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Kayak in Howe Sound and snorkel with Vancouver's resident harbor seals during this half-day 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.
See Vancouver's dramatic skyline from the water on a small-group cruise in an inflatable Zodiac boat that accommodates 12 passengers. You'll navigate Vancouver Harbour, Burrard Inlet, English Bay, and False Creek, spotting some of the city's top sites and landmarks along the way. And since Vancouver Harbour is home to bald eagles, harbor seals, and dolphins, keep your camera ready and watch for wildlife as you hit speeds up to 30 mph (48 kph).
Discover the diverse wildlife for which British Columbia is famous on this 3-hour marine wildlife tour in Victoria. Hop aboard your boat at Fisherman’s Wharf and cruise toward the Haro Straight with your guide. With your wildlife identification kit to hand, watch the skies for native birdlife and keep an eye on the waves for curious seals, sea lions and porpoises. Lucky wildlife spotters may even see killer whales, gray whales, humpback whales and minke whales in the harbor’s deep waters, and hear them communicating via the on-board hydrophone!
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.
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.
Experience a group of orca whales in their natural habitat and stroll through the old fishing village of Steveston, where time seems to have stopped. Additionally on request: dinner in one of the good fish restaurants directly at the pier in Steveston.
On the way there we also visit the vanDusen Botanical Garden, one of the most beautiful botanical gardens in the world
The drive to Steveston is approximately 1 hour from downtown Vancouver. However, the whale watching here is better by classes (90% success rate) than directly in Vancouver.
Please note that the boat tour itself is not included in the price.
Minimum number of people per booking: 2
Experience beautiful and renowned Butchart Gardens, plus the quaint city of Victoria, British Columbia, on this all-day tour from Vancouver. Enjoy a relaxing, scenic seaplane ride through the picturesque Gulf Islands en route to Victoria, one of the oldest cities in the Pacific Northwest. Explore the seemingly endless array of floral displays at Butchart Gardens, then visit some of Victoria’s best places. This tour includes all transportation — including a speedboat return — and admission to Butchart Gardens.
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.
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.
Glide high above the water in Kelowna’s Okanagan Valley during this parasailing adventure that can accommodate up to three flyers at a time. Choose a departure time that works for you and head out with your crew after a safety briefing. Gear up in your harness and climb to the boat’s flight deck to attach to your parachute and ascend slowly into the air as the boat pulls you along.
While in Canada, experience Victoria’s wide selection of outdoor activities, and see the beauty of the Butchart Gardens on this guided tour by air, land, and water from Vancouver. First, take a helicopter flight over the Gulf Islands to spend some free time in the Garden City. See the Butchart Gardens before hopping on a speedboat cruise back to Vancouver.
Cruise through the Discovery Islands and Desolation Sound on a half-day whale- and wildlife-watching tour from Discovery Harbour. With naturalist guides helping to spot wildlife, you have the chance to see whales, dolphins, sea lions, bears, and more. While exploring the maze of islands and forested coasts, encounter tidal rapids that create standing waves and holes, and enjoy provided snacks and drinks on board.
While in Victoria, sip some of the region’s best wines and go on a sunset cruise to watch for orca and humpback whales on this full-day combo tour. On a 4-hour wine tour, discover Saanich Peninsula, one of Canada’s must-visit locations for all wine and cider lovers. Enjoy tastings at three wineries. On a 3-hour cruise, watch the sun melt over the horizon and look for whales in the wild. Hotel transport included.
Get up close and personal with the ocean and its incredible marine wildlife during this whale watching excursion from Victoria. Climb onboard a Zodiac boat equipped with padded bench seats and cruise the sea at up to 35-knots while your marine naturalist explains the area and animals around you. Head for the Juan de Fuca and Haro Strait and lookout for humpback whales, otters, seals sealions, and birds.
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