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Vancouver Whale Watching Safari

4.5 / 5

21 reviews

Vancouver Whale Watching Safari

From US$ 222.64 per person

Experience the fascinating killer whale close up and be enchanted by the amazing natural spectacle. Enjoy the breathtaking island world of the Canadian Pacific coast, located between Vancouver and the mainland and finish with a visit to Granville Island.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 3 hours
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  • Experience a speedboat safari on the search for Killer Wales, with sighting chances of 85%
  • See Killer Whales, along with seals, sea lions, bald eagles, and many other marine animals
  • Experience the breathtaking landscape of the Canadian Pacific coast
  • Visit Granville Island
  • Travel in comfort with pick-up from your accommodation in Vancouver included
Full description
Experience the thrill of the high seas as you embark on the search for the famous Killer Whales. Benefit from the experience of your tour guide and sighting chances of around 85%. Keep an eye out for the notorious Killer Whale, grey whales, seals, dolphins, sea lions, bald eagles and many other aquatic animals. Before you set sail, enjoy pick up from your accommodation in Vancouver and drive to the place where the covered boat is docked. Enjoy the adventure onboard the boat, equipped with many facilities including toilets. Marvel at the magical islands of the Canadian Pacific coast as you travel and experience a truly spectacular natural event. A visit to Vancouver's Granville Island is also included.
  • Pickup available from hotels, private residences, and Airbnb accommodation in Vancouver
  • 3-5 hours whale watching tour
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • Masks are strongly recommended for anyone indoors regardless of vaccination status. Unvaccinated participants are required to wear a mask while indoors

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Hat
  • Snacks
  • Water
  • Face mask or protective covering

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • From 1 April to 31 May the pickup is at 9:30 AM and the tour begins at 10:30 AM
  • From 1 June to 15 September the pickup is at 7:30 AM and the tour begins at 8:30 AM
  • From 16 September to 10 October the pickup is at 9:30 AM and the tour begins at 10:30 AM
  • From Oct 10,2021 to Oct 31, 2021 pickup is 11:20 am as the tour starts at 12 pm
  • It is recommended to bring weatherproof clothing because there is always a fresh breeze at sea
  • Please note that the commentary on this trip is conducted exclusively in English
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 21 reviews

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The transfer to the boat tour (Mike) was probably the best transfer you can imagine. There was a constant email contact. The transfer there was quick, Mike had explained all the sights we drove past. Since we had lost a cell phone when we got into the car, Mike went back to the hotel to look for the cell phone. That was more than accommodating and I honestly wouldn't have expected it (cell phone was even found). The tour itself was very informative and we were able to spend 1 hour with the orcas. You can get up to 200m away. Everyone on the tour was super nice and competent. The necessary expertise was also available. All in all it was just great and I would recommend it to everyone.

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September 11, 2019

A rapid one hour drive across the sea, then finally a whale.

August 17, 2019

It was a wonderful experience and the crew went out of their way to make you feel comfortable. Especially our supervisor was a win. He had already worked in the Vancouver Aquarium and told us a lot about whales and the surrounding area Thanks.

August 13, 2019

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