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Discovery Marine Safaris Ltd.

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760 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2C3, Canada
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Highlight of our trip!

WE took this trip to see the Grizzly Bear feed on the spawning salmon on a band land (pc word now... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
Theresa D
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texas
Wonderful trip

Thank you to all at Discovery Marine for the fun filled trip. It started off a little choppy but as... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
JANWED
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CHESTER UK
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YOUR ADVENTURE IS OUR PASSION! Join us on an educational wilderness adventure. View the iconic Killer Whale and the giant Humpback on our Whale Watching Safaris or see come along on an awe-inspiring Grizzly Bear Excursion! Discover in Comfort with Campbell River’s premier tour operator! Our onboard Marine Naturalists deliver an unparalleled experience that showcases our connection to wildlife and the world in which we all depend. WIR SPRECHEN DEUTSCH!
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760 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2C3, Canada
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Reviewed September 8, 2016

WE took this trip to see the Grizzly Bear feed on the spawning salmon on a band land (pc word now for reservation) far up north on the mainland. You should know that it was a 2.5 hour trip headed to our destination and 3...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Thank you to all at Discovery Marine for the fun filled trip. It started off a little choppy but as promised after 20 mins we reached calmer water. We soon came across what I had been hoping for 5 orca which we watched for around...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2016

My friend and I went on a two day safari tour with day one whale watching. We had a great time in spite of the rain. We saw Orcas, white sided dolphins, dahl porposies and humpbacks. Day two was our bear tour and with the...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2016

Tour was first rate all around. Staff were friendly and engaging. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable about the animals, including which pod of orcas we were viewing. Saw several orcas, a humpback, sea lions, seals, porpoises and dolphins, and bald eagles in the trees.

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Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

I did the Grizzly bear tour with Discovery and had THE most amazing day. The guides and our boat driver were excellent but the highlight was seeing 15 bears across the island fishing for salmon, fighting with their siblings and generally behaving like bears do....More

Thank Deeliteful
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Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

We booked the whale watch in advance via our travel agency, they came up with Discovery Marine Safaris. The trip we were on was at 8:30 am and a bus took us to Kelsey Bay. Captain John and Michelle (naturalist) were our guides. They both...More

Thank MaxPeen
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Reviewed August 30, 2016

We book a whale watching trip every time we head to Vancouver Island. The company is always friendly and flexible. The boat is comfortable, and ideal for seeing wildlife. The captain and naturalist are always informative. On our various trips, we've seen resident and transient...More

Thank KelFriese
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Reviewed August 30, 2016

We saw dolphins, orca whales, a humpback whale, sea lions, seals and a bald eagle. Staff Johanna, Chris and owner Geord are salt of the earth, wonderful people and very accommodating with our 3 year old and 6 year old. Amazing scenery, we felt like...More

Thank EuchrePro
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Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

We had a awesome tour with a whale very close to the boat! The best was the naturalist Johanna who was so knowledgeable, enthusiastic and passionate.

Thank Henrik D
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

Went on whale watching safari, Captain Chris and the naturalist on board (who doubles as a teacher during the school season in Canada and hails from Germany) were ceaseless in looking for wildlife. We saw orca, humpback, sea lions, eagles and a moderately large (25...More

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rgrnch
July 23, 2017|
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Response from geord31 | Property representative |
The amount of people is controlled so as not to impact the bears and to provide the best viewing opportunities for our guests. We tend to take in 30 people on one boat, but the maximum is 36 in the bear area at a time. All... More
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