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Wild Whales Vancouver

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1806 Mast Tower Rd | Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 4B6, Canada
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Incredible Experience!

I've went out whale watching with Wild Whales Vancouver four times in the last two years and they... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ashleybucci
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Vancouver, Canada
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100% Amazing - Claya is a Star!

We had the best whale watching trip ever - with Claya guiding us and an awesome captain (who's name... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Aprillia18
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London, United Kingdom
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1806 Mast Tower Rd | Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 4B6, Canada
Granville Island & Fairview
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've went out whale watching with Wild Whales Vancouver four times in the last two years and they never disappoint! Shoutout to our amazing tour guide from a few days ago, Justine! The staff is incredible friendly and knowledgable and they guarantee that you'll see...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had the best whale watching trip ever - with Claya guiding us and an awesome captain (who's name I unfortunately cant remember)... They were super-friendly and so kind! They both answered all of our questions and made the experience incredible. Unfortunately, the staff in...More

Thank Aprillia18
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited on 19/05/18 and found the boat captain and the on board guide to be very professional and knowledgeable about all the marine wildlife in the area, the guide was friendly and approachable and didn't hesitate to answer any questions anyone had, saw a family...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you decide to give whale watching a try then these are the people to use. After only 45 min the first Orca was spotted and spent the next hour slowly drifting around the pod of them watching them as nature intended and not in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ashley was an excellent guide, friendly, fun and a wealth of knowledge. We arrived very early to ensure we were there on time and to get food for lunch. What was not explained is that after registration there is about 30 minutes free before boarding...More

Thank Rachel W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was difficult to find this place but besides that everything was wonderful. Our guide was amazing and gave us tons of information. The boat driver was equally entertaining. We saw tons of killer whales which really made the trip. It didn't take long to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got our trip as a gift for our honeymoon, and I can tell you, this was the best gift ever! Our guide (Ashley) was clearly an incredible and inspiring enthousiast, and fascinated by the wonders of nature. In case we wouldn't be up for...More

Thank Foenaii
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly you arrive at the office on Granville island and you are given a briefing. Then you are required to wear big floatation suits - as it was a sunny day we were allowed to have these just around our waist. Set off on the...More

Thank Sophie H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an amazing trip on Friday afternoon, brilliant to see the whales in their natural habitat. Rob was brilliant as was the captain. Would love to go out every day, will definitely be back.

Thank Lisa M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The whale watching tour was a great experience. This company does a great job. They are very well organized and they have a lot of knowlege about the whales and other animals in the region. The crew was absolutely kind and willing to answer every...More

Thank Ana S
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Granville Island & Fairview
One of the favoured neighbourhoods for a day out,
Granville Island's packed theatres and art studios,
hobby shops and book stores, restaurants and bars, all
offer a plethora of activities and entertainment
options, leaving no one bored. The highlight of the
area is the Fisherman's Wharf, where the seagulls
overhead and the smell of the sea invigorate its many
visitors, some of who are there to shop the fresh
...More
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imoq
10 May 2018|
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Response from Julia J | Reviewed this property |
You don't get your money back as you can't rely on nature - what you do get is a voucher with no expiry date to use on another day. We didn't see any whales - just unlucky - but the fabulous guide Ashleigh did find us a... More
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Terrilynn K
3 November 2017|
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Response from WildWhalesVan | Property representative |
Hi Terrilynn, Thanks so much for your interest in whale watching! We would not recommend BC Ferries for whale watching. Although it is fairly common to see whales from a ferry, the purpose of BC ferries is strictly... More
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