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Prince Rupert Adventure Tours

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120-215 Cow Bay Rd, Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 1A2, Canada
+1 800-201-8377
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Bears whales and eagles oh my!

Wow! 8 incredible bears including a mum and twin cubs, eagles, humpback whales and a very scenic... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
elopedinvanuatu
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Wollongong, NSW
Whales and More

We took the whale watching tour and spent about three hours watching the whales, sea otters and... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Al N
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Denver, Colorado
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Prince Rupert Adventure Tours can show you the most stunning and magnificent displays of wildlife in and around BC’s Beautiful North Coast! Grizzly Bear Tour Our Grizzly Bear Tours in the Khutzeymateen Valley will give you a chance to see these legendary giants in their natural environment! Our goal is to provide you with a safe, pleasurable, unique wilderness experience. We conscientiously avoid altering the natural behavior of these creatures. Whale Watching Tour Come and experience the greatest show on Earth! We can show you the most stunning and magnificent displays of wildlife in and around the North Coast’s sheltered Inside Passage. You may encounter Grey whales feeding around enormous kelp beds, Humpback whales flashing their unique tails as they dive to feed, Orca whales following the migrating salmon, or porpoises playfully gliding alongside the boat. As well, you may see Stellar sea lions, Harbour seals, eagles, Blue herons, and more! North Coast whale watching is acknowledged as one of the most accessible and predictable locations to see whales. It is truly an unforgettable adventure experience of a lifetime
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120-215 Cow Bay Rd, Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J 1A2, Canada
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+1 800-201-8377
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Wow! 8 incredible bears including a mum and twin cubs, eagles, humpback whales and a very scenic boat trip! Thoroughly recommended. Do not hesitate taking this trip! If your prime reason for going to Canada is to see wildlife.....then you have to do this cruise!...More

Thank elopedinvanuatu
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We took the whale watching tour and spent about three hours watching the whales, sea otters and seals. The catamaran was first class and the Captain and crew were excellent. We were hoping to see Orcas. On the way back in, we found the orcas....More

Thank Al N
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Prince Rupert was the start of an eight day exploration of the Canadian Rockies, and what a way to start the journey! The crew were a wealth of information regarding the area and the people and the wildlife and fish. Some of the crew have...More

1  Thank sailtl
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Great whale watching with knowledge staff and captain. We saw a pod of fourteen humpbacks feeding in a channel between islands. It was amazing watch them great photo opportunities. Seals presented themselves as well. It was a wet day but this did not deter anyone...More

1  Thank Diana W
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Great experience! Really friendly staff. We travel north for about an hour until we found a group of humpback whales showing us their tales and some heads. We had a really exciting trip. We totally recommend it.

1  Thank Marta V
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The best whale watching ever! I'v been few times in my life in many places in the world but Prince Rupert is just the best one for whale watching! We watched a group of 16 whales swimming in a water. They where jumping over the...More

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Debbie D, Manager at Prince Rupert Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you for your review. It's a remarkable experience to see the Humpback whales bubble-net feeding and breaching. So happy you could join us.

Reviewed 20 September 2017

Very good tour with friendly and knowledgeable staff and excellent captain. Good facilities on the boat and all efforts were made to have a good sightseeing tour and respect the wildlife at the same time.

Thank Bert F
Debbie D, Manager at Prince Rupert Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us. We consider ourselves very lucky to be able to share the experience the coast line of Northern BC and all of it's raw beauty.

Reviewed 17 September 2017

The staff was very friendly and patiently answered all the questions. The boat ride was about 1 and 1/2 hours each way and then we spent about 1-2 hours looking at the Whales, Sea Lions & Eagles. The captain got us up fairly close so...More

Thank Beverly B
Debbie D, Manager at Prince Rupert Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

We are happy to hear that you had a Great Experience with us. The vessel "Inside Passage" was designed for optimal viewing inside with floor to ceiling windows or outside with various viewing decks. Great viewing for all ages.

Reviewed 17 September 2017

We toured on the boat for about an hour around various islands, before we came upon pods of Humpback Whales circle feeding. They dive, make a circle of bubbles to entrap their prey, then the whole pod comes up through the middle at the same...More

Thank John G
Debbie D, Manager at Prince Rupert Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your day with us. Bubble-net feeding is very spectacular to see!!

Reviewed 15 September 2017

The catamaran boat is an excellent vehicle to head out to find some whales--it is smooth, relatively quiet, and features nice wide decks with lots of room both inside and out. The weather was excellent but even if it was not the view from inside...More

Thank Jim M
Debbie D, Manager at Prince Rupert Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thank you for your kind review. We hope you come back and join us some day soon.

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aqtwitch
25 December 2017|
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Response from Debbie D | Property representative |
Hello Aqtwitch Thank you for your inquiry. The Whale Watching Tour is a four hour tour that is available from August 2, 2018 through to September 23, 2018. The cost is $135.00 + tax per adult and $115.00 + tax per child... More
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mariannelouisemac
23 November 2017|
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Response from Debbie D | Property representative |
Hello Mariannelouisemac Thank you for your inquiry. The Grizzly Bears come to the seashore in the early part of the summer (mid May - end of July) to dig for clams and mussels and to feed on the protein rich sedge grass... More
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Dee S
23 May 2017|
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Response from Debbie D | Property representative |
Hello Dee Thank you for your inquiry. We have plenty of space available on the Grizzly Bear Tour for Sunday May 28, 2017 departing at 8:00 am (check in is 7:30 am) This is a seven hour tour and the cost is $265.00 + tax for... More
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