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Discovery Marine Safaris Ltd.

#2 of 39 Outdoor Activities in Campbell River Features Animals
760 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2C3, Canada
+1 866-501-6722
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BRILLIANT TIME

This was our third time out with Discovery Marine, as on the previous occasions it was a fantastic... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2015
Hilary W
Brilliant day on the water !

We were so lucky to be a part of this amazing trip ! Right from the point of booking, to the... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2015
Darcy50_13
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Cochrane, Canada
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760 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2C3, Canada
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Reviewed 23 June 2015

This was our third time out with Discovery Marine, as on the previous occasions it was a fantastic time. We were lucky enough to see Humpback and Orcas as well as all the bird life and seals. Also saw the rapids and whirlpools. The staff...More

2  Thank Hilary W
Geord D, Owner at Discovery Marine Safaris Ltd., responded to this review

Thank you for the review. I'm so glad you enjoyed another trip with us. We're very proud of the level of professionalism and expertise of all our crew and of course of this area that we are fortunate enough to call home. Look forward to...More

Reviewed 22 June 2015

We were so lucky to be a part of this amazing trip ! Right from the point of booking, to the follow up emails, this is a top-drawer operation! Well done everyone, you were a pleasure to deal with. Our trip was to be a...More

1  Thank Darcy50_13
Geord D, Owner at Discovery Marine Safaris Ltd., responded to this review

Thank you for the review. I'm so glad to hear how you enjoyed the total experience. We're very proud of the level of expertise of all our crew and of course this amazing area! Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 20 June 2015

It was an excellent trip it is one off my bucket list. We saw a pod of Orcas, whale by Stuart Island and Eagles and whirlpools and rapids. The staff was excellent and informative and I would highly recommend it. My family and friends are...More

1  Thank Elaine M
Geord D, Owner at Discovery Marine Safaris Ltd., responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed the trip. It sounds like quite a day! Thank you for the referral and we do hope to see you again!

Reviewed 17 June 2015

Took the family on a four hour excursion, everything was fantastic! Their online booking system was simple personalized and user friendly and made everything seem that much more exciting as the big day approached! ( a big deal for my girls 8, 10 years old)...More

Thank Sandra F
Geord D, Owner at Discovery Marine Safaris Ltd., responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. We're proud of the level of comfort and safety our vessels provide. There is so much diversity here and I'm so glad that you and the girls enjoyed the experience. Look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 16 June 2015

The boat trip and staff - Geord and Amber were excellent with information and making us feel comfortable and aware of the nature of the area. The sea itself is amazing making whirlpools and rapids that I have never witnessed before - a great boat....More

1  Thank AkaroaHouseAkaroa
Geord D, Owner at Discovery Marine Safaris Ltd., responded to this review

They are great crew and I'm so glad you enjoyed the experience.

Reviewed 15 June 2015

Great time- out for nearly 5 hours! Saw humpback (whale) off Stuart Island, then ran back to Discovery Passage to meet with a pod of transient Orcas! Good captain and crew. Well worth the trip.

1  Thank Ryu013
Geord D, Owner at Discovery Marine Safaris Ltd., responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We very proud of our Captains, Naturalists, and this amazing place we live. Look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 10 June 2015

Signed up for the 4 hour safari out of Campbell River. Everything was great, staff was friendly and accommodating, naturalist that accompanied the group was great. Unfortunately we didn't see any whales, dolphins, bears whatsoever. Had to laugh when a call went up there was...More

Thank Coffee789
Geord D, Owner at Discovery Marine Safaris Ltd., responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We're very proud of all our crew and it's great to hear you enjoyed the experience even though the wildlife wasn't quite so cooperative on this particular trip. We have had great sightings so far this year with many of...More

Reviewed 1 June 2015

I had the pleasure of going on the inaugural Holamco Indian Band Cultural Experience at Orford Bay in Bute Inlet. Discovery Marine Safaris has partnered with the Campbell River Museum and the Homalco Band to put on a once in a lifetime day-trip experience. I...More

2  Thank Myles M
Geord D, Owner at Discovery Marine Safaris Ltd., responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience. We're proud to work with the Campbell River Museum and the Homalco First Nation and greatly appreciate your kind words and feedback.

Reviewed 4 January 2015

These boats depart daily and we were lucky to arrive as a boat was preparing to leave. There was a heated cabin and spacious viewing decks. The Captain was so knowledgeable and we followed dolohins and porpoises, saw eagles, learnt so much about River Campbell....More

2  Thank Lesleyannbarlow4845
Reviewed 15 October 2014

While the Orca tours were great, there is nothing to beat going up the Campbell River ( true wilderness) and watching the grizzlies. People talk about taking time to smell the roses, well, taking time to unintrusively watch these magnificent animals feed and swim in...More

1  Thank Ted E
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Marieke T
Wij gaan in Juli met ons gezin naar Vancouver Island. Is de tocht het best te boeken in de ochtend of middag? Duren de tochten altijd 6 uur? Hoor het graag! Groeten Marieke.
22 April 2015|
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Response from Orcadiva | Property representative |
Hello Marieke, there is no difference in sightings between our morning or afternoon trips. Our whale watching trips are about 6 hours. We'll spend about 4 hours on the water but we'll take the bus to board our boat in... More
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