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Whale Watching Adventure (Semi-enclosed vessel) provided by Steveston Seabreeze Adventures & Whale Watching

Whale Watching Adventure (Semi-enclosed vessel)

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Embark on a guided whale-watching tour where you can learn about the surrounding marine life while looking for killer whales, humpbacks, seals, and porpoises. By departing from Stevenson (hotel pickup offered in Vancouver and Richmond) you can expect a much shorter boat ride to the whales. This means you have more time to enjoy the presence of the majestic creatures.
  • Explore the Strait of Georgia and Gulf Islands on a whale-watching excursion outside of Vancouver
  • Live commentary increases your knowledge of the surroundings and marine life
  • The tours have a high whale-sighting success rate, but if you don’t see whales you can go again for free
  • Multiple daily start times make it easy to fit the tour into your schedule
Important Information
Departure Point
12551 No 1 Rd, Richmond, BC V7E 1T7, Canada
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Can be added, please contact us for more option
  • Hotel pick up/drop off not included in the price, please contact us to add this option
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, an alternative or full refund will be offered
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated, providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • The duration of transfers are approximate. The exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Operates weather permitting, please dress appropriately
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 23 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jeff W wrote a review Nov 2019
Kennesaw, Georgia37 contributions4 helpful votes
Family had an excellent time in the semi-enclosed boat. Our guide was fantastic. Captain took us to two different areas to view wales plus two other areas to view sea lions. Wonderful experience.
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Date of experience: September 2019
Caz wrote a review Sep 2019
3 contributions
This is a must for anyone who like me wanted to complete a bucket list whilst on holiday. Saw 2 hump backs on this trip. So graceful and emotional watching these awesome whales in their own environment
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Date of experience: September 2019
Lars L wrote a review Sep 2019
11 contributions1 helpful vote
We were on the half-day (3-5 hrs) tour and got to see really fantastic scenery! Seals and sea lions on our way from the harbour to the strait; and then we almost immediately got to follow a pod of five Orcas (one of them a baby) for 2 hours. The staff are friendly and will give
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Date of experience: September 2019
Amanda F wrote a review Sep 2019
Winnipeg, Canada1 contribution
I took my 3 kids age 15, 13, and 9. We saw 5 different humpback whales, two of them decided to put in quite the show for us, it was a mother and her baby. They each jumped Once for us, and hung around the boat for a while, coming closer, being very curious! This was an
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Date of experience: August 2019
Prudence B wrote a review Aug 2019
6 contributions3 helpful votes
This whale watching cruise used an open vessel the day I went because of the excellent weather. This is NOT the tour for you if you want an inflatable with a motor and life vests kind of experience, which I did NOT want. The naturalist on board was a very nice environmental
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Date of experience: August 2019
About the operator

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By: Steveston Seabreeze Adventures & Whale Watching
Top notch customer service.
Excellent customer service. Katie was very friendly and accommodating and went beyond my expectations.
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$150 for a 4 hour boat ride, with no commentary
I am unsure how this “tour” is rated so highly on trip advisor as the experience I had on my “Seabreeze adventure”
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Fantastic day
We booked with Seabreeze Adventures long before we arrived in Vancouver and we were looking forward to it as the ma
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Cecelia H
Fabulous Day
I was so lucky to be out on the water when Transient pod was hunting sea lions. Staff took us directly to the whale
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Ken H
If you are interested in seeing Whales, this s the place to go.
My Wife and I took friends visiting from England on this whale watching tour so that they could see the orcas that
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Calm seas, transient orcas
My friends and I were treated to a wonderful day out on the sea, where we saw a group of transient orcas along with
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Whales everywhere!
Our guides Grace and Bobby took us on a a great tour. The whales were all around us bobbing up, flipping tails an
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I had an amazing experience, seeing whales out in the ocean just outside of the harbour. There were many and they w
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Paul C
Turned out nice again !
Ok in Canada on our way to Hawaii stopover for a few days trying to do lots- booked whale watching online through V
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“Thar She Blows”!
We chose the semi-enclosed boat which actually was more open than enclosed, but the adventure was fun! Depending on
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Breaching humpback whales!
We took the Zodiac tour guided by Marine Naturalist Grace who knew all there is to know about the wildlife in the a
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Richard M
A whale of a time (sorry)
An absolutely phenomenal place to go whale watching . The RIB was comfortsble, even though my 14 yo daughter and I
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Dawid W
Whale watching with seabreeze adventures were truly adventerous. Admire their business, as many before me i have to
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Wonderful Whales!!
I found communication with Seabreeze to be very good. Their emails contained appropriate and thorough information a
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Stephen C
A well-run outfit
We booked the tour by ‘phone and were collected by the tour operated bus from our hotel, which dropped us at the or
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