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The Whale Interpretive Centre

Telegraph Cove, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia V0N 3J0, Canada
+1 250-928-3129
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Great information and specimens!

We peeked in, but there wasn't anyone around to speak with - but the center itself is great - lots... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2017
Becky R
Very informative !

The center offers guides that speak French as well as other languages. Large skeleton of a whale... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
Suzanne L
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Telegraph Cove, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia V0N 3J0, Canada
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+1 250-928-3129
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Reviewed October 5, 2017

We peeked in, but there wasn't anyone around to speak with - but the center itself is great - lots of information and specimens are wonderful

Thank Becky R
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

The center offers guides that speak French as well as other languages. Large skeleton of a whale hanging overhead, gave us a fantastic understanding of the size of these whales. Many displays to view and an informative presentation in French. We had not expected to...More

Thank Suzanne L
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Reviewed October 1, 2017

A way down .. at the end of the boardwalk , past all the shops , cafes , restaurants of Telegraph Cove Resort , you will find The Whale Interpretive Centre . What a fantastic find . This Centre / Museum will be of interest...More

Thank Larry E
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Reviewed October 1, 2017

The whale skeletons just blew us away! I had no idea that a Blue Whale was so huge! Lots of interesting info on all types of whales here.

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Reviewed September 25, 2017

Really interesting, well presented and informative, A lovely new building light and airy, excellent crew

Thank westmeston
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Reviewed September 21, 2017

This fabulous centre sets the scene for any whale watching trips or simply to Telegraph Cove. There’s so much information including skeletons which really show you the differences in the whales, recordings of whale singing, baleen to feel etc. The outstanding volunteers seemed to have...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2017

Quite informative. We learned a few things which I am not sure we would have seen elsewhere. Children would enjoy it too.

Thank badgirl56
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

Went here and learned so much about the Killer Whales in this area. $5 ca each. Very knowledgeable people.

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

They have skeletons of whales and other marine mammals, information to read and knowledgeable staff. It gets updated frequently.

Thank Winifred63
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

This was the perfect way to fill your time if your waiting for a whale watching tour or even after you have been on one if you have just seen lots of whales. It has lots of information and artefacts about all different kinds of...More

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Response from Suzanne L | Reviewed this property |
We visited approximately 1 1/2 hours. Register for a guide to explain the various exhibits. The tour is worth the visit. You could take more time if certain exhibits were very interesting to you, but we found a guided... More
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