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Whale-Watching Tour from Vancouver
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Whale-Watching Tour from Vancouver

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Scout for an incredible array of marine life during this half-day Vancouver whale watching cruise. Join a professional naturalist on board a modern boat as you search for creatures including orcas, seals, porpoises, and eagles. The waters for your cruise are renowned for attracting whales, offering an up to 90% success rate with sightings. Best of all, enjoy spectacular scenery set amidst the Gulf and San Juan Islands. Your whale watching trip from Vancouver includes round-trip transport from your hotel, plus bottled water and snacks.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Half-Day Whale Watching Adventure from Vancouver

Half-Day Whale Watching Adventure from Vancouver

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This whale-watching adventure from downtown Vancouver gives you the chance to see whales and other marine life. Hop aboard the 'Salish Sea Dream' our 80-foot flagship catamaran, and keep your eyes peeled from one of several viewing areas.. Learn about the local history and geology from knowledgeable crew on board, and soak up views of the Gulf Islands, San Juan Islands, and Howe Sound.
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  • 5 hours
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Half-Day Whale Watching Adventure from Victoria
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Half-Day Whale Watching Adventure from Victoria

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Marvel at the majesty of Canada’s marine wildlife on this 3-hour whale-watching adventure in Victoria. Hop aboard your boat, a semi-covered vessel built specifically for whale-watching trips, and cruise through the Haro Strait with your guide. Watch the waves from the open sun decks or stay protected from the spray in the heated indoor cabin. Stop off at points of interest through the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Listen to fascinating commentary from marine naturalists on board, and admire the beautiful orca, humpback whales, and minke whales you find.
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  • 4 hours
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Victoria Whale Watch Tour

Victoria Whale Watch Tour

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Experience an up-close encounter with northern Pacific marine life on a 3-hour whale watching cruise off Victoria’s coast. Travel out into the open ocean aboard a comfortable, motorized boat to look for native species like humpback whales, gray whales, orcas, elephant seals and sea lions in their natural habitat. Learn about local marine ecology from a naturalist guide, and take in fantastic views of Vancouver Island in between animal sightings.
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  • 3 hours
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Whale-Watching Cruise with Expert Naturalists
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Whale-Watching Cruise with Expert Naturalists

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Hit the waves with expert naturalists in search of Canadian sea-life on this whale-watching cruise from Victoria. Hop aboard your whale-watching boat and head out into the rolling seas with your guide. Gaze out over Victoria’s attractive coastline and watch the waves for sightings of graceful orcas. Listen as the two expert naturalists onboard explain the life cycles of the majestic creatures, and learn of their pivotal role near the top of the marine food chain. Enjoy fine views from the seating areas both inside and on-deck. 
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  • 3 hours
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Zodiac Whale Watching Adventure from Victoria

Zodiac Whale Watching Adventure from Victoria

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Admire native marine wildlife in the waters of British Columbia on this 3-hour whale-watching adventure in Victoria. Hop aboard your open-top boat in Victoria Harbour and cruise out into the rolling waves with your guide. Your vessel, a zodiac speedboat, is built with stability in mind and remains buoyant even in rough seas. Cruise through the Haro Straight to the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Watch the water for sightings of humpback whales, minke whales and orcas breaching the waves, and learn of their life cycle and migration habits.
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  • 3 hours
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Capilano Suspension Bridge Park Ticket
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Capilano Suspension Bridge Park Ticket

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Immerse yourself in nature’s splendor moments from downtown Vancouver. History meets the great outdoors at the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, where you wander through the stunning temperate rain forest. Soar over the Capilano River as you cross the suspension bridge, climb through old-growth fir trees on the Treetops Adventure, and rise high above the canyon along a towering wall of granite on the new Cliffwalk.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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Whale Watching Tour in a Zodiac Boat in Victoria

Whale Watching Tour in a Zodiac Boat in Victoria

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Set out on the Pacific Ocean off of Victoria, British Columbia, in search of whales on this half-day tour. Travel through the Haro Strait and the San Juan de Fuca Strait in search of Minke whales, humpback whales, and orcas. Ride in an-open top Zodiac boat, suitable for 12 passengers or fewer, to ensure up-close wildlife encounters and an intimate atmosphere.
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  • 3 hours
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Sunset Whale Watching Adventure from Victoria

Sunset Whale Watching Adventure from Victoria

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Discover a new perspective on Victoria’s striking coastal scenery—and have the rare chance to spot giants of the deep, as well as other marine animals—with this sunset whale-watching tour. Make your own way to the dock in Downtown Victoria, and hop aboard your catamaran, equipped with three separate viewing decks. You can look out for whales, sea lions, and more—and see the sunset from the water’s edge.
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  • 3 hours
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Vancouver Seaplane Tour

Vancouver Seaplane Tour

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Soar above the scenic city of Vancouver, enjoying a bird's eye view of its picturesque harbor and nearby mountain peaks, on this 20-minute, small-group seaplane flight. Hop aboard your seaplane as you leave the tourist crowds in downtown Vancouver behind, as you glide above the city's beautiful skyline and take in an aerial view of its Olympic facilities. This small-group flight, limited to just 14 guests, also includes a carbon offset levy.
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  • 30 minutes
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Vancouver Harbor Sunset Dinner Cruise
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Vancouver Harbor Sunset Dinner Cruise

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Looking for an enchanting and unusual way to spend an evening in Vancouver? Take a leisurely dinner cruise along the city’s gorgeous waterfront. Listen to live music and savor delicious Pacific Coast-style cuisine as you float through Vancouver’s Inner Harbor. Stroll the deck at sunset, indulge in a freshly prepared buffet, and take in the beautiful sights including Canada Place, the North Shore Mountains and the West Vancouver skyline after dusk.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Vancouver Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

Vancouver Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

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Enjoy the exquisite waterfront views of Canada's premier West Coast city on a leisurely Vancouver Harbor sightseeing cruise. Travel past landmarks sites such as world-renowned Stanley Park and the city's rejuvenated Gastown district, marvel at the incredible North Shore Mountains from atop an open-air deck, and admire the stunning Lions' Gate Bridge while sipping a cocktail (own expense) from the onboard bar. 
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  • 1 hour
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Seaplane Flight to Victoria and Whale-Watching Cruise

Seaplane Flight to Victoria and Whale-Watching Cruise

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Discover the natural wonders of Vancouver and Victoria an exhilarating whale watching excursion! Delight in lovely aerial views on the crossing of the Strait of Georgia by seaplane—the most eco-friendly transport to Victoria. From the island capital, set off on an exciting cruise through Haro Strait, native home to orcas (killer whales), sea lions and seals, followed by a return flight to the mainland.
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  • 10 hours
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Victoria Whale Watching Tour on a Covered Vessel

Victoria Whale Watching Tour on a Covered Vessel

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Hot drinks, certified marine biologists, and indoor and outdoor viewing areas set this Victoria whale watching tour apart from its competitors. Travel in luxury and style as you look out for whales in their natural environment in the one of the world's best whale-watching habitats in the Juan de Fuca and Haro Strait. Other sightings may include marine birds, seals, and sea lions, making this the ideal way to see more of the region's animal residents!
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  • 3 hours
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Cowichan Bay Half Day Whale & Wildlife Adventure

Cowichan Bay Half Day Whale & Wildlife Adventure

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Search for whales, bald eagles, and other wildlife along the dramatic coast of Vancouver Island on a 4-hour wildlife cruise from Cowichan Bay. You’ll be fitted with warm clothing and a floatation suit, then set out in a rigid inflatable boat that’s perfect for exploring the rugged coast and Gulf Islands. This 4-hour wildlife cruise is limited to 15 people for a more personal experience, with afternoon and sunset departures available.
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  • 4 hours
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Vancouver Whale Watching Safari
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Vancouver Whale Watching Safari

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Watch for orca, gray and humpback whales on a full-day wildlife safari from Vancouver on a comfortable, covered boat. Learn about the whales’ lives, behavior and migration patterns from a trained naturalist, and try to spot the dolphins, seals, sea lions and bald eagles that thrive along the Pacific Coast. Whales are sighted on 85% of trips.
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  • 5 hours
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Victoria Whale and Wildlife Cruise

Victoria Whale and Wildlife Cruise

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Cruise the Salish Sea in comfort while you search for whales, seals, bald eagles, and otters on this half-day guided tour. This whale-watching experience is led by a certified naturalist, eager to share their knowledge on the area’s wildlife and natural history. If no whales are sighted—no worries! You can return for free.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Whale Watching Nanaimo Open Boat Tour

Whale Watching Nanaimo Open Boat Tour

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Head out into the Salish Sea from Nanaimo in search of the abundant wildlife who inhabit the area. Your guide is an experienced marine expert who will take the time to help you learn about the sea life around Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. This 3-4 hour tour takes you to the habitats of killer whales (orcas) humpback whales, seals, sea lions, porpoises, and eagles.
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  • 4 hours
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Victoria Sunset Whale-Watching Cruise

Victoria Sunset Whale-Watching Cruise

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Take in the sunset at sea on this evening whale watching tour. Cruise the Salish Sea while learning about the marine wildlife of the region from your certified naturalist guide. This tour takes you in search of whales and other wildlife while the sun sets over the waves—with whales guaranteed, otherwise you come back for free!
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  • 3 hours
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Sunset Whale Watching Adventure from Vancouver

Sunset Whale Watching Adventure from Vancouver

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Hop aboard one of our Salish Sea Catamarans – high-speed, luxury, custom-built catamarans. With a total of 200 seats and a maximum capacity of 95 passengers, there is sure to be enough room throughout the vessel to provide safe distancing for our guests. Experience the majesty of the Georgia Strait & Howe Sound in comfort in search of native marine wildlife and listen to our local experts bring the animals' stories to life! The quintessential whale watching experience for every adventurer. Ease into the evening aboard our luxury catamaran, Salish Sea Freedom or Dream, as we depart Vancouver’s False Creek. This 3-5 hour tour is a photographer’s favourite and a relaxing way to end the day as the sun sets over the Salish Sea.
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  • 5 hours
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Marine Wildlife Tour with Expert Guides
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Marine Wildlife Tour with Expert Guides

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Watch for wildlife along the scenic coast of Vancouver Island on a 3-hour boat tour from Victoria with an experienced marine naturalist. You’ll travel by high-speed catamaran with heated indoor cabins and outdoor decks, and scan the water for whales, seals, porpoises, sea lions, and many species of marine birds. This 3-hour wildlife tour departs from a central location in the heart of historic Victoria.
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  • 3 hours
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Nanaimo Whale Watching in a Semi-Covered Boat

Nanaimo Whale Watching in a Semi-Covered Boat

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See whales and all manner of marine life in this whale watching expedition. From Nanaimo, head out in a 23-seater jet boat into the Salish Sea. Humpbacks and orcas can be found off the coast of Vancouver Island, as well as sea lions, porpoises, eagles and lots more. Your guide is seasoned mariner and wildlife expert who will answer any questions you have about what you see.
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  • 4 hours
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Whales, Wildlife and Culture

Whales, Wildlife and Culture

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Encounter the marine life of Vancouver Island on a half-day whale watching tour. Unlike many other tours, this one includes beach landings thanks to special watercraft, and two dedicated seats per passenger, so you can choose whether to sit inside a warm cabin or outside in the open air. While helping you spot whales, porpoises, dolphins, and other animals, indigenous guides also share insight into First Nations culture.
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  • 4 hours
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Private Charter - Marine Adventure and Whale Watching
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Private Charter - Marine Adventure and Whale Watching

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This season we are offering tours for families and groups at special rates on our 12 passenger vessel Salish Shadow. We will be taking bookings for families and small groups up to 8 people to conform with COVID-19 protocols & to follow the advice of Dr. Henry, BC’s Provincial Health Officer. Join us and discover the wonders of the Salish Sea as we encounter Orcas, Humpbacks Whales, Minke Whales, Gray Whales, Seals, Sea Lions and more!
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  • 3 hours
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