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Sidney Whale Watching

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Sidney, Canada
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About Sidney Whale Watching
Whale watching, wildlife tours and sea kayaking tours located in the beautiful seaside town of Sidney, British Columbia on Vancouver Island. Our advantages include; calm protected water and the closest departure point to the Resident Killer whale routes meaning more whale time and an average of 30 minutes less travel time then Vancouver or Victoria. We are also at the gateway to the magical Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, less then 5 minutes off our dock and your among one of the nicest cruising grounds on the planet. Family owned and operated for over 15 years, come share our passion for the beautiful region called the Salish Sea.
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Bri D wrote a review Aug 2020
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Friendly, amazing customer service. The staff was extremely knowledgeable and answered all the questions everyone on the boat had. They’re were very respectful of the whales.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Annette J wrote a review Aug 2020
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What a wonderful family outing! Our experience was exceptional and the driver Tommy certainly played a huge part in the experience! Full of knowledge and insight, along with pertinent Indigenous connections, made for not only a fun but also an educational experience! Certainly an event my family will long remember.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Kevyn J wrote a review Aug 2020
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Awesome time! Our driver Tommy did an awesome job getting us some views of the whales, and also a great job of giving us facts about them as well! As well as providing us some of the local history of the indigenous people who used the islands for 10,000s of years. Overall it was an amazing experience and would highly recommend to anyone who would like to see some whales and the beautiful nature surrounding them
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Cat N wrote a review Aug 2020
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I had a super fun time with my family. This was a great memory plus you learn new things about the land. I would recommend it and do it all over again.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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ourbucket wrote a review Aug 2020
Sidney, Canada8 contributions1 helpful vote
Although the crew were friendly and professional being unable to reserve for the return trip after visiting Sidney Spit/Island is very problematic! We took the 11:30am ferry to the island and wanted to return on the 2:30pm ferry. We were able to reserve to go to the island but were not allowed to reserve to come back. We were advised that because of heavy traffic we should line up to come back at least 3/4 of an hour before departure. This is very inconvenient in that we had to line up on the dock that provided no seating, no shade from the heat of the day, no handicap accommodation, & little children became restless having to stand quietly for extended time. If we did not get on that ferry we then had to wait until the last ferry at 4:30pm. If all the visitors to the island waited for the last ferry of the day how does everyone get home & this is an inconvenience if you have made future plans for the rest of the day. As residents of Sidney that like to take visitors to the island we will not be going again until we can reserve to come back. This policy made our visit for that day a real disappointment!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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