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Archipelago Wildlife Cruises

Whiskey Landing Marina, 1634 Cedar Road, corner Main & Cedar, Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
250 726 8289
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Ranked #1 of 30 Activities in Ucluelet
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: For an unforgettable West Coast experience, join Al & Toddy Landry aboard their luxurious 53 foot motor yacht for a very personalized tour to view... more » Owner description: For an unforgettable West Coast experience, join Al & Toddy Landry aboard their luxurious 53 foot motor yacht for a very personalized tour to view whales, bears, sea lions and other wildlife in comfort. More than just wildlife viewing, their interpretive tours include a scenic cruise through the sheltered waters of the Broken Group islands and a gourmet meal while at anchor. Romantic sunset cruises and private charters are also available. « less
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Excellent communication by email before the trip. The cruiser is beautifully maintained and visitors were made very welcome on board. The owners did their very best to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable trip. My friend and I had booked the vegetarian meal in advance and this was lovely. We saw black bears, Californian sea lions, Stellar seals, a Sea Otter,... More

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Victoria, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We explored many wildlife tour options in the Ucluelet and Tofino areas and planned well ahead. We settled on this one and we were not disappointed. As others have written, we were invited to a tour on Toddy and Alan's boat, which is also their home. They were spectacularly able, knowledgeable and gracious hosts. It was a wonderful day with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Toddy and Alan are not only the ultimate tour guides but the most gracious host and hostess. The entire trip is on their floating home and you truly feel welcome. The scenery is fabulous and their knowledge of the area is amazing. We saw all types of wildlife but the best of all was the journey to appreciate how wonderful... More

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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Al & Toddy are consummate hosts. It felt like I was in their living room (and I was since they live aboard their boat). They were very welcoming and were very clear and complete in explaining about the cruise, the boat, safety issues before we shoved off. They took a short turn about the harbor showing a local eagle mating... More

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Tofino, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This cruise was the highlight of my summer!! A beautiful day spent exploring the broken group islands. Stunning scenery, friendly hosts, and a wonderful lunch aboard the Raincoast Maiden.

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Dubai
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This was our third trip with Al and Toddy in 5 years, and it was amazing. As before we saw great wildlife, and enjoyed the wonderful hospitality and service that Al and Toddy provide. The scenery was stunning, and though we didnt see whales this time we did see lots of sea lions, seals, bears, eagles, etc. Toddy had warned... More

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Newtown, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This was one of the highlights of our recent trip to BC. Yes it's pricey, but worth every penny. Toddy let us know beforehand that the whale sightings were down this summer. No worries though as we saw several bears, 4 or 5 eagles and lots of sea lions. The boat has all the comforts of home. The lunch is... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I was a guest on the trip of August 3rd, 2014 along with 2 of my friends. What I recall is that Archipelago was thoughtful enough to postpone the trip for a couple of hours to try to give the fog a chance to clear up some. I liked that. And it gave us opportunity to get a great latte... More

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Brompton, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

We booked the trip months in advance whilst in the UK and Toddy was really helpful in making sure we got exactly what we were hoping for. On the day of our cruise there was a thick fog bank covering Ucluelet and the Broken Island Group and the guys decided to start the trip a couple of hours later hoping... More

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This was our second trip aboard the "Raincoast Maiden" with Al and Toddy. And it was as good as we remembered from our first trip. Good weather, lots to see, a wonderful lunch, and 2 very knowledgeable crew. We'll be making a return trip next year for sure!

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