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Vancouver Whale Watch

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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.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“killer whales” (23 reviews)
“see whales” (14 reviews)
“sea lions” (29 reviews)
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12240 2nd Ave Suite 210 | Steveston, Richmond, British Columbia V7E 3L8, Canada
Steveston
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+1 604-274-9565
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"killer whales"
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"see whales"
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"sea lions"
in 29 reviews
"saw orcas"
in 11 reviews
"great trip"
in 13 reviews
"amazing experience"
in 9 reviews
"four hours"
in 5 reviews
"bucket list"
in 5 reviews
"boat trip"
in 5 reviews
"transient orcas"
in 5 reviews
"turkey vultures"
in 2 reviews
"great driver"
in 2 reviews
"waterproof trousers"
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"bus driver"
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"beautiful animals"
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"captain bryan"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well organised trip. Picked up by a joy bus driver always gets the day off to a good start :) We saw bald eagles, an otter, seals and plenty of orcas. Sue, our guide, was good - speaking to everyone individually on the boat, making...More

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Cedric T, Owner at Vancouver Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Harris Family, Thank you for sharing your feedback! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. We will certainly pass your suggestion along to our management team and hope to have you out on our trip again in the future!

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At first I was a little disappointed. The guide said he saw humpback whales in the distance and he couldn't believe I couldn't see them. My eyes are 20/20 and no I couldnt see whales 5 miles away. But then we gave up on them...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Now I understand that whale watching is a luck of the draw thing, but when i called to make my booking I specifically asked if the tour went to the islands to the south around Victoria as I had been told this area is the...More

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Cedric T, Owner at Vancouver Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Aido, we appreciate your feedback and we regret that we were unable to meet your expectations. Due to the nature of whales in the wild and their constant movement, there is no way for anyone to predict where they will be from day to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No only did we see multiple orca whales in Howe Sounds but the caption James was sure to keep on top of putting the boat in the right spot and Andy thr tour guide was full of insight and info and even with the size...More

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Cedric T, Owner at Vancouver Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Mickey F, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your experience! We hope to have you on our trip again in the future.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to book with these guys as they are closer to the whales than other Vancouver based operations. This turned out to be a good decision. It took us 2hours by fast boat to get to the whales but well worth the ride. The Wales...More

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Cedric T, Owner at Vancouver Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Simon C, Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your experience aboard our 12-passenger zodiac, Strider I! Though it is very rare for us to have no whale sightings on tours, the return passes we issue are certainly valid...More

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This was such a great trip!!! We saw bald eagles, seals, porpoises and killer whales. They breached a couple of times it was absolutely amazing!!!!!

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Cedric T, Owner at Vancouver Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Holidaymakergreen, It sure sounds like you had an unforgettable experience. Thank you for your review and we hope to have you on our trip again!

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Paula C
January 10, 2018|
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Response from travelnut0315 | Reviewed this property |
We booked the Express boat which worked well for us. We went in July and the boat was open air - not sure when you will be going, but they may have to put tops on them. I had no problems with my camera equipment on the... More
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Sophie K
September 29, 2017|
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Response from KeKeGram | Reviewed this property |
We had wonderful weather when we went on Sept 24th. Just dress in layers. We were provided with a life suit which will keep you dry. I wouldn't imagine the whales are affected by the rain. Book it and enjoy!
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busboy344
May 15, 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.
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