• Location: Richmond, Canada
  • Duration: 3 to 5 hrs
From USD $ 102.95 View price calendar

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Spot killer whales, humpbacks, porpoises and more on this whale-watching adventure from Steveston, just outside of Vancouver. Journey into the Strait of Georgia, admire views of the Gulf Islands and listen to enthusiastic guides on board, who share their extensive knowledge of the Pacific Northwest. This tour lasts from three to five hours and enjoys a high success rate in whale sightings — if you don’t see whales, you get a voucher to come back for free!


  • 3- to 5- hour whale-watching adventure from Steveston
  • Travel into the Strait of Georgia and into the Gulf Islands
  • Watch for killer whales, humpbacks, seals, sea lions and porpoises
  • Gain insight into the marine wildlife from knowledgeable guides on board
  • Choose from several departure times to suit your schedule
  • Educational material, water and snacks all provided on board

What You Can Expect

Whale-Watching Adventure

Triple 8 II with killer whales

This tour leaving from the village of Steveston enjoys a high success rate in whale sightings, from orca, to humpbacks and more — so high that if you don't see any whales, you get a voucher to come back for free. Steveston, about a 25-minute drive from downtown Vancouver, is located closer to the marine action, which means that your boat commute time to the whales is usually much shorter.

Your outing will last three to five hours. Before you step aboard the vessel, make sure to pick up lunch from one of Steveston’s many eatery options. Water and snacks are provided on board.
Your captain takes you out into the Strait of Georgia, into the Canadian Gulf Islands, for the ultimate wildlife experience. Keep your eyes peeled for killer whales, humpbacks, seals, sea lions, porpoises and more. Learn about all that you see from the guides on board live and breathe the Pacific Northwest, many of whom participate in the latest whale research along the coast.

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2018

Oh my goodness! At one point, 2 babies and 2 adults all breached at the same time. They were

Marcella W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

They found the orca pods and were very efficient at following them. Guide was very informative

Janice C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Saw 4 pods of Orcas -- beautiful weather! What could be better??!!

Janice C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Saw both a Humpback and a pod of Orcas!!! Wonderful trip!

Robert F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

We were really apprehensive about seeing whales when we found out the previous day no whales were seen by the tour groups and 'guarantee' vouchers were given out. The day was overcast due to smoke from the surrounding forest fires which added a hint of gloom. When riding the shuttle to the departure area in Steveston we learn that some tour groups were currently viewing whales so our Captain would know where to go--things were beginning to look promising.

After about a half hour boat ride we came upon a pod of Orca's that were feeding and occasionally exhibited showed some playfulness. They would surface, wave, a occasionally breach. After about 45 minutes we proceeded to another location and saw another pod which was larger and again seemed to be feeding. They were not as playful and tended to stay closer together.

The shuttle driver, captain, and Naturalist on board were great and very open to providing information and answering questions. I would highly recommend this company for whale watching excursions.

bcallinv1 United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

What a fun adventure we had. The guides were wonderful and knew about the whales. They were friendly and we had water and snacks on the boat. We saw Killer Whales right away and got some beautiful pictures. I highly recommend this tour.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

WOW! This experience was great. We booked with Sea Breeze and had a really good time. Due to the forest fires we had to go further south to find the whales but the captain was very experienced. We also got to see some seals sunning on an island. Really great trip and would highly recommend.

J Scott W United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2017

An amazing outing. We were lucky enough to have an up-close encounter with 2 orca pods on a play date. The captain was great and the naturalist was knowledgeable and charming. Highly Recommend!

Giuseppina V

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2017

Great trip. good value and friendly staff. Although early in the season we saw humpback whales, orca whales, lots of sea lions and a bald headed eagle.

Hazel F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

The trip was fantastic. We saw approx. 35 whales, a shed load of seal-lions and some harbour seals as well. Taz our guide was so informative and friendly. Everybody who was involved really put themselves out to make sure that we all had a brilliant time.
I can't recommend this trip highly enough. In a word ....

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