• A Cruise of a Different Nature

  • Whales, Wildlife and Spectacular Scenery

  • A Cruise of a Different Nature

  • Whales, Wildlife and Spectacular Scenery

Whale Watching & Wildlife Tours, Ucluelet, BC

Whales, Wildlife & Spectacular Scenery

Join Archipelago Wildlife Cruises on a Ucluelet whale watching & wildlife tour into Barkley Sound and through the Broken Group Islands to enjoy the spectacular scenery and wildlife of a Vancouver Island nature cruise.

Our tours can be booked individually or as a private tour.


Treat yourself … and step aboard our luxurious 53 foot motor yacht, the “Raincoast Maiden”, for a whale watching & wildlife tour unlike any other.

We offer a relaxing wildlife cruise with a personal touch. With a spacious cabin, washroom, comfortable seating inside and out, sit back and take in the abundant wildlife and magical scenery with a taste of luxury. Truly a nature cruise of a different nature!

Wir sprechen Deutsch!

Whether you join us on our cruise through the Broken Islands or choose an evening tour or private charter, we will share our love and enthusiasm for the area and make your West Coast experience an unforgettable one.

Our season runs from May to mid October  

Located at the Canadian Princess Lodge & Marina in Ucluelet, BC


  • Marine Wildlife Tour Operator of the Year 2024 (Corporate LiveWire Innovations & Excellence Awards)
  • Best Wildlife Sightseeing Cruise Operator 2023 – Vancouver Island (LuxLife Travel & Tourism Awards)
  • Whale & Wildlife Boat Touring Company of the Year 2023 in BC (Lux Life Nautical Toursm Awards)
  • Cruise Company of the Year 2022 in BC (Travel & Hospitality Awards)

What a trip
the best of our vacation on the island! All nature lovers should do this. Highly recommended!”

An extraordinary event! Did not imagine I would see all this in one day. This may be the most amazing adventure I have ever been on. Definitely the highlight of our visit. Thank you…”

Thank you Al & Toddy for a wonderful cruise – complete with eagles, whales UP CLOSE, sea lions & seals. Blissful floating community. Best of luck.”

Fabulous trip! The scenery was gorgeous, lunch was delicious and the hosts were extremely congenial. We saw all kinds of wildlife. This was the highlight of our trip to Vancouver Island.”

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