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Mackay Whale Watching

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Port McNeill, Canada
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About Mackay Whale Watching
During this global Covid 19 pandemic, we are doing our utmost to ensure the safety of our guests and crew, employing thorough cleaning protocols, poly barriers and physical distancing. At the present time, we are taking reservations from residents of British Columbia only, and will take reservations from other Provinces and countries when health authorities deem it is safe to do so. In order to further limit exposure, our trips this year will be three hours in duration and will not include lunch. All guests and crew will be required to wear masks during the tour. If you cannot provide your own mask, let us know. The cost per person is $130.00 (plus 5% GST). Preferred payment method is email money transfer to, once again, limit exposure for both guests and staff. We will not be able to run our tours on a daily basis and will be running twice a week (to start with), on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Trips depart at 1:00 pm and will return to the dock at 4:00 p.m.
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Morag V wrote a review Sep 2020
Ladner, Canada117 contributions37 helpful votes
My Husband and I had the pleasure to go out whale watching this past July. We were treated to seeing more than 20 Orcas and 4 Humpbacks during our 3 hour tour. It was great having the assistant tell us all about the whales we were seeing. We learned so much during the time we were out on the water. The owner took all Covid Protocols to make our trip safe and very enjoyable.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Kate wrote a review Aug 2020
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We had a fantastic day out whale watching with our kids. The check in process was easy and the tour ran to time, very punctual. We saw humpback whales, dolphins, porpoise, sea lions, orca's, jelly fish, cuddle fish, eagles and lots of other birds. We had Bill and Marieke and they both were fantastic, Marieke was so knowledgeable and passionate about the wildlife. The only thing, the orca's are in a protected area where the boat can not get too close to. It was hard to see them, so I recommend to bring binoculars. Bill kindly lent us his binoculars, which we were very much appreciated. Such a fantastic day out, highly recommend.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Neil R wrote a review Aug 2020
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Not only did we see many wonderful sea creatures (porpoises, dolphins, humpbacks, orcas, sealions and more) we learned many things about them all- thanks to our extremely knowledgeable and passionate guides. Thank you for a beautiful, informative and unforgettable day!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Orca100965 wrote a review Apr 2020
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The "young Lady from Austria and her husband want to say THANK YOU to Bill And his team for the best time ever At orca watching last yeah!!! We will never forget these spezial Moments!!! Unforgettable time for us!!! Best wishes from Austria
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Julian G wrote a review Nov 2019
Keswick, United Kingdom62 contributions30 helpful votes
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Another year and another 5 trips out with Bill, Donna, Marieke and Chloe. 5 great trips all being very different with sightings of Orca, Humpback, Sea otters, Dallas Porpoise, Dolphin, Sea lions, Seals, Bald Eagles, GRIZZLY BEARS, Black bears, Birds 😐 and much, much more ! The scenery is spectacular. You will learn so much about the wild life with Bill and his amazing crew ! If your in Port McNeill or surrounding area you must have a trip out with them ! 🐳 Julian & Mandy.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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