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Whale-Watching Tour from Vancouver

  • Guaranteed whale sightings or your next trip is free
  • Professional naturalist ensures you don’t miss any wildlife
  • Listen to orca calls in real time through onboard hydrophones
Whale-Watching Tour from Vancouver
From US$106.23
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9:00am Tour
Whale Watching Tour departing from Steveston Village at 9:00am
9:00am Tour and Shuttle
Whale Watching Tour departing from Steveston Village at 9:00am and round-trip shuttle transportation from downtown Vancouver
11:00am Tour
Whale Watching Tour departing from Steveston Village at 11:00am
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Take a break from the city on a 3- to 5-hour whale-watching cruise through the beautiful Vancouver Gulf Islands. A professional naturalist accompanies you to the best sighting locations and helps you spot a variety of marine creatures. Round-trip shuttle service from downtown hotels is available for your convenience.
What to Expect

After a scenic 35-minute ride from Downtown Vancouver, arrive in the charming center of Steveston Heritage Fishing Village. Door-to-door shuttle service from your hotel is available, if the option is selected, as well as free parking for those who drive. Tours depart rain or shine, as all boats are equipped with both open decks and covered cabins. Snap photos in the serene waters of the Gulf Islands, while an expert in marine biology gives you an overview of the animals in the area.

The captain navigates to the best spots for orca sightings, and the onboard naturalist ensures you don’t miss out on seeing a variety of sea creatures, including orcas, sea lions, and porpoises. Complimentary hydrophones give you a rare opportunity to hear whale calls in real time.

Enjoy a snack on board before docking back in Steveston Village, the perfect place for a relaxing afternoon, or hop back on the shuttle to your Vancouver hotel.

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Reviewed yesterday
Long hunt for orcas but patience bore fruit

We went out on a zodiac boat with our party of eight and this in itself was a great experience - very exhilarating and we needed the thick and warm waterproofs provided. Our captain, Carl, worked hard to find us wildlife in the shape of...More

Thank Emma D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great naturalist, too far from the whales

Andy was a terrific naturalist! Educational, interesting. We saw some orcas, but they were so far away. They were little dots on the horizon. The worst part was there were another 10 boats there and we were by far the furthest. We were told that...More

Thank BuddyZach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Excellent tour

Really great tour, saw eagles, sea lions and whales. We were out on the water for around 3.5 hours and we were lucky that it was a nice sunny day. Great experience would recommend.

Thank Lyndsey S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Worth the $$

This was our first time on a Whale Watching trip. We had a great time! We are able to see a small pod of younger Transient Killer Whales. The company scouts before each day to see where the pods might be, which is very nice....More

Thank eyedahoman
Reviewed June 3, 2018
Amazing Day

We went on the 17th May and we had a fantastic day with amazing sightings of many Orcas, bald eagles and sea lions. Our guide was brilliant and very informative and the packed lunch very nice. The trip was worth every penny and it is...More

Thank Sarah W
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Heather K
July 17, 2018|
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Response from eyedahoman | Reviewed this property |
Typically yes.
June 25, 2018|
Response from eyedahoman | Reviewed this property |
This website is the from the company I recent used in Steveson. The site has the tours, length, dates and times! Vancouverwhalewatch this is the site. Please google search that name and the result will have a site to... More