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Discovery Marine Safaris Ltd.

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760 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2C3, Canada
+1 866-501-6722
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Amazing experience

We did the Grizzly Bear watching trip which was absolutely fantastic. Its about a 2 hour boat... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Grizzlies on Bute Inlet British Columbia

We have just returned from a memorable trip to British Columbia, the highlight being two fantastic... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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YOUR ADVENTURE IS OUR PASSION! Join us on an educational wilderness adventure. View the iconic Killer Whale and the giant Humpback on our Whale Watching Safaris or see come along on an awe-inspiring Grizzly Bear Excursion! Discover in Comfort with Campbell River’s premier tour operator! Our onboard Marine Naturalists deliver an unparalleled experience that showcases our connection to wildlife and the world in which we all depend. WIR SPRECHEN DEUTSCH!
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760 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2C3, Canada
+1 866-501-6722
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Grizzly Bear watching trip which was absolutely fantastic. Its about a 2 hour boat journey to get there but the water is calm through the inlets so was a really pleasant journey. The Bear watching was just incredible, we saw 6 bears...More

Thank TEK_London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just returned from a memorable trip to British Columbia, the highlight being two fantastic grizzly adventures with Discovery Marine Safaris. We chose two consecutive days to enhance our chances of sighting these magnificent creatures at the peak of the salmon run, we were...More

Thank leotony
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had pre-booked our grizzly bear trip well in advance and had big expectations - we certainly weren't disappointed ! Every member of staff we encountered from reception to Captain Ted and his on-board team were polite, friendly and knowledgeable and went out of their...More

Thank Simon D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were fortunate to get 2 places on the Grizzley Bear trip and what a day it was. We managed to see Orca whales on the trip out and Captain John managed to get us close without being intrusive to the whales. After a very...More

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wanted to go on a Grizzly tour and chose this one on recommendation. I wasn't dissapointed. 2 hour boat trip with Nature guide and good skipper, included lunch. Then at Bute Inlet a guided tour led by the Homalco First Nation where we saw Grizzlies...More

Thank adriansaggers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Michelle and Capt. Al looked after us very well along with our guides. We experienced 7 sightings, including a mother and two cubs. Guides extremely well informed and interesting. They knew exactly where to go to give us a unique experience with the Grizzlies. Food...More

Thank annechop
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our recent Grizzly Bear experience. All those involved were very friendly and helpful. We were very lucky to have seen 9 grizzly bears and we were able to get some great close up photos. We never felt unsafe and...More

Thank Keith T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sept. 11, was a cloudy, rainy day but that didn't dampen the spirits of Capt. Bob and Caitlin or of the wonderful show put on by mother nature for us. We were first thrilled by two very playful and large Sea Lions in the tidal...More

Thank llee733
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was impressed with the respectful attitude of the staff, not only to clients but to the wildlife. I've been out with operators who took the boat too close to whales, but this operator was very respectful, slowing the boat well before encountering whales and...More

Thank Judy H
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Wow!! I cannot recommend this company highly enough. We went on the Grizzly tour and it certainly delivered. Although obviously every tour will be different, we were certainly lucky. We were graced with 3 humpbacks on the way to see the bear, along with beautiful...More

Thank Sophie C
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24 July 2017|
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Response from geord31 | Property representative |
The amount of people is controlled so as not to impact the bears and to provide the best viewing opportunities for our guests. We tend to take in 30 people on one boat, but the maximum is 36 in the bear area at a time. All... More