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Gulf Island Safari

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Address: Sturies Bay, British Columbia, Canada
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We arranged our trip well before our arrival on Saturna. However the day of our trip the winds were up and they were a problem. Ian and I kept tabs all day until we reached the... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2015
Mari Anne H
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Surrey, Canada
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Surrey, Canada
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

We arranged our trip well before our arrival on Saturna. However the day of our trip the winds were up and they were a problem. Ian and I kept tabs all day until we reached the point that the winds were not going to die down and it would not be safe to go out that day. Next morning he... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 26 June 2014

Such an amazing experience. We were flexible as to when we were available over the weekend we were on Pender Island. Ian called us when Whales were spotted and we were off! We were able to see some whales breaching, Sea Lions, Seals, and all kinds of birds. We felt safe with Ian and he was very knowledgeable of the... More 

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Manitoba, Canada
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Reviewed 2 May 2013

We recently took a quick trip to Salt Spring, a destination we typically try to enjoy every year or two. We were delighted to see that Gulf Island Safari was open for business, and Ian was there to greet us, even though it was a little ahead of the typical whale-watching season. Ian had a group small group going out,... More 

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Thank Lynda D
Florida
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 September 2012

We went out with Ian and Gulf Island Safari in June and had an amazing time. Ian really knows his stuff. It was cold, drizzling and the whales were far away. Even though we were booked for an early afternoon trip, he told us to go enjoy something else and he would keep in touch with us as to the... More 

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Salt Spring Island, Canada
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45 reviews
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Reviewed 7 August 2011

This tour is islander owned and operated, which we like. Ian is personable and knowledgeable about the islands. It was a great way to "go to sea" and let someone else do the driving... lots to see: seals, eagles, orca whales. You must go out on the water to really experience the islands.

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