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Providing quality guided kayak tours from Quadra Island, BC. Join our comfortable Orca Base Camp tour in Johnstone Strait, next to Robson Bight Michael Biggs Ecological Reserve. Kayak in waters where Killer Whales play! Spacious Safari tents & cots...more
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685 Heriot Bay Road, Quathiaski Cove, British Columbia V0P 1N0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the glamping tour with Wildcoast in mid September. The trip is well run and our guides Shay, Chris and Brandi could not have done more to make the trip successful. They work so hard to ensure that you have a good time....More

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Valerie G, Manager at Wildcoast Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Catherine D! Thank you for taking the time to share with future guests about your adventure with Wildcoast! Sunrise paddles are pretty magic at Orca Camp - we're glad you took the opportunity to do so. Guest experience is our number one priority, so...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall, we had a great time, with wonderful scenery and great companions. The equipment supplied was good and we enjoyed the trip. Our guides were very helpful, accommodating, and friendly, though less experienced than we had hoped for, both in their first year I believe....More

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Valerie G, Manager at Wildcoast Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello! Thank you for joining us and taking the time to share about your experience on our Discovery Islands Expedition! The feedback you provided is very helpful and constructive as management prepares to debrief the season, and we look forward to reviewing our menu and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Desolation Sound is such a beautiful area to kayak, and the experience we had with Wildcoast Adventures made it perfect! Our two professional, capable guides/chefs, Bender and Cole took a group of nine kayakers, some completely new to the sport, and some well-experienced, and...More

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Valerie G, Manager at Wildcoast Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello! Thank you for such a wonderful review! Indeed, Desolation Sound is an incredible region to paddle in. Your trip indeed experienced our rainiest week, and we are so pleased to hear (and see, when you returned) that the adventure nonetheless exceeded your expectations. It...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trip was a brilliant experience! I hadn't really kayaked before but wanted to try something new and I found this trip excellent. The guides worked really hard and where very helpful. They provided guidance on how to kayak to me as a new-by and...More

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Valerie G, Manager at Wildcoast Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello! Thank you for joining us in Desolation Sound this season! We appreciate the time you took to share your experience with others, and to hear how much you enjoyed your adventure! Managing a diverse group of people and abilities is the greatest work of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Desolation Sound is a beautiful area and very sheltered so the kayaking was easier than I expected (I had only been in a sea kayak once before and then only for a couple of hours). And the water is warm so the swimming was great...More

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Valerie G, Manager at Wildcoast Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello! Thank you for joining us in Desolation Sound this season, and taking the time to share with others about your adventure! Indeed Desolation Sound experiences less tidal exchange, allowing the sea to be warm enough for swimming, and providing an ideal backdrop for the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Orca camp, even if we did not see orcas, was definitely an amazing experience. It was my first time on a kayak and I really enjoyed it. The guides, Sé, Chris and Brandy were incredibly nice, helpful and gave us plenty of informations about the...More

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Valerie G, Manager at Wildcoast Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello! Thank you so much for the beautiful recommendation! We are pleased to hear you had such a wonderful experience, and thank you for taking the time to share that with future travelers. We're glad you enjoyed our guides as much as we do, and...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First off I want to compliment the guides. They were amazing! They have a huge workload and they do it with a smile and a great attitude. The food was fantastic and the camp itself was pretty impressive.Hot water shower, hot tub , sauna WOW!...More

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Valerie G, Manager at Wildcoast Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Emily! Thank you for spending your holiday with us this year, and taking the time to share it with others, from the lens of not seeing whales. We appreciate that your rating reflects the efforts and talents of our guides, as well as the...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just us, the water, and the wildlife! That is how I describe my experience with Wildcoast adventures. The Orcas came to play for us, as did dolphins, sea lions, bald eagles, and a humpback off in the distance. On the last day I finally got...More

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Valerie G, Manager at Wildcoast Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Matt! Whoa - what an incredible experience - as if seeing orca wasn't exhilarating enough, being the first to spot them and call Orca for the group is for sure one for the books! Chris shared his photo with us of the grizzly you...More

Reviewed 14 September 2018

What a trip it was amazing in every aspect. The guides were unbelievable in everything they did from the kayaking, to cooking, cleaning, to preparing the hot tub and sauna. Great conversations, shared experiences, laughter and genuine interest in each guest and their experiences. And...More

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Just returned from a 4 day stay at Orca camp. Our guides Cole, Se, and John made it a memorable experience. Was one of the best family trips we have done. Saw lots of orcas, humpback whales, sea stars, sea lions, etc. The glamping made...More

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Diane R
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Response from Valerie G | Property representative |
Hi Diane R! So sorry for the delay in response! Wildcoast’s Orca Camp basecamp is water access only. Wildcoast includes beautiful boat transportation from our meet point in either Campbell River (which has a regional... More
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