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Sidney Whale Watching

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Sidney, Canada
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About Sidney Whale Watching
Whale watching, wildlife tours and sea kayaking tours located in the beautiful seaside town of Sidney, British Columbia on Vancouver Island. Our advantages include; calm protected water and the closest departure point to the Resident Killer whale routes meaning more whale time and an average of 30 minutes less travel time then Vancouver or Victoria. We are also at the gateway to the magical Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, less then 5 minutes off our dock and your among one of the nicest cruising grounds on the planet. Family owned and operated for over 15 years, come share our passion for the beautiful region called the Salish Sea.
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ancientmoods wrote a review Jul. 21
Thunder Bay, Canada744 contributions186 helpful votes
Lovely to be on the ocean in a small boat with just 12 people. This is a down to earth experience. Our captain described what we might see and the regulations regarding viewing the whales. We were fortunate to watch a small group of killer whales hunting in a circle. As a finale a large male breached. Remember your sunscreen and binoculars.
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Date of experience: July 2021
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Kitty Pelsh wrote a review Jul. 16
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A fantastic day, perfect in every way! The whales put on a great show, and Captain Dave was friendly and knowledgeable. Highly recommend this company!
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Date of experience: July 2021
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CAS52 wrote a review Jul. 1
Toronto81 contributions46 helpful votes
Online purchasing and registration very efficient Beautiful blue skies but choppy sea conditions made for a very bumpy ride to go find the confirmed sighting of a Humpback far far out Great to see the Salish sea islands where I live, from this perspective. The captain was knowledgeable and proficient at getting us to the site whilst keeping his distance from the gloriously graceful whale. The only footnote I have which from today no longer applies was that despite the booking clerk saying we should wear masks the captain said no which was all very well if you are in your own bubble and yes LOTS of fresh air blowing around but my husband had to sit shoulder to shoulder with a girl who would not put her mask on when she was trying to converse with us even though we said we’d prefer it. There should have been just one policy on a crowded boat like this
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Bri D wrote a review Aug. 2020
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Friendly, amazing customer service. The staff was extremely knowledgeable and answered all the questions everyone on the boat had. They’re were very respectful of the whales.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Annette J wrote a review Aug. 2020
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What a wonderful family outing! Our experience was exceptional and the driver Tommy certainly played a huge part in the experience! Full of knowledge and insight, along with pertinent Indigenous connections, made for not only a fun but also an educational experience! Certainly an event my family will long remember.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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