessary equipment to make your adventure incredible; spray skirts, life jackets and all the rest!

Kayaks

Our experienced guides have many years of experience in Victoria's waters, and know exactly where to go to find many points of interest. Multilingual guides are available, including American Sign Language.

Enjoy Victoria's Inner Harbour and surrounding sights as you learn or refresh your kayaking skills. All tours include instruction, and whether you have never been in a kayak, or you are a seasoned pro; you'll love every minute! Hear about Victoria's history as you head out of the Inner Harbour, following the scenic shoreline. As you head for open water, keep your eyes peeled for encounters with seals, otters, eagles and much more!

Kayak tours are 2 hour and 15 minutes in duration.

Kayak Tours (Seal Island and Gorge)

Join us in a seaside exploration of historic Victoria Harbour. On your kayak adventure, you will be greeted by harbour seals, great blue heron, and on occasion an Orca whale. Previous experience not required. Duration: 150 Minutes (approx.)

Sunet Paddle

An evening paddle past Fisherman’s Wharf or up the Gorge Waterway. A great way to wind down with friends after work (we finish at the pub). The tour leaves at 5:30 PM.Duration: 120 Minutes (approx.)

Victoria Kayak

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Rentals

Bicycles

Enjoy the splendour of BC’s incredible scenery while benefiting from a little exercise. Tour the city, ride scenic trails through panoramic country-side, or hit single-rider dirt tracks. Choose from a wide selection of styles (Mountain, Tandem and Hybrid) and frame sizes, including bikes for kids. Bicycle rentals include the helmet and lock, for your convenience.

Kayaks

Our rentals feature Current Design and Eddyline kayaks, available in single or double configurations. Explore the waters of Victoria’s Inner Harbour, paddle up the Gorge Waterway or head out towards Seal Island in the comfort of our rentals. A $100 credit card deposit is required, and previous kayak experience is mandatory.

Victoria Kayak
Cycle Treks

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Sport Fishing

Head out into the abundant waters of Victoria and surrounding areas, as you troll for the catch of the day! Whether you are searching for that gorgeous salmon, hearty halibut or anything else with gills, our guided charters are sure to please!

Sport Fishing

We offer several options for this true West Coast adventure, so reserve now, and quit talking about ‘the one that got away’!

Private Charter

We have a superb variety of vessels available, ranging in length from 23' to 42', to ensure maximum comfort for you and your group. All charters are on a per-vessel basis and require a minimum of 5 hours.

Join a Group

Should you wish to join a group of other fisherman, we are happy to arrange a trip, on availability. Most group trips are on-board our 23 – 26 foot vessels, are 4 hours in duration and accommodate a maximum of 4 passengers.

All charters include bait, tackle and any additional equipment you may require. Our guides are experienced and knowledgeable, and have fished in these areas for many years. All vessels are equipped with fish finders and modern navigational equipment. Our guides will clean and pack your catch for you, as well as offer additional preparing, such as canning or smoking, at an additional charge. If you would like to dine or your catch right away, The Flying Otter Grill will gladly prepare a most enjoyable meal.

Island Outfitters
Kuroshio

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