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Archipelago Wildlife Cruises

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Address: Whiskey Landing Marina, 1634 Cedar Road, corner Main & Cedar, Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
Phone Number: 250 726 8289
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

For an unforgettable West Coast experience, join Al & Toddy Landry...

For an unforgettable West Coast experience, join Al & Toddy Landry aboard their luxurious 53 foot motor yacht for a very personalized tour to view whales, bears, sea lions and other wildlife in comfort. More than just wildlife viewing, their interpretive tours include a scenic cruise through the sheltered waters of the Broken Group islands and a gourmet meal while at anchor. Romantic sunset cruises and private charters are also available.

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We booked this cruise after reading that it was one of the best wildlife cruise operators in British Columbia. Our high expectations were met, with Toddy and Al being the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked this cruise after reading that it was one of the best wildlife cruise operators in British Columbia. Our high expectations were met, with Toddy and Al being the consummate hosts. Both worked previously in the fishing sector and have lived on the island for years so have an intimate knowledge of the waters and the wildlife. We were... More 

Thank Nessie1612
Nanaimo, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took this cruise with my sister who was visiting from Norway. We were both thrilled with the day. Al and Toddy were excellent hosts ensuring our comfort and sharing their endless knowledge of the area, history and wildlife. Our comfort and experience was top priority when planning this trip with Toddy. I highly recommend this trip and will bring... More 

Thank randijohansen235
Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a wildlife experience that was less commercial. We saw Archipelago Wildlife Cruises on Trip Advisor & knew this is what we were looking for. On Sept. 27 we stepped aboard The Raincoast Maiden, a beautiful yacht. The hosts, Toddy & Al, immediately made us feel welcome. We were 2 of 17 guests. After a quick chat... More 

Thank tntsmith2016
Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful boat, great hosts in Toddy and Allen, wonderful tour through the Broken Group Islands. We were very lucky to get perfect weather and got lucky seeing a pod of transient killer whales, sea lions, seals, sea otters, bald eagles and a variety of coastal birds - it was incredible!! Toddy and Allen are extremely competent seafarers and shared their... More 

Thank Leslie W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have taken the trip twice this year, once in May and again in September both trips have been wonderful experiences. The cruise takes you through the Broken Group Islands, a rugged and wild area within the Pacific Rim Park. On both trips we were able to view whales, sea otters, seals, and sea lions. On one trip we observed... More 

Thank Pat l
western ny
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The good: great boat; great hosts; beautiful scenery The not so good: more of a boat ride with lunch than a "wildlife" tour. most of what we saw was within 1/2 mile of the dock.

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wildlifecruises, Manager at Archipelago Wildlife Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review of your day with us. We are pleased that you liked the boat and enjoyed the scenery but we are surprised by your recollection of the wildlife we saw. According to our log in which we record the exact location of all wildlife we encounter each day, this is what we... More 

Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were thrilled to experience a beautiful sunny day on our cruise. I had communicated with Toddy the day before as I suffer from motion sickness, yet really wanted to experience this activity. She was more than reassuring. I followed her advice thoroughly, and was not the slightest bit inconvenienced during the cruise. While bears and whales were hiding from... More 

Thank JoanneandWallace
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time on our Broken Islands cruise and would highly recommend it to anyone visiting the area. The whole trip was definitely worth the price. Alan and Toddy were perfect hosts, and we really felt at home on their boat. The boat itself was clean and spacious with plenty of room for all guests to view all... More 

Thank Diana M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very Nice day on the boat with Toddy and Allen. They did their very best to make this a great day. We saw whales , bears and lots of other wildlife . Lunch was very Nice and we enjoyed very much the great hospitality of Toddy and Allen on their boat Jack and Petra. September 2016.

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful day on our cruise - even stayed out for 6 1/2 hours instead of the normal 5 1/2 hours. The hosts were very informative about the whole area around Ucluelet. We saw seals, sea lions, a bear, a whale, many eagles and sea birds plus the scenery was gorgeous. Be sure and include the lunch with... More 

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