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Vancouver Whale Watch

#2 of 10 Tours in Richmond Features Animals
12240 2nd Ave Suite 210 | Steveston, Richmond, British Columbia V7E 3L8, Canada
+1 604-274-9565
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Vancouver's Best Whale Watching experience! Seasonal, guided tours led by professional naturalists. Whale watching trips, sea lion and birding tours, and nature and historical tours.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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12240 2nd Ave Suite 210 | Steveston, Richmond, British Columbia V7E 3L8, Canada
+1 604-274-9565
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great afternoon whale watching. We saw one humpback and a number of orcas. It was a long but smooth ride out and back. The staff were very helpful and the captain skilled at finding the whales and keeping the boat facing them for our viewing.

Thank rdclarke
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have nothing but good things to say about these folks. They run a very safe, professional operation. I've been out with them several times and have always been impressed. On our most recent outing this past week we even got to see a fairly...More

Thank IvanGee604
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We booked on this trip as we had some time in Vancouver, and we're certainly glad we did. Our captain got told of the position of a pod of Orcas off Gambier Island and quickly set off for the location. There we had wonderful views...More

Thank Nick K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a covered boat. Really happy about that. We were still able to go to the front or back (uncovered) when the boat going slow. The naturalist was very informative and friendly. And captain Mike was amazing. He got us close to the action where...More

Thank Amy G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything that Vancouver Whale Watchers had control of was amazing. Our guide was knowledgeable and informative. She clearly loved what she does and had a great respect for the environment and wildlife around us. The Captain showed great skill and ability and piloting the craft...More

Thank Jeffery S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The boat trip from Vancouver to see whales is just spectacular. You ride on a very fast power boat through the Gulf islands to find a spot where you can see some whales. Normally the trip lasts for 3 hours, but if necessary the company...More

Thank Wolfgang L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great experience all the way around with the Vancouver Whale Watch tour, from booking, to confirmation, to the pick-up and drive, to arrival in Steveston (the actual departure location), to our time on the book, all the way through our return ride...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If I could give this company 10 stars then I would. We were picked up from an agreed location and driven straight to the port, with the driver giving us local Canadian facts along the route. We boarded the boat with a warning that 5...More

Thank Aimee K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really good day out. The shuttle bus picked us up on time and the whole thing was well organised. The boat was comfortable and the naturalist very informative. We saw both humpback whales and killer whales. It's pretty amazing to see these...More

1  Thank CHSimpson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a tour on August 5th at 9:00am. Unluckily we didn't see any whales and it was very foggy because of the forest fire (I guess) so we couldn't see clearly. Although we saw some seals and bald eagles from the distance, it's...More

1  Thank cookingCoder
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15 May 2017|
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Response from for032002 | Reviewed this property |
Went the last week in April. They said humpbacks are there from June-Sept.
Tiva K
3 March 2017|
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Response from CanadaRuss | Reviewed this property |
Well here's my advice, we have snow now (March 6th and it is very cold). The whale watchers only go out if the temp is above 0 centigrade. I would suggest you leave it till April at least the whales are in the Strait of... More
27 May 2016|
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Response from Robbie B | Reviewed this property |
I honestly cannot remember. I would call them directly, they are very help full.