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Wild Whales Vancouver

#3 of 59 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Vancouver Features Animals
1806 Mast Tower Rd | Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 4B6, Canada
+1 604-699-2011
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A killer trip!

We booked this tour well in advance of our holiday and all of the booking arrangements and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Richard H
via mobile
Left their boat with hematoma and difficulty to breath!!!

Today, June 25th, 2017, we went for the day tour with this company. We chose this company because... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
alina a
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Vancouver, Canada
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“open boat” (73 reviews)
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1806 Mast Tower Rd | Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 4B6, Canada
Granville Island & Fairview
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+1 604-699-2011

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We booked this tour well in advance of our holiday and all of the booking arrangements and communication ahead of the trip were handled very efficiently. Communication on the day was equally good, with clear and detailed briefings throughout. The emphasis on safety (for us...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Today, June 25th, 2017, we went for the day tour with this company. We chose this company because they offered student discounts and had one of the most affordable prices. WE SHOULD'VE PAID MORE AND GO WITH THE COMPANY WHO CARES ABOUT SAFETY OF THE...More

Thank alina a
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We did the whale watching trip on 6/22/17. My husband has issues with sea sickness. Therefore it is advisable to sit at the back of the boat. We did so and with his medication he had no problems at all even though it was quite...More

1  Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was definitely an experience i'll never forget! We were able to see a pod of orcas hunting which was an incredible sight to see. The ride was bumpy but worth it. Our naturalist Zoe and our captain were both great. I definitely recommend the...More

Thank Alexandra S
Reviewed 4 days ago

A wonderful trip. I chose this company because of their dedication to finding whales. They did not disappoint. We even stopped to photograph sea lions! Wonderful marine biologist on board and other than choppy seas (they can't control) it was a perfect day.

Thank Amy H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The weather was bad at sea the day our trip was scheduled, so our trip was put off by an hour, which was fine. When we got back to the office, we were told that we were going to set off to see a humpback...More

Thank Hayley J
WildWhalesVan, Manager at Wild Whales Vancouver, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Hayley J, Thanks for taking the time to write a review of our company. I'm really sorry to hear you didn’t find the trip worthwhile, but I appreciate the opportunity to address your concerns. You’re absolutely right that the sea conditions were certainly not...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Well run and friendly company. Went on the open boat tour which was really good, thought I may be seasick but I had no problem at all. We saw a small pod of orcas, a humpback whale, two bald eagles and some harbor seals. Just...More

Thank Lola241
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was exceptional! We were able to see many orca whales on our this our first whale watching trip. The whales were not too close, but we were able to see many interactions between the whales, their habits and were privy to some spectacular...More

Thank Willowleaf
WildWhalesVan, Manager at Wild Whales Vancouver, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Willowleaf, We are so happy to hear that you had such a great experience with us! We follow the "Be Whale Wise" approach for maintaining a safe distance between our boats and the whales but as you’ve mentioned we definitely can still see a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great team and excellent facilities. We went out on the open boat which was good fun even if the weather was a little inclement early on. The crew gave us a good idea of what to expect and gave us a lot of interesting facts....More

Thank RonanDubai
WildWhalesVan, Manager at Wild Whales Vancouver, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Ronan, We are so delighted to hear you had a good time on a recent whale watch tour into Howe Sound. We have a great advantage being close to downtown to see whales and other coastal wildlife near the city! Getting out into the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I went out whale watching with this company twice already. It was great each time. Nice crew, they all have lots of knowledge about everything. I got to see lots of wildlife both time. Loved it.

Thank Sayhoquet
WildWhalesVan, Manager at Wild Whales Vancouver, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Sayhoquet, Thanks for coming out with us for a third time, wow! We are always happy to have repeat passengers and really glad we were able to show you so much wildlife each time. Hope to see you again soon!

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KezandMart
Hi, we are looking to book ourselves on a trip, hopefully to spot some whales in July 2017 and are not sure what ticket to purchase for our son. He is 16 and will complete his exams this year; would he require a child or student ticket ?
22 April 2017|
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Response from WildWhalesVan | Property representative |
Hi, our child rate is for children 3-12 years old, so your son would be a student on our tours. We look forward to the opportunity to take you and your family out on the water with us! If you have any other questions, please... More
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Jayne_Walker
Hi, we are in Vancouver on July 22nd 2017 before getting on a cruise and then back for another full day on Monday 31st July. We are a family of 4 and would love to do whale watching and seeing some bears. We are staying at the sandman hotel could you give me any advice please.
27 January 2017|
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Response from WildWhalesVan | Property representative |
Hi Jane, Thanks for getting in touch! Unfortunately our tours do not see bears, and I can say with confidence that this is the case for all whale watching companies based in Vancouver and Victoria. However, if you'd like... More
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Laura N
Hi, I am looking to book a tour with this company for May 2017 and i cannot decided what is best open air boat or covered? any suggestions would be appreciated, thanks
12 December 2016|
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Response from WildWhalesVan | Property representative |
Hi Laura, Thanks for your interest in booking a tour! And thanks to others for the helpful answers. The open boat is a lot of fun, but keep in mind it goes out rain or shine, and sometimes you'll get wet if sea conditions... More
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