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Whale-Watching Tour from Vancouver

Whale-Watching Tour from Vancouver

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Scout for an incredible array of marine life during this half-day Vancouver whale watching cruise. Join a professional naturalist on board a modern boat as you search for creatures including orcas, seals, porpoises, and eagles. The waters for your cruise are renowned for attracting whales, offering an up to 90% success rate with sightings. Best of all, enjoy spectacular scenery set amidst the Gulf and San Juan Islands. Your whale watching trip from Vancouver includes round-trip transport from your hotel, plus bottled water and snacks.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$130.63
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$130.63
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Vancouver to Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour

Vancouver to Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour

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Enjoy round-trip travel from Vancouver to Victoria, and discover top attractions in British Columbia on this Victoria and Butchart Gardens day trip from Victoria. Take the ferry to Vancouver Island, and enjoy fine views over the beautiful Gulf Islands. Dock in Swartz Bay, and visit the famous Butchart Gardens, exploring the grounds at your leisure. Then, enjoy free time to explore the city, perhaps walking through Chinatown and the Inner Harbour, before returning to Vancouver by ferry.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$176.70
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$176.70

Granite Falls Zodiac Tour

Granite Falls Zodiac Tour

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Experience Vancouver sights by water on this 3-hour zodiac-boat tour from Granville Island. Cross False Creek and admire Siwash Rock, an iconic stone spire located near the Lion’s Gate Bridge. In Vancouver Harbour, learn about the waterfront landmarks. Venture into Deep Cove and the glacial fjord of the Indian Arm, for incredible views of granite cliffs that you can only see by boat. Capture the beauty of Granite Falls and Silver Falls before heading back.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.46
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$100.46
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Interactive Pirate Cruise from Granville Island

Interactive Pirate Cruise from Granville Island

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Join an entertaining pirate-themed cruise from Vancouver’s Granville Island. This 75-minute interactive experience is perfect for the entire family. Set sail for False Creek with an expert crew that welcomes you aboard with a pirate name and costume — plus face painting for the kids — that will have you immersed in the world of the buccaneer. Ahoy Mate!
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$32.69
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$32.69
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Vancouver City and Seals Scenic Boat Tour

Vancouver City and Seals Scenic Boat Tour

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Discover the sights and sounds around Vancouver, British Columbia, on this scenic, 90-minute boat tour. Led by a knowledgeable local guide, travel along the coastline of English Bay, west of the downtown peninsula, to popular Lighthouse Park, the Seal Colony and centrally located False Creek, which separates downtown Vancouver from the rest of the city. Along the way, see a plethora of attractions, like Stanley Park, English Bay Beach, the Lions Gate Bridge, plus offshore freighters, the beautiful homes of West Vancouver and much more.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.84
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$55.84
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Sea Vancouver Waterfront Sightseeing

Sea Vancouver Waterfront Sightseeing

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See Vancouver's dramatic skyline from the water on a small-group cruise in an inflatable Zodiac boat that accommodates 12 passengers. You'll navigate Vancouver Harbour, Burrard Inlet, English Bay, and False Creek, spotting some of the city's top sites and landmarks along the way. And since Vancouver Harbour is home to bald eagles, harbor seals, and dolphins, keep your camera ready and watch for wildlife as you hit speeds up to 30 mph (48 kph).
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$46.81
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$46.81
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2-Day Victoria & Butchart Gardens Tour with Overnight at the Inn at Laurel Point

2-Day Victoria & Butchart Gardens Tour with Overnight at the Inn at Laurel Point

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Enjoy the many attractions of Victoria, the charming capital of British Columbia, during this overnight tour from Vancouver. Take an included ferry ride to Vancouver Island, enjoying the scenery and looking for whales on the way. Then enjoy included admission to Butchart Gardens and a short sightseeing tour before checking into a 4-star hotel in central Victoria. Enjoy the next 24 hours to spend as you wish before heading back to Vancouver on a scenic floatplane ride. Your Victoria excursion also includes round-trip hotel transport from Vancouver.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$431.55
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$431.55
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Bowen Island Dinner and Zodiac Tour

Bowen Island Dinner and Zodiac Tour

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Make your meal an adventure on a 3-hour zodiac tour from Vancouver to Bowen Island at the mouth of Howe Sound. In addition to dinner and a drink at Doc Morgan’s, this tour includes a high-speed boat ride, ocean-ready gear, and sightseeing along the Vancouver waterfront.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$123.22
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$123.22
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2-day Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour with Overnight at The Fairmont Empress

2-day Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour with Overnight at The Fairmont Empress

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Experience the signature beauty of British Columbia on a 2-day tour of Victoria from Vancouver. Traveling by coach, ferry, and float plane, you’ll explore the region’s many waterways, mountains, and local wildlife. Spend two days visiting the city’s top attractions, including Butchart Gardens, and snapping postcard-worthy photos. Overnight, enjoy a luxurious stay at the 4-star Fairmont Empress hotel.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$538.02
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$538.02
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Victoria and Butchart Gardens by Seaplane and Speed Boat

Victoria and Butchart Gardens by Seaplane and Speed Boat

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Experience beautiful and renowned Butchart Gardens, plus the quaint city of Victoria, British Columbia, on this all-day tour from Vancouver. Enjoy a relaxing, scenic seaplane ride through the picturesque Gulf Islands en route to Victoria, one of the oldest cities in the Pacific Northwest. Explore the seemingly endless array of floral displays at Butchart Gardens, then visit some of Victoria’s best places. This tour includes all transportation — including a speedboat return — and admission to Butchart Gardens.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$461.93
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Howe Sound Sea Safari Cruise

Howe Sound Sea Safari Cruise

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Make the most of your time in breathtaking British Columbia with an unforgettable 2-hour Howe Sound Sea Safari! Choose from three different routes and hope aboard a 30-ft (10-m) custom, high-speed boat, to view stunning natural attractions like the cliffs of Anvil Island, cheeky seals at Pam Rocks and the Bowen Island caves. Get out of the city and experience the splendor of Horseshoe Bay and the Strait of Georgia. Great for ages five and up!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.28
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Victoria and Butchart Gardens by Helicopter and Speed Boat

Victoria and Butchart Gardens by Helicopter and Speed Boat

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While in Canada, experience Victoria’s wide selection of outdoor activities, and see the beauty of the Butchart Gardens on this guided tour by air, land, and water from Vancouver. First, take a helicopter flight over the Gulf Islands to spend some free time in the Garden City. See the Butchart Gardens before hopping on a speedboat cruise back to Vancouver.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$546.08
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Vancouver to Victoria Whale Watching & Butchart Gardens with Return by SpeedBoat

Vancouver to Victoria Whale Watching & Butchart Gardens with Return by SpeedBoat

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Go whale watching, and explore Butchart Gardens in Victoria, Vancouver Island on this day trip from Vancouver. Combine two activities into one day in the Gulf Islands, and then return to Vancouver via speedboat, cutting the return trip to just two hours.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$453.52
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Private Salmon Fishing Charter from Vancouver, Canada

Private Salmon Fishing Charter from Vancouver, Canada

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Enjoy the excitement of salmon fishing on this private, full-day adventure for up to four people from Vancouver. Navigate the Fraser River, the longest river in British Columbia, en route to the Pacific Ocean for six or eight hours of Pacific salmon and Dungeness crab fishing with a professional guide. Learn proven techniques for catching salmon, enjoy the scenic view and look for a wide variety of marine wildlife, fish and sea mammals along the way.
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  • 1 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$896.91
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Victoria Day Tour from Vancouver

Victoria Day Tour from Vancouver

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A visit to Vancouver is not complete without a trip to Victoria, the capital of British Columbia. This 14-hour combo tour first takes you through the Gulf Islands aboard a BC Ferry and then back on land on a coastal drive through James Bay, the Trans Canada Highway and Fisherman’s Wharf. Wind through downtown Victoria aboard a comfy coach and admire top landmarks including the historic Empress Hotel, the Parliament buildings and the Inner Harbour. The tour includes free time in Victoria before you’re transported back to Vancouver.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$159.87
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$159.87
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Vancouver Harbor Sunset Dinner Cruise

Vancouver Harbor Sunset Dinner Cruise

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Looking for an enchanting and unusual way to spend an evening in Vancouver? Take a leisurely dinner cruise along the city’s gorgeous waterfront. Listen to live music and savor delicious Pacific Coast-style cuisine as you float through Vancouver’s Inner Harbor. Stroll the deck at sunset, indulge in a freshly prepared buffet, and take in the beautiful sights including Canada Place, the North Shore Mountains and the West Vancouver skyline after dusk.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$87.87
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Vancouver Harbor and Indian Arm Lunch Cruise

Vancouver Harbor and Indian Arm Lunch Cruise

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Delight in the beauty of Vancouver on a lunch cruise along the city’s gorgeous waterfront. Enjoy a unique dining experience as your float through Vancouver’s Inner Harbor, Burrard Inlet, and Indian Arm—a dramatic glacial fjord. Stroll the deck, indulge in a freshly prepared buffet and take in the beautiful sights including the Coast Mountains, verdant forests, and local wildlife.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.58
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$75.58

Whistler and Sea to Sky Gondola Tour

Whistler and Sea to Sky Gondola Tour

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You’re visiting Vancouver and want to experience the natural wonders outside the city. Avoid the hassle of renting a car with this day trip that shows off BC's fjords, inlets, and mountains, with included transportation and a ride on the Sea to Sky Gondola. A guide provides commentary on the drive, and you'll enjoy photo stops as well as free time in Whistler Village.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$163.23
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$163.23
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Vancouver Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

Vancouver Harbor Sightseeing Cruise

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Enjoy the exquisite waterfront views of Canada's premier West Coast city on a leisurely Vancouver Harbor sightseeing cruise. Travel past landmarks sites such as world-renowned Stanley Park and the city's rejuvenated Gastown district, marvel at the incredible North Shore Mountains from atop an open-air deck, and admire the stunning Lions' Gate Bridge while sipping a cocktail (own expense) from the onboard bar. 
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.95
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Vancouver Day Kayak Journey

Vancouver Day Kayak Journey

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We value the richness of traveling through our environment self propelled. Wild Root Journeys offers guides with experience and heart. We are certified through the Sea Kayak Guide Alliance of BC, with ongoing first aid and skills training. This fjord is an oasis of nature so close to Vancouver that makes you just feel away from it all for the day. Come and recharge and take in the city from a totally new vantage and lets see what and who will reveal itself. We often come across many species of sea stars, the curious seal, eagles, herons and the more rare Orca whale.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$97.44
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New Year's Eve Dinner Cruise through Vancouver Harbor

New Year's Eve Dinner Cruise through Vancouver Harbor

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Celebrate the New Year with friends or your special someone on this 4-hour Vancouver Harbour New Year's Eve dinner cruise. Hop aboard your boat in Vancouver Harbour in the evening, and head out onto the waves. Savor a delicious dinner of speciality dishes such as Pacific sable fish filet, with musical accompaniment from the live band on board. Enjoy fine views over that famous skyline then, as midnight approaches, raise a glass of Champagne and toast to the New Year! Drink and dance into the night, before returning to harbor.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$177.30
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Sea Safari Tour from Vancouver

Sea Safari Tour from Vancouver

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Leave the bustle of Vancouver for an evening on the water with the local wildlife for company. The rigid inflatable watercraft provides a comfortable ride as you circle the sound, located beside one of the southernmost fjords north of the equator. The tour takes you around many of the islands of Howe Sound, and gives you views of wild life in their natural habitat.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.28
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4-Day Vancouver Island Explorer Tour from Vancouver

4-Day Vancouver Island Explorer Tour from Vancouver

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Vancouver Island boasts crystal-clear lakes, ancient old-growth forest, and cascading waterfalls—but organizing accommodation, ferry tickets, and National Park fees to explore independently takes up valuable sightseeing time. On this tour, enjoy round-trip transport from downtown Vancouver and see the best of British Columbia’s west coast with the key logistics covered. Explore the Pacific Rim National Park with your guide, and follow walking trails through the beautiful west coast rainforest.
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  • 4 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$527.88
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Bowen Explorer Sea Safari Tour

Bowen Explorer Sea Safari Tour

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Take a sea safari around the islands of Howe Sound. This is your opportunity to see the rugged coastlines and mountains and spot local wildlife. Seals, sea lions, bald eagles and more call this area home. There will be a stop at Snug Harbour where you have the choice of disembarking to tour the charming shops and cafes (return at your leisure via ferry) or stay on the boat to return with the tour.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.27
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What people are saying about Water Tours in Vancouver

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Whale-Watching Tour from Vancouver
"Absolutely amazing, highly recommended Staff was super friendly and informative. I think snacks and cocktails should be provided 😊"..."
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Vancouver to Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour
"We had a wonderful day on tour, and found Nathan to be extremely knowledgeable and professional. All of his tips and recommendations were very helpful in making the most of our day."..."
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Granite Falls Zodiac Tour
"Amazing experience, thanks a lot to our captain Alex, everything was great, will recommend it to everybody, thanks"..."
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Interactive Pirate Cruise from Granville Island
"Amazing fun journey for kids and not only! We are going to come back again very soon. Kids had lots of fun!"..."
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Vancouver City and Seals Scenic Boat Tour
"There was not enough people signed up for this tour and it was canceled. However, the company did try to reach me but I did not see the email. So when I arrived they had some options for me and was able accommodate me on another tour. They were friendly and really helpful. Our guide was great as well."..."
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Sea Vancouver Waterfront Sightseeing
"Wonderful ride of Vancouver Canada, tour guy very knowledgeable, I suffer vertigo and sea sick and I did not get sick best ride and tour. I totally recommend this short trip."..."
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2-Day Victoria & Butchart Gardens Tour with Overnight at the Inn at Laurel Point
"Well worth it for the additional time to explore Victoria, a highlight of our BC trip, as was the float plane ride back to Vancouver. Highly recommended!"..."
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Bowen Island Dinner and Zodiac Tour
"It was a great experience, the guide was really good and made the journey interesting, I highly recommend this attraction."..."
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2-day Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour with Overnight at The Fairmont Empress
"Great trip! All very straightforward with pick up and the driver, Jack, did an excellent job. The Butchart Gardens are lovely and the hotel in Victoria, beautiful. Highlight of the trip - the seaplane back to Vancouver. I had great weather but it was really special!! Would definitely recommend."..."
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Victoria and Butchart Gardens by Seaplane and Speed Boat
"Michael at Lotus Tours did an amazing job of organizing our day trip. The drivers were friendly and courteous and always on time or early! Everything was done so professionally and the communication was excellent. Had an extremely enjoyable day. THANK YOU!"..."
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Howe Sound Sea Safari Cruise
"It was a glorious afternoon! A trip highlight were the lots of birds, seals, and sea lions. Guide was wonderful, and the scenery just breathtaking! Thanks."..."
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Victoria and Butchart Gardens by Helicopter and Speed Boat
"Fabulous from start to finish. Loved helicopter flight over-couldn't be easier w hotel pick up. Great views from air and so fun. Victoria and Buchart Gardens absolutely stunning. Enough time to enjoy both and return to Vancouver for dinner."..."
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Vancouver to Victoria Whale Watching & Butchart Gardens with Return by SpeedBoat
"My wife and i chose this tour in order to combine whale watching with an opportunity to visit Victoria and Butchart Gardens. It is a very good way to get more whale watching in while getting over to the island an back. James, Amy, and Anthony were just excellent. They modified our planned route in very foggy conditions to find two pods of orcas. Right up to the side of the boat! They provided very good advise on how to optimize our time on land so that we could see more of Victoria while still getting in enough time at the gardens, which were amazing. Then on the way back our crew again got creative and found some hunchback whales... so we got to see both species. Well structured and organizes tour with an truly excellent crew."..."
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Private Salmon Fishing Charter from Vancouver, Canada
"Captain Guy did an admirable job as our guide. The boat was nice, equipment in good condition and Guy was very personable. It was clear he was a very experienced guide and fisherman."..."
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Victoria Day Tour from Vancouver
"This was a great tour. Tour guide was amazing knowledge was exceptional. I highly recommend this tour."..."
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Vancouver Harbor Sunset Dinner Cruise
"Friendly staff. Food was great. Great costumer service. We really enjoyed this cruise. Planning on returning again. Dress warm"..."
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Vancouver Harbor and Indian Arm Lunch Cruise
"The narrative about what we were seeing as we cruised really helped make the trip interesting. It was well organized a nice to see sights from the water. Very much enjoyed."..."
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Whistler and Sea to Sky Gondola Tour
"A great look at the scenic views from an easy on off gondola. At the top a short suspension bridge to many different homes or just a look see."..."
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Vancouver Harbor Sightseeing Cruise
"Great little boat. Should have been a little longer for the commentary which was most informative. Reasonable value for money, pitched just right for the tourist - keep it there. The educational commentary was worh a tip but there wasn't a box or pot to tip the crew."..."
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New Year's Eve Dinner Cruise through Vancouver Harbor
"Despite the “not so nice” weather, it was a blast! The crews are attentive very quick to take care of needs. Smooth sailing kudos to the captain . Vancouver by night is always bright and beautiful! Dinner-food was cooked to perfection, socializing nye countdown, dancing fun fun fun."..."

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