Ecosphere Partners

Meet our partners

The Bateman Foundation

Founded by Order of Canada recipient Robert Bateman, and located in Victoria, British Columbia, the Bateman Foundation seeks to instill in all of us a close relationship with nature through the lens of art. 

Through nature-inspired programs, community collaborations and fine art exhibits at the Gallery of Nature, the non-profit organization inspires deep connections between us and our natural world. Here, you have a chance to see the largest collection of rare and original works by Robert Bateman, along with a rotation of exhibits by featured artists who share Bateman’s passion for nature.  

Our partnership with the Bateman Foundation allows us to offer you free admission to The Gallery of Nature. We are also pleased to offer Bateman Foundation Members a 10% discount on all bookings. Please have your membership number ready when you book.

The Victoria Foundation

The Victoria Foundation brings donors and local charitable organizations together to support people, projects and initiatives that make our community stronger and improve quality of life. Each year, the Foundation provides funding to hundreds of initiatives, both large and small, in five key areas: 

• Arts, Culture and Heritage
Community Services
Health and Recreation

Our partnership with The Victoria Foundation allows us to have a greater impact on the preservation of our wild spaces. For every ticket sold, we donate 2.5% to help fund projects and initiatives that have the greatest impact on protecting our ecosystem for generations to come.

Daily Tours

Departing from Oak Bay Marina at 10am.
Phone ahead at (250) 240-0084 to book.

Custom Tours

Our tours are customizable.
From beach cleanups to marine life discovery and even nature walks, we can make an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.
All tours take around 3 hours (depending on variables like tides and weather) and depart from the Oak Bay Marina.

Use the form below to design your journey.