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Discovery Marine Safaris Ltd.

#2 of 39 Outdoor Activities in Campbell River Features Animals
760 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2C3, Canada
+1 866-501-6722
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Most amazing tour ever!

We had the amazing day! It's a long day, and they provide some snacks and sandwiches and warm... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Los Gatos, California
via mobile

We did both the whale watching and bear watching excursions and both were excellent. Sadly the we... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2016
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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760 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2C3, Canada
+1 866-501-6722
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We had the amazing day! It's a long day, and they provide some snacks and sandwiches and warm drinks. The scenery is stunning everywhere you look, you are always between islands so the water is pretty calm. Along the way, our naturalist/biologist gave us a...More

Thank NickiandJeff
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We did both the whale watching and bear watching excursions and both were excellent. Sadly the we only saw one humpback but that was still amazing and the enthusiasm of the crew was second to none. Just the scenery alone makes it a fantastic day....More

1  Thank dollywithatrolly
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Grizzly bear watching in the Orford River was a highlight of our trip. It rained heavily all day which cut down the number of bears but we still saw three. It's a heart stopping moment when you see your first grizzly in the wild! Staff...More

Thank jannyannel
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went hoping to see one bear - in the end we saw 14, plus sea lions, killer whales, eagles and more. Fantastic staff - Chris and Johanna - and the Nomalco First Nations guides were also brilliant, especially Kalvin but probably unfair to single...More

Thank X442DXdavidw
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Did one of the last trips of the 2016 season and couldn't have picked a better day. Cool, crisp, sunny day with some beautiful scenery. Captain Chris and Ecologist Johanna along with Cheyenne and Wild Bill from the First Nations made sure the day was...More

Thank Voodoo78
Reviewed 16 October 2016

A wonderful 2.5 hour cruise on calm waters through terrific scenery to Butte Inlet, with a light lunch to view these magnificent Grizzlies - a dozen or more - for 3 hours, in their natural environment feeding and playing in the sunshine under the care...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful experience. Skipper Chris was so personable & welcoming. Johanna was so knowledgeable & made sure to make everyone feel included. Cheyenne & WILD Bill from the Homalca First Nations were just so informative & welcoming and always had the concern of our...More

Thank Maureen G
Reviewed 9 October 2016

The scenery on the boat trip from Campbell River to Orford Valley is truly spectacular and the two hour trip passed really quickly. The Crew, Captain Chris and Ecologist, Michelle, were wonderful. They stopped to let us watch a humpback whale, porpoises and Stellar Sea...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We chose the Grizzly Bear Safari in late September and had a great experience. The staff are extremely knowledgeable and look out for everyone's safety. The boat ride to Bute Inlet takes approximately two hours but the scenery is breathtaking. The crew will stop if...More

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Taking the Ultimate Safari package gave the first day of Whale Watching / Wildlife watching followed by a day Bear Watching up at Orford River. Very good boats with excellent and knowledge crew made the 2 days very enjoyable. Seeing so many species in their...More

Thank John M
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Marieke T
Wij gaan in Juli met ons gezin naar Vancouver Island. Is de tocht het best te boeken in de ochtend of middag? Duren de tochten altijd 6 uur? Hoor het graag! Groeten Marieke.
22 April 2015|
Response from Orcadiva | Property representative |
Hello Marieke, there is no difference in sightings between our morning or afternoon trips. Our whale watching trips are about 6 hours. We'll spend about 4 hours on the water but we'll take the bus to board our boat in... More