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Discovery Marine Safaris Ltd.

#3 of 40 Outdoor Activities in Campbell River Features Animals
760 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2C3, Canada
+1 866-501-6722
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Grizzly Bear Watch

What can you say but WOW!!!!! We were with Captain John and Ann (our naturalist) who took us on a... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2015
Lorenekimura
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Bowser, Canada
Bear watching

What an amazing experience, saw 10 bear including 6 cubs. Captain very friendly and helpful, guide... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2015
Sue R
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YOUR ADVENTURE IS OUR PASSION! Join us on an educational wilderness adventure. View the iconic Killer Whale and the giant Humpback on our Whale Watching Safaris or see come along on an awe-inspiring Grizzly Bear Excursion! Discover in Comfort with Campbell River’s premier tour operator! Our onboard Marine Naturalists deliver an unparalleled experience that showcases our connection to wildlife and the world in which we all depend. WIR SPRECHEN DEUTSCH!
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760 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2C3, Canada
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Reviewed 13 September 2015

What can you say but WOW!!!!! We were with Captain John and Ann (our naturalist) who took us on a boat ride with views of Vancouver, Quadra, and several other islands like you have never seen before. That was only the beginning of an incredible...More

1  Thank Lorenekimura
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

What an amazing experience, saw 10 bear including 6 cubs. Captain very friendly and helpful, guide was full of knowledge. Park guides were superb and did First Nations credit

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 5 September 2015

What a beautiful day Friday, Sept 5th! Capt John and his crew are outstanding! We saw Orcas, Bears and Humpbacks. Plus, a sunset cruise home!

Thank TassieMom
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Well worth the trip. Marine wildlife watching is never guaranteed, but a comfortable boat, with refreshments on board and a good guide and driver made the whole trip pleasurable, and watching the whales and dolphins was the icing on the cake.

Thank Fannie4
Reviewed 31 August 2015

We went on a whale watching trip. The boat was superb, very comfortable. Our captain and the marine biologist, Amber were excellent. They shared their vast knowledge with us which was fascinating. We saw two groups of orcas, pacific dolphins, porpoise, harbour seals, bald eagles...More

1  Thank James B
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Be ready for excitement and photo ops of the BC coast at its best! Campbell River never fails to amaze me for all it's natural beauty and those who go out of there way to share it.

1  Thank C4048FAericm
Reviewed 27 August 2015

What a fantastic adventure!! Captain Jeff and Naturalist Anne are great hosts on this 4 hour plus excursion. They shared a great deal of their knowledge about the area and the creatures that we saw. We were mesmerized with a live show by orcas, humpbacks,...More

Thank perryunit
Reviewed 12 August 2015

There are many fantastic tour companies in Campbell River. Discovery Marine is certainly one of them. They offer many great journeys, are partnered with the Campbell River Museum for history tours, and have a great selection of knickknacks to take home for memories. Their biggest...More

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Geord D, Owner at Discovery Marine Safaris Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2015

We are very proud of our vessels and put a great deal of effort in to maintaining them. Thank you for your review and look forward to seeing you again. Geord Dunstan Owner

Reviewed 11 August 2015

Our first Whale watching adventure. As advertised, we boarded a comfortable shuttle bus for a one hour ride to the boat on Kelley Bay. The boat was waiting, off the bus, straight onto the boat. The boat was about 35' long, and a perfect size...More

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Geord D, Owner at Discovery Marine Safaris Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2015

Sounds like quite a day filled with wildlife of all sorts. Thank you for your review we look forward to seeing you again. Geord Dunstan Owner

Reviewed 11 August 2015

From the moment you get on the boat till you get off it, you are transported to another world. If you love wildlife, spectacular scenery, knowledgeable guides, yummy sandwiches and friendly, likeminded travelers, you can NOT miss this experience. Watching Grizzlies in the wild catching...More

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Geord D, Owner at Discovery Marine Safaris Ltd., responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2015

Thank you for your review. We feel like this is one of the most amazing places on the planet as well! Look forward to seeing you again. Geord Dunstan

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rgrnch
24 July 2017|
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Response from geord31 | Property representative |
The amount of people is controlled so as not to impact the bears and to provide the best viewing opportunities for our guests. We tend to take in 30 people on one boat, but the maximum is 36 in the bear area at a time. All... More
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