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

Torn between a day of city sightseeing and nature excursions? Do it all on this full-day tour of Victoria! From Vancouver, cruise the Strait of Georgia for some epic whale-watching, take a self-guided tour of Victoria and soak up the perfumed beauty of Butchart Gardens! At the end of your full day, relax and take in stunning coastal mountain views as you cruise back to Vancouver at dusk.
  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD277.85
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  • Duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
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USD277.85

Vancouver Snorkel and Kayak Adventure: Snorkel with Seals

Kayak in Howe Sound and snorkel with Vancouver's resident harbor seals during this 5-hour eco-adventure. Board a boat from Horseshoe Bay with your adventure guide, headed toward the Pam Rocks seal colony. Slip into the provided snorkel gear and wetsuit, then dive in for an up-close experience with seals, following their lead. Kayak around the bay and the rocks, experiencing the marine environment while in a low-profile boat. A sightseeing-only option is available for those passengers who wish to stay dry on the boat. All kayaking and snorkeling equipment, refreshments and light snacks are included.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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USD60.18
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Whale Watching to Victoria from Vancouver and Return Seaplane Flight

Go on an adventure by sea, land, and sky on this full-day whale-watching experience in Victoria from Vancouver, including a return flight to Vancouver by seaplane. First board a boat, and hit the water in search of whales and other marine life. Then, explore the city of Victoria on your own before hopping in a seaplane for a flight from Victoria and Vancouver, overlooking the Gulf Islands.
  • Duration: 1 day
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USD342.65
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Vancouver to Victoria Whale Watching with Return to Vancouver by Seaplane

Get up close with the killer whales between Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia on this guided, full-day, whale-watching cruise. Climb aboard one of the finest whaling vessels in the industry to interact with a variety of whale species. See a wide variety of wildlife, like porpoises, seals, sea lions, bald eagles, blue herons and more. Then spend the afternoon exploring beautiful Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. At the end of the day, return to Vancouver by seaplane. Vancouver hotel or residence pickup and drop-off included.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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USD434.86
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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USD434.86

Vancouver to Victoria Whale Watching with Return to Vancouver by Speed Boat

Go whale watching, and explore Butchart Gardens in Victoria, Vancouver Island on this day trip from Vancouver. Combine two activities into one day in the Gulf Islands, and then return to Vancouver via speedboat, cutting the return trip to just two hours.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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USD320.22
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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USD320.22

Vancouver Whale Watching Safari

Watch for orca, gray and humpback whales on a 8-hour wildlife safari from Vancouver on a comfortable, covered boat. Learn about the whales’ lives, behavior and migration patterns from a trained naturalist, and try to spot the dolphins, seals, sea lions and bald eagles that thrive along the Pacific Coast. Whales are sighted on 85% of trips.
  • Duration: 8 hours
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USD197.94
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  • Duration: 8 hours
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USD197.94

Whale-Watching Cruise from Victoria to Vancouver

Cruise from Victoria to Vancouver and admire the native wildlife for which Canada is famous on this 5.5-hour one-way whale-watching cruise. Take a seat aboard your cruise boat in downtown Victoria and head out onto the waves. During your 3-hour whale-watching cruise, watch the waters for elegant whales, seals, porpoises and sea lions as your guide explains their feeding habits and life cycles. Stop to stretch your legs at the secluded Tod Inlet, then head onward to Vancouver’s Coal Harbour as the sun sets on the horizon.
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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USD177.55
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  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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USD177.55

English Bay Jet Ski Tour from Vancouver

Enjoy high-speed thrills over the waves in English Bay and Howe Sound on this morning Jet Ski tour from Vancouver. Following a 30-minute safety briefing, hop onto your single- or double-rider Sea-Doo watercraft and take to the water. Follow your guide through English Bay and out toward Horseshoe Bay, and enjoy panoramic views over the bays, beaches and coves of Bowen Island. Head through beautiful Howe Sound to Bowyer Island and see native harbor seals lazing by the shoreline at Pam Rocks. Then, return to base via Anvil Island.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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USD110.42
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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USD110.42

Gulf Islands Kayak and Seaplane Adventure

Discover some of the most diverse marine wildlife in the world on this guided, full-day kayak adventure in British Columbia’s Gulf Islands. Explore this natural paradise with a seaplane flight from Vancouver. Then kayak along the waters of Saltspring Island in search of a wide variety of marine invertebrates, fish and sea mammals. Look for whales, harbor seals, river otters, sea lions, seagulls, eagles and more, including the rocky reefs and kelp beds of this protected bay area. Round-trip transportation from Vancouver plus a barbecue picnic lunch on the beach are included.
  • Duration: 12 hours
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USD381.36
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  • Duration: 12 hours
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USD381.36

Vancouver Kayaking Tour

Searching for a unique outdoors experience while in Vancouver? Discover the beauty of Vancouver’s city skyline and stunning shoreline on a family-friendly kayaking tour. Spend 2.5 hours winding through the False Creek inlet and getting friendly with resident seals, ducks and kingfishers. With an expert guide, learn kayaking technique and enjoy a city sightseeing tour set against nature.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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USD36.61
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  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Granite Waterfalls 4-Hour Boat Rental for 5 to 6 People

If you’ve ever dreamed of driving your own speed boat, this is your opportunity. From downtown Vancouver, you can navigate the majestic coastline from mountain fjords up to the granite waterfalls. Guides will make sure you are comfortable operating the boat and provide you with a boating license and life jackets to ensure your safety. You have 4 hours to explore the magnificent waters with your friends or family.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD159.73
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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USD159.73

Vancouver Jet Ski Rental

Hop onto your Sea-Doo Jet Ski to explore Vancouver’s English Bay and Howe Sound in style with this 2-, 3- or 8-hour Jet Ski rental from Granville Island. Head to the water sports center on Granville Island for your safety briefing. Then, take to the waves at your leisure. Zoom through English Bay and around Howe Sound’s 22 islands, and enjoy breathtaking views over Vancouver’s rugged coastline. Whizz through Horseshoe Bay to Bowen Island, seek a secluded spot around Bowyer Island or watch harbor seals lazing on Pam Rocks.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD161.68
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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USD161.68

Vancouver Boat Rental for up to 4 People

Cruise along the Vancouver coastline and the surrounding islands in your own 16-foot (5-meter) speedboat. Before you depart from downtown Vancouver, receive a boat operation overview and safety briefing, plus a map and suggestions for your trip. Visit a seal colony, dock at Snug Cove for a picnic, view the skyline, explore the waterfalls, and spot Orca whales during your ride.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD33.63
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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USD33.63

Vancouver Boat Rental for up to 5 People

Cruise the waters around Vancouver driving your own speedboat during this independent activity. After a brief introduction at the boat rental facility, pilot your personal speedboat through Vancouver's surrounding islands and up the coastline. With up to 5 passengers, sit down for a picnic on a remote island, watch for seals and Orcas and explore the Granite waterfalls. One-day boating license, safety equipment and area maps are included.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD41.27
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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USD41.27

Vancouver 17-Foot Self-Driven Boat Rental

Explore the waters near West Vancouver with this 17-foot speedboat rental, and make your way through Howe Sound at a pace that suits your family and friends. Admire city views, a seal colony or a bird sanctuary, and stop at an island for homemade pie. Watch for wildlife such as humpbacks and orcas. Dockside staff show you how to operate the boat and provide a map and suggested routes. Upgrade to include hotel shuttle transport. Note: The rental price is per boat, which accommodates up to five people.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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USD74.79
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  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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USD74.79

English Bay Jet Ski Tour from Vancouver with Dinner on Bowen Island

Amp up your Vancouver vacation with a thrilling 3.5-hour jet ski tour of Howe Sound and dinner at a waterside pub! Delight in lovely evening views of English Bay, Howe Sound and Bowen Island as you rip up the water on your single or double Sea-Doo Watercraft. You’ll see native wildlife, view breathtaking coastal scenery, and savor a hearty dinner and drink on Bowen Island before heading back to the mainland.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD170.34
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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USD170.34

Scuba Diving in Howe Sound

Get access to British Columbia's best dive sites with this 5-hour boat trip from Horseshoe Bay. Choose to dive or simply ride along to enjoy the mountain scenery. Divers will see pinnacles, canyons, sponge bioherms, wolf eels, Pacific Octopus, and seals that make their home in Howe Sound. Please note: There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD95.49
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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USD95.49

Sea Safari Tour from Vancouver

Leave the bustle of Vancouver for an evening on the water with the local wildlife for company. The rigid inflatable watercraft provides a comfortable ride as you circle the sound, located beside one of the southernmost fjords north of the equator. The tour takes you around many of the islands of Howe Sound, and gives you views of wild life in their natural habitat.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD74.63
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  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD74.63

Seal Colony 3-Hour Boat Rental for 5 to 6 People

Take the helm and head out from Vancouver on your own adventure. Take your pick from a 17-foot (5 meter) or 18-foot (5.5 meter) speed boat, for five or six passengers. After a safety orientation, head out for about 3 hours of exploring on the water. Choose to dock along the way for a picnic, cruise up to the seal colony, or see where the day takes you.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD129.16
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  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD129.16

Bowen Explorer Sea Safari Tour

Take a sea safari around the islands of Howe Sound. This is your opportunity to see the rugged coastlines and mountains and spot local wildlife. Seals, sea lions, bald eagles and more call this area home. There will be a stop at Snug Harbour where you have the choice of disembarking to tour the charming shops and cafes (return at your leisure via ferry) or stay on the boat to return with the tour.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD74.63
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  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD74.63

Illuminated Kayak or Stand-Up Paddleboard Tour in Vancouver

Explore the waters off Granville Island by night on this 1.5-hour illuminated kayak or stand-up paddleboard tour in Vancouver. Head into the protected inlet of False Creek with your guide when the crowds have disappeared. Enjoy breathtaking views over the city’s famous skyline as the sun sinks below the horizon, and watch as the sky explodes in color. After sunset, paddle into English Bay as your LED lights illuminate the water — a truly unique experience! Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD34.30
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  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD34.30

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Sea To Sky Scuba Boat Tours

British Columbia was voted the #1 diving destination in North America by Scuba Diving Magazine. Boat diving with Sea To Sky you will encounter a diversity of marine life in the Pacific North West
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD110.82
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  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD110.82


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