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Sunshine Coast Tours

16660 Backeddy Road, Egmont, British Columbia V0N 1N0, Canada
+1 800-870-9055
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Quality of the tour does not match the spectacular setting

Older aluminum boat, windows poor for viewing. Poorly set up speakers on the boat made it very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Elizabeth D
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Courtenay
Great Scenery.. Wonderful Tour

Even though the weather didn't cooperate it was a such a beautiful trip up the Princess Louisa... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
missmyssi
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Kailua, Hawaii
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Our marine sightseeing tours depart from different docks depending on your choice of tour. The Princess Louisa Inlet and Skookumchuck Narrows tour depart from the BAckeddy Marina in Egmont. The Mermaid Tour series depart from the municipal dock in Porpoise Bay, Sechelt.
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16660 Backeddy Road, Egmont, British Columbia V0N 1N0, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Older aluminum boat, windows poor for viewing. Poorly set up speakers on the boat made it very difficult to hear the commentary. The commentary we were able to hear was very good. The tour company indicates they are getting a newer boat and this may...More

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SunshineCoastTours, Owner at Sunshine Coast Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

That aluminum boat is pretty typical of small passenger vessels (SPV) around the Coast. It's very similar to everything else in this area. But, it doesn't compare well to our fiberglass boat. Our BLine is exceptional. The sister ship, the Red Line was launched this...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2018

Even though the weather didn't cooperate it was a such a beautiful trip up the Princess Louisa Inlet. Bryce was knowledgable of the area and it's history. The scenery was breathtaking, and even with the rain we enjoyed our picnic lunch at Chatterbox Falls. If...More

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Reviewed May 19, 2018

We were blessed with clear blue skies and from the moment that we pulled away from the dock and continued up the inlet, we were speechless for the next 2 hours at the shear beauty of the inlet, mountains, granite cliffs, waterfalls and occasional sea...More

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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Our tour couldn't have been more perfect! Let's set the scene: late February: beautiful sunny day; cold, 0 degree C; water was glass on the entire inlet; not another boat or sea plane in sight! Bryce at Sunshine Coast made planning it super easy. Cliff...More

1  Thank Heather H
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Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend this tour to Princess Louisa Inlet and Chatterbox Falls. We had all been sailing in this area before but this tour was special. Of course we had a PERFECT day to see this spectacular part of the coast of BC and our guide,...More

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Reviewed July 1, 2017

Beautiful scenery lovely multiple waterfalls to see in June with a spectacular chatterbox falls. Very knowledgable and pleasant guide.

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Reviewed June 22, 2017

We have done this tour twice, once in September a few years ago, and then in June, both times it was spectacular! The drive up the Sunshine Coast is an easy drive, and takes about an hour from Gibsons. Going up Jervis Inlet takes you...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2016

This tour of approx 5 hours return covers approx. 70 nautical miles of some of the most breathtaking and natural scenery on the Sunshine Coast. The boat tour includes many untouched areas where First Nations cliff drawings and history are explored along a waterway that...More

Thank Terry H
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Reviewed August 26, 2016

We took a boat tour to the top of this famous inlet with a group of 11 people. Our captain pointed out interesting things along the way and we enjoyed our time.

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Reviewed August 21, 2016

My husband and I enjoyed this trip to Chatterbox Falls, we had a great guide who was very informative about native history, mountains, weather the water etc. The boat held around 12 persons, we had 8 and sat outside the back of the boat, they...More

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Marilyn F
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Response from SunshineCoastTours | Property representative |
Sorry, there are really no options for you. On our tour you are aboard for about 2 hours, then you go ashore in the Provincial Park. There are outhouses in the Park. After time ashore, beside Chatterbox Falls the run home is... More
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