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Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours

#1 of 33 Tours in Campbell River Features Animals
Discovery Harbour Marina Dock E, Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
+1 877-909-2667
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whale watching trip in zodiac

Visited in August on 26th. Went on longer whale watching tour in Zodiac. Great... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
fiona s
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Whales!!

Got a brochure from the tourism center, really wanted to do the grizzly adventure but only had time... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
Joel M
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Discovery Harbour Marina Dock E, Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Visited in August on 26th. Went on longer whale watching tour in Zodiac. Great experience. Enjoyed seeing pods of orcas and found tour guide Excellant and very informative. Would not hesitate to recommend and would like to repeat the day if returning to Campbell River.

Thank fiona s
CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this review

We love receiving feedback about our tours and guides, so thank you for taking the time to write a review on both. We're glad to hear that you had an enjoyable day out with us. We hope to see you again someday soon! Sincerely, Emily

Reviewed 18 September 2016

Got a brochure from the tourism center, really wanted to do the grizzly adventure but only had time for the whale watching. It was the best whale watch we have ever done! We saw a mother and calf humpback and an orca in the wild!...More

Thank Joel M
CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review, it is greatly appreciated. We're so glad to hear that you were able to go out on a Whale Watching Tour with us and it sounds like you had a wonderful day exploring...More

Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Fabulous day of dolphins, humpbacks and orcas. Guide was excellent! Recommend highly! Zodiac was fast - when the call came as to the Orcas being sighted by the lighthouse folks, we were there in no time!More

Thank Deanna C
CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this review

We love hearing from our guests after their tour, so thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We're so glad to hear that you were able to see such a variety of wildlife and enjoyed the zodiac ride. We hope...More

Reviewed 16 September 2016

We went on the 8 hour whale watching trip with Leif (Mario) as our guide in mid Sept 2016. There is of course the spectacular backdrop of scenery and it certainly helped it was a perfect day weather wise, but I don't think anything could...More

Thank DevonDantay
CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this review

We love hearing back from our guests and it sounds like you had an amazing time! Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a glowing review. I shall pass along your kind messages to Mario (Leif) and give him a huge...More

Reviewed 15 September 2016

we've booked a 8 hours trip to see Orcas and Whales in mid august 2016. Of course you do not know what to expect when you start. Weather was ok. Aaron was our guide. In the morning we saw whales close to Quadra island and...More

Thank ffollador
CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for including us in your vacation plans, we're so glad that you enjoyed your tour out with us. It's wonderful to hear that you had whales both in the morning and the afternoon as well as other wildlife such as a...More

Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent trip to Orford River - all the staff members and guides were very helpful, friendly and professional. We learnt so many interesting things and not only about bears. We saw lots of grizzly bears as well as sea lions, seals, eagles, Dolphins and more....More

Thank JanandAlan
CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a kind review, it is greatly appreciated. We're so glad to hear that you were able to see other wildlife in addition to the Grizzly Bears. I shall pass your kind compliments on to...More

Reviewed 14 September 2016

We had an amazing awesome time ! Saw whales, and seals and more; plus stopped at a very interesting little settlement/ Refuge Cove. We thoroughly enjoyed this 6 hour adventure packed trip! There were even children on board. The boat is comfy with a good...More

Thank mariebert2016
CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this review

We love receiving feedback on our trips, but we felt that we should let you know that Captain John is with Discovery Marine Safari's, so we are going to guess you went out with them. We are glad to hear that you had a grand...More

Reviewed 14 September 2016

We had a really good time going on the Grizzly Bear Tour on Sept. 12. The staff was very friendly, Jim as a captain told us many interesting things and we felt in very good hands during the actual bear watching session, which took approx.3...More

Thank colind261
CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on your Grizzly Tour, it is greatly appreciated. I shall pass your compliments to the rest of the staff as well as your captain Jim. We're thrilled to hear that you were able...More

Reviewed 13 September 2016

Captain Jack and his associates are first rate guides and hosts. Not only are they knowledgeable, competent and helpful but also work for a company with firm guarantees and policy. We were so pleased to be offered a return trip simply because there were no...More

Thank John H
CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review, we greatly appreciate receiving feedback on our tours and staff. I shall pass your kind words on to everyone in the office. We look forward to seeing you again, and hopefully a more...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice trip, guide was really kind and knows what she was doing. Not only bears spotted but also deer, sea lions and as a bonus we bumped almost literally on a whale passing by.More

Thank Laurens M
CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this review

We love hearing from our guests after their tour, so thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. I shall pass your kind messages along to Jen. We're glad to hear that you were able to see a variety of wildlife!...More

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Harmony L L
If I am flying to Campbell River from Vancouver and want to join both the Whale Watching and Grizzly Bears, how much days should I stay in Campbell River to guarantee that I would see them both in August?
31 March 2017|
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Response from tgwood | Reviewed this property |
Chances are that you will see whales and or Orcas on a whale watching trip. By the same token on a Grizzly Bear trip , your chances of seeing bears are very strong. They do guarantee you to see bears on the Grizzly trip and... More
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queens888
Awesome photos ! Can anyone tell me what type of camera and lense were used ? How close was the viewing of the bears ?
26 October 2016|
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Response from 053weejohnny530 | Reviewed this property |
I use a Nikon D7100 with a 18-300mm telephoto..almost any camera will work actually, the wildlife is not very far away...
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queens888
How much time is spent on the viewing platform ? How many people were on this tour ?
26 October 2016|
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Response from Moiraine8 | Reviewed this property |
There were only 12 in our group. Once we landed at Orford Pt, Drew and William took us out to the viewing platforms. It pretty well depends on how many bears are around - if lots of bears in close proximity, they will stay... More
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