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Eagle Eye Adventures

#5 of 39 Outdoor Activities in Campbell River Features Animals
Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 0B3, Canada
+1 250-286-0809
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Fantastic Zodia tour

We disn't see any killer whales, but still this is a great tour with a zodiac. The point where... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Hanshja
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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Whale Watching

Most incredible four hours ever, we saw 12 Orcas, 2 humpbacks, numerous dolphins, porpoises, seals... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tawny_10
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Courtenay, Canada
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Come and join us for the most spectacular Whale Watching, Grizzly Bear Expedition and Wildlife Tours in your life! From April 1st until mid-October, Eagle Eye Adventures Tours offers Whale Watching, Ocean rapids/Wildlife tours and of course our magnificent Grizzly Bear Expeditions. Your adventure starts at Campbell River’s Discovery Harbour Marina. Come and explore the beautiful central coast of British Columbia – one of the best places in the world to observe whales, grizzly bears, and other wildlife. Eagle Eye Adventures Tours have been named as one of the top 2 best things to do in Canada by European travel agencies. Our tours are a terrific base for photography and viewing diverse wildlife. With a maximum of 12 guests on each tour, we can personalize your wilderness adventure, and help you put those animals on your life list. From right in Campbell River, you can hop onto one of our boats and head out on the waters of Johnstone Strait, and Desolation Sound, off the Discovery Islands, and sometimes even the Sunshine Coast to watch a pod of Orcas or to witness a Humpback Whale breaching the surface. Porpoises and Dolphins can often be seen playing in the wake of our boats. What we love about the wilderness here is that it is still wild! Our straights and open waterways are what we’re famous for. The unique currents caused by ebbing and flooding tides support a food chain that starts with phytoplankton up through herring, salmon, dolphins, seals, orcas and humpback whales. On land, you can find cinnamon, black, and grizzly bears, deer, elk, cougar, wolves, and of course eagles, watching you as you watch them. Not only can we show you these magnificent creatures, but we can also give you a better understanding of the complex ecosystem which supports these animals. We work closely with other tour companies and scientists to protect our environment and are candidates to be named a World Whale Heritage Site. We are doing everything we can to preserve our whales for the future. The best way to see Grizzly Bears in their natural habitat is to join us on our covered boat and ride in comfort to Bute Inlet and the mouth of the Orford River. This is home to a significant concentration of coastal grizzlies. During the late summer and early autumn, bears are drawn to the many salmon spawning streams feeding into the coastal inlets. While the local bear population reaches its peak in the autumn, during the spring and summer bears feed on sedges, succulents, and grasses that make up the river estuary. These ongoing sources of high-quality food are why coastal grizzlies and brown bears are larger than inland bears. Don’t miss this unforgettable opportunity to witness the wildlife of Vancouver Island along some of the most majestic coastlines in the world!
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 0B3, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We disn't see any killer whales, but still this is a great tour with a zodiac. The point where lots of bald eagles fish at the same time is just a perfect sight. The zodiac even has a toilet on board. Advice: For the more...More

Thank Hanshja
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most incredible four hours ever, we saw 12 Orcas, 2 humpbacks, numerous dolphins, porpoises, seals and hundreds of eagles. Reuben, our guide was extremely informative, very friendly he really made our trip special..Super friendly and accommodating staff...would highly recommend

Thank tawny_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw a bear, seals sea lions and many eagles. The boat ride was very fun - we liked the Zodiac just fine!!! The suits were comfortable, I thought, and very necessary as the wind was very cold. However, we did plan this excursion to...More

Thank Jacqueline G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, let me say that we did not book this company for our whale watching trip. We booked Discovery Marine Safaris because they had larger boats that you could move around on. Unfortunately, they decided that there wasn't enough people booked for our trip, so...More

2  Thank John G
JosKrynen, Director of Sales at Eagle Eye Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi John, Sorry to read that your experience is not what you hoped/expected. I know when planning an excursion in your case going Whale Watching on a covered boat it is a bummer when the tour is canceled due to not enough people participating the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an experience, from staff helping us to suit up, taking us across slightly rough seas sea lions eagles picking out "stinky fish" from the rapids snack break at Stuart Island coming back hours later refreshed with sea spray baby soft facial skin and pictures...More

Thank geri22017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great zodiac tour, going whale watching out of Campbell River, Vancouver Island. Our intrepid guide "Reuben", proved himself to be a most knowledgeable guide. He obviously has a great love for the area, and he was more than happy to share his passion with the...More

Thank Maggie T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our four hour ocean rapids tour was simply fantastic. Our excellent guide Reuben gave us a memory to remember for life. A trip with whale sightings, sea lion fighting, dolphins playing, eagles hunting and the amazing scenery of BC. As a grand finale, we got...More

1  Thank Frode M
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We went on a four hour whale watching tour today with our informative and enthusiastic guide Rueben. Loved the zodiac ride and the care that Rueben took when near the whales that we saw. Cant wait to go again !!

Thank Connie K
Reviewed 1 May 2017

My father & I are doing a road trip across Western Canada, starting from Vancouver Island.. We decided that we both wanted to do an Orca Whale watching tour & looked around at what was available in Campbell River. The first company didn't want to...More

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We did a tour, me and my girlfriend and had a blast, great people, great boats and an amazing tour. The drive up was a bit long but with the promise we would see orcas that was pretty quick forgotten. And did they deliver, we...More

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Terri C
I would like to bring a group of 4 whale watching on July 1-2 or 3. I know that is not an ideal time of year to whale watch. Do you take people out then? If so do you have any open spots for booking? Thanks Terri Cummings
16 June 2016|
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Response from Mary-Lynn M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Terry, From what I know the summer is the best time to go. They even give a guarantee on some tours because they pretty much see them everyday. They run tours everyday all summer. I would give them a call. They are... More
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Terri C
I would like to bring a group of 4 whale watching on July 1-2 or 3. I know that is not an ideal time of year to whale watch. Do you take people out then? If so do you have any open spots for booking? Thanks Terri Cummings
16 June 2016|
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Response from Shelley W | Reviewed this property |
I think you may have posted your question in the wrong place. I do not work at Eagle Eye Adventures. However, as far as I know, any time is a good time to whale watch!
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LeeAnn K
If I want to take the whale watching trip in July how far in advance should I book?
2 March 2016|
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Response from Nadine-Goossens | Reviewed this property |
Normally you can mail them and ask information Sorry there were a few mistakes in my mail Nadine
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