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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...more
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Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 5T5, Canada
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 November 2010

I had my second tour with Aboriginal Journeys to see Grizzly`s and it was again almost indescribably great . The trip by Garry our nice guide and his boat to Grizzly-Country is in itself a wonderful experience . From the boat ramp we went by...More

8  Thank dreamislands
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Reviewed 24 September 2015

According to our travel agent we were due to go to Bute Inlet with Aboriginal tours to view the grizzly bears but they took us to Toba instead. Toba inlet only has one viewing platform and they also use a bridge with constant heavy trucks...More

8  Thank Eileenmarie2014
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

A very wet and windy day but Gary took us the more northerly route to avoid the worst of the weather, saw some Orca on the way. The boat has very basic accommodations but Gary has a tale to tell and information to give all...More

Thank Nigel W
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We arrived as required at 9.30 a.m. for our 10 a.m. tour. We were processed quickly and then Garry gave a rather lengthy safety and information briefing including his family connection to the first nation people. We all then walked across to the boat which...More

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AboriginalJourneys, Manager at Aboriginal Journeys Wildlife and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Hi. Thank you for your feedback. New toilet facilities were constructed shortly after your visit. Our lunches are made by a wonderful woman who takes pride in her baking and cooking. The bread and cookies are baked by her. Sorry if they werent up to...More

Reviewed 22 September 2018

Weather was pretty uncooperative, but managed to beat the storm home. Bear watching was a little slow at first but picked up later on. They gave us an extra half hour, so that was good. Guides were very knowledgeable and really tried hard to keep...More

Thank madamezil
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Gary the operator and Captain was great and knew his stuff. The First Nations guide were great when we arrived at the head of the inlet. Transported in a minibus into woods to viewing platforms and saw between 5 and 6 Grizzlys doing their thing,...More

1  Thank Tim B
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

My mum and I were so looking forward to our grizzly tour and Garry and the First Nations guides didn’t disappoint. On the outbound boat trip we saw dolphins surfing our wake, seals and sea lions. Once arriving at toba we boarded the bus and...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

After a very wet start and a 2 hour boat ride from Campbell river we arrived at the boat dock in Toba Inlet. Here, our very able skipper, Gary handed us over to a local First Nations guide. Stuart soon settled us in and gave...More

Thank 801keith
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We saw bears not a lot but we saw them and that is always special. The Journeys guide was very knowledgeable and interesting. The lunch was fantastic which is not the rule on trips like this so hats off to them. The facilities beyond the...More

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AboriginalJourneys, Manager at Aboriginal Journeys Wildlife and Adventure Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Hi. Thank you . We are happy you enjoyed your tour. New washroom facilities have been constructed since your visit. No more porta potties. Thanks again .

Reviewed 13 September 2018

Totally unforgettable. We saw grizzlies for the best part of 5 hours, and bald eagles. On the boat outbound we saw whales, orcas, seals and a sea Lion. The Owner, skipper and guide Garry (and native guides) was totally dedicated to us experiencing as much...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We took this Grizzly Bear Watching Safari tour on the 1st September, which is not peak bear viewing time (Garry reported that this is probably 17th Sept to 17th October this year). We had the most amazing time and saw approx 3 different grizzly bears....More

Thank KatieKate38
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing day with Garry and his team from the very helpful lady in the office to ‘Stewie’ our indigenous ‘Klahoose’ bear guide and his Uncle Norm. I read reviews prior to booking and they all seemed to speak very highly of Aboriginal...More

Thank Nick T
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cdc2806
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
Hello, The grizzly bears are most active/visible when the salmon are running to spawn up river. This can start in late August and run until mid October. Campbell River claims to be the salmon capital of the world! We... More
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Response from dcdekoning | Reviewed this property |
go to abiroginal tours
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Response from GarryOrca | Property representative |
Your welcome. Cheers
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