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Address: | Empress Dock A, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3Z1, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-885-2311
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Smell the gentle ocean breeze as it lures you away from the dock through...

Smell the gentle ocean breeze as it lures you away from the dock through Victoria’s bustling inner harbour and out into the beautiful Strait of Juan de Fuca aboard Tall Ship Thane. All guests young and old are encouraged to participate in sailing; so tug on the sheets that haul the sails. As we begin silently swooshing through the ocean, become mesmerized by the magnificent snow-capped Olympic Mountains and the majesty of the City of Victoria. Relax and savor your picnic or a sip of wine as we keep our eyes peeled for some of BC’s world famous killer whales, or sea lions and bald eagles. Swap tales with other guests and try to stump the crew with questions, we’re rich with history. And if we don’t really know the answer, be prepared for a wee tale!

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Fantastic Experience in sunny Victoria

Brilliant time on the water, loved the views of Victoria, and the Olympic Peninsula. Great crew, diverse group onboard, loved it all (despite the wind not being quite... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
884cait
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Sydney, Australia

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Brilliant time on the water, loved the views of Victoria, and the Olympic Peninsula. Great crew, diverse group onboard, loved it all (despite the wind not being quite cooperative), would recommend as an environmentally friendly, appropriately priced adventure for anyone in Victoria.

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1 Thank 884cait
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We booked on the 3 hour sail only to find that we couldn't go on the day we asked for as it was booked out to a private party...no matter we booked for the following day....oh , but it was too windy, so we couldn't go out ....so we turned up for the following day ...and off we went with... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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137 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The wind didn't cooperate on our trip but that didn't stop Rob and Pete from making sure that all of their guests enjoyed the trip. Be sure to bring warm clothing with you on this trip, they have 'west coast sheek' available and you will need it. It's an added bonus that this is a green tour that has a... More 

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3 Thank Terra B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The crew of Rob and Banjo Pete are great! They made it very comfortable and are very pleased to have people on board. It's a beautiful boat!!

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1 Thank stu a
Kitchener, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Originally my sister & I booked a 3 hour sail on a Tuesday buy fortunately it was cancelled do to high winds which made sailing impossible for safety purposes. I say fortunately as Rob the owner felt badly & invited us on board while at dock to enjoy a glass of wine we had brought along. Well we ended up... More 

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3 Thank 22action22
Calgary, Canada
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful sail with Rob and Pete this morning! They are great hosts and taught our 9 and 11 year old boys "the ropes". We were lucky enough to watch the start of the vic-maui race too. Great experience for families!

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3 Thank paulcH2025BO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are so many great things to say about this company... Eco-Friendly, grew crew, informative and all around relaxing trip!

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3 Thank MissyRockabilly
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great relaxing cruise on the Tall Ship Thane. The ship is very comfortable with lots of space. We were also allowed to bring our own wine which we enjoyed during the cruise. Great views of the Olympic Mountains and the Victoria Coast. Captain Rob and Captain Pete were great hosts! We also enjoyed great entertainment when Captain... More 

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4 Thank George J
Kyoto, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a wonderful experience to go on their 3-Hour sail on Thane. We thought about taking a whale watching or sailing, and we did a right choice. It was so pleasant and peaceful with happy crews. Captain Pete was awesome with our 7 years old. Thanks!

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2 Thank Hanaippai
Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although locals, we had some out-of-town-friends visiting who like to get off the beaten track and prefer 'green' activities... so we took them for a three-hour afternoon sail aboard 'Thane'. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience! As soon as we were out of the harbour, Captain Pete cut the engine, First Mate Rob raised the sails (with the help of some... More 

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