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Wild Whales Vancouver

#4 of 60 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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We saw whales!!

Big thank you to Rob and Gemma from wild whales for a great day out watching the whales today!! We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Merran C
A good afternoon out

We were lucky enough to get a last minute spot at the back of a partially covered boat. These seats... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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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

Big thank you to Rob and Gemma from wild whales for a great day out watching the whales today!! We went to two spots that both had orcas and we probably saw at least 20 orcas in total. We were originally booked on a tour...More

Thank Merran C
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were lucky enough to get a last minute spot at the back of a partially covered boat. These seats are completely exposed which was nice at the start of the tour when it was hot and sunny but we relied on the exposure seats...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago

A very organised, professional company and a great day out for us. Dan was our Naturalist and he provided enthusiastic information about the Whales and the general wildlife we would hope to see on the trip. Mike who captained the Jing Yu covered boat was...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Obviously you aren't guaranteed to see whales so I appreciate how lucky we were to see two pods very close to English bay! They were lovely to see. Wild whales did a brilliant job of showing us the beautiful coastline and Zoey, the tour guide...More

Thank Elli J
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were in the new open boat and our naturalist for the day was Zoe. I cannot sing her praises enough. Her enthusiasm was catchy (even though we were already pretty excited) and she shared so much knowledge with us about all kinds of marine...More

Thank Cathy_Cl
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Sadly did not see any whales but the staff were awesome and they were really great about rearranging the tour due to problems with weather conditions. Will definitely use the free trip token that I got for the whaleless trip to come back for another...More

Thank Christopher W
WildWhalesVan, Manager at Wild Whales Vancouver, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Christopher W, I'm sorry we weren't able to find whales for you, but I'm so happy to hear that you're planning to use your guaranteed sightings vouchers for another trip! We're looking forward to having you onboard again! All the best.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this company based on Tripadvisor reviews and we were not dissapointed. We were in the new open boat which held around 30 people. The marine biologist who was our guide was really friendly and knowledgable. We spend over an hour looking for some...More

1  Thank PJGOLF
WildWhalesVan, Manager at Wild Whales Vancouver, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi PJGOLF, Thanks for reviewing us! Our guests often tell us they book with us because of our Tripadvisor reputation, so we really appreciate your five-star review. I'm so happy you were able to join the tour that witnessed the breaching humpback whale! We don't...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a terrific time. Well worth it and if you don't get to see any whales you get a lifetime voucher to do the trip again. We saw a humpback whale, sea lions, seals and a young eagle. Our guide Ashley was very passionate...More

Thank djallan87
WildWhalesVan, Manager at Wild Whales Vancouver, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi djallan87, Thank you for sharing your fantastic pictures and kind review. We are so glad you had such a great trip with us. Looks like you saw quite a lot of our marine wildlife and it was a beautiful day. Ashley is wonderful and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of the reasons we came to Vancouver and we weren't disappointed! Wild Whales are an excellent tour company and the staff that took us, Gemma and Mike, we both really friendly and keen to share their knowledge with us. We went as...More

1  Thank Tom M
WildWhalesVan, Manager at Wild Whales Vancouver, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Tom, Thank you for sharing your review. I will pass along your comments to Jemma and Mike, I am sure they will be pleased to hear you had a great trip! It sounds like you were on our semi-covered boat Jing Yu. That is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful day with Wild Whales. We saw bald eagles, sea lions, and seals. Although we saw no whales that day, much to the chagrin of our tour guide, WW made good on their guarantee and offered everyone on board a voucher for...More

Thank sbenoit34
WildWhalesVan, Manager at Wild Whales Vancouver, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi sbenoit34, Thank you for your kind review. We are so glad to hear that you had a wonderful day out on the water with us. It is fantastic that you were able to enjoy our beautiful scenery and other BC wildlife. It sounds like...More

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César M
7 August 2017|
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Meaux35
24 July 2017|
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Response from Melissa F | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest booking at least a few days early. The open boat only seats 15 or so. Follow them on Facebook too. They posts about offers and tickets often. I booked two or three days before arrived on a whim and they still... More
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Shyla_toronto
30 June 2017|
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Response from WildWhalesVan | Property representative |
Hi Shyla! Yes, we offer whale watching until the end of October.
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