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Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours

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Discovery Harbour Marina Dock E, Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
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The best way to experience the water and wildlife

We went on a 4 hour tour this past week, and the experience surpassed any of our expectations. We... read more

Reviewed today
kristacawley
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Vancouver, Canada
Fun trip

Such fun!! We took the 6 hr tour on the boat. We saw so many animals. The sight of the whales had... read more

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SueM3147
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St. Albert, Canada
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We can be found in "The Floathouse" located on Dock E in the Discovery Harbour Marina in beautiful Campbell River, British Columbia.
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Discovery Harbour Marina Dock E, Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed today

We went on a 4 hour tour this past week, and the experience surpassed any of our expectations. We were given warm suits to wear on the zodiac, and toques to keep our heads warm - as it is still a little chilly on the...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such fun!! We took the 6 hr tour on the boat. We saw so many animals. The sight of the whales had my grandbabies so excited!! They provided lunch on Stewart island. There was a washroom on board also.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

We took our two granddaughters on the whale watching tour with this company and were thrilled! There were only the 4 of us and one other family of 4 on the boat. It was a chilly day so we were suited up in the cozy...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

A first rate Grissly bear tour, and we got to watch humpbacks playing on the way there. A great experience from the dock until we got back. A great way to spend a day.

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Took a trip with Campbell River Whale Watching in August 2017. This was our second time out with them. This time there were 4 of us, 2 local to Campbell River, 2 visiting from Ontario. We had a great day, nice weather, great and knowledgeable...More

Thank Mike L
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CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Hi Mike, Thanks for writing us this great review! It sounds like your second trip was full of great sightings! Seeing the bears foraging on the beach must have been such a treat! We hope to have you out with us again for a third...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

We received a full day trip as a gift and it was a excellent way to spend a sunny day! We have also recommended it to friends who also thoroughly enjoyed it along with their 2 grandchildren.More

Thank IamBobsMum
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CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Good Afternoon! Thank you for writing this lovely review. A day out on the water with sunshine and a fresh sea breeze is the perfect way to relax! Thanks for recommending us! We really appreciate it! We hope to see you again! All the best,...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

My Wife now wants to go every year for her Birthday! We saw everything, Bears, Whales, eagles, dolphins. By far the best tour option in Campbell River!More

Thank Nick M
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CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Hi Nick, Thanks for taking the time to write us a review! We're so glad you and your wife enjoyed your day and had so many sightings! Making it an annual tradition doesn't sound like a problem to us! See you in the future! Team...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

best ride ever, saw whales and so many wonderful dolphins. Very safe and knowledgeable captain. Shore lunch was also fun.More

Thank Vera B
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CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Hi Vera, Thank you for taking the time our of your day to write us a review! We're so glad you enjoyed your trip with us! Getting out to stretch your legs and eat on the shore is always a nice and necessary break! We...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

This was the 4th year in a row that we have been whale watching with Campbell River Whale Watching and yet again we had a great day out spotting Orca and Humpbacks as well as dolphins, seals and a couple of Black Bear, one with...More

Thank Alastair F
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CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Hi Alastair, Wow! Thank you so much for being such a loyal guest! We're so pleased to hear that you've enjoyed your trips with us and we're excited to see you again this year! All the best, Team CRWW

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

I took my son, granddaughter and friends on the full day whale watching tour. What a great day. I've been living in Campbell River for years and had been on many tours but this was the first that showed us Killer whales. I was so...More

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CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Hi Evelyn! Thanks so much for taking the time to write us a lovely review. We're so pleased to hear that you all had a great time and were able to finally see killer whales! The dolphins are definitely a blast! It's great to hear...More

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Harmony L L
31 March 2017|
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Response from tgwood | Reviewed this property |
Chances are that you will see whales and or Orcas on a whale watching trip. By the same token on a Grizzly Bear trip , your chances of seeing bears are very strong. They do guarantee you to see bears on the Grizzly trip and... More
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queens888
26 October 2016|
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Response from 053weejohnny530 | Reviewed this property |
I use a Nikon D7100 with a 18-300mm telephoto..almost any camera will work actually, the wildlife is not very far away...
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queens888
25 October 2016|
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Response from Moiraine8 | Reviewed this property |
There were only 12 in our group. Once we landed at Orford Pt, Drew and William took us out to the viewing platforms. It pretty well depends on how many bears are around - if lots of bears in close proximity, they will stay... More
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