Vancouver to Victoria Whale Watching with Return to Vancouver by Seaplane

Highlights

  • Pickups commence at 7:45am anywhere in Vancouver including private residences, hotels and more. The waters between Vancouver and Victoria are teeming with wildlife. Orcas, gray whales, porpoises, seals, and sea lions are spotted often. You'll observe bald eagles, blue herons and a myriad of other shorebirds as you travel through the spectacular scenery of the Gulf Islands. A trained naturalist will explain the ecosystem while traveling to Victoria on a modern, 62-foot, aluminum express cruiser capable of traveling in comfort at 30 knots and can carry up to 74 passengers. The vessel features outdoor viewing areas, heated passenger seating areas, on-board wash-rooms and a small snack selection. Spend the rest of the day exploring the city and return to Vancouver in the evening by seaplane.

Summary

Pickups commence at 7:45am anywhere in Vancouver including private residences, hotels and more. The waters between Vancouver and Victoria are teeming with wildlife. Orcas, gray whales, porpoises, seals, and sea lions are spotted often. You'll observe bald eagles, blue herons and a myriad of other shorebirds as you travel through the spectacular scenery of the Gulf Islands. A trained naturalist will explain the ecosystem while traveling to Victoria on a modern, 62-foot, aluminum express cruiser capable of traveling in comfort at 30 knots and can carry up to 74 passengers. The vessel features outdoor viewing areas, heated passenger seating areas, on-board wash-rooms and a small snack selection. Spend the rest of the day exploring the city and return to Vancouver in the evening by seaplane.

Tour info

Duration
11 hours
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Why take this tour?

Discover the killer whales between Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia, on this 12-hour, including 4 hours fully guided whale-watching adventure. Combine two popular attractions into one exciting day trip. Take off on a whale-watching safari from Vancouver to Victoria, then spend your own afternoon enjoying the English charm of Victoria. Look for a wide variety of wildlife, like seagulls, sea lions, seals, and more. At the end of the day, return to Vancouver by seaplane. This tour includes pickup from hotels, private residences and AirBnB anywhere in Vancouver.

What’s included?

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Fuel surcharge

  • Wildlife watching

  • Return by Seaplane

  • Butchart Garden visit

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Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 11h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

**If you are permitted to enter Canada, you will be: asked if you have a cough, fever, or difficulty breathing and filled out a travel information form ** Masks are required, we prepare masks for the guests, but please bring your own. It's safer.

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Short, guided sea-kayak day trip & salmon beach bbq in spectacular British Columbia wilderness scenery - only minutes away from downtown Vancouver. Free pick-up anywhere in Vancouver. Travel in comfortable and safe two-seat kayaks. Qualifies guides ensure your safety and explain the wildlife. Highlight of the trip is a gourmet salmon barbecue picnic served on a small island. Experience or fitness are not required. This trip is well suited for the whole family including children as young as 3 years old and active seniors.

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