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Way West Water Taxi

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Nobody visiting Canada can miss such an experience as the grizzly safari and we strongly recommend... read more

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Reviewed October 13, 2018
GemmaP1231
Fantastic trip - highly reccommended

We took a trip to Toba Inlet back in September and saw around 7 grizzly bears. We were able to... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
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Offering water taxi charters and scheduled runs year-round in the North Central Vancouver Island area and Discovery Islands area since 1996. West Coast Grizzly Bear Tours running August 20th - October 15th in beautiful Toba Inlet.
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1348 Island Hwy, Discovery Harbour Marina | Located in the Discovery Harbour Marina, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 6Y4, Canada
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Nobody visiting Canada can miss such an experience as the grizzly safari and we strongly recommend to book Way West Water Taxi. Everything was easy since our first Contact. Captain Dave was so friendly and helpful, he drove carefully ((I did not get sick and...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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WayWest, Owner at Way West Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

Wow! Thank you very much for this incredible review GemmaP1231. Nothing can make us feel happier, than to read your amazing description of your exhilarating experience. Captain Dave definitely loves what he does, and we're glad he took such great care to ensure that you...More

Reviewed October 7, 2018

We took a trip to Toba Inlet back in September and saw around 7 grizzly bears. We were able to easily move between two viewing towers as we were the only group there and could not believe how close the bears were to the towers....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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WayWest, Owner at Way West Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Thank you for your fantastic review Catherine D. We are so glad that you had such a great experience on our West Coast Grizzly Bear Tour. It really is amazing how close the Grizzlies can get, when you are walking between the towers. The skilled...More

Reviewed October 4, 2018

Many thanks to our Klahoose guide whose knowledge and dedication to bears is aboslutely necessary for the excursion. Many thanks also to Dave the skipper of the boat. He is very passionate about Campbell River's area and all its secret islands and shores. Moreover we...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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WayWest, Owner at Way West Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful response rom6541. We agree that The Klahoose guide's knowledge and dedication, make it possible for such a tremendous amount of actual grizzly bear sightings. We will definitely pass along your thanks to Dave to skipper. We agree that...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018

Amazing experience, the scenery on the way there and back was beautiful and then we were taken by van (short 15 min ride) to the viewing towers. We say 7 grizzlies catching salmon in the river. Amazing Day!!!More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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WayWest, Owner at Way West Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review 613kathye! We are thrilled that you were fortunate enough to see 7 Grizzly Bears! That is an Amazing amount of Bears, and such an incredible experience. We agree with you, that the scenery on the way to...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018

The whole experience with Way West was great. Dave, our boat captain/guide was very knowledgeable and engaging. His main goal was to make sure we saw as much wildlife as possible. When you book trips like this, theres always a chance that you dont see...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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WayWest, Owner at Way West Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Thank you so much for the wonderful review Mayratravels. Captain Dave is very knowledgeable about our West Coast waters and its inhabitants. We are delighted that he was engaging, and took the time to find some of the marine life that you were hoping to...More

Reviewed September 26, 2018

It was a trip of a life time to see grizzly bears in the wild. Jerry our skipper was very knowledgeable about the bears and patiently stopped along the way so we could watch the whales which was an added bonus to our experience.More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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WayWest, Owner at Way West Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Thank you so much for the great review jefflH4658UO. We are thrillled that you chose Way West Water Taxi and our new West Coast Grizzly Bear Tour, to fulfill a lifetime trip! It certainly is awesome to see Grizzly Bears in the wild, and an...More

Reviewed September 23, 2018

Sept.12/2018 we left Campbell River Discovery Marina @ 7:00 a.m. on the Island Fury heading to Klite River in Toba Inlet. On the way we saw a Humpback Whale and calf, waterfalls and beautiful scenery. Within minutes of arriving at the viewing towers we saw...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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WayWest, Owner at Way West Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thank you so much Debra R. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our Grizzly Bear Tour! We are still running these Tours daily, until October 20th. We would love to see you back, with more of your family and friends. Don't forget to...More

Reviewed September 22, 2018

Our trip on the Quicksilver from Campbell River to the Toba Inlet began in the pouring rain, but nothing could have curbed our enthusiasm for seeing the grizzlies. The rain stopped as we arrived, and our guide, Gary, provided the kind of service we all...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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WayWest, Owner at Way West Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thank you so much for this great review Roam313216. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our Grizzly Bear Tour. We will definitely pass along your praises to Gary, the Bear Whisperer! We are still running the Tour daily, until October 20th, if you...More

Reviewed September 22, 2018

Magnificent scenery on the journey up Toba Inlet. Saw Humpbacks on the way there. Saw about 6 Gruzzly bears - awesome. And to cap it all, saw Orcas on the way back.More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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WayWest, Owner at Way West Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thank you so much for your review Martin W. We are ecstatic, that you were fortunate enough to see 6 Grizzly Bears! Also, seeing an Orca Whale on the way back, is an incredible bonus! We hope to see you again, as we are still...More

Reviewed September 21, 2018

The staff were wonderful and fun to interact with, and we got to see a half dozen grizzly bears wading in the river looking for fish during the tour. Wasn't cheap, but we'd do it again for sure.More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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WayWest, Owner at Way West Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thank you so much for your review paulmilholland. We certainly try to make our Tours as fun as possibly! Our staff have been with us for a very long time, and truly love what they do. We are thrilled to hear that you saw, a...More

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