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Archipelago Wildlife Cruises

Address: Whiskey Landing Marina, 1634 Cedar Road, corner Main & Cedar, Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
Phone Number: 250 726 8289
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Ranked #1 of 32 Activities in Ucluelet
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Adventure
Owner description: For an unforgettable West Coast experience, join Al & Toddy Landry aboard their luxurious 53 foot...
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Type: Tours, Adventure
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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.
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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Our hosts were so good at finding whales, bears, sea-lions and a great variety of birds for us, keen to ensure that we saw as much as possible and to share their knowledge and experience with their guests. They made us so welcome onto their floating home and made sure from the start that we would not only be comfortable... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We were three couples from Iceland/Canada who thoroughly enjoyed this trip out into the Broken islands Group. on a very nice vessel with great hosts, great food and above all plenty of beautiful nature and wildlife, a pleasant guiding attitude and lots of information. One is made to feel like an old friend by the skipper and his/her co-skipper.........

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Toddy and Al, really put their hearts into giving people a special experience of the wildlife and history of the area. Every day is different on the ocean and we have been enjoyed this tour twice already and would do it again!

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Kemptville, Ontario
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4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

September 16, 2014 we cruised through the Broken Islands Group out of Ucluelet aboard the Rain Coast Maiden. Co-Captains Al and Toddy were welcoming, down-to-earth and perfect hosts. We received an ongoing dialogue of interesting tidbits about what we were viewing be it flora, fauna, wildlife, history of the region or native lore. The scenery is other-worldly in its beauty... More 

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Tacoma, WA
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4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

"Welcome to our home!" said Toddy and Al as ten of us boarded their beautiful 52' cruising home. They are the perfect hostesses...They share their love of the Ucluelet/Broken Island area, their knowledge of the wildlife and lots of entertaining stories. We've never had such clear instructions on how to adjust binoculars! The scenery was spectacular...sure it would have been... More 

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Olympia, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

On a foggy day in Ucluelet, BC, Alan and Toddy Landry, our hosts, worked very hard to make sure we were able to see the Broken Islands. Through fog banks and some poor conditions, they made our cruise a wonderful, beautiful adventure. The gourmet meal was served on deck with a view of the islands. Terrific! You will never find... More 

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We had an excellent time on a cruise that almost didn't happen due to fog. Luckily for us the fog lifted enough to brave the misty afternoon. What a magical time cruising through the Broken Island Group. Highly recommended for anyone visiting Ucluelet or Tofino.

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Langley City, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Al & Toddy are wonderful, friendly, and welcoming hosts! The boat is comfortable and well-appointed. The lunch provided was excellent, and served out on little tables on the deck while we were anchored in a beautiful, calm cove. We had a great time – Al's stories were hilarious, but we still learned a lot about the wildlife! We did get... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Small group, comfortable fly-bridge launch, knowledgeable owners and gourmet lunch. Do this and travel in comfort,- do not even consider alternatives !

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Kernersville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Alan & Toddy are so welcoming, their boat is lovely, lunch was delicious and the setting for it - a quiet cove - was pure bliss. Although we didn't see whales, we thoroughly enjoyed the cruise and highly recommend it -- truly the best part of our great vacation. (Perfect weather was icing on the cake!)

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