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Half-Day Whale Watching Adventure from Telegraph Cove

Explore the beauty that is British Columbia on this half-day whale-watching excursion from Telegraph Cove Resort. Step aboard the flagship vessel ‘Ocean Magic’ for the adventure of a lifetime. In true comfort and style, the crew is excited to explore the local waters in search of the majestic wildlife that floods the local waters here in the summer months. Enjoy views of the Gulf Islands, San Juan Islands, and Howe Sound while learning about the local geology and marine life along the way.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Vancouver Island's Ultimate Full Day Whale and Wildlife Tour

Come and explore the Salish Sea with us! Our full day whale and wildlife tours are perfect for photographers and wildlife enthusiasts. The full day tour enables us to explore parts of the Salish Sea that most people don't get to explore. Our 8 Hour whale watching cruise that will focus on the Southern Resident Orca Whales, Transient Orca Whales, Humpback Whales, Grey Whales and Minke Whales. You will also encounter Sea Lions, Bald Eagles, Harbour Seals, Dalls and Harbour Porpoise as well as a myriad of marine birds on your whale watching eco-tour. We will focus on spending time in areas where there are fewer boats viewing the wildlife.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Sunset Whale Watching Adventure from Victoria

This adventure is a 3 to 4 hour fully-guided whale watching, wildlife and sunset viewing tour departing from Downtown Victoria on Ocean Magic II - a comfortable, semi-covered, custom-built express cruiser. Your adventure will be ending when the sun goes down and will be an experience to remember!
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Ucluelet Harbour Kayaking Tour

3 Hour Tour ~ The sheltered waters of the Ucluelet harbour offer an ideal location for an introduction to sea kayaking. Our tours depart from the beach at our Vancouver Island kayaking centre. There are many options for this tour, we may paddle up to a beautiful hidden waterfall, experience and learn about the local fish hatchery, or explore the outer harbour limits.The harbour is full of wildlife; watch for black bears along the shoreline, rich intertidal life beneath your kayak and eagles circling overhead. Harbour seals pop their heads up to watch us paddle by and sea lions bark to us from the fishing docks along the water’s edge. Historic old pre-wartime houses, big steel fishing boats and old wooden trollers tell the story of this quaint fishing village.Ucluelet is one of the most accessible ports on the west coast of Vancouver Island where you can experience the geography, the rich sea life and wildlife, and have an excellent paddling opportunity.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Nanaimo Bungy Jump

Take the leap of a lifetime on this bungy-jump tour at WildPlay Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. Feel the adrenaline rush as you plummet 150 feet from a trestle bridge over the Nanaimo River. With help from a certified Jump Master, you choose from six levels and 15 styles for your initial jump and work your way up from there. Start with the Swan Dive and earn bragging rights with the Big Bobowski. Want proof of your fearlessness? Upgrade to include a GoPro that captures your experience on camera.
  • Duration: 15 to 60 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 15 to 60 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Broken Group Islands Kayak Tour

The tour starts off with an exciting half hour ride by cruiser boat in the early morning with our kayaks, guide and gourmet picnic lunch. On route to the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve guests will have the opportunity to take in the spectacular scenery of rocky bluffs with wind whipped trees, sights of the open Pacific Ocean, a noisy sea lion colony, and a historic native whaling beach. We watch for gray and humpback whales as we travel across Barkley Sound. Whale spotting is all about anticipation, and sightings are truly memorable, so if you watch closely you may get a chance to see whales and other marine life throughout the season.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Alberni Inlet Harbour Cruise

Explore the coast from a new perspective. Enjoy the beauty and abundance of the West coast from the comfort of the Oracle with it’s spacious fishing deck, flybridge, front deck, full galley, and private washroom. Eagles, otters, sea lions, sea birds and bears are just some of the creatures we encounter on an Alberni Charters Eco Tour. This is a relaxing interpretive tour of the Alberni Inlet, bring your camera and we will take care of the rest.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Sunset Cruise

Bring your camera and explore the coast from a new perspective as the sun sets behind Mount Arrowsmith. Enjoy the beauty and abundance of the West coast from the comfort of the Oracle with it’s spacious fishing deck, flybridge, front deck, full galley, and private washroom. Eagles, otters, sea lions, sea birds and bears are just some of the creatures we encounter on an Alberni Charters Sunset Cruise.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Port Renfrew Whale & Wildlife Watching

Join Orca Spirit for an unhurried adventure along the glacier-carved shoreline of the Juan de Fuca Strait, BC. In addition to whale and wildlife watching, we’ll cruise by the Lighthouse at Carmanah, Sea Lion Rock, and the West Coast & Juan de Fuca Trails.Keep your eyes peeled for telltale blows off in the distance and black bears, deer, bald eagles and other wildlife playing hide and seek in the majestic old growth forests nearby.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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All-Inclusive 5 Day, 4 Night West Coast Fishing Charter

The Full Barkley Sound Experience 5 day charter is the ultimate all-inclusive west coast fishing adventure, with salmon and halibut fishing, crabbing, prawning, oyster BBQ, beach fire dining, zodiac excursions, comfortable floating accommodations, onboard catering and a magical connection to the beauty of the west coast that can’t be accessed by land. The 5 day flexibility of the Full Barkley Sound experience gives your group time to get acquainted with, soak in the atmosphere of and become part of the Barkley Sound magic. Tour in comfort and style to fit your group’s desires. What kind of fishing do you love? If coho saltwater fly fishing is your thing, we’ll drift the Bamfield Wall for you. If you love shellfish, we’ll do a butter clam dig. We can even visit Bamfield for an evening of Music by the Sea. Whatever your preference, we plan an amazing loop of picturesque destinations and unforgettable experiences on this exclusive custom-tailored tour.
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Duration: 5 days
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5 Day Broken islands Kayaking Expedition

Sea kayaking around the Broken Group Islands is as good as it gets. It’s rugged beauty, untouched wilderness and a cultural history that extends over 5100 years. We will explore this temperate rainforest with it’s white sandy beaches, and paddle through turquoise waters hosting an amazing diversity of marine life.
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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3 Hour Whale Watching Tour

Your journey starts as you step onto a custom 30 foot wildlife viewing vessel and embark on a voyage through the enchanting Gulf Island Archipelago. Your captain and guide will take you on a thrilling west coast adventure on a vast ocean overflowing with majestic sea life and brilliant scenery.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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3 Day Broken Group Islands Kayaking Expedition

The 3 Day Kayaking Odyssey is an inspirational adventure. A truly memorable way to spend quality time with your friends and family while exploring the coastline, seeing wildlife and experiencing the joy of sea kayaking.On this trip you’ll have the opportunity to explore the wild and beautiful islands and islets of Barkley Sound. Enjoy a picnic lunch on a secluded beach, paddle with harbour seals while eagles soar right above your head.Our tours include all of your kayaking and camping equipment, including a Mutha Hubba tent, an Exped sleeping mat (for adults only), and a Helinox cot and beach chair. You need only to bring your personal items and a sleeping bag! If you don’t have a sleeping bag, we can provide you with a clean and comfortable sleeping bag for an additional fee.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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Salish Sea & Gulf Islands Cruise

Discover the Salish Sea and Gulf Islands - Enjoy a coastal village, abundant marine life and the amazing scenery as you navigate the Southern Gulf Islands. Cruise each day on board the Pacific Bear, a converted fishing boat. Each night you will stay at at small resort, incuding Oceanfront Suites at Cowichan Bay, locatated on Vancouver Island and Poets Cove Resort & Spa, located on South Pender Island. Highlights include a Horsedrawn Carriage ride in Chemainus, renowed for its muruals, searching for Orca whales and other marine life.
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Duration: 5 days
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Local art treasure hunt

Our free treasure hunt reveals gorgeous hyperlocal art around every corner and curve in the road. Use our art map to plan your trip, or relax after a day of sightseeing by enjoying stunning artworks about the places you visited. Our selection of place-inspired art will deepen your understanding and connection to this incredible part of the world. Plus you can ship home a memorable souvenir: a high-quality, affordable fine art print. We call it an art show that goes where you go. You'll call it the fine art of travel!
  • Duration: 1 to 60 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 to 60 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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