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Wild Whales Vancouver

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1806 Mast Tower Rd | Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 4B6, Canada
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Reviewed January 26, 2019

We chose this company after a lot of research because they say they stay out longer to maximise your chance of seeing whales. We were also expecting to see a variety of other marine life. Obviously wild animals don't appear on demand and they can't...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Francophile635
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

We booked onto the first boat of the day on the first morning of our trip. This was just in case we didn’t get lucky with the weather and whales so we could rebook before our trip came to an end. As we suited up...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank kpclarkey
Reviewed December 21, 2018

We had a great time! Our tour started at 11am and lasted until around 4pm - you receive water and a small breakfast snack bar so I would recommend taking your own food for lunch. We saw humpback whales, bald eagles, sea lions and seals...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Moggy12345
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

We went at the end of September in a covered boat. It was a very long trip. The guide had some laminated information, but seemed to know only what was written and didn't have extras to read during the trip. After we saw 1 whale...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jmb31117
Reviewed November 7, 2018

We continued our trip from the Banff National Park and ended up in Vancouver with our friends from England. We had pre-planned this excursion prior to leaving and were not disappointed. We saw humpbacks, harbour seals and great views of the surrounding mountains and waterfronts...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tom K
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

We where visiting Vancouver on vacation from England,the whale watching was the highlight of the trip by a long shot for me. It was well organised,it was a cold day but the suits they provide keep you nice and warm. We bumped into 3 humpback...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Treanors
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Well organized and our tour guide Ashley was passionate and knowledgeable. The boat ride was fun and we got a chance to see orcas which was really fun. Definitely a fun experience and I recommend it if you have never seen whales before.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cdinally
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

We cannot say enough great things about this adventure! Laura was fantastic and Drew was amazing! We saw TWO humpback whales, a bald eagle, sea lions and seals. They were very informed about the wildlife as well as conceincous about the environment. We couldn’t recommend...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amanda B
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic four hour experience aboard the Jing Yu boat and had the privilege of observing some humpback whales. It was clear that both our captain Corby and our naturalist Justine were passionate about the environment and ensuring the wildlife were not threatened....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jessstompy
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Best (Whale Watching) Company in Vancouver (and the whole world), for sure!! I am staying in Canada for half a year, and besides skiing in Whistler, watching an orca in Vancouver is definitely on top of my bucket list. I have never written a review...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Sonia T
July 4, 2018|
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Response from Mrtrnuaaio | Reviewed this property |
Yes you will see a whale! Today this thanksgiving I saw 2 humpback whales swimming around the ocean.They came very near to us! After that we saw seals.We didn’t see any orcas but it’s still the trip was still awesome! If you... More
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Olga J
July 3, 2018|
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Response from aekemp | Reviewed this property |
As stated the trip length is variable depending on the location of the Whales. The trip departs from the Wild Whales office on Granville Island which is served by buses and metro from downtown area with a 10 min walk to get... More
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June 23, 2018|
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I will not get a ‘helpful’ vote for this but it’s the only advice anyone should give - ask a doctor they are the only ones qualified to say.
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