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Wildcoast Adventures

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685 Heriot Bay Road, Quathiaski Cove, British Columbia V0P 1N0, Canada
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The overall experience was very nice but the Orcas did not show up. We did see Humpbacks and... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
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Orca Camp - Glamping with Killer Whales

What an awesome experience. The guides were amazing. It really is "Glamping" = "Glamour Camping... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
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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, close enough to hear the blows of the Orca! Or experience the un-ending channels and wilderness of Desolation Sound, the Discovery Islands, or the Coastal Inlets on an expedition! Rentals and day tours also available daily at our location
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685 Heriot Bay Road, Quathiaski Cove, British Columbia V0P 1N0, Canada
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

The overall experience was very nice but the Orcas did not show up. We did see Humpbacks and dolphins. Obviously, Orcas are wild animals but it did take away from our over all experience to not see them. The owner told us this is the...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

What an awesome experience. The guides were amazing. It really is "Glamping" = "Glamour Camping". It's the most luxurious camping experience I can imagine. Gourmet food, all supplies provided, running glacier water, hot shower, hot tub and sauna, and the guides do all the hard...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

5 star rating from start to finish. Wildcoast staff most certainly take care of things! Guides Nolan and Josh were amazing - guiding us on and off water, preparing 5 star meals to perfection, informative, fun and friendly! They definitely know what they are doing...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

This was such an amazing trip. The gear was great, they did a wonderful job as a guide and chef. We were astounded by the quality of the food. It was a perfect vacation as the kayaking was fun and tiring and then we could...More

Thank Carol L
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

First had amazing weather! The rest equaled the amazing weather, it was great, totally recommend Wildcoast! Guides - knowledgeable, great chefs, looked out for us, informed and educated us! Best trip ever!

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

The guides were awesome, the food creative and artfully prepared, the location unbelievably beutiful, the paddeling, challenging, exhilarating. We have been on many such trips; New Zeland, Belize, yosemite, the channal islands of California. While all were great and not to be missed, this was...More

Thank Tanya A
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

I was fortunate enough to go on the Discovery Islands kayaking trip early this June and can honestly say that I have nothing but praise for Wildcoast. The scenery and campsites were stunningly beautiful and we were lucky enough to see a variety of wildlife...More

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Valerie G, Manager at Wildcoast Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Thank you so much for such high praise! It was truly our pleasure sharing this amazing place with you - we're glad to hear you enjoyed every element that we think makes this trip amazing! We are especially proud of the skilled and talented team...More

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Took on a 5 day tour with this company that was absolutely wonderful in experience. Guides are very experienced and trained, great food, lodging pre trip was memorable, and the camping even included a "camp pillow". All levels of kayaking experience was accommodated and plentiful....More

Thank Peter G
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Valerie G, Manager at Wildcoast Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Hi Peter! Thank you for the kind review! We so appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with other travelers. Wildcoast is so fortunate to have such a professional team of guides. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the format of the tour,...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great trip. 10 people plus Guides Nolan and Bender. A fun adventure that does not require a lot of kayak or camping experience. Kayak and camping in 3 different spots over 4 days, all with interesting views. We saw Humpback whales, seals and a couple...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I travelled to Orca Camp from September 11-14 2016. We had outstanding weather and an amazing experience. From the moment we arrived we were greeted by very helpful and informative guides. We were given a quick tour of the camp, given the...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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