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Ucluelet Harbour Kayaking Tour

Available from Apr 1

Ucluelet Harbour Kayaking Tour

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The sheltered waters of Ucluelet Harbour offer an ideal location for an introduction to sea kayaking on Vancouver Island’s west coast. Watch for wildlife, from intertidal life to black bears meandering along the shoreline and eagles soaring above. This kayak tour offers the opportunity to paddle up to a hidden waterfall, learn about the local fish hatchery, or explore the outer harbor limits. Paddling instruction is provided.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$74.44
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$74.44
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Whale Watching Tour in a Zodiac Boat in Victoria

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Whale Watching Tour in a Zodiac Boat in Victoria

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Set out on the Pacific Ocean off of Victoria, British Columbia, in search of whales on this half-day tour. Travel through the Haro Strait and the San Juan de Fuca Strait in search of Minke whales, humpback whales, and orcas. Ride in an-open top Zodiac boat, suitable for 12 passengers or fewer, to ensure up-close wildlife encounters and an intimate atmosphere.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.57
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$105.57
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Victoria Classic Adventure Course

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Victoria Classic Adventure Course

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Suitable for older kids, teens, and families, this high-ropes course lies 25 minutes' drive west of downtown Victoria—offering a world of treetop adventure for visitors aged five and over. Zoom along forest zip lines, tackle aerial obstacles like wobbly bridges and swinging logs, and test your nerve on a range of forest challenges—from six feet (two meters) to 45 feet (14 meters) above the ground.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$38.68
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$38.68
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Victoria Whale Watching Tour on a Covered Vessel

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Victoria Whale Watching Tour on a Covered Vessel

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Hot drinks, certified marine biologists, and indoor and outdoor viewing areas set this Victoria whale watching tour apart from its competitors. Travel in luxury and style as you look out for whales in their natural environment in the one of the world's best whale-watching habitats in the Juan de Fuca and Haro Strait. Other sightings may include marine birds, seals, and sea lions, making this the ideal way to see more of the region's animal residents!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$105.57
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$105.57
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Craigdarroch Castle Pedicab Tour

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Craigdarroch Castle Pedicab Tour

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Tour one of Victoria’s most stately and popular attractions in a unique way with a pedicab tour to Craigdarroch Castle. Enjoy the fresh air and leisurely pace from aboard a comfortable cab while a friendly guide pedals you from your hotel to the majestic, 19th-century baronial estate. Along the way, pass through the neighboring Lt Governor’s gardens and see some of Victoria’s most opulent churches and homes. Admission to the inside of the magnificent castle is included. 
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$108.79
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Chinatown and Hidden Alleys Pedicab Tour

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Chinatown and Hidden Alleys Pedicab Tour

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Discover hidden alleys and local curios in Vancouver’s Old Town and Chinatown districts on this 75-minute pedicab tour. Head through Victoria's Old Town and Chinatown districts with your guide, where old shops and boutiques line the winding alleyways. Hear hair-raising ghost stories from centuries past and learn of the settlers, immigrants and colonists who have shaped the city we see today. Along the way, watch skilled street performers plying their trade the way they have for centuries. Admire Victoria’s traditional architecture and gain insight into the city’s colorful past.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.69
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The Strait of Georgia Seaplane Tour from Nanaimo

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The Strait of Georgia Seaplane Tour from Nanaimo

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Experience the majesty of Canada’s Sunshine Coast from the air with a 40-minute round-trip seaplane flight from Nanaimo. Take to the skies with a pilot and fly high over the Strait of Georgia. Enjoy panoramic views over the tiny islands dotting the waterway, and stop for up to four hours’ free time in the British Columbia town of Sechelt. Enjoy two take-offs and landings during your tour, and see the Sunshine Coast in a way many visitors miss.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$106.69
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Whale-Watching Cruise with Expert Naturalists

Available from Apr 1

Whale-Watching Cruise with Expert Naturalists

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Hit the waves with expert naturalists in search of Canadian sea-life on this whale-watching cruise from Victoria. Hop aboard your whale-watching boat and head out into the rolling seas with your guide. Gaze out over Victoria’s attractive coastline and watch the waves for sightings of graceful orcas. Listen as the two expert naturalists onboard explain the life cycles of the majestic creatures, and learn of their pivotal role near the top of the marine food chain. Enjoy fine views from the seating areas both inside and on-deck. 
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.53
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Victoria to Vancouver Seaplane Flight

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Victoria to Vancouver Seaplane Flight

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Enjoy swift travel and breathtaking views over British Columbia on this Victoria to Vancouver seaplane flight. Hop aboard your seaplane in Victoria’s Inner Harbour and take to the skies with your pilot. Enjoy panoramic views over local landmarks including Ogden Point, the Fairmont Empress Hotel and the BC Parliament Buildings. Soar over the Gulf Islands’ sandy beaches and dense forests, and look out for the mighty Lion’s Gate Bridge and Brockton Peninsula.
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  • 35 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$171.61
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Eco Hiking Tour Near Victoria BC

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Eco Hiking Tour Near Victoria BC

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Rainforest Tours offers guided adventures into the spectacular beauty of Vancouver Island’s temperate rainforests. From lush rainforest canopies and hidden waterfalls to colorful and rich tidal pools teaming with diverse sea life, the parks we explore will be sure to take your breath away. Rainforest Tours experienced guides are highly skilled and eager to share their love and knowledge of the natural surroundings. Our small intimate tours are ideal for families with children or meeting fellow travelers. With one guide to every six guests, you are sure to have the ultimate WEST COAST EXPERIENCE. Tours are small and consist of 1 guide and up to 6 guests. The guide will adapt the hiking pace to suit the guest's abilities for a fully enjoyable experience. This allows our guests the opportunity to immerse themselves in their surroundings and connect with nature.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$168.85
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Butchart Gardens Tour from Victoria

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Butchart Gardens Tour from Victoria

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Take a sweet-smelling stroll through Victoria’s famous Butchart Gardens, spanning 55 acres (22.2 hectares) of beautifully designed flower beds, lily ponds, footbridges, and thematic landscapes. With a convenient pickup location and a flexible return shuttle schedule, it’s an easy way to experience one of Victoria’s most popular attractions. Visit during summer or holiday season evenings to witness special luminous displays that add an extra touch of enchantment to the gardens.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.50
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Small-Group Zipline Adventure

Available from Jun 22

Small-Group Zipline Adventure

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Soar through the air like an eagle in flight on this zipline adventure! Just a half hour from central Victoria, this Vancouver Island zipline park features eight different ziplines that span more than 1,000 feet (305 meters). Your small group will also go on a 10-minute ATV ride and you'll traverse two suspension bridges high above the forest floor. Two tour guides accompany you on this two-hour tour; they'll share insight about the environment and answer any questions to ensure a safe, fun and exhilarating experience in the British Columbia temperate rainforest.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.57
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Discovery Passage Helicopter Tour

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Discovery Passage Helicopter Tour

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Join this small group helicopter tour to see Vancouver Island’s coastline from a whole new angle.  Start with a safety briefing with your experienced pilot, then head up, out over the Georgia Strait. Enjoy stunning mountain and ocean views as you fly over the Discovery Passage, Quadra Island and the beautiful Rebecca Spit Marine Provincial Park before returning to Campbell River.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$196.02
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Ultimate Marine Whale & Wildlife Tour

Available from Apr 15

Ultimate Marine Whale & Wildlife Tour

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Go whale watching in Victoria on a 12-passenger boat that’s designed for seeking out whales and marine wildlife on Vancouver Island’s spectacular coast. With a heated cabin, onboard bathrooms, and outdoor viewing decks, this whale watching tour is a comfortable alternative to an open speedboat that still provides the maneuverability and personal experience of a small craft while searching for orcas, humpback whales, minke whales, seals, and more.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.10
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Victoria Harbour Kayak Tour

Available from May 1

Victoria Harbour Kayak Tour

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Get a new perspective on Victoria’s beautiful, bustling harbor on a guided 3-hour kayak tour. Glide through the historic waterways in a state-of-the-art sea kayak, soaking up fantastic views of where Victoria’s stately skyline meets the harbor’s wild aquatic landscape. As you paddle, join the local traffic of seaplane, ferries and whale-watching boats, and keep an eye out for native wildlife like river otters and harbor seals.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$63.64
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Victoria Shore Excursion: Whale-Watching Cruise with Expert Naturalist Guides

Available from Apr 1

Victoria Shore Excursion: Whale-Watching Cruise with Expert Naturalist Guides

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Trade your cruise ship for a whale-watching vessel on a 3-hour shore excursion from the port of Victoria. Travel into the open waters of the northern Pacific Ocean to spot native marine life including orcas, humpback whales, harbor seals and minke whales. Learn about British Columbia’s amazing aquatic ecosystems from onboard naturalist guides, who will help point out passing species along the way. It’s an exciting and educational voyage for the whole family!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.53
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Whale Watching Nanaimo Open Boat Tour

Available from Sep 16

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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$122.04
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Victoria Whale Watch Tour

Available from May 1

Victoria Whale Watch Tour

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Experience an up-close encounter with northern Pacific marine life on a 3-hour whale watching cruise off Victoria’s coast. Travel out into the open ocean aboard a comfortable, motorized boat to look for native species like humpback whales, gray whales, orcas, elephant seals and sea lions in their natural habitat. Learn about local marine ecology from a naturalist guide, and take in fantastic views of Vancouver Island in between animal sightings.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$103.96
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Marine Wildlife Tour with Expert Guides

Available from Apr 1

Marine Wildlife Tour with Expert Guides

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Watch for wildlife along the scenic coast of Vancouver Island on a 3-hour boat tour from Victoria with an experienced marine naturalist. You’ll travel by high-speed catamaran with heated indoor cabins and outdoor decks, and scan the water for whales, seals, porpoises, sea lions, and many species of marine birds. This 3-hour wildlife tour departs from a central location in the heart of historic Victoria.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.43
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Victoria Panorama Seaplane Tour

Available from May 1

Victoria Panorama Seaplane Tour

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Soar over downtown Victoria and surrounds on a thrilling, 20-minute seaplane flight! Take to the skies right from the water and enjoy an unforgettable aerial perspective of the harbor, coastline, Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic Mountains towering in the distance. With a maximum of five passengers, it’s an intimate, small-group ride navigated by an expert pilot.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.94
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4-Hour Sailing Adventure on The Strait of Juan de Fuca

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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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$99.78
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Victoria Shore Excursion: Castles and Neighborhoods Bike Tour

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Victoria Shore Excursion: Castles and Neighborhoods Bike Tour

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When you make port in Victoria, discover top city attractions in style on this 2-hour Victoria castles and neighborhoods bike tour. Follow your guide by bicycle through Victoria and gain insight into the city’s colorful past. Explore diverse districts such as the Inner Harbour, Cook Street Village and Chinatown. Take in panoramic views over Dallas Road’s waterfront and marvel at the creepy Craigdarroch Castle. Spin through pretty Moss Rock Park and Beacon Hill Park, and enjoy the creative buzz of leafy Fernwood.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.32
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Nanaimo Classic Adventure Course

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Nanaimo Classic Adventure Course

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Challenge yourself to take on a series of games, ziplines, and obstacles at an adventure course in Nanaimo. Your group can travel at a pace that works for you, climbing to 45 feet (14 meters) above the forest floor with support from the guides; the flexible format makes this a good fit for groups of all ages and abilities.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.68
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Nanaimo Bungy Jump

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Nanaimo Bungy Jump

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Take the leap of a lifetime on this bungy-jump tour at WildPlay Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. Feel the adrenaline rush as you plummet 150 feet from a trestle bridge over the Nanaimo River. With help from a certified Jump Master, you choose from six levels and 15 styles for your initial jump and work your way up from there. Start with the Swan Dive and earn bragging rights with the Big Bobowski. Want proof of your fearlessness? Upgrade to include a GoPro that captures your experience on camera.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.34
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