Whale-Watching Tour from Vancouver
The area is renowned for attracting whales, and this tour enjoys a 90% sighting success rate. On your quest to find orcas (killer whales), you’ll have the opportunity to see the inhabitants of this diverse marine ecosystem, including bow riding Dall’s porpoises, sea lions, bald eagles and seals. Select the shuttle option to include round-trip transportation from downtown Vancouver, and spend a morning or afternoon in touch with nature on this memorable whale-watching tour!
- Led by a local guide
- See native wildlife in their natural environment
- Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
The vessels used on this whale-watching tour are open-air or covered high-speed zodiac boats that ensure a smooth and comfortable trip whatever the weather! On your thrilling expedition, you will hear illuminating commentary delivered by professional naturalists, and you’ll see the magnificent orca in its natural habitat. Onboard hydrophones allow you to experience the wild calls of the orcas first hand, and photo ID charts will even help you to identify them. Look out for the orca named Granny, believed to be over 100 years old!
Air-conditioned shuttle transportation is available from nine centrally located pickup points in downtown Vancouver, and free parking is available in Steveston Village for those arriving by car.
Don’t miss this extraordinary rendezvous with nature on the southwest coast of Canada!
GUARANTEED WHALE SIGHTINGS OR YOUR NEXT TRIP IS FREE!
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Whale Watching Tour departing from Steveston Village at 11:00am
11:00am Tour and Shuttle
Whale Watching Tour departing from Steveston Village at 11:00am and round-trip shuttle transportation from downtown Vancouver
Whale Watching Tour
- Sightseeing cruise
- Hotel pickup and drop off (if option selected)
- Bottled water
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop off (if option not selected)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
Reviewed by: Diane E, October 2014
Absolutely brilliant in every way! As a first time Brit visitor to Canada this completed a wonderful trip and exceeded all my expectations!! From the knowledge of Karl our naturalist and the skill of John our skipper when locating the array of wildlife we saw...... to killer whales diving under our super-fast Zodiac ( JUST EXACTLY like the pics!)....this amazing experience is not to missed........I am carrying the memories still from weeks ago.....and smiling still at the wonderful pictures in my head( and on my I.pad!)
Reviewed by: Eugene G, New Zealand, September 2014
Loved it staff were great weather played nice would do the trip again