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Adventures By H.I.P.

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Sooke, Canada
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About Adventures By H.I.P.
Eco tourism and Ocean Adventure attraction. Explore the open waters of the Strait of Juan de Fuca with the experienced wildlife photographers of Adventures By HIP. We are Sooke, BC's premier ocean tour service for true wildlife enthusiasts. Adventures By HIP is located at the doorstep of the Sooke Harbour Resort and Marina and only steps away from The Prestige Oceanfront Resort.
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Mike and Sarah provided an informative, interesting and safe tour of Sooke Basin and along the coast. The warm suits provided ensured we were comfortable. We really enjoyed our afternoon!
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Response from SarahP7843, Owner at Adventures By H.I.P.
Responded Mar 10, 2020
Thanks so much for the great review! It's been a beautiful March so far, Thanks for joining us. Cheers!
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We had a wonderful time on the tour and had a chance to see sea lions, seals, otters, and orcas. Was low season for the other types of whales. Although the water had been rough earlier in the day, Mike kept a good watch on conditions and knew when it would calm down which ended
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Response from SarahP7843, Owner at Adventures By H.I.P.
Responded Mar 5, 2020
Thank you Susan for the great review, and thanks so much for patiently waiting for the sea to calm down! When planning a tour in the winter months, timing is everything. We had such a wonderful afternoon, we could not have picked a better time of day. Cheers!
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Mike and Sarah are great! This was my first time whale watching and it was amazing! We saw 7 humpback whales! Mike and Sarah are great tour guides! They even let you enjoy the whole experience while they take professional photos and email them to you later! I can’t wait until I
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Response from SarahP7843, Owner at Adventures By H.I.P.
Responded Nov 25, 2019
Hi Melodie, thanks for the great review. We're happy to hear that you had such a great time, and we're thankful we were able to show you such a wide variety of wildlife this late in the season. November has turned up some of the best encounters of the year so far. Thanks for choosing HIP and we hope to see you again soon. Cheers!
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Mike and Sarah are amazing. They were so good to my family and I. I was very impressed with their knowledge and genuine love and respect for the Ocean and it many inhabitants! Its such an amazing and uplifting experience to see the whales. Unforgettable, we will be back again
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Response from SarahP7843, Owner at Adventures By H.I.P.
Responded Nov 9, 2019
Hi Don, Thanks for taking the time to write such an excellent review. We love what we do and we are always grateful for the opportunity to share these experiences with people like yourself. Thanks for joining us and we hope to see you again soon. Cheers!
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This has been my third Whale watching tour and my first in a small boat. You get very close to the scene and it is much more private compared to a tour with big ships. Eventough it was the shoulderseason they had good knowledge of the location where the animals are. They are
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Response from SarahP7843, Owner at Adventures By H.I.P.
Responded Oct 15, 2019
Hi Justin, Thanks for the great review. As we get into the fall season, the whales become a little less plentiful, but we at HIP have a great record when it comes to tracking them down. Last season, we were able to find whales right up until the first week of January. We're hopeful for another late season this year! Thanks for joining us and we hope to see you back soon. Cheers!
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