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Whale-Watching Tour from Vancouver

Whale-Watching Tour from Vancouver

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Scout for an incredible array of marine life during this half-day Vancouver whale watching cruise. Join a professional naturalist on board a modern boat as you search for creatures including orcas, seals, porpoises, and eagles. The waters for your cruise are renowned for attracting whales, offering an up to 90% success rate with sightings. Best of all, enjoy spectacular scenery set amidst the Gulf and San Juan Islands. Your whale watching trip from Vancouver includes round-trip transport from your hotel, plus bottled water and snacks.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$117.87
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Excellent choice, wonderful experience

Levy made the bus trip really pleasant, shared good information, very welcoming. The boat staff was great too, no rush, they even stop the boat for extra time to see 2 humpback whales! We saw few orcas, sealions and seals.

Milagros_P, Aug 2020

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Vancouver to Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour

Vancouver to Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour

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Enjoy round-trip travel from Vancouver to Victoria, and discover top attractions in British Columbia on this Victoria and Butchart Gardens day trip from Victoria. Take the ferry to Vancouver Island, and enjoy fine views over the beautiful Gulf Islands. Dock in Swartz Bay, and visit the famous Butchart Gardens, exploring the grounds at your leisure. Then, enjoy free time to explore the city, perhaps walking through Chinatown and the Inner Harbour, before returning to Vancouver by ferry.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$160.48
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Vancouver Harbor Sunset Dinner Cruise

Vancouver Harbor Sunset Dinner Cruise

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Looking for an enchanting and unusual way to spend an evening in Vancouver? Take a leisurely dinner cruise along the city’s gorgeous waterfront. Listen to live music and savor delicious Pacific Coast-style cuisine as you float through Vancouver’s Inner Harbor. Stroll the deck at sunset, indulge in a freshly prepared buffet, and take in the beautiful sights including Canada Place, the North Shore Mountains and the West Vancouver skyline after dusk.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$76.37
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US$76.37

Small-Group Best of Victoria Tour including Butchart Gardens - Private Safe Tour

Small-Group Best of Victoria Tour including Butchart Gardens - Private Safe Tour

Experience the highlights of Victoria by taking part in our Victoria Half-Day tour! This 5-hour sightseeing tour includes: Scenic photo opportunities at Mount Tolmie & Cormorant Point, a visit to Butchart gardens, guided tour of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, and 75 minute Victoria Harbour & Gorge Cruise*. It’s the perfect way to see and experience the best Victoria has to offer! *In the event the Victoria Gorge Cruise does not operate, you will be provided with a refund for the boat cruise portion of your tour. The remainder of the tour will operate as usual.
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  • 5 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$194.46
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Vancouver Harbor and Indian Arm Lunch Cruise

Vancouver Harbor and Indian Arm Lunch Cruise

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Delight in the beauty of Vancouver on a lunch cruise along the city’s gorgeous waterfront. Enjoy a unique dining experience as your float through Vancouver’s Inner Harbor, Burrard Inlet, and Indian Arm—a dramatic glacial fjord. Stroll the deck, indulge in a freshly prepared buffet and take in the beautiful sights including the Coast Mountains, verdant forests, and local wildlife.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$66.93
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Whistler and Sea to Sky Gondola Tour

Whistler and Sea to Sky Gondola Tour

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You’re visiting Vancouver and want to experience the natural wonders outside the city. Avoid the hassle of renting a car with this day trip that shows off BC's fjords, inlets, and mountains, with included transportation and a ride on the Sea to Sky Gondola. A guide provides commentary on the drive, and you'll enjoy photo stops as well as free time in Whistler Village.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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4-Day Vancouver Island Explorer Tour from Vancouver

4-Day Vancouver Island Explorer Tour from Vancouver

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Vancouver Island boasts crystal-clear lakes, ancient old-growth forest, and cascading waterfalls—but organizing accommodation, ferry tickets, and National Park fees to explore independently takes up valuable sightseeing time. On this tour, enjoy round-trip transport from downtown Vancouver and see the best of British Columbia’s west coast with the key logistics covered. Explore the Pacific Rim National Park with your guide, and follow walking trails through the beautiful west coast rainforest.
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  • 4 days
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Ultimate Day Tour to Victoria

Ultimate Day Tour to Victoria

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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.
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  • 11 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Small-Group Vancouver City & North Vancouver Full Day - Private Safe Tour

Small-Group Vancouver City & North Vancouver Full Day - Private Safe Tour

This comprehensive small-group (6 guest limit) tour of the City of Vancouver and North Vancouver will guide you through all of the must-see spots in one adventure packed day! Enjoy the best the Vancouver area has to offer, including: the Vancouver Lookout Tower, a narrated drive through Downtown Vancouver (including Gastown & Chinatown), Granville Island, Stanley Park, a Harbour Cruise*, the Capilano Suspension Bridge including Cliffwalk®, Grouse Mountain and Canadian Lumberjack show atop the mountain to finish off the day! *Tentative cruise dates: April 26-September 30th,2020. Partial refund for the boat portion will be provided in event the boat does not operate. Tour will operate as normal, without the boat portion*
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$334.79
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Whale-Watching Cruise with Expert Naturalists

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Whale-Watching Cruise with Expert Naturalists

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Hit the waves with expert naturalists in search of Canadian sea-life on this whale-watching cruise from Victoria. Hop aboard your whale-watching boat and head out into the rolling seas with your guide. Gaze out over Victoria’s attractive coastline and watch the waves for sightings of graceful orcas. Listen as the two expert naturalists onboard explain the life cycles of the majestic creatures, and learn of their pivotal role near the top of the marine food chain. Enjoy fine views from the seating areas both inside and on-deck. 
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Victoria Shore Excursion: Whale-Watching Cruise with Expert Naturalist Guides

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Victoria Shore Excursion: Whale-Watching Cruise with Expert Naturalist Guides

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Trade your cruise ship for a whale-watching vessel on a 3-hour shore excursion from the port of Victoria. Travel into the open waters of the northern Pacific Ocean to spot native marine life including orcas, humpback whales, harbor seals and minke whales. Learn about British Columbia’s amazing aquatic ecosystems from onboard naturalist guides, who will help point out passing species along the way. It’s an exciting and educational voyage for the whole family!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$64.99
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Half-Day Whale Watching Adventure from Telegraph Cove

Half-Day Whale Watching Adventure from Telegraph Cove

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Share the waters with whales, orcas, and more on a wildlife watching tour. In addition to animal sightings, the aquatic adventure also offers great views of the San Juan and Gulf Islands, plus the Howe Sound. Stay warm inside the cabin, where you can purchase snacks and drinks. Your ticket comes with a whale sighting guarantee, with a free tour should you not spot any whales.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$112.13
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Private 3-Hour Sailing Charter in Vancouver: Sailors Delight

Private 3-Hour Sailing Charter in Vancouver: Sailors Delight

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Sail English Bay aboard a private sailboat, exploring the Vancouver waterfront with an experienced captain. It’s a private cruise, ensuring plenty of room for your group to relax on deck, snacking on salmon pate, fresh bread, and seasonal fruits as you cruise past False Creek, Kitsilano Beach, the University of British Columbia, and the Outer Harbour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$65.27
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Vancouver Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

Vancouver Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

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Enjoy the exquisite waterfront views of Canada's premier West Coast city on a leisurely Vancouver Harbor sightseeing cruise. Travel past landmarks sites such as world-renowned Stanley Park and the city's rejuvenated Gastown district, marvel at the incredible North Shore Mountains from atop an open-air deck, and admire the stunning Lions' Gate Bridge while sipping a cocktail (own expense) from the onboard bar. 
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$31.25
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Zodiac Whale Watching Adventure from Telegraph Cove

Zodiac Whale Watching Adventure from Telegraph Cove

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Explore the beauty that is British Columbia on this zodiac whale-watching excursion from Telegraph Cove Resort. Whether you are a first time whale watcher or a seasoned veteran, we guarantee that you will have a blast on this 3-hour whale-watching adventure in Telegraph Cove.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$112.13
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Sea Vancouver Waterfront Sightseeing

Sea Vancouver Waterfront Sightseeing

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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).
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$44.46
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Victoria Whale Watch Tour

Victoria Whale Watch Tour

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Experience an up-close encounter with northern Pacific marine life on a 3-hour whale watching cruise off Victoria’s coast. Travel out into the open ocean aboard a comfortable, motorized boat to look for native species like humpback whales, gray whales, orcas, elephant seals and sea lions in their natural habitat. Learn about local marine ecology from a naturalist guide, and take in fantastic views of Vancouver Island in between animal sightings.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$103.51
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Whales & Fly: Whale Watching from Vancouver to Victoria & Return Seaplane Flight

Whales & Fly: Whale Watching from Vancouver to Victoria & Return Seaplane Flight

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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.
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  • 7 to 12 hours
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US$369.75
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Full-Day Cheakamus Rafting and Sea to Sky Gondola Combo from Vancouver

Full-Day Cheakamus Rafting and Sea to Sky Gondola Combo from Vancouver

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Splash through the rapids of the Cheakamus River, paddling gentle waves between towering evergreens, on a full-day combination trip from Vancouver. You’ll travel past British Colombia’s coastal forests on the way to the river, then change into dry clothes for the Sea to Sky Gondola, where you’ll have views across Howe Sound and the mountains. This adventurous, family-friendly day is a good fit for first-time rafters, and it includes your tickets to the Sky to Sea Gondola, as well as round-trip transport from selected hotels in Vancouver.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$160.47
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Victoria to Vancouver via Butchart Gardens (One-Way)

Victoria to Vancouver via Butchart Gardens (One-Way)

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Finish your visit to Vancouver Island in style on this Victoria to Vancouver tour including Butchart Gardens. Travel by shuttle from downtown Victoria to the Butchart Gardens, a National Historic Site. Gain insight into the region’s rich heritage from the informative narration on route. While away, enjoy peaceful moments in the beautiful floral gardens and the relaxed atmosphere of one of Victoria’s most popular attractions. Afterward, make your way to the garden’s waterside docks and hop aboard your boat for your sunset cruise to Vancouver.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$112.13
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Ultimate Marine Whale & Wildlife Tour

Ultimate Marine Whale & Wildlife Tour

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Go whale watching in Victoria on a 12-passenger boat that’s designed for seeking out whales and marine wildlife on Vancouver Island’s spectacular coast. With a heated cabin, onboard bathrooms, and outdoor viewing decks, this whale watching tour is a comfortable alternative to an open speedboat that still provides the maneuverability and personal experience of a small craft while searching for orcas, humpback whales, minke whales, seals, and more.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$91.70
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Bowen Island Dinner and Zodiac Tour

Bowen Island Dinner and Zodiac Tour

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Make your meal an adventure on a 3-hour zodiac tour from Vancouver to Bowen Island at the mouth of Howe Sound. In addition to dinner and a drink at Doc Morgan’s, this tour includes a high-speed boat ride, ocean-ready gear, and sightseeing along the Vancouver waterfront.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$111.91
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Elaho Whitewater Experience

Elaho Whitewater Experience

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Get an adrenaline rush as you crash through the rapids on a whitewater rafting trip. This tour from Whistler or Squamish is an exhilarating full day adventure. Raft a class 3-4 river in an unspoiled wilderness setting through the Squamish Valley. Enjoy exciting rapids, towering waterfalls, lush rainforest, and a delicious barbecue lunch. No prior experience is necessary; professional guides support you every step of the way.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$152.44
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Riverside Rafting on Clearwater River in Wells Gray Park

Riverside Rafting on Clearwater River in Wells Gray Park

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Plunge into a rugged landscape of white water and wilderness with a river rafting experience in B.C.’s Wells Gray Park. Launch into the pristine Clearwater River to hit a series of exciting rapids and chutes, where explosive Class III features send up churning waves and breaking crests. Slip into the water between heart-pounding white water, and soak up the serenity of British Columbia’s stunning interior.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$99.93
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