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Mackay Whale Watching

#2 of 17 things to do in Port McNeill Features Animals
Box 66, Port McNeill, British Columbia V0N 2R0, Canada
+1 877-663-6722
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Amazing time, amazing sights, amazing people!

I had a great time out on the water with Mackay's Whale Watching! I was super impressed by the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
norahb589
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Nanaimo, Canada
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Unforgettable and well worth the trip up North Island. You can tell they are passionate about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
V9690NAjanetc
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Vancouver
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Box 66, Port McNeill, British Columbia V0N 2R0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great time out on the water with Mackay's Whale Watching! I was super impressed by the friendly, knowledgable staff and the beautiful scenery! We were out on the water for 5 hours and saw a lot of wildlife in it's natural habitat....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unforgettable and well worth the trip up North Island. You can tell they are passionate about whales loved every minute of our time.

1  Thank V9690NAjanetc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Of course, the whales have to be in the area to be seen, but one also has to know how to find them. July 29th was a good day for Orcas , and we saw humpbacks as well. Bill and his assistant have a lot...More

2  Thank TGx3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a fantastic day around the islands and we saw humpbacks, dall poises and the most impressive : a big group of orcas. The captain let us nearly an hour to observe these amazing killer whales and their cubes. I recommend this trip, in...More

2  Thank Sophie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent whale watching trip! Saw so many Orca AND Humpback. Spent our lunch time with a delicious bowl of salmon chowder and the sound of Orca piped over the PA. So perfect. It was nice that the boat was only about 1/2 full (27 or...More

2  Thank Pam T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I booked a tour with Bill and Donna Mackay while visiting this part of the coast. Bill's boat was described as a zodiac on steroids 😉. It is a powerful boat that moves through the water at a cruising speed of 30knots....More

2  Thank Heather P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cruise with Bill and the crew was exceptional. We saw several humpback whales, porpoise, sea lions, a sea otter, bad eagles in the space of about 4 hours. Bill is very passionate about what he does and it really comes across. The boat is...More

2  Thank tchann
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the best experience on the Mackay whale watching boat today. A family run company, they make sure passengers get to see the whales. Today we saw a pod of Orcas which was outstanding. We also saw seals, dolphins, eagles. Nice lunch. Informative crew....More

3  Thank OzAnniesTravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up here and even I felt like I was seeing it all for the first time. The beautiful scenery, open ocean, whales, dolphins, sea otters, sea lions and more. The experience was amazing and so beautiful can't wait to take family from Australia!...More

2  Thank JessicaB1498
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank-you for a wonderful day on the water, seen lots of eagles, humpback whales, dolphins and even a black bear. The landscapes were wonderful , we were treated to a wonderful day by Bill and his staff. Lunch and treats were provided, the boat is...More

2  Thank William V
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