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Stubbs Island Whale Watching

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Telegraph Cove, Canada
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About Stubbs Island Whale Watching
Closed in January 2019 British Columbia’s first whale watching company was established in 1980. Orca (killer whales) and many other marine mammals frequent the Johnstone Strait and Robson Bight area. Telegraph Cove is located on Northern Vancouver Island.We invite you to join us for an exciting sea adventure from Telegraph Cove, the Whale Watching Capital of British Columbia! You’ll love our island, the magnificent mammals, the rare bird species you’ll see, and the friendly people you’ll meet. Depending on the time of year in British Columbia, you may see, Humpback whales, Dall’s or Harbour porpoises, Minke Whales, Pacific White-sided dolphins, Harbour seals, Stellar sea lions, bears, various birds and of course our famous Orca (killer whales).
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Aly63 wrote a review Sep 2019
Manchester, United Kingdom72 contributions34 helpful votes
We had an amazing 2 hour trip, Orca , Humpbacks, dolphins ....wow! I nformative knowledgeable crew. Respectful to the animals, we felt safe and well looked after.
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Date of experience: October 2018
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Hebus wrote a review Oct 2018
Brussels, Belgium32 contributions21 helpful votes
At first, I wasn't that enthusiast to go for whale watching on a big boat. But, the skipper got talent (thanks again), there were two marine biologists on board, we got plenty of intel! The boat has as submarine mic, so we were able to hear orcas. That was magical! The tour
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Date of experience: September 2018
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FizzChick wrote a review Oct 2018
London, United Kingdom354 contributions113 helpful votes
We did the 4 hour whale watching tour. It is a large comfortable boat and there were quite a few of us but there is plenty of room. We had a fantastic time. The captain was great as were the guides. We thoroughly enjoyed the trip and if we ever found ourselves in Telegraph Cove
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Date of experience: September 2018
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isabel p wrote a review Oct 2018
Vienna, Austria513 contributions174 helpful votes
We did it again - we did it in 2002 and it was slightly better 16 years ago. the place hasn't changed at all - it was a good tour but for my liking to many people on board. I think I would have enjoyed it better with 20 people less on the vessel. I hate when some nationalitys
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Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Sarah N, Manager at Stubbs Island Whale Watching
Responded Oct 22, 2018
Thank you for returning, It was our pleasure welcoming you back Isabel S. We always appreciate knowing who our returning guests are and receiving their feedback as to how their most recent experience compared with their memories and expectations. We are disappointed that you felt a little crowded on your tour, compared to 16 years ago but re-assured that despite this you had a good tour and still recommend our whale watching as a must do on Vancouver Island. Thank you.
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Judith W wrote a review Oct 2018
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A magic experience with a wonderful crew. They love what they do. It was a day for all senses ... did you know that you can smell whales? 🤣
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Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Sarah N, Manager at Stubbs Island Whale Watching
Responded Oct 22, 2018
Our crew certainly love what they do Judith W but what they enjoy even more is knowing that they were successful in giving our guests a magic experience - thank you! Isn't it incredible being able to smell the whales, taste the salt in the air, as you quietly observe the natural behaviour of these fascinating creatures and listen to the blows and vocalizations - pure magic! It was our pleasure having you on board and we hope to welcome you back again one day soon.
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