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Discovery Expeditions

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Telegraph Cove, Canada
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About Discovery Expeditions
Pre-booking required by email or phone. Vaccinations are required. Multi-Day Trips are available in four or six options: or Orca Custom Day Trip or a Two Day experience. Our most popular trip is our 4 day/3 night Orca Explorer Trip...lots of time to see wildlife. Our camp is spectacular in it's location. Extended 6 day trips start at the North End of the Broughton Archipelago. Family Rates, Island Basecamp, Knowledgeable Guides. Multi-Day Trips, Monday-Thursday, Day Trips on Weekends. Departures Alder Bay Resort, or Port McNeill. We operate by under promising and over delivering.
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Marc wrote a review Sep. 2021
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We went on a kayak day trip with Cory and it was amazing! We got picked up by the boat and already saw a bunch of humpbacks on our way to Sophia Island. Once on the island the owner Larry showed us around, before we got into our kayaks. Cory was a great guide, he was very laidback and funny and really seemed to enjoy watching wildlife as well. During kayaking we spotted some more humpbacks and like 20 sea lions in one spot. The highlight of the trip was a sleeping humpback whale which we got very close to. We would definitely recommend the tour und would definitely come back for a multi day trip with them!
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Date of experience: September 2021
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Response from larrywrY9163CM, Owner at Discovery Expeditions
Responded Jan. 14, 2022
Thanks for coming on that day trip. Hope to see you return for a multi-day trip.
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Rachel R wrote a review Sep. 2021
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My sister and I went on a day trip with Discovery Expeditions. We were a small intimate group of 4 which was lovely. Larry and Korry were very knowledgeable about the area and wildlife. They knew just where to take us to see humpback whales, orcas, dolphins and sea lions. To boot, we had a nutritious and filling lunch supplied by DE. We highly recommend this company!
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Date of experience: September 2021
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Response from larrywrY9163CM, Owner at Discovery Expeditions
Responded Jan. 14, 2022
Thanks for the review. Enjoyed having you and sister on our day trips.
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Chrissy B wrote a review Sep. 2021
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This adventure was the highlight of my BC trip. Larry and Korry were the warmest, nicest, most knowledgeable hosts you could ask for while camping and kayaking in the Northern Vancouver island area. The campsite was just perfect, and you can see they work very hard to maintain it and make improvements for their guests. The kayaking adventures were nothing short of amazing. To have an orca come so close to you, that when it spouts out air, the mist kisses your face, was something I will never ever forget. We met a great group of people who were also there, and shared a close encounter with an orca and a sea lion while kayaking. We also saw a humpback whale, porpoises, bald eagles, and a harbour seal. Each tent had access to a beautiful view of the water, mountains, and sunset, which is another part of this trip I won’t soon forget. Thank you so much Larry and Korry, for making this trip everything I had hoped it would be! Chrissy
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Mellow Breeze wrote a review Aug. 2021
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I would like to thank and promote this outfit for a truly amazing day watching whales and kayaking. Larry was a superb host with a tremendous knowledge of the area, wildlife, and history which he generously shared. We did the one day excursion but are sure to return for a multi-day trip in the future. My wife and I are fairly well travelled and this experience ranks near the top. I tip my hat to Larry, Colleen, and Cory and Discovery Expeditions. We thank you again for a very memorable day! Ken & Patty
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Date of experience: August 2021
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Michelle B wrote a review Aug. 2021
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Our four day kayaking trip exceeded all expectations. Larry and Korry went the extra mile to ensure we had a wonderful experience in nature, beginning from the minute we stepped on the boat to go to camp on Sophia Island. We saw whales every day, Orca and Humpback, explored Johnstone Straight kayaking and hiking, and enjoyed nightly sunsets from the "honeymoon suite" on Sophia. The resident rookery with three eagles, two mature and one immature, was a short distance from our comfy tent and a constant source of entertainment. Larry is truly a wise and expert guide, keeping us safe, entertained, and providing local knowledge all at the same time. We left feeling rested, invigorated and better in touch with nature. Thanks Larry and Korry!
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Date of experience: August 2021
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