Vancouver Whale Watching Adventure

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Vancouver Whale Watch

What To Expect

Have a fascinating encounter with some of the killer whales, humpback whales and the other marine wildlife living at Vancouver's coast. Learn about the area's marine ecosystem and have a memorable encounter with a whale!


  • See the fascinating killer whales, humpback whales and other marine animals that live at Vancouver's coast

  • Over 95% success rate on sighting whales during your tour

  • Learn about Vancouver's coast and marine life from a professional wildlife guide


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Shuttle pick-up from downtown Vancouver or Second Avenue, Richmond
5 hours
daily at 11:00 AM
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Witness some of the most fascinating animals of the sea! Join in our 3 to 5 hour whale watching tour and get to see southern resident killer whales, transient killer whales, majestic humpback whales and other marine wildlife such as porpoises, sea lions, seals and bald eagles.

Cruise through the Strait of Georgia and the breathtaking scenery of the Gulf Islands. Hear more about killer whales and their habitats from the informative expert commentary of our wildlife guides. Our whale watching tours have a 95% success rate on whale sightings and we offer a sight unseen guarantee. If you don't see any whales during your trip, you will be offered a return pass that allows you to come back again for free until you do. This pass will never expire and is good for life.

Go whale-watching on our boats, the Explorathor and the Express. The Explorathor is a 47 passenger open zodiac style vessel built in 2010. The boat features an upper level observation deck and semi covered seating for 10 passengers in the rear. Weatherproof coats, pants, hat and gloves provided. Have a first-rate view of the whales from the Explorathor!

The Express is our 45 passenger semi covered zodiac style boat completely renovated in 2011. The boat features large windows that slide up for unobstructed viewing of the whales and an open area in the rear. Sit back on the comfortable bench seating and enjoy a remarkable view of the whales from the observation deck at the boat's stern.


  • 3 to 5 hour sightseeing cruise

  • Shuttle service from downtown Vancouver (if option is selected)

  • Professional wildlife guide

  • Granola bar and bottled water


  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Meals and drinks

Please Note

  • Children 3 years old and below are free of charge.

  • The tour lasts for approximately 3 to 5 hours.

  • For tours with shuttle service, pick-up time may vary depending on location.

  • All whale watching passengers will be required to sign an insurance waiver.

  • Boxed lunches are available upon request. A fee of 8.50 CAD applies.

  • The tour is not recommended for those suffering from neck or back problems, persons in frail health or pregnant women.

  • This tour is subject to weather conditions and may be cancelled if an unforeseen circumstance, mechanical problems or the weather makes for dangerous conditions.

  • Tour operator reserves the right to substitute vessels.

  • Rates and departures are subject to change without notice.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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