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Greylag Boat Tours - Private Sails
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1 hour tours of Cowichan Bay and a shuttle service to Genoa Bay Cafe.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1765 Cowichan Bay Road | Bluenose Marina, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1N0, Canada
+1 250-812-7543
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Over the last few years my husband and I travelled many times with Captain Doyle, be it just as a couple or with friends, and always enjoyed ourselves enormously. Through Tim Doyle's extensive knowledge of Cowichan Bay's history and marine life, we heard numerous, interesting...More

Thank Christiana M
Reviewed 22 August 2017

My wife and I ended up being the only two on the boat for the Crabbing Tour. Our captain, Jan, toured us around the bay where we saw Osprey and a bunch of seals. We then went and checked on a crab pot that had...More

Thank Scott R
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Relaxing and interesting ride around the estuary and bay. Captain provided local stories and other ideas for side trips.

Thank PennsylvaniaGirl_9
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We took this tour to go from Cowichan Bay to Genoa Bay. We could have driven, but this was a special birthday treat. Jan, the captain, was very informative of the area. The tour of the estuary sounds fascinating, and I will have to try...More

Thank mesachie
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We took the crab tour and our Captain was entertaining, and informative. She gave us a general harbour tour as well as there was just the 2 of us with her. We saw Osprey, sea lions, and she had a crab in the trap which...More

Thank Wendy E
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

If you're visiting the Cowichan Valley I thoroughly recommend this excursion. Explore the shops etc or have a coffee in Cowichan Bay then take the Greylag Tour boat over to the Genoa Bay Cafe for lunch. Two five star activities! The gentleman running the boat...More

Thank bradandwoody
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Absolutely Fabulous. Captain Tim was superb. Our 13 year old Triplets are still taking about their voyage, catching crab and spotting the local wildlife. A must for ANYONE visiting the area. Thanks again Captain Tim.

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Reviewed 7 July 2016

An excellent outing for family visiting from overseas. Captain Tim was engaging and informative. Even as lifelong locals, we learned new facts about Cowichan Bay. We saw a variety of wildlife and working boats out on the water as well as taking in the breathtaking...More

1  Thank BHemstalk
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

We took a ride with Tim to Genoa Bay Cafe for an early supper with our kids and my mother. It is a short 25 minute ride across the beautiful Cowachin Bay. We ate a fabulous meal, and had a short stroll around the harbour...More

1  Thank mrsdijon
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Had a couple visiting from Winnipeg and decided to try the 1 hour tour $20 per person for seniors. Captain Tim took us out to the estuary to see the seals (never have seen such a variety--spotted, black, brown, multi-colored. The boat took us really...More

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