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Nanaimo Whale Watching in a Semi-Covered Boat

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icon4 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
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Overview

See whales and all manner of marine life in this whale watching expedition. From Nanaimo, head out in a 23-seater jet boat into the Salish Sea. Humpbacks and orcas can be found off the coast of Vancouver Island, as well as sea lions, porpoises, eagles and lots more. Your guide is seasoned mariner and wildlife expert who will answer any questions you have about what you see.
  • This tour guarantees whale sightings. If you don’t, come back for free
  • The seating area of the boat is covered, with an open deck on the back
  • During the summer months, choose from a morning or afternoon departure
  • Good to know: You don’t have to hold it, the boat has toilets aboard
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Professional guide with academic background in marine biology
Captain is certified by Transport Canada
Snacks onboard
Toilets onboard
Sunscreen available
Binoculars onboard (shared between guests)
The listed price does not include parking, which costs around 3-4 dollars CAD for the day.
Lunch is not included.
Gratuities
Transportation to/from office

Departure Point

5-90 Front St, Nanaimo, BC V9R 5H7, Canada

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • Not suitable for pregnant women.
  • Minimum numbers apply. If there are not enough passengers to meet requirements, there is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation, in which case an alternative date or full refund will be offered.
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 23 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Vancouver Island Whale Watch

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Nanaimo Whale Watching in a Semi-Covered Boat?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Nanaimo Whale Watching in a Semi-Covered Boat.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Nanaimo Whale Watching in a Semi-Covered Boat?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by Nanaimo Whale Watching in a Semi-Covered Boat.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Nanaimo Whale Watching in a Semi-Covered Boat?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 23 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Nanaimo Whale Watching in a Semi-Covered Boat.

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We were able to see about 3 or 4 different humpback whales.
Sarah_B
, Jul 2020
The guide was very knowledgeable and we saw a number of humpback whales, sea lions, harbour seals, porpoise and birds. The trip definitely did not disappoint!
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