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Wildcoast Adventures

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685 Heriot Bay Road, Quathiaski Cove, British Columbia V0P 1N0, Canada
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This is the best! Do it, just do it!

I was searching for a kayaking trip to enjoy nature and hopefully wildlife. This trip met all my... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Margy P
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Desolation sound, kayaking.

We had a great time kayaking with wildcoast excellent guides, Nolan and Josh. Fantastic nature... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
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Providing quality guided kayak tours from Quadra Island, BC. Join our comfortable Orca Base Camp tour in Johnstone Strait, next to Robson Bight Michael Biggs Ecological Reserve. Kayak in waters where Killer Whales play! Spacious Safari tents & cots, close enough to hear the blows of the Orca! Or experience the un-ending channels and wilderness of Desolation Sound, the Discovery Islands, or the Coastal Inlets on an expedition! Rentals and day tours also available daily at our location
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685 Heriot Bay Road, Quathiaski Cove, British Columbia V0P 1N0, Canada
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Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

I was searching for a kayaking trip to enjoy nature and hopefully wildlife. This trip met all my expectations and more! I did the 7 day experience of three nights at the beautiful Gowlland Resort on Quadra Island and three nights up at Orca Camp...More

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Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time kayaking with wildcoast excellent guides, Nolan and Josh. Fantastic nature, good weather and the most tasteful meals prepared by our guides. Highly recommended. Thanks Nolan and Josh!

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Reviewed September 10, 2017

Our family had no prior kayaking experience but we had an amazing time on our Orca camp trip. Our guides Damon, Adam and John were great - especially with our boys of 13 and 15. The location is out of this world and even if...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2017

I've had the best 4 days ever! The guides are so sweet, helpful and especially very good cooks 😆 The food was delicious! How spoiled we were.. We saw the orcas several times even incredibly close to our kayak! But even seeing humpback whales, pod...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

We had an awesome time. With loads of Orca, a bear, eagles, sealions​ and jumping salmon. Thanks staff couldn't do enough and the camp and food were excellent. I would do it all again.

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Reviewed August 30, 2017

I don't know how 5 full days of kayaking in the Discovery Islands could have been improved. The guides were enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and anxious to please. The location - around Read Island was beautiful with scenic, comfortable campsites. The food was exceptional in general, astounding...More

1  Thank tarheelseventy
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Reviewed August 25, 2017

This was a trip of a lifetime!! We were able to kayak in the middle of several orca pods and saw probably >100 of them as well as dolphins, sea lions, seals and even a bear. Paddling difficulty was whatever you were up for but...More

Thank Grant T
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

Got great photos of orcas, plus a bear and eagle. Damon, Adam and Bender were wonderful guides--knowledgeable, friendly and always working to provide us good meals, hot tubs, saunas, and best of all, kayaking with orcas. Couldn't have had a better experience.

Thank Robert E T
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Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

I joined the July 31 Discovery Island 6-day Kayaking trip and it was beyond AMAZING! the locations/islands we camped and stopped by were breathtaking and we were able to see wildlife from a very close distance (whales, seals, Eagles, Dolphins, tons of jelly fish). The...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed these four days in early August. We saw Dall’s porpoises, dolphins, bears, sea lions, seals, jumping pink salmon, and humpbacks. Of course you hope to see orcas but on this week they came to the bight but no further in the daylight....More

Thank J W
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Diane R
April 22, 2018|
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Response from Valerie G | Property representative |
Hi Diane R! So sorry for the delay in response! Wildcoast’s Orca Camp basecamp is water access only. Wildcoast includes beautiful boat transportation from our meet point in either Campbell River (which has a regional... More
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