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Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours

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Discovery Harbour Marina Dock E, Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
+1 877-909-2667
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A highly recommended trip

Thanks to our experienced guide who was always in touch with other boats, we were lucky to see lots... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Sarah Z
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Lokeren, Belgium
Beautiful experience

It was absolutely amazing to see humpback whales in their own habitat. I was disappointed that we... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Sarah R
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We can be found in "The Floathouse" located on Dock E in the Discovery Harbour Marina in beautiful Campbell River, British Columbia.
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Discovery Harbour Marina Dock E, Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Thanks to our experienced guide who was always in touch with other boats, we were lucky to see lots of marine and other wildlife. We did the full day trip and loved the lunch in a beautiful setting. We would definitely recommend it.More

Thank Sarah Z
CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Sarah, Thank you kindly for your review of Campbell River Whale Watching. We're so glad that you enjoyed your full day on the water with us! And yes, communicating with the other boats is the best way to ensure that everyone has the best experience...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017

It was absolutely amazing to see humpback whales in their own habitat. I was disappointed that we never saw any killer whales. They claimed that it could be possible see some, then when I got back I was informed that killer whales (orcas) do not...More

Thank Sarah R
CRWWAT, Manager at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Good morning Sarah, I am not sure which day you joined us for the tour (as it must have been booked under a different name) but Orca, like other wildlife, are difficult to predict. Campbell River Whale Watching is part of a wildlife information gathering...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

We went on the full day tour and could not have had a more positive experience. We saw humpback whales, orca, seals, dolphins, bald eagles feeding on fish and a black bear. The weather was ideal and the boat was great for moving around all...More

Thank Alex B
CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Alex, Thank you so much for taking the time to share you experience with us! It's so great to hear that the weather cooperated and that you saw a variety of animals on your tour. It's important to us that our guests enjoy their time...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

We took the 7 hour whale watching tour and what an amazing trip it was. Aaron was our guide and he was masterful at navigating the ocean rapids, spotting whales and other wildlife and overall just giving us the information to make for a wonderful,...More

Thank Monica H
CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hi Monica, We can't tell you how pleased we are to have been the highlight of your vacation! What a wonderful compliment and testament to Aaron's skills! It's always so exciting to see a medley of wildlife, and it sounds like you saw a great...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

I took my second ocean rapids tour this year and 6th overall last week. Its a thrill ride that never gets tired. If you want to see amazing ocean rapids, maybe get a bit wet and see some incredible wild life I can recommend this...More

Thank shortlg
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Super Fantastic Day with excellent guide, Leif. We (2 adults and 2 boys 10 and 11) booked A full Day Tour, and what A Day. The guide was really good at explaning the wildlife and Nature. We had A long boat trip with quite bumpy...More

Thank Hans-Henrik L
CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hans-Henrik L, thank you for letting us take you and your family on an adventure with us! We're thrilled that Leif was able to show you some of the wonderful wildlife the Campbell River area has to offer. Your safety is important to us, so...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Campbell River at its best. An amazing day whale watching! A 7-8 hours trip ended out being 9,5 hours and 365 km sailed. Sometimes a bit bumpy, but all worth it! Bald eagles, Harbour and Dall's porpoise, dolphins (a group of ca 100), one black...More

Thank mfynbo
CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hi mfynbo, Thank you kindly for sharing your phenomenal review and marvelous photos! We're happy to hear that you had the best possible time on the water with Leif. We pride ourselves on going the extra mile, both figuratively and literally, so knowing that you...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

My husband had an amazing time on our whale watching tour. The boats are very comfortable and the survival suits go a long way to help keep you warm while you are speeding along. That being said I would definitely advise dressing warmly. I wore...More

Thank Kay M
CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

We appreciate you taking the time to write this review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your tour and found the trip North worthwhile! It is always a treat when the dolphins come out to play! We definitely recommend wearing extra layers on the...More

Reviewed 29 July 2017

Campbell River Whale Watching is a really well run organisation. The team kept us informed in the lead-up to our tour and sent us on the best possible trip. Mother nature really smiled on us with a beautiful day and great wildlife, but it was...More

Thank rob8366
CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Thank you for the review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us! That was a spectacular day on the water with the orcas, humpbacks, and porpoises! We hope to see you again in the future. Thank you from everyone...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Thank you jack for everything , we all loved the tour !! Your team goes above and beyond to make sure you see everything this beautiful place has to offer .bears ,sea lions , seals , Dolphins, porpoise, eagles and of coarse whales . And...More

Thank Tony G
CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time out to write this review! It takes a whole team to make things happen and we're so glad you had a great, informative trip with tons of sightings! We hope to have you out with us again in the...More

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Harmony L L
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
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
25 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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