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1516 Duranleau St
1516 Duranleau St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3S4, CanadaPlease check-in at 7:30 AM at Prince of Whales Adventure Centre on Granville Island in Vancouver (1516 Duranleau Street, Vancouver, BC). The adventure centre is located opposite The Keg restaurant. The boat will not be held for late passengers.
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    PRINCE OF WHALES Whale & Marine Wildlife Adventures
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
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    Downtown Victoria
    Stop: 2 hours -
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    The Butchart Gardens
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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You'll return to the starting point
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1516 Duranleau St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3S4, Canada
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    11h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Whale-watching cruise
    • Round-trip shuttle transport from Victoria to the Butchart Gardens
    • Sunset cruise from Victoria to Vancouver
    • Naturalist guide
    • Lifetime Whale Sightings Guarantee * If you come out on one of our tours and do not see a whale, you are invited to join us on another tour free of charge! This offer does not expire
    • Entry/Admission - PRINCE OF WHALES Whale & Marine Wildlife Adventures
    • Entry/Admission - The Butchart Gardens
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    Exclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 95 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    This was a fabulous day out. The staff and crew were amazing, very helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. We saw humpback whales in the morning and spent as much time as we could watching them, with plenty of time for pictures, before making our way to Victoria. The afternoon was
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    Response from Bryttni_POW, Social Media Coordinator at Ultimate Day Tour to Victoria
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Hello Worldtraveller21, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience! So glad to hear that you enjoyed your Ultimate Day Tour to Victoria, and got to encounter both humpbacks and orcas! We are so pleased to offer a tour that includes whale watching, Victoria, and the Butchart Gardens in a day. It's a great way for travelers who are on a tight schedule to get a taste of Vancouver Island! Thank you for joining us and we hope to see you again in the future!!
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    We initially booked a "Whales and Fly" tour (roundtrip from Vancouver to Victoria, and back), but due to bad weather conditions, all flights from Victoria to Vancouver were cancelled. The team in Victoria was so helpful and efficient in organising a backup plan to take the
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    Response from Bryttni_POW, Social Media Coordinator at Ultimate Day Tour to Victoria
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Hello C9268AMoliviad, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time on the water with us, and although the original plan didn't work out I am glad our team seamlessly found an alternative solution!! Sounds like you had a great encounter with some hunting orcas - super cool!! Our crew do their best to provide an educational and adventurous excursion for everyone and we are so happy when it pays off, I will share your kind words with them. Please come back out with us when you move to Vancouver ;)
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    Had a brilliant day once we found the office in the harbour. Very knowlageble crew, very fast comfortable boat. Saw orcas, seals, bald headed eagles, only 1 humpback a long way away. Altogether a fantastic experience.
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    Response from Bryttni_POW, Social Media Coordinator at Ultimate Day Tour to Victoria
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Hello LightPacker579839, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour and got to see orcas, seals, bald eagles and humpbacks! We hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip to the area and that we see you again in the future :)
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    Despite rainy weather to start off we had a lovely day. the staff was knowledgeable and very accessible we saw both orca and humpback whales. They really did a great job pointing out the wild life. Definitely recommend.
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    Response from Bryttni_POW, Marketing at Ultimate Day Tour to Victoria
    Responded 30 Oct 2019
    Hello maureend758, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience! We are so glad that you enjoyed your time and saw both orcas and humpbacks, despite the bad weather. We do our best to provide an experience that everyone can make the best of :) We hope to see you again in the future!
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    Really well organised, brilliant expert advice regarding wildlife matters. Superb customer service to enhance the experience.
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    Response from Bryttni_POW, Marketing at Ultimate Day Tour to Victoria
    Responded 25 Oct 2019
    Hello Neil D, Thank you so much for writing a review of your experience with us! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your trip, and that our crew provided an informative and wonderful tour!! We hope to see you again in the future :)
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    About the operator
    By: Prince of Whales Whale Watching
    1,145 reviews
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    Worldtraveller21
    Melbourne, Australia
    10550
    Great trip, highly recommend
    This was a fabulous day out. The staff and crew were amazing, very helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. We saw
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    C9268AMoliviad
    10
    The activity that made my mom want to move to Vancouver
    We initially booked a "Whales and Fly" tour (roundtrip from Vancouver to Victoria, and back), but due to bad
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    LightPacker579839
    111
    Whale watching
    Had a brilliant day once we found the office in the harbour. Very knowlageble crew, very fast comfortable boat.
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    N5584XYteresat
    11
    BEST DAY OF THE SEASON!
    We saw so much wild life that day... massive sea lions languishing and squabbling on a favorite ocean rock, eagles
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    90natashad
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
    10
    Whale of a time
    I feel terrible for just writing this review now but I was in Vancouver in August and decided to spend one of my
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    reneelazz
    11
    Amazing orcas, even saw a baby orca!!
    The tour guides were very knowledgeable and I learned a lot about whales. We saw a mama and baby (calf) breach and
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    Neiliz1966
    31
    Could not do more
    We were booked to sail from Victoria. PoW had already helped us out by rescheduling our sailing as we had a large
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    Adventurer774308
    10
    Fantastic views of humpback whales!
    I would highly recommend this half-day tour. The guides were excellent and the sightings of whales were very
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    p_jime
    London, United Kingdom
    30
    Amazing!
    I am writing this review a bit late, but this trip was amazing. We started the trip and after 30 minutes we though
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    Njk2
    2321
    One of the best experience of my life!
    Do this. You will it regret it. This really was awesome and I can’t recommend enough. We saw so much life -
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    Pretzels03
    40
    Awesome vistas and whales a plenty !
    Thank you for a very enjoyable day sightseeing and tracking down the whales for a splendid cruise on a sunny
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    Susan R
    10
    Weather was dismal but the whales were great
    I was determined to see whales even though it was middle of September and probably not prime time. The crew was
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    Michelle M
    10
    Awesome Adventure
    I definitely recommend to do this activity. The crew was really knowledgeable about the wildlife in question,
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    Excursion604690
    20
    What an epic day
    It was an experience that I will treasure for my lifetime. The weather was perfect-blue skies and calm waters. We
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    Mazpent
    10
    Prince of Whales
    Managed to get onto last trip for the season with the crew and what a day! Sunshine, calm seas, mirror like
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    • Languages Offered: English
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