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Archipelago Wildlife Cruises

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Whiskey Landing Marina, 1634 Cedar Road, corner Main & Cedar, Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
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One of those unbeatable experiences!

We are keen wildlife watchers and this trip with Archipelago sounded really good. This definitely... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
worldwanderer100
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Mansfield, England
It doesn't get any better than this

I admit it, this is our third trip! Our three night stay in Ucluelet was planned around... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
Stevethearchitect
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Benfleet, United Kingdom
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For an unforgettable West Coast experience, join Al & Toddy Landry aboard their luxurious 53 foot motor yacht for a very personalized tour to view whales, bears, sea lions and other wildlife in comfort. More than just wildlife viewing, their interpretive tours include a scenic cruise through the sheltered waters of the Broken Group islands and a gourmet meal while at anchor. Romantic sunset cruises and private charters are also available.
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Whiskey Landing Marina, 1634 Cedar Road, corner Main & Cedar, Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
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Reviewed December 19, 2017

We are keen wildlife watchers and this trip with Archipelago sounded really good. This definitely proved to be the case as we had a fantastic day around the Broken Islands group, thanks to Al and Toddy our hosts and guides for the day. They live...More

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Reviewed November 3, 2017 via mobile

I admit it, this is our third trip! Our three night stay in Ucluelet was planned around Archipelago's cruise. It is the most comfortable and civilised tour you will find anywhere. The west coast is sublime and wildlife viewing superb. I take my hat off...More

Thank Stevethearchitect
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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Al & Toddy were fabulous hosts on this wildlife cruise through the Broken Islands sailing aboard the beautiful Raincoast Maiden from Ucluelet. Sightings of sea lions, seals, sea otters & eagles were plentiful but sadly there were no whales to be found. We chose to...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2017

We booked the trip in advance and as we were on the road with an RV, not exactly knowing which date we would be in Ucluelet, Toddy was very nice and helpful via email to confirm the cruise for us. The cruise itself was a...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

We started the tour with a sea lion sighting right on the dock and there was no shortage of seals, sea lions, bald eagles and seabirds on the rest of the trip. There were hopes of seeing bears on shore or an orca but the...More

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Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Almost overwhelming. So much beauty, so much wildlife. All on board a superb boat with generous, knowledgeable hosts. If you've taken the trouble to get to Ucluelet you'd be crazy not to do this. It's worth every penny/ cent. The only regret you'd have is...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2017

As a returning Customer from years ago it was not long into the trip that we remembered why we came back. Fantastic cruise around magnificent scenery in the capable and knowledgeable hands of Alan and Toddy. And what amazing weather for late September. See you...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2017

I recently took my third tour with Archipelago and enjoyed it as much as the first! We had a beautiful day and Al and Toddy went out of their way to find wildlife to view! We saw seals, eagles, sea lions, kingfishers and sea otters....More

Thank Carol P
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Reviewed September 27, 2017

We booked at short notice towards the end of the season. Nonetheless, Al and Toddy were able to find us a spot on an all day cruise around the Broken Group Islands. Toddy warned us beforehand that we were unlikely to see any whales but...More

Thank PeterCoghill
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

I just cannot say enough good things about Al and Toddy's cruise today, September 26, 2017. Firstly both are highly competent boat captains and are extremely informative about everything related to the local area, the ocean and the sound and all the animals that inhabit...More

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anand k
October 26, 2016|
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Response from wildlifecruises | Property representative |
Hello, We are now closed until early May. However there are other companies which stay open all year. They will run in November, weather permitting. You could try either Subtidal Adventures or Beachcomber Ocean Tours.
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Eljay118
March 14, 2016|
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Response from DWbiker | Reviewed this property |
Hello I cannot answer for Archipelago Wildlife Cruises. My suggestion is to ask the company. They were very good with email communication. Email should be on their website. However, I do doubt whether they would... More
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Jaguaronprowl
June 26, 2015|
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Response from wildlifecruises | Property representative |
We see puffins the very odd time - when we do it is usually in the spring - but overall VERY seldom. It is best to assume we won't see any. There are always lots of other bird species to see though!
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