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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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We took our grandchildren, 7 and 9 years old, on this whale watching tour around Campbell River... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Eileen C
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Campbell River, Canada
The Best Day Ever

This is a fantastic trip. Do not hesitate in booking it. I booked this as a package direct with... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
tourists_are_us
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London, United Kingdom
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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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Reviewed 10 November 2017

We took our grandchildren, 7 and 9 years old, on this whale watching tour around Campbell River waters. As we have used this same company up further north on the island before in 2015, we found the comparison interesting. The waters around Campbell River did...More

Thank Eileen C
CRWWAT, Manager at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Doing a comparison of 2 different areas is something everyone interested in and is something that we as operators do not take the time to do. As wildlife enthusiasts we understand that what you see...More

Reviewed 18 October 2017

This is a fantastic trip. Do not hesitate in booking it. I booked this as a package direct with the company. The arrangements were made easily and the communication was great. We stayed at the Comfort Inn as part of the package. It is easy...More

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CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Hello! Thank you so much for your congratulations! We're so pleased to hear that you had such a fantastic time! Leif is an incredible guide full of amazing facts and we're glad you enjoyed his sense of humour as well! It sounds like you were...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017

Trip 10.09.17. An enjoyable trip and we saw 15 grizzlies. We were picked up from Painters Lodge and then travelled by boat to the First Nations reserve. The travel around the area was by mini-bus and the viewing was via stands and riverbanks.We saw one...More

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CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Good Afternoon Marty! Thank you for taking the time to write this review! We're pleased to hear that you had a great day of sightings! It's always fantastic when there are whales in the area on the way there and back so that you get...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017

from the front desk on check in through the tours, staff were friendly, knowledgeable and very informative. Leif was particularly full of information about the tour, the animals, the landscape and local issues. We saw lots of bears (13 sightings) at Bute Inlet with the...More

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CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Good Afternoon! Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed both of your trips with us! It sounds like you had two great days of sightings full of bears and whales! The...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017

Our guide Leif was awesome, informative, and friendly. He made the already amazing day seeing grizzly bears and orca's even better. He went out of his way to make sure we had lots of opportunities to see as many animals as possible during the 8...More

Thank Megan H
CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Hi Megan! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! We're so pleased to hear that you had a fantastic time and lots of sightings with Leif! It's truly amazing to hear the guides talk and teach guests about the different...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017

I will never forget the experience seeing and photographing grizzlies catching salmon! We took the 7-8 hour Grizzly tour. (Actually we went 2 days). It's a beautiful 2 hour boat ride to the destination where the bears are. That in itself is fantastic. Gorgeous scenery,...More

Thank Patrice0827
CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Hi Patrice! Thanks so much for joining us for two full days of Grizzly Bear watching! Each day the tours differ depending on the weather, sightings, etc. so we're very happy that you had not just one great tour, but two! The vegetarian wraps are...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

If you are wanting to go out on a whale and grizzly bear tour then this is the company! As a professional who works in whale watching I am blown away by this company. Everything was top notch especially our guide Leif who went the...More

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CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Hi Molly! We're so pleased you had such a great experience and that Leif was able to show you whales (especially Tumbo) and much more! It's always a pleasure to bond with other whale nerds and we're so happy you had a great time! Thanks...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

We did the day grizzly bear trip with this company. Allthough an overall good day out there are some remarks. 1. At booking we checked if a pick up at Heriot Bay on Quadra was possible. The reply was affirmative. The pick up was weather...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great time with the "capitain" David :-) We took the 4 hours tour (bear, whale, birds, sea lion...). The tour was fantastic as the landscape is just gorgeous especially when the sun shows and the sea is as flat as a lake....More

Thank Laurie H
CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Hi Laurie! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and for taking a trip with us! We're so glad you had a great experience with David! We hope to see you again in the future! All the best, The whole...More

Reviewed 28 September 2017

We booked the Grizzly Bear tour with accommodation at the nearby Comfort Inn and Suites. This was out third tour with this company and we were not disappointed. The accommodation was great, and the tour was amazing. We had Leif as a boat driver for...More

Thank Hank T
CRWWAT, Front Desk at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

Hank T, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this detailed and extremely kind review! We're so pleased to have been able to show you the area and incredible wildlife. We're thrilled that you'll come back and join us for another...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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