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Mayne Tours and Charters

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710 Horton Bay Rd, British Columbia V0N 2J2, Canada
+1 250-222-8747
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Excellent wildlife viewing tour. Toby's a fine guide, informative & pleasant. Comfortable, very... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Richard B
Vancouver, Canada
Whatever the weather, this makes a great excursion!

Visiting Mayne Island in the middle of winter might not have been the obvious choice but we were... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2017
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Mayne Tours and Charters is a gulf island (based on Mayne Island) sightseeing and water taxi company. We specialize in eco-tours (birds, mammals coastal scenery) and offer intimate adventurous boat tours, customized charters,burials at sea (ashes), including photo coaching, and water taxi services in the Southern Gulf Islands. Come and explore the Gulf Islands from the water getting a closer look the splendid flora and fauna.
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710 Horton Bay Rd, British Columbia V0N 2J2, Canada
+1 250-222-8747
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Excellent wildlife viewing tour. Toby's a fine guide, informative & pleasant. Comfortable, very clean, well maintained boat (not used for fishing). He's obviously experienced and knows the waters, and where to find the sea lions, seals, eagles, goats, etc. Did not feel that we were...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Visiting Mayne Island in the middle of winter might not have been the obvious choice but we were rewarded with a great boat trip with Toby - we got to see sea lions, seals, eagles, and many different types of birds, along with the island's...More

1  Thank sallyjane82
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Toby took us (max of 5) on an hour and a half tour of Trincomali Channel in the southern Gulf Islands. We saw tiny islets that were home to shorebirds, an eagle posing in a tree for a long time, baby seals trying their hardest...More

1  Thank Dawn399
MayneTours, Owner at Mayne Tours and Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2016

Thanks Dawn ... learning should be fun ... great having on the adventure

Reviewed 20 March 2016

We had a fantastic trip to the Belle Isles with Toby. He is friendly, knowledgeable, and accommodating. We also had beautiful weather and saw lots of wildlife!

1  Thank Adrian N
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

The scenery and wild life was impressive and Toby made the trip great! We saw harbour seals up close and many varieties of birds. Toby was great with our kids. Thanks Toby.

1  Thank Bruce P
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Today my wife and I did a boat tour led by a very hospitable and knowledgeable Toby Snelgrove of Mayne Tours and Charters. He showed us an abundance of wildlife including seals and a wide variety of birds. The scenery was gorgeous and the narrative...More

Thank Norm F
Reviewed 27 June 2015

The best boat tour that I have ever been on.It's not just a boat ride its an experience. Captain Toby is a wealth of knowledge of experience willing to share with anyone wanting to learn more about Gulf Islands and their surroundings and about the...More

1  Thank Moe C
Reviewed 11 May 2015

We were 5 ladies on retreat to Mayne for a couple of days. Our host organised the boat tour with Toby.He picked us up on her dock and off we went. The hour and a half was a perfect amount of time, the weather spectacular...More

Thank Pola S
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Toby is enthusiastic and knowledgable. You may see Steller sea lions, Caliornia sea lions, harbor seals, river otters, eagles and numerous other birds. We were fortunate to see hundreds of Steller sea lions--a rare sight. We highly recommend the tour, and will go on the...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 20 March 2015

My friend and I did the Belle Chain Tour this Wednesday. I highly recommend it, especially for the very reasonable price of $55. Toby is knowledgeable and entertaining. We had a terrific lunch at the pub on Saturna Island on the patio as well. The...More

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