Half-Day Whale Watching Adventure From Vancouver

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    Please note: You must check in 30 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time., Season 2017 September 12 - October 31: 12:00pm Season 2018, April 27 - June 8: 12:00pm June 9 - Septe.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Prince of Whales Whale Watching - Downtown Vancouver (inside the Westin Bayshore Hotel).
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


Explore the beauty that is British Columbia on this half-day whale-watching excursion from Vancouver. Step aboard the flagship vessel Ocean Magic in Downtown Vancouver for the adventure of a lifetime. In true comfort and style, the crew is excited to explore the local waters in search of the majestic wildlife that floods the local waters here in the summer months. Enjoy viewsof the Gulf Islands, San Juan Islands, and Howe Sound while learning aboutthe local geology and marine life along the way.


  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Excellent value for money
  • Family friendly
  • Get up-close to native wildlife
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Fully narrated tour

Know More about this tour

On this 3 to 5 hour whale watching adventure, take advantage of the opportunity to view several different species of whales in the wild as well as an assortment of sea birds and other species of marine wildlife from Downtown vancouver. This tour departs from the Westin Bayshore Hotel in the heart of the city of Vancouver, located within walking distance from all major hotels in the area.

Travel in comfort and ease aboard a 62-foot, purpose-built, whale-watching vessel, designed to minimize the ecological footprint without reducing performance. Settle inside or outside, choosing from one of three different viewing areas on two distinct elevations or move about the vessel freely to experience them all.

Fall in love with the beauty of the Gulf Islands, San Juan Islands, and Howe Sound regions of British Columbia. Along the way, the expert crew will educate and share their stories and knowledge about the history of the area, industry fun facts, and of course, the marine wildlife.


  • 74-passenger vesselfeaturingindoor, heated cabin and two open air decks
  • Captain and expert crew of 3-4 guides/naturalists
  • Live commentary
  • Educational materials on board
  • Complementarytea, coffee& hot chocolate + light snacks for purchase
  • Two airplane-style washrooms
  • 93% Whale Sighting Success Rate
  • Lifetime Whale Sightings Guarantee - new free tour from Vancouver or Victoriauntil you see whales!
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • $2 per person Salish Sea Conservation Fee (1% For The Planet Initiative) is included inprice


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, an alternative or full refund will be offered

Not wheelchair accessible

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

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