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Aboriginal Journeys Wildlife and Adventure Tours

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Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 5T5, Canada
+1 888-455-8101
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Great trip, great guide!

We went on a grizzlybeartour with Gary. He is a very nice, experienced guide with passion for his... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Hilde H
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Grizzly tour

It becomes evident from the moment you enter Toba Inlet that you have crossed into the wild. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kimberley N
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Toronto, Canada
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A locally and family owned tour company located in Campbell River, British Columbia. See Killer Whales (Orcas), Dolphins, Humpback Whales Eagles, Black Bears and other Marine Wildlife in their natural environment on our Marine Wildlife and Whale Watching Journeys. In late summer and early fall we offer Grizzly Bear Journeys. On our Grizzly Bear Journey in Campbell River, we travel aboard our high-speed, covered vessel to Toba Inlet in search of Grizzly Bears. You will see pristine river valleys which are home to these magnificent animals. Upon arrival we will board a tour bus and drive to specially designed bear viewing platforms and some open viewing areas, which is situated along the river and ideal for viewing the mighty grizzlies. Here you’ll have the opportunity to witness firsthand the autumn ritual of bears feasting on spawning salmon in Canada´s true wilderness. Observation platforms offer great views and security so you can have a look into the lives of these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. Travel through some of the worlds strongest Ocean Rapids and learn a little about the local First Nations history and culture as well. Enjoy breathtaking Nature viewing boat tours throughout the Discovery Passage, Johnstone Strait and Mainland Inlet areas. We have a 27 foot covered vessel with a open viewing deck and onboard washroom and heater. Our experienced and locally born Transport Canada certified guides have a minimum 40 years experience working and traveling within these waters. We look forward in creating long lasting memories for you and your families. Our floating office is located at the Discovery Harbour Marina (G Dock)in Campbell River. Please use the South ramp. "A Spectacular Adventure Awaits!" CAMPBELL RIVER's longest running Whale Watching and Grizzly Bear tour company. Established in 2000.
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Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 5T5, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went on a grizzlybeartour with Gary. He is a very nice, experienced guide with passion for his job. The 2 hour boattrip to the inlet was beautiful and he told us a lot of new information and showed us animals along the water like...More

Thank Hilde H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It becomes evident from the moment you enter Toba Inlet that you have crossed into the wild. The killer whales and sea lions on the way there were so magestic and the relationship Gary has with them evident. We witnessed 9 grizzly bears, one small...More

Thank Kimberley N
Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing day. Wonderful to see magnificent grizzly bears in their natural habitat. We viewed from 3 separate towers. Good lunch too! Garry and our 2 First Nation guides went out of the way to ensure we had a great day including stopping during the...More

Thank KardrewKardrew
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again I went with Gary, once again a tour too good to review in a few words - He never fails to delight. Orcas, Sea Lions, Seals, Pacific white sided dolphins, Bald Headed Eagles, Golden Eagle, not to mention a nice big Raven that...More

Thank Morris M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you get a chance, do this tour. We had a truly outstanding experience that will live with us for the rest of our lives. Where all the other tours pile into Bute Inlet Gary (40 years experience) takes you to the much quieter Toba...More

Thank TheCountandCountess
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent grizzly bear watching tour. Now going to quieter area, far less tourists only 12 at a time. Great facilities and viewing opportunities. Thank you Gary for another excellent trip. If you do one trip in Canada do this one! Our second time. ... there...More

Thank Pole2Pole_Images
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thinking we would only visit Vancouver Island once, we decided to book two grizzly bear trips with Gary last week. Previous reviews convinced us to choose him and we made the best choice! Had two fantastic days, saw grizzlies both days, some a little closer...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of our best bear viewing day on the trip. You meet on the dock and take a 2 hour boat trip to the actual location. The viewing stands are all very new and we could clearly see lots of wild grizzly bears...More

Thank Annie W
Reviewed 9 September 2017

superb trip to see grizzlies: river levels were low & amazed at how many salmon were in river. Great views of 3-4 grizzlies feeding. Tour is very personal: Garry has a lifetime's expert knowledge of the area & is keen to minimise disturbance to this...More

Thank mikey212538
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We booked this trip to see grizzly bears but also had sightings of Orcas on the trip out and back and had 2 humpback whales come up beside the boat. Gary our guide was so knowledgeable and passionate about the wild life and our First...More

Thank lizcowlam
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wandereringon
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contact garry by the number provided ((250) 850-1101) and he will be able to answer your questions. Much faster and more reliable to contact the provider by email or phone than asking on a message board. Good luck and enjoy... More
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Response from leohauer | Reviewed this property |
The two tours (4 hours wildlife and 6 hours whale watching) were actually very similar. The attention was mainly on whale watching (orcas and humpbacks, dolphins and porpoise), for other animals he didn't stop (seals) or... More
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