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Humpback Whales and King Salmon!

Dean was able to create a custom 4 hour trip for my family that let us see whales and catch salmon... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GervzHali
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Haliburton, Canada
A marvelous whale watching trip and Dean a knowlegable host.

My wife and I made a last moment decision to go on this excursion. Dean has great knowledge of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sacha P
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50North Adventures is an eco-tourism company offering, intimate 4-hour tours into Desolation Sound and the Discovery Islands on Vancouver Island British Columbia. Tours though this diverse environment can include whale sightings, wildlife...more
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1003 Island Hwy | Discovery Harbour Marina - F dock, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 8C7, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dean was able to create a custom 4 hour trip for my family that let us see whales and catch salmon. The boat was clean, comfortable and safe and Dean was very welcoming and professional to make us feel comfortable. One of the great things...More

Thank GervzHali
Dean P, Owner at 50 North Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It surely was a day to remember! Its not every day that the whales come over and say hello like that. I am still waiting on the photos taken by the other boat out there of the whales breaching around us and when i do...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I made a last moment decision to go on this excursion. Dean has great knowledge of the local area and a lifetime of boating experience around the world. He has a beefy boat and pro setup. Had such a great day out...More

Thank Sacha P
Dean P, Owner at 50 North Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am glad you both enjoyed your selves with the beautiful Humpback whales. We are very lucky to live where we live and it is a privilege to be able to share it. Thanks Sacha Dean

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot say enough good things about this charter! Dean is the best tour guide you will find in Campbell River, B.C. He makes the whole experience one you will never forget. This is my second time going on a tour with 50 North Adventures...More

1  Thank Madison M
Dean P, Owner at 50 North Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind words there Madison. Its awesome having you and your family on board and i love that you are loving where we live and what Campbell River has to offer. It is incredible to have such diversity on the water with Orca,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family has used 50 North Adventure two years in a row. This year we saw orca, humpbacks and caught several salmon. I would suggest the four hour tour. Thanks Dean for the fun adventure !More

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Dean P, Owner at 50 North Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Pamela, you have a wonderful family and it is great fun having you on board. I am glad you keep coming back to Campbell River and get to appreciate the "gift that keeps giving" that we call home. Travel safe and enjoy the Coho....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a four hour tour with Dean for early July, 2018. During the booking process, Dean provided excellent communication and realistic expectations of our tour. He even offered to help find accommodations for our stay in the area. Our tour was excellent. Dean clearly...More

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Dean P, Owner at 50 North Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Dan. It is always fun having families on board and even better when the whales put on a show and the fish are almost jumping into the boat! Don't let Nathan rub it in for too long that he caught the...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We booked a half day fishing charter with Dean and had the best time. Dean is friendly and had plenty of local kbowledge. He is obviously passionate about his job and the environment and will be too happy to tell you the ways. We were...More

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Dean P, Owner at 50 North Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thanks for the review Amy. It was great hanging out with you both and the whales are always a sight of beauty. Hope you enjoyed the fish for dinner! Dean

Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

We spent half a day fishing with dean which soon turned into whale watching as didn't take long to get a good feed of salmon. Dean is a great skipper who is passionate about his job and the environment. Definitely one of the most memorable...More

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Dean P, Owner at 50 North Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Thanks James, it was great having you and Amy on board in perfect weather. I am glad you got your first ever King salmon and a Coho. The humpback whales are always a treat and i hope you got some nice photos. Travel safe back...More

Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Spent a beautiful day with 50 North, with skipper Dean and a few mates. Deans’ knowledge of the area was extensive and I felt like we got to experience the area as the locals do. Visiting the secret spots and mostly untouched areas was a...More

Thank Sue-Anne C
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Spent a whole day w Dean (aussie) who has 160, 000 nautical miles under his belt cruising on his great boat w 2 huge 250 evinrudes looking for orcas and whales. We were unsuccessful but went to refuge cove which is an undiscovered gem. Found...More

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Dean P, Owner at 50 North Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thanks for the fun day out Bryce & Sarah. It was a shame the rain drifted around but it is still a beautiful part of the world in any conditions. Good luck with the rest of your tour throughout Canada and the USA and i...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We went out Sunday afternoon with Dean. My kids and wife had a great time on his boat. We saw a whale or 2. Our trip took us to Gorge bay. My correspondence with Dean was safety first. He didn't want to take us out...More

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Management response:Responded 12 July 2017

Thanks for the review David. It was great meeting you and your family on Sunday. Gorge harbour is a cool little spot and it has been a great season so far with our whales. The Humpback Whales have really made themselves at home here in...More

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