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A must to do when in Vancouver

I wanted to see wildlife around Vancouver, and I wasn't disappointed. Everything was fantastic, the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sylvie B
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Paris, France
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Whale songs will bring me back.

Awesome day with Roman and Andy and Scotty. We saw the resident Orcas and were lucky to hear their... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
farmgirl91
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Kelowna, Canada
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Reviewed August 18, 2019 via mobile

We didn’t have to travel far before seeing a large pod of Orca, approximately 17 of them. We watched them for ages. Boats aren’t allowed closer than 200m so you need a good pair of binoculars or zoom on the camera. First mate Andy, showed how they could identify the pod and individuals within the pod and the calls of different pods. We then moved on and saw some humpback whales. We did two whale tours and this was definitely the best. The scenery was fantastic too.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Maureen K, Communications Coordinator at Prince of Whales Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello,

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us and for leaving us a glowing review! We really appreciate this and are delighted that you got to encounter a large pod of Orca and some Humpbacks!

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time out on the open water with Andy, taking in the fabulous scenery.

We hope you will join us on another tour again the next time you are in Telegraph Cove, Vancouver or Victoria :)

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Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

Bit dubious after years of Stubbs Island Whale Watch, but am pleased to report these guys are doing a fantastic job. Saw many orcas and humpbacks, and crew were all very knowledgable, and the boat had plenty of comfortable seats and space to move around . Will definitely go out again next visit.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Maureen K, Communications Coordinator at Prince of Whales Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2019

Hello,

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review and for sharing your feedback with us. We truly appreciate it! How awesome that you got to see Orcas and Humpbacks with us and that you were found our crew very knowledgeable. Feedback like this really makes our day and we can't wait to have you join us on another tour in future!

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Reviewed August 12, 2019 via mobile

We had a great 3+ hours on the Prince of Whales zodiac tour in the early afternoon. The skipper was brilliant - friendly, knowledgeable & created a nice atmosphere. We were lucky enough to see transient orcas, residents and humpbacks - absolutely incredible and at times we didn’t know where to look as they were everywhere around us! Would recommend, and would happily use again.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Maureen K, Communications Coordinator at Prince of Whales Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2019

Hello,

Thank you for leaving us a glowing review and for choosing us to take your whale watching adventure with. We are so happy that you had a great time on our Zodiac tour with our Skipper and that you got to see transient orcas, residents and humpbacks - how exciting!!

Thank you for your recommendation and we hope to see you again soon! :)

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Reviewed August 11, 2019

Had a great 3 hour late afternoon trip. Staff were pleasant and informative. Spent time identifying individual whales and letting us listen to whales ‘talking ‘ by hydrophone. Spotted orcas and humpback and saw the biggest salmon ever in its natural habitat. Thank you Andy & staff for a memorable trip

Date of experience: August 2019
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Maureen K, Communications Coordinator at Prince of Whales Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2019

Hello Colette,

Thank you for leaving us an awesome review. How wonderful that you got to encounter Orcas and a Humpback with us and that you enjoyed hearing the whales communicate through the hydrophone!

We are delighted you enjoyed your adventure with Andy and our staff and we hope to see you back again in future :)

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Reviewed August 5, 2019 via mobile

Five of us booked a 3 hour Whale watching trip and it was touch and go whether it would be going ahead due to numbers being low... but the girls in the office were really helpful and kept us updated as the numbers went up to 16 which made it viable for the boat to go out!
Wow what a trip...
Sharon and Rebecca are so knowledgeable and full of amazing information about all types of Whales and marine mammals. Showing us pictures and letting us hear the calls made by Orcas under water.
Roman is a super skipper and knew exactly where to head to get the full experience. Within 10 minutes of being out from Telegraph Cove he was pointing us in the direction of a Pod of Orcas heading our way. After a small wait there they were right next to us and Becs was able to identify the male in the group as Fife. We got some fantastic views and saw some Dalls Porpoise almost goading the Killer Whales. A truly unforgettable hour!
But we weren’t finished yet... Roman knew where to head next to get us in amongst the Humpback Action! Sharon and Becs were able to point out the “blows” from these amazing creatures closely followed by some dives and tail splashing. At one stage we must have had at least 10 humpbacks around us in all directions.
This trip was over and above all expectations, not just the amazing sights but the incredible knowledge and top notch service enjoyed from all the team at Prince of Whales. A must do trip if you are lucky enough to be in the quaint little spot of Telegraph Cove.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Maureen K, Communications Coordinator at Prince of Whales Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2019

Hello,

Thank you for your feedback. It is truly appreciated! We are so happy you enjoyed your tour with us and that you got to see Orcas and Dalls Porpoises' - what an amazing experience!

Thank you also for your kind comments about our staff. They are very passionate about the work they carry out and have a great deal of knowledge on whale and marine wildlife.

We hope to see you on another Prince of Whales Whale & Marine Wildlife Adventure in future :)

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