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Vancouver Cruises and Water Tours

By Viator, April 2014

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Towering mountains, lush greenery and water all over the place make Vancouver the crown jewel of the Pacific Northwest. The natural grandeur is stunning and is best seen on a cruise or seaplane tour of many bodies of water that surround the city and its neighboring islands.

Whale Watching
The fierce yet adorable orca, or killer whale, frequents the waters around Vancouver. That perfect moment when you see it breach from the water, showing off and having fun, is an incredible experience. The Vancouver Whale-Watching Tour will take you to the best places to spot these magnificent creatures. Along with orcas, you may also see bald eagles, seals, sea lions and porpoises.

Sea Safari Cruise
Harbor seals and bald eagles are the highlights of the Howe Sound Sea Safari Cruise. See for yourself the scenery and wildlife that make the Vancouver area so renowned with nature-lovers. Zoom across Horseshoe Bay (at Howe Sound’s entrance) and through the waters of the Strait of Georgia. Cruise beside steep cliffs, along caves and past Pam Rocks, a popular place for harbor seals to sunbathe.

Vancouver by Seaplane
A seaplane ride from Vancouver to Victoria, on Vancouver Island, will give you the ultimate in Vancouver views. Take off from the harbor and admire the city from the air as you soar across the Gulf Islands. The views are unparalleled. You’ll get an idea of how magical Vancouver is and get a better perspective on just how much water surrounds it (a lot!). In Victoria, explore the Butchart Gardens or wander around the quaint shops and cafés.

Vancouver Harbour Cruises

The relaxing Vancouver Harbour cruises allow for a tamer, yet just as fascinating, cruising experience. You’ll glide along the Vancouver city skyline, enjoying lunch, dinner, drinks, the sunset and more. Choose between the Sunset Dinner Cruise, the Indian Arm Lunch Cruise or the Sightseeing Cruise.

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Victoria by Seaplane and Ferry from Vancouver

4.5 star rating: Recommended 101 Reviews

Add a little excitement to your day trip to Victoria from Vancouver without blowing the budget. Take a scenic seaplane flight to the famous island for a ...  Read more

Location: Vancouver, Canada
Duration: Flexible

From USD $234.72

Whale-Watching Tour from Vancouver

4 star rating: Recommended 22 Reviews

While in Vancouver, don't miss the chance to take a whale-watching tour and spot killer whales, porpoises, seals, eagles and other wildlife amid the stunning ...  Read more

Location: Vancouver, Canada
Duration: Varies

From USD $168.46

Seaplane Flight to Victoria and Whale-Watching Cruise

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 20 Reviews

Fly from Vancouver to Victoria on a 35-minute flight by seaplane and search for Orcas on a whale watching cruise on Haro Strait. Be kind to the environment ...  Read more

Location: Vancouver, Canada
Duration: 4 hours

From USD $402.39

Vancouver Harbor Sunset Dinner Cruise

4.5 star rating: Recommended 58 Reviews

See Vancouver’s waterfront sights while you dine on a sunset dinner cruise. This leisurely cruise takes you past the downtown skyline, Canada Place, the North ...  Read more

Location: Vancouver, Canada
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $80.58

Vancouver Harbor and Indian Arm Lunch Cruise

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 23 Reviews

See the sights of Vancouver’s waterfront while you dine on a four-hour lunch cruise. Travel through Vancouver Inner Harbor and Burrard Inlet, before heading ...  Read more

Location: Vancouver, Canada
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $70.37

Vancouver Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

4.5 star rating: Recommended 9 Reviews

See Vancouver’s waterfront sights on a relaxing one-hour tour of Vancouver Harbor. This cruise offers stunning views of the city skyline and the North Shore ...  Read more

Location: Vancouver, Canada
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

From USD $29.11

Best of Victoria Tour: Whale Watching, Butchart Gardens and Sunset Cruise from Vancouver

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

Combine four great experiences for the ultimate Vancouver day trip! Take a whale-watching cruise, sightsee around Victoria at your own pace, explore the ...  Read more

Location: Vancouver, Canada
Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $300.66

Whale-Watching Cruise from Vancouver to Victoria

Hop on a one-way whale-watching cruise from Vancouver! Departing in the morning, spot whales, sea lions, seals, porpoises and more with the help of your expert ...  Read more

Location: Vancouver, Canada
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $196.98

Vancouver Private Transfer: Downtown Vancouver or Vancouver Airport to Cruise Port

When you need to get to the Vancouver port for a departing cruise, book this hassle-free transfer by private vehicle from Vancouver International Airport or ...  Read more

Location: Vancouver, Canada
Duration: Varies

From USD $14.42

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