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Campbell River: Whales, Wildlife & Culture Tour

Campbell River: Whales, Wildlife & Culture Tour

From US$ 165.14 per person

Embark on an excursion to discover large marine mammals combined with a fascinating view into the world of local First Nations of Campbell River and the Discovery Islands.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide


  • Discover one of the most sought-after destinations for viewing some of the world’s most magnificent marine mammals
  • Depart from Discovery Harbour Marina aboard a custom-designed tour vessel
  • Search for humpback whales, orcas (killer whales), porpoises, dolphins, sea lions, otters, bald eagles and a variety of marine birds
Full description
Go in search of a variety of fascinating wildlife species which can be found off the coast of Vancouver Island, including humpback whales, orcas (killer whales), porpoises, dolphins, sea lions, otters, bald eagles, and a variety of marine birds. The tour vessel includes both indoor and outdoor seating options. Take the outdoor adventure seats that allow for wind-in-your-face exploring and wildlife watching. Inside the warm and protected cabin, find comfortable seats with large windows and a bathroom. As you explore the area, learn more about the rich history of the First Nations of Campbell River and the Discovery Islands. Learn about the tribes who have resided in the region for centuries including the Homalco, Klahoose, Tla’amin, K’ómoks, Wei Wai Kum, We Wai Kai, and more. The guides and skippers will share their expert knowledge of history, legends, stories, and culturally significant sites throughout the excursion.
  • Snacks and beverages
  • Live commentary onboard
  • Pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Children under 4 years
  • People with back problems

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Meeting point

Please arrive 20 minutes prior to your departure.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Camera
  • Rain gear
  • Binoculars

Not allowed

  • Tripods
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Routes may vary depending on whale sightings and weather
  • Tour departures can be subject to the time change and are weather dependent
  • In the event where we cannot operate tours due to poor weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances, you will receive a full refund
  • Brand new heated and covered boats with the option of outdoor open seating.
  • Toilet facilities available on the vessels
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