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Orcella Expeditions

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2 Stubbs Place, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia V0N 3J0, Canada
+1 250-928-3187
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A Whale of a Time!

Combine the excitement of seeing orcas,humpback whales and other marine life wild and free with the... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2015
ASR419
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Houston, Texas
a wonderfull vacation

A warm welcome directly upon our arrival and comfortable rooms with a stunning seaview in the main... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2014
Moniek v
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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These multi-day expeditions will allow the participants to get so much more than a ‘snapshot’ of the wildlife. With full days on the water, it is possible to gain true insight into the full marine eco-system.
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26 Aug 2015
“A Whale of a Time!”
25 Oct 2014
“a wonderfull vacation”
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2 Stubbs Place, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia V0N 3J0, Canada
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

Combine the excitement of seeing orcas,humpback whales and other marine life wild and free with the relaxation of a bed-and-breakfast stay and you have the unique concept of Orcella Expeditions. Jim Borrowman, an expert naturalist, guides participants on 5 full days sight seeing around eastern...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2014

A warm welcome directly upon our arrival and comfortable rooms with a stunning seaview in the main house. Jim and Mary, owners of Orcella expeditions do everything and more to make this trip amazing. Jim does all he can to find wildlife, while Mary with...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2014

After enjoying several half-day whale watching trips in Johnstone Straight, someone recommended the multi-day Orcella trip and I am glad they did. Five full days on the ocean to watch whales was a luxury. Our captain, Jim could find the whales and when he did,...More

Thank Carol P
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Reviewed 9 September 2014

Like AnaLaRai a previous contributor, we were also on the 7 day trip which has accommodation, meals and snacks included in the price. AnaLa Rai has said everything I would have said. Jim and Mary are wonderful hosts. Nothing is too much trouble and Jim...More

Thank kattrina d
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Reviewed 9 September 2014

This year I have done the M7 with Mary and Jim. The whole trips were more than interesting and far away to say normal. Nice people with a passion for wildlife and nature, a wonderful way on the Gikumi to spend the whole day out...More

Thank Martin B
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Reviewed 2 September 2014

This August, 2014, I had the privilege to go on the 7 day Orcella Magnificient Seven expedition. I have gone whale watching in different countries & locations, and this was by far the BEST experience I have ever had! Upon arrival to Telegraph Cove you...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2013

My Mum, Dad and I have just spent a week with the Borrowmans doing this trip. It was brilliant, interesting, FUN and the best birthday present. Jackie (naturalist) was there one day and again, just about fell overboard in her excitement ! Beth. This was...More

Thank sheena m
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Reviewed 2 September 2013

Jim and Mary Borrowman own and operate Orcella Expeditions in Telegraph Cove, British Colombia, Canada. We just returned from our second week long visit in the last 2 years. The experience they offer is incredible. The accommodations, food, personal attention and magnificent nature viewing is...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2013

We spent a week with Jim and Mary Borrowman and Orcella Expeditions. We were with some close friends who spent a week with them 2 years ago. It was as good or better than all of the wonderful things that we had anticipated. Breathtaking scenery,...More

Thank William M
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Reviewed 23 December 2012

We did the "Magnificent Seven" live-aboard expedition in mid-September 2012. It was a six-day tour - and it made memories for a lifetime. We can name and list the animals and scenery we have seen, but it is nearly impossible to describe the atmosphere and...More

1  Thank Thorsten L
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