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Browning Pass Charters

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890 Campbell St, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
+1 250-725-3435
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Bears Bears Everywhere

I booked a Bear Watching tour with Captain Mike for Monday Sept 11. I was fortunate there were only... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Donna P
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Captain Lynn - whale watching tour - go if you get the chance

I'd recommend Browning Pass Charters to anyone! We had a great time with Lynn on the water! Loads... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sandi M
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890 Campbell St, Tofino, British Columbia V0R 2Z0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a Bear Watching tour with Captain Mike for Monday Sept 11. I was fortunate there were only two other couples so it was quite a cozy group. Captain Mike was wonderful from the moment we arrived. We boarded the boat and he offered...More

Thank Donna P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd recommend Browning Pass Charters to anyone! We had a great time with Lynn on the water! Loads of laughs and she shared lots of information about what we were seeing. We saw Grey whales, Orcas, a rare brown pelican, sea otters and seals. We...More

Thank Sandi M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did a lot of research when looking for a company to go bear and whale watching with. I especially wanted to go out on a boat, rather than a zodiac. The reviews here, along with email communication with Mike, led me to book Browning...More

Thank P M C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These guys are the real thing. Theyhave years of experience and find the bears using patience and observation. They get up close whilst showing great respect to the bear allowing you an amazing close encounter. No thrashing it out on zodiacs, the boat is lovely...More

Thank mcf787
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lynne was friendly and informative on our trip. We got lovely views and even saw sea otters and a bear. Enjoyed the small boat (max 6 people) and timing as larger tours were largely on their way back.

Thank ruth m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you get to Tofino, apart from surfing or hiking along the forest / beach, you quickly realise there are three main trips that are offered by several companies in town - whale watching, the hot springs, and looking for bears. We chose the bear-watching...More

Thank Lee H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

My nephew wanted to see bears, and boy, did this trip deliver (he saw a bunch of seals, too). An extremely professional operation I would highly recommend to anyone interested in the wildlife of the area. Thank you, Mike!

Thank Biz_Traveler000797
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This company own two boats, the yacht that Mike runs and the smaller cabin cruiser his daughter, Lynn, runs. We were only in Tofino for two nights so could only make the trip on one day which, as was explained to us before we booked,...More

Thank Haze101
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We had booked through a different company who canceled their trip and sold our booking to Browning Pass, which was just fine because we had a thoroughly enjoyable 4 hour mellow cruise (expected 2.5 hours). Saw just what we wanted to in the passages and...More

Thank DPtraveler_8
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Captain Mike is an affable, attentive guide who knows where to go to have the best opportunity to see wildlife. His boat was extremely comfortable and spacious and our 3.5 hour tour did not disappoint. We saw 4 bears up close, many mature and immature...More

Thank RetiredBoomers
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