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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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Easy. fun, relaxing, and what a boat!

Went out with a group of friends on an hour and a half sunset cruise and had a great time. Would definitely do it again. The boat guides/operators, Rob Pete were both friendly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Aidan E
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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went out with a group of friends on an hour and a half sunset cruise and had a great time. Would definitely do it again. The boat guides/operators, Rob Pete were both friendly, courteous and hilarious. The views of the sunset and Victoria's Skyline were breathtaking and inspiring. And the boat... it's gorgeous and has been masterfully fixed up/maintained. The... More 

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Thank Aidan E
Trail, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Me and my 3 teenagers had a beautiful, sunny, calm day at sea! It was fun to be a part of the crew and help with the sails. Thane is a gorgeous sail boat rich in history and beauty. If you are looking for a unique and fun filled adventure for your family this is it! Captain Rob and Banjo... More 

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surfergirlie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on a private charter for the evening sunset sail with my friends last week with Captain Rob and Pete. This was the second sail I went on this month with 3-Hour Sail. The private charter was such a lovely way to enjoy the beautiful sights of the Victoria harbour as well as great company. My friends on the sail... More 

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1 Thank surfergirlie
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best seat in the house for a sunset in Victoria! Very accommodative and friendly staff. Definitely recommend for large local groups

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1 Thank jonmoch
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Captain Rob and Banjo Peter were great!! Very knowledgable and entertaining. The ship has a great history and its perfect for a relaxing evening sail. 10/10 would do it again!

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1 Thank Derushka P
Victoria, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went out with 6 adult family members for a unique way to spend the afternoon and were not disappointed. Rob and Pete were great. The winds were virtually nil so we had a lazy 3 hour cruise of the outer harbour and out to Oak Bay. The Thane is a beautiful, immaculate and well maintained ship and Rob is... More 

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2 Thank ricco8280
Victoria
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have seen The Thane in the inner harbor for many years and always wanted to go but never gave myself the time. I finally had that opportunity and wondered why I hadn't done it sooner. As a Victorian, we are used to beautiful sunsets, ocean life and boats. Putting that all together on the dusk sunset cruise was magic.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a perfect afternoon to set sail on this tall ship. You can relax and enjoy the spectacular views of Victoria, the cruise ships and the Olympic Mountains as you snack on your lunch and refreshments that you can bring with you, or Capt Rob can also cater for you. You are made welcome to help hoist the sails and... More 

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2 Thank CaseyPeterson
Oak Bay, Canada
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great adventure with Rob and Banjo Pete - be sure to ask real nice for a few folksy tunes. Definitely hang out on the bowsprit and bring along a picnic with something fancy to drink (glasses available onboard!), an easy way to make an already excellent event even much better. My partner and I made fast friends with a... More 

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2 Thank aidenafterall
Qualicum Beach, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had a great time with Rob this weekend! Because of the poor weather we were unable to sail but instead hung out on the boat, had some drinks and food. How often are you able to hang out on a sailboat of in the inner harbor in Victoria?! We'll be back!

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