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Prince of Whales Whale Watching

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Vancouver, Canada
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About Prince of Whales Whale Watching
With our 13 vessels, departures from Vancouver, Victoria, Telegraph Cove & more, close to 100 staff in peak season, Prince of Whales Whale Watching is one of the largest whale watching and eco-adventure companies in British Columbia. As such, we are proud to be a leader in responsible whale watching and to have served as teaching platforms for whale research.
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Lovingwc wrote a review Yesterday
Wivenhoe, United Kingdom6 contributions6 helpful votes
An absolutely fantastic experience. The crew looked after us so well. You get hot drinks, Coffee, tea and Hot Chocolate, as many as you like, all the way through the trip included in the price. Snacks on board are only 3 dollars each. Take water if it's a hot day. We were advised to wear long trousers, closed shoes & take a jumper and jacket. not because it was necessarily cold but very windy when the boat is moving along fast and did use them. There is indoor & sheltered covering if it is cold but we had a very warm day and applied sunscreen as when the boat is still it can get very hot. We spotted Whales/Orcas that were absolute beautiful & Seals. The whole trip was just worth every penny. They also have a photographer on board who sends you all the photos via email after the trip, this is also included in the price. Thank you so much to John, Roman, Steve, Tobin and Petra for a wonderful 4 hour trip highly reccomend to our English Friends.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Suzanne W wrote a review Jun 2022
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We took the 8:30 am half day trip out of Vancouver. What an experience. Two hump back whales and five Orca, as well as a number of sea lions and marine birds. The crew were fantastic. Whale-Ma (Wilma) was so knowledgeable and shared fascinating insight into the marine mammals. The boat was comfortable and the team went out of their way to ensure that we had a truly memorable experience. The added touch of sharing photos of our actual tour, taken by someone more skilled than I am with a camera, meant that no moment was missed and I have the pictures to keep. A great package and a great day.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Response from PrinceOfWhalesTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Prince of Whales Whale Watching
Responded yesterday
Hello, Thank you so much for this wonderful review! It sounds like you had a truly incredible trip to be able to see so much wildlife. We are so happy to hear that our crew were able to make your experience so fantastic and educational! We hope that you will join us again soon!
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Gkolhm wrote a review Jun 2022
Formby, United Kingdom24 contributions6 helpful votes
I can not recommend this trip highly enough, the whole experience from booking to theatric out was fantastic. The boat we opted for was the larger 80 ft catamaran and was extremely comfortable with plenty of seating both indoor and out. The staff both on shore and the crew of the boat were excellent, highly knowledgeable and extremely friendly, We enjoyed the whole experience and the icing on the cake was the numerous sightings throughout our 4 hour trip. An excellent end to an already excellent stay on Vancouver Island...
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Response from PrinceOfWhalesTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Prince of Whales Whale Watching
Responded yesterday
Hello, Thank you for this kind review! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed our trip so much! We are so happy to hear that our staff were able to provide you with such a friendly and knowledgable experience! We hope that you will join us again on another trip soon!
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Helen wrote a review Jun 2022
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Amazing sightings of the Orcas/ killer whales in their natural habitat, following pods as they swam. Also saw sea lions basking. Guides were extremely knowledgeable and informative. Glad I had layers as chilly out in the open sea.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Response from PrinceOfWhalesTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Prince of Whales Whale Watching
Responded 2 days ago
helenemorgan94, Thank you so much for your review! We're glad you stayed nice and warm out there and that our Transport Canada certified marine naturalists were able to share great knowledge on the whales you were seeing. We hope to see you out with us again in the future!
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Basti4101 wrote a review Jun 2022
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We've seen a whole orca family and it was just amazing! Be careful regarding your seats. It's really windy and if you are sitting in the front rows it's like smaller punches
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Response from PrinceOfWhalesTeam, Guest Relations Manager at Prince of Whales Whale Watching
Responded 2 days ago
Basti4101, Thank you for your five star review! We're so happy you were able to see a whole orca family, WOW what a sight!
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