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“Deluxe Orca Camp”

Wildcoast Adventures
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Owner description: 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just us, the water, and the wildlife! That is how I describe my experience with Wildcoast adventures. The Orcas came to play for us, as did dolphins, sea lions, bald eagles, and a humpback off in the distance. On the last day I finally got to shout 'ORRRRCAAA' which led to a total of 10 out in the strait, and they even used the rubbing beaches. On the cross we spotted a grizzly on west cracroft, and had a nice 7 mile paddle.

We had a great group and our guides Chris, Shea, and John taught us a lot about the Orcas and other wildlife. Oh, and the food was amazing! Grilled salmon, bbq chicken, cheesecake, pancakes, eggs benedict...it was like top chef british columbia! Also the hot shower was great, and I did the sauna on the last night, diving into the fresh water creek after each round which felt amazing. I loved being disconnected for 4 days, it was just what I needed.

Thank Matt M
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

What a trip it was amazing in every aspect. The guides were unbelievable in everything they did from the kayaking, to cooking, cleaning, to preparing the hot tub and sauna. Great conversations, shared experiences, laughter and genuine interest in each guest and their experiences. And then there was the Wild Life! close encounters of the third kind - ha ha! Orcas next to our kayaks, sea lions snorting at us, eagles soaring above us and salmon leaping out of the water in front of the beach all in one day. Sunrise paddles with the mountains, the mist and the clouds of Johnstone strait that defy words. You simply have to go and experience it for yourself.

Thank Donna C
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

Just returned from a 4 day stay at Orca camp. Our guides Cole, Se, and John made it a memorable experience. Was one of the best family trips we have done. Saw lots of orcas, humpback whales, sea stars, sea lions, etc. The glamping made camping easy. Our children (11 and 13) had a great trip with lots to hold their interest both on the water and at camp. Was also great to unplug for a few days. We really enjoyed the hot tub, sauna and gourmet food. Can’t wait to go back and would highly recommend. Perfect for our beginner kayak skill level, but could be made more difficult if you had higher level skills. Thanks to Cole,Se and John for a great trip and to Val and Damian for answering all our questions pre trip.

Thank Vancouver_travel
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

I just got back from an amazing trip to Orca Camp with Wildcoast Adventures. I had some travel issues and they were very helpful, picking me up late from the ferry terminal. The camp itself was pretty cool. It had a hot tub, hot water shower and sauna (glamping at it's best). Our guides, Chris, Bender and John were great. Fun guys to be around, good cooks and guides. We saw humpbacks, orcas, dolphins, a sea lion and a bear. Thanks for a great adventure!

Thank Taxhead5761
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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic trip with Wildcoast! We saw orcas, stood under the Milky Way and watched a meteor shower, enjoyed great kayaking and took a hike to a lovely waterfall. The guides, food and accommodations were super. It would be hard to top this trip, but we’ll likely be back to try.

Thank llamachick
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