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Half Day Walk&Wade (Fly-Fishing / Spin Casting from shore)

Half Day Walk&Wade (Fly-Fishing / Spin Casting from shore)

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Fishing along the shoreline of several rivers in the stunningly beautiful Columbia River Valley. On these Walk & Wade trips you can expect detailed instruction. Demonstrating different casting methods, lure selection, and much more fishing/outdoor advice. We’ll be offering either fly-fishing or spin casting options. Walk & Wade trips will be fishing along the Columbia, Akolkolex and Eagle Rivers, depending on water conditions, and seasons. These trips will be including instruction on different fly-fishing cast, fly to use and different methods of present them, species identification, tying different fishing knots and other fishing/outdoor tips. Trips will be held on the Columbia River for the first couple months of operation. All fishing equipment necessary for the trip will be provided: tackle, rods, waders, photos / videos. A quality experience; with knowledgeable guided instruction.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$162.70
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$162.70

6 Hour Whale Watching

6 Hour Whale Watching

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Our 6-Hour trips give us the opportunity to venture out further and explore some of the more pristine and remote areas of the coast. Increase your chances of seeing some of the larger marine life, like whales and dolphins! In the spring and fall we have a very good chance of spotting black bears and Grizzly's scavenging on the beach! We frequently encounter resident Orca's, humpback whales, pacific white sided dolphins, porpoises, bald eagles and more! Tour Length: 6 Hours Includes beverages, snacks, and lunch
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$187.23
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$187.23

Victoria Sunset Whale-Watching Cruise

Victoria Sunset Whale-Watching Cruise

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Marvel at Canada’s west coast wildlife on this 3-hour sunset whale watching cruise with Eagle Wing Tours at Victoria’s Fisherman’s Wharf. Hop aboard a comfortable semi-covered or open boat and help support Eagle Wing’s many conservation, education and research activities! Let certified and knowledgeable naturalists be your guides to the stunning wildlife and natural history of the Salish Sea. Whales are guaranteed or you come back for free! As the sun sinks to the horizon, cruise back into Victoria’s scenic inner harbour and enjoy the twinkling lights of British Columbia’s capital city!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$118.85
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$118.85
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Victoria Whale and Wildlife Cruise

Victoria Whale and Wildlife Cruise

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Come and meet the locals—the flippered, furred and feathered kind—on this guided 3.5-hour or more whale watching cruise with Eagle Wing Tours at Victoria’s Fisherman’s Wharf. Hop aboard a comfortable semi-covered or open boat and help support Eagle Wing’s many conservation, education and research activities! Let certified and knowledgeable naturalists be your guides to the stunning wildlife and natural history of the Salish Sea. Find out how you’re supporting a leader in ocean conservation, education, research and sustainability. Watch for seals, sea lions, otters and porpoises as well as bald eagles and an amazing assortment of marine birds. Hoping for something bigger? Whales are guaranteed or you come back for free! Hotel transport included.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$127.71
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$127.71
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Whale Watching Nanaimo Open Boat Tour

Whale Watching Nanaimo Open Boat Tour

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Head out into the Salish Sea from Nanaimo in search of the abundant wildlife who inhabit the area. Your guide is an experienced marine expert who will take the time to help you learn about the sea life around Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. This 3-4 hour tour takes you to the habitats of killer whales (orcas) humpback whales, seals, sea lions, porpoises, and eagles.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$147.28
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$147.28
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Zodiac Whale Watching Adventure from Telegraph Cove

Zodiac Whale Watching Adventure from Telegraph Cove

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Nestled in Vancouver Island’s northern bounds, Telegraph Cove is an intimate haven for whale watchers and conservationists. A former fishing village, today Telegraph Cove plays host to our quintessential whale watching adventure. Departing from Telegraph Cove Resort aboard a 12-passenger open-air Zodiac-style boat, this adventure will take you on a 3 hour fully-guided whale watching & marine wildlife viewing tour.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$127.90
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$127.90
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Whales, Wildlife and Culture

Whales, Wildlife and Culture

This exclusive, small group marine experience offers a journey of discovery focused on large marine mammals combined with a fascinating view into the world of local First Nations. Taking place aboard our brand-new, custom-designed 12-passenger tour boats, Homalco Tours vessels are unlike any other. Our landing craft design provides the ability to access beaches on our 4-hour tours, while also providing a truly unique experience for guests with TWO seats for every passenger! You have the option to select your Comfort Seat inside the cozy cabin or your open-aired Adventure Seat at the front of the vessel, allowing for a safer COVID-friendly tour. All guests who wish to ride outside have access to warm survival suits and floater jackets commonly used on zodiac-style tours. Homalco Wildlife & Cultural Tours is Indigenous owned and operated and is complimented with a unique Indigenous perspective on your marine wildlife experience. Thank you for choosing us, "ʔiymot" (it is good).
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$158.34
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$158.34
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Rock Climb in Okanagan: Skaha Bluffs 5-Hour Intro to Rock Climbing Course

Rock Climb in Okanagan: Skaha Bluffs 5-Hour Intro to Rock Climbing Course

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Learn to rock climb outdoors and off the climbing wall during this half-day, guided, skills course designed with beginners in mind. Learn about climbing safety, robes, harnesses, and climbing skills from your certified instructor and then test your knowledge safely and under supervision at Skaha Bluffs Provincial Park. Climb, hold, belay, and repel on the natural rockface and take in the scenery and natural beauty of the Okanagan Valley.
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  • 5 hours
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$154.53
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$154.53
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Snorkel and Kayak Near Seals: Vancouver Eco-Adventure

Snorkel and Kayak Near Seals: Vancouver Eco-Adventure

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Kayak in Howe Sound and snorkel with Vancouver's resident harbor seals during this half-day eco-adventure. Board a boat from Horseshoe Bay with your adventure guide, headed toward the Pam Rocks seal colony. Slip into the provided snorkel gear and wetsuit, then dive in for an up-close experience with seals, following their lead. Kayak around the bay and the rocks, experiencing the marine environment while in a low-profile boat. A sightseeing-only option is available for those passengers who wish to stay dry on the boat. All kayaking and snorkeling equipment, refreshments and light snacks are included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.54
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$73.54

Vancouver Sightseeing and Photography

Vancouver Sightseeing and Photography

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Enjoy a full-day excursion to Vancouver's top sightseeing locations while learning photography. You will visit the Lynn Canyon Park and Suspension Bridge, English Bay and Stanley Park, Granville Island and Gastown. Your photographer guide will take you to the best hidden spots from which to photograph these locations. Led by an experienced tour guide, you’ll learn to take amazing photos of nature, landscape, wildlife and architecture. We'll cover techniques like long exposure, aperture, white balance and ISO for DSLR cameras, as well as camera phone tips. Alternatively, we can do photo shoots instead of learning photography if that's your interest. The best camera to bring are DSLRs but you’re also free to use your camera phone. Tour includes pickup and drop-off from your downtown accommodation, photography lessons/shoots, guided hikes and walks and all transportation. Comfortable walking shoes and layered clothing, camera (any kind) and a sense of adventure required!
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$170.88
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$170.88
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Garibaldi Lake Hiking and Photography

Garibaldi Lake Hiking and Photography

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As a photographer I'll teach you to take amazing photos whether you’re packing the latest DSLR or a camera phone, and capture your memories with my camera at the end of our tour. As a guide with over a dozen years of leading hikes to Garibaldi Lake, I'll ensure your experience is safe and enjoyable, and you're properly prepared for the hike. Our small group size will ensure everyone's looked after as I lead from the back.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$188.05
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$188.05
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Bowen Island Trip, Hiking & Photography

Bowen Island Trip, Hiking & Photography

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Enjoy nature and a beautiful ferry ride, while learning to take breathtaking photos! Your 6-hour tour includes pickup and drop-off from downtown Vancouver, return ferry ride to Bowen Island, an easy guided hike around Killarney Lake, and walk around the village shops, cafes and restaurants. Led by an experienced photographer and tour guide, you’ll learn to take amazing photos of nature, landscape, wildlife and architecture. We'll cover techniques like long exposure, aperture, white balance and ISO for DSLR cameras, as well as camera phone tips. Alternatively, we can do photo shoots instead of learning photography if that's your interest. The best camera to bring are DSLRs but you’re also free to use your camera phone. Photography lessons/shoots, guided hike and transportation including ferry are included in the cost. Comfortable walking shoes and layered clothing, camera (any kind) and a sense of adventure required!
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$88.30
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4-Hour Sailing Adventure on The Strait of Juan de Fuca

4-Hour Sailing Adventure on The Strait of Juan de Fuca

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Sailing on Starlight, Prime time or Sea Wolf in the Strait of Juan de Fuca is different each time. From Humbacks, Orcas, Sea lions, Seals, Eagles and water birds there is always something to see while you are learning the skills to sail one of our 3 sailing vessels.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$112.62
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$112.62
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 IN GERMAN Day tour

 IN GERMAN Day tour "In the heart of nature" -Lighthouse Park, Whistler, Squamish

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INCLUDED ON REQUEST CAPILANO SUSPENSION BRIDGE! Explore the natural beauty of the Coastal Mountains north of Vancouver with fascinating views of the Pacific, the mountains, and the city, and perhaps finish off with a tête-à-tête with a black bear family.  • Full day tour IN GERMAN (approx. 8 hours) to the natural highlights in the north of Vancouver  • Transport in a mini-van, maximum 6 participants (also possible as a private tour)  • Collection from your hotel (approx. 9.30 a.m.) and return to the hotel  • Highlights: (on request: Capilano Suspension Bridge), Lighthouse Park with a great view of Vancouver, Sea to Sky Highway along the deep blue Howe Sound, Sqamish (Shannon Waterfalls), Whistler (Peak to Peak Gondola!), Instead of Peak-to Peak Grouse Mountain with a bear enclosure is also possible in Whistler
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$204.40
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$204.40
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Okanagan Valley Discovery Tour

Okanagan Valley Discovery Tour

Just over an hour south of Kelowna - Explore a truly fascinating natural area and special place in British Columbia and Canada. Vaseux Lake has one of the highest species diversity in Canada! We visit several unusual and rare habitats in the area including White Lake Grasslands Protected Area. We access sites either by boardwalk, viewing tower, or trail. This hike is rated as easy and not physically demanding.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$137.22
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$137.22

South Okanagan Desert Tour

South Okanagan Desert Tour

The Okanagan Desert Tour is an unforgettable experience. Travel by foot through Canada's only desert in search of secretive and fascinating creatures found nowhere else in Canada. The Okanagan Desert Tour showcases the unique, rare, and endangered places, plants, and animals of the Osoyoos area. You visit one of the four most endangered ecosystems in Canada, the region with the highest species diversity and some of the last remaining Sage and Antelope ecosystems in Canada. Minimum 2 people
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$168.40
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$168.40

The Great Whistler Walking Tour: Discover Whistler's Sights, History & Culture!

The Great Whistler Walking Tour: Discover Whistler's Sights, History & Culture!

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This fully guided (socially distanced) walking tour showcases everything world class Whistler, BC has to offer in under two hours. You will discover the most beautifully scenic, interesting and must-see areas, while enjoying a fun and informative commentary on all things Whistler! • Photo Worthy Locations • 2010 Olympic Areas • Amazing Street Art • Hidden Local Shopping Zones • Stunning Nature & Wilderness • Iconic Must-See Sites THIS TOUR TRULY HAS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE - DON'T FORGET YOUR CAMERA!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.92
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$42.92
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Bicyle Tour on Historical Kettle Valley Railway from Myra Canyon to Penticton

Bicyle Tour on Historical Kettle Valley Railway from Myra Canyon to Penticton

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Historical Railway with tresttles and tunnels build between 1912 and 1924. Amazing views of the Okanagan Lake, surounded by all kinds of wild life and flowers, riding through the canyon including crossing over different creeks. Experience the history reading the interpretive signs and seeing the rock oven remains. Finish your ride with a few and a taste of naramata's vineyards.
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  • 7 hours
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$146.75
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