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Prince Rupert Adventure Tours

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120-215 Cow Bay Rd, Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 1A2, Canada
+1 800-201-8377
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Excellent tour

Very good tour with friendly and knowledgeable staff and excellent captain. Good facilities on the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bert F
Whale Watching Tour

The staff was very friendly and patiently answered all the questions. The boat ride was about 1... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Beverly B
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Prince Rupert Adventure Tours can show you the most stunning and magnificent displays of wildlife in and around BC’s Beautiful North Coast! Grizzly Bear Tour Our Grizzly Bear Tours in the Khutzeymateen Valley will give you a chance to see these legendary giants in their natural environment! Our goal is to provide you with a safe, pleasurable, unique wilderness experience. We conscientiously avoid altering the natural behavior of these creatures. Whale Watching Tour Come and experience the greatest show on Earth! We can show you the most stunning and magnificent displays of wildlife in and around the North Coast’s sheltered Inside Passage. You may encounter Grey whales feeding around enormous kelp beds, Humpback whales flashing their unique tails as they dive to feed, Orca whales following the migrating salmon, or porpoises playfully gliding alongside the boat. As well, you may see Stellar sea lions, Harbour seals, eagles, Blue herons, and more! North Coast whale watching is acknowledged as one of the most accessible and predictable locations to see whales. It is truly an unforgettable adventure experience of a lifetime
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120-215 Cow Bay Rd, Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 1A2, Canada
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+1 800-201-8377
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very good tour with friendly and knowledgeable staff and excellent captain. Good facilities on the boat and all efforts were made to have a good sightseeing tour and respect the wildlife at the same time.

Thank Bert F
Reviewed 6 days ago

The staff was very friendly and patiently answered all the questions. The boat ride was about 1 and 1/2 hours each way and then we spent about 1-2 hours looking at the Whales, Sea Lions & Eagles. The captain got us up fairly close so...More

Thank Beverly B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We toured on the boat for about an hour around various islands, before we came upon pods of Humpback Whales circle feeding. They dive, make a circle of bubbles to entrap their prey, then the whole pod comes up through the middle at the same...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The catamaran boat is an excellent vehicle to head out to find some whales--it is smooth, relatively quiet, and features nice wide decks with lots of room both inside and out. The weather was excellent but even if it was not the view from inside...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fourth time I've gone on this tour, and I've seen whales every time, and love it each time. Very knowledgeable and professional staff. Highly recommended for a spectacular experience.

Thank Esther d
Debbie D, Manager at Prince Rupert Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for joining us again this year. We appreciate your comments and hope to see you again next year.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my husband and mines third trip with Prince Rupert Adventure Tours. Every year it is always an amazing day. This year though, was the best yet. It was something that we will never forget. Looking forward to next years adventure! Thank you to...More

1  Thank Carmen D
Debbie D, Manager at Prince Rupert Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for joining us again this year. We are happy to hear that you had an amazing day with us.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Without a doubt the best tour I have ever been on. We weren't very far from shore when we came across our first whale. It put on quite a show for us and seemed to be following the boat for quite some time. The scenery...More

Thank GailJ2
Debbie D, Manager at Prince Rupert Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello GailJ2, BC is definatly a very special place. Thank you for the kind words. Prince Rupert Adventure Tours

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had heard about the whales off the North Coast for years but didn't realize what a special place it was. I have been whale watching before in southern BC and the waters are crowded - but with other boats, not whales. With Prince Rupert Adventure...More

Thank hce413
Debbie D, Manager at Prince Rupert Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi hce413, Thank you so much for the detailed review. We are happy that you were able to see so many whales. Prince Rupert Adventure Tours

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an incredible experience! I will be the first to admit that boats really scare me, but this one was great . It felt really smooth as it traveled through the water and was much bigger than I expected. The staff were very friendly and...More

1  Thank NorthernTraveler651
Debbie D, Manager at Prince Rupert Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi NorthernTraveler651, The bubble net feeding is an amazing site to see. We are glad that you enjoyed your tour. All the best, Prince Rupert Adventure Tours

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The number of whale sightings where amazing. Whales bubbling and breaching went on and on. I was amazed too by the tail slapping and found it hard to believe how the whales could push their bodies up backwards out of the water to slap their...More

Thank Mark Z
Debbie D, Manager at Prince Rupert Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Mark Z, I am happy to hear that you were able to experience the Humpbacks bubble net feeding and breaching. All the best, Prince Rupert Adventure Tours

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Dee S
23 May 2017|
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Response from Debbie D | Property representative |
Hello Dee Thank you for your inquiry. We have plenty of space available on the Grizzly Bear Tour for Sunday May 28, 2017 departing at 8:00 am (check in is 7:30 am) This is a seven hour tour and the cost is $265.00 + tax for... More
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bmw564
22 January 2017|
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Response from Debbie D | Property representative |
We don't have a minimum age requirement for our tours. Grizzly Bear Tour (Age 3-12 is $240.00 + tax) Whale Watching Tour (Age 3-12 is $115.00 + tax) Under 3 is free We hope you decide to join us !
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MarywCanberra
14 December 2016|
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Response from Debbie D | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. The Grizzly Bear Tour is available from mid May through to the last week of July. We discontinue this tour near the end of July when the berries are ripe and the Salmon return to the rivers to... More
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