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Archipelago Wildlife Cruises

#1 of 36 Tours in Ucluelet Features Animals
Whiskey Landing Marina, 1634 Cedar Road, corner Main & Cedar, Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
+1 250-726-8289
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A wonderful 5-plus hour tour of the waterways. Toddy and Al have an itinerary, but don't hesitate... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ruth R
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San Francisco, California
Fantastic! Great for BC locals and foreign tourists alike

Stumbled upon this tour by chance while walking about town, picked up their brochure by the Rubio... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
VncrCanada
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Vancouver BC
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For an unforgettable West Coast experience, join Al & Toddy Landry aboard their luxurious 53 foot motor yacht for a very personalized tour to view whales, bears, sea lions and other wildlife in comfort. More than just wildlife viewing, their interpretive tours include a scenic cruise through the sheltered waters of the Broken Group islands and a gourmet meal while at anchor. Romantic sunset cruises and private charters are also available.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Whiskey Landing Marina, 1634 Cedar Road, corner Main & Cedar, Ucluelet, British Columbia V0R 3A0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful 5-plus hour tour of the waterways. Toddy and Al have an itinerary, but don't hesitate to veer from it to catch a better sighting of bears, bald eagles, sea lions, and orcas. Around 1pm, they drop anchor in a quiet cove and set...More

Thank Ruth R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this tour by chance while walking about town, picked up their brochure by the Rubio jewellery store. Accurately described, they do go to the Broken Islands :D If you're non-kayakers like us, this IS the perfect ticket to those beautiful islands. We lucked...More

Thank VncrCanada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful boat, great tour and scenery- saw orca, eagles, seals, sea lions, otter. The hosts were really great, accomodating to all on board. They went out of their way to make sure all were ok, especially when the sea was a little rough. Would recommend.

Thank quininaus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found Toddy and Al were wonderful hosts and the boat was very nice. We saw 2 bears and a whale along with plenty of eagles, seals and sea lions. Very informative narrative as well. I have a mobility issue and they were very accommodating...More

Thank JABAU
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great day today, even though we didn't get to see any whales, we seen so much wildlife which we found amazing. This business is privately owned and run, it is the most professional and organised tour We have been on. They have...More

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is so obvious that Al and Toddy love what they do and their enthusiasm is contagious! This was my second trip with them. The first time was in October about 5 years ago. There hadn't been many whale sightings for a while prior to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Al and toddy present a world class whale watching experience. They are organized, take their time viewing and explaining the wildlife and have a very comfortable boat.

Thank villani3414
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Set out in a 53' yacht for a 5 hour wildlife cruise. Boat was beautiful and the owners/captains were great. Right at the start we saw a bear. Views were amazing, saw so many eagles - 5 in one tree!, otters and sea lions. No...More

Thank 57Deb413
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great day with Al & Toddy. The boat was well equipped and impeccably maintained. The hosts were friendly and helpful throughout our journey. We benefitted from a running commentary about the wildlife, the topography and the history of Ucluelet. The trip was awesome; we got...More

Thank OakvilleBouffe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The whole experience from start to finish was truly first-class. The correspondence via e-mail in terms of booking was perfect, the organization of everything was perfect, the ship amenities were perfect, no one got sea sick, the packed picnic lunch on fold out tables was...More

Thank Vanman68
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anand k
hi i am planning to visit 1st week of November ....is it right time
26 October 2016|
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Response from wildlifecruises | Property representative |
Hello, We are now closed until early May. However there are other companies which stay open all year. They will run in November, weather permitting. You could try either Subtidal Adventures or Beachcomber Ocean Tours.
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Eljay118
We will travelling with a baby age 8 months at the time we would like to do the tour. Is it possible to take the baby on the Tour and do we have to pay the full amount of the 125$ for her too?
15 March 2016|
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Response from DWbiker | Reviewed this property |
Hello I cannot answer for Archipelago Wildlife Cruises. My suggestion is to ask the company. They were very good with email communication. Email should be on their website. However, I do doubt whether they would... More
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Jaguaronprowl
Do you get to see the Tufted Puffins on the cruise up close? I am going next week to the Island!
27 June 2015|
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Response from wildlifecruises | Property representative |
We see puffins the very odd time - when we do it is usually in the spring - but overall VERY seldom. It is best to assume we won't see any. There are always lots of other bird species to see though!
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