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1 hour tours of Cowichan Bay and a shuttle service to Genoa Bay Cafe.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1765 Cowichan Bay Road | Bluenose Marina, Cowichan Bay, British Columbia V0R 1N0, Canada
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+1 250-812-7543
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Over the last few years my husband and I travelled many times with Captain Doyle, be it just as a couple or with friends, and always enjoyed ourselves enormously. Through Tim Doyle's extensive knowledge of Cowichan Bay's history and marine life, we heard numerous, interesting...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Christiana M
Reviewed August 21, 2017

My wife and I ended up being the only two on the boat for the Crabbing Tour. Our captain, Jan, toured us around the bay where we saw Osprey and a bunch of seals. We then went and checked on a crab pot that had...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank J3377XWscottr
Reviewed July 6, 2017

Relaxing and interesting ride around the estuary and bay. Captain provided local stories and other ideas for side trips.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank PennsylvaniaGirl_9
Reviewed June 30, 2017

We took this tour to go from Cowichan Bay to Genoa Bay. We could have driven, but this was a special birthday treat. Jan, the captain, was very informative of the area. The tour of the estuary sounds fascinating, and I will have to try...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank mesachie
Reviewed June 10, 2017

We took the crab tour and our Captain was entertaining, and informative. She gave us a general harbour tour as well as there was just the 2 of us with her. We saw Osprey, sea lions, and she had a crab in the trap which...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Wendy E
Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

If you're visiting the Cowichan Valley I thoroughly recommend this excursion. Explore the shops etc or have a coffee in Cowichan Bay then take the Greylag Tour boat over to the Genoa Bay Cafe for lunch. Two five star activities! The gentleman running the boat...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank bradandwoody
Reviewed July 7, 2016

Absolutely Fabulous. Captain Tim was superb. Our 13 year old Triplets are still taking about their voyage, catching crab and spotting the local wildlife. A must for ANYONE visiting the area. Thanks again Captain Tim.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank GibraltarTravellers
Reviewed July 7, 2016

An excellent outing for family visiting from overseas. Captain Tim was engaging and informative. Even as lifelong locals, we learned new facts about Cowichan Bay. We saw a variety of wildlife and working boats out on the water as well as taking in the breathtaking...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank BHemstalk
Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

We took a ride with Tim to Genoa Bay Cafe for an early supper with our kids and my mother. It is a short 25 minute ride across the beautiful Cowachin Bay. We ate a fabulous meal, and had a short stroll around the harbour...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank mrsdijon
Reviewed August 14, 2015

Had a couple visiting from Winnipeg and decided to try the 1 hour tour $20 per person for seniors. Captain Tim took us out to the estuary to see the seals (never have seen such a variety--spotted, black, brown, multi-colored. The boat took us really...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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