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Discovery Marine Safaris Ltd.

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760 Island Hwy, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 2C3, Canada
+1 866-501-6722
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Grizzlie tour

Excellent day. Worth the money . Johanna & Captain Ted were great. Saw 13 bears and as a bonus on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Plenty of Grizzlies

We took the tour on a cloudy/drizzly day so it was great to have an indoors area that would... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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
+1 866-501-6722
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent day. Worth the money . Johanna & Captain Ted were great. Saw 13 bears and as a bonus on the way back saw killer whales and a humpback whale.

Thank jodik23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the tour on a cloudy/drizzly day so it was great to have an indoors area that would accommodate all of us. Parts of the day were dry so we could enjoy the outside seating as well. We saw a total of 12 grizzlies,...More

Thank cgoodr5102
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Discovery Marine and Stubbs operate a first class service - their captains are long time seamen who have an interesting and welcoming personality - this coupled with young well trained naturalists who still have that job excitement make for a wonderful experience. The boats are...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are several of these tours available out of CR and decided on this one because of the reviews, although others also have positive reviews. This one has a bigger boat and a more reasonable cancellation policy. Lucky on weather as it cleared during the...More

Thank tornillo2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was on my bucket list - view grizzlies in the wild enjoying spawning salmon - CHECK! Kudos to Cap'n Tim, Naturalist Sue and the First Nations hosts. They ensured an A+ trip for a diverse group of varying ages and fitness levels. The trip...More

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the combined package of a 4 hour whale watching tour and full day grizzly bear tour leaving Campbell River. Firstly, we went out for the whale watching tour, not long into the journey the weather turned from sun to rain and although it...More

Thank Sandra R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about this experience was excellent, from making the online reservation to arriving back at the dock after the eight-hour expedition. "Kuluta," our 40-foot passenger vessel, was comfortable and expertly handled by the engaging Captain Ted. Our first mate (sorry I can't recall her name)...More

Thank LindaWattierRobinson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tour exceeded our expectations! Sue and Capt Al were just a wealth of information. Just the ride out to Bute Inlet is magnificant, then you see the bears! Once we landed at our destination to travel by shuttle bus, we were met by our...More

Thank SueMac58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great guides and very well planned trips. Good quality boats. Entertaining capitan(s)! We booked a combined package of two trips - highly recommended

Thank PiotrekPe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been with this company on several whale trips but this is the first time on the grizzly bear trip. It was amazing Captain John and Johanna were brilliant so informative and friendly they answered all the questions and are so passionate about the...More

Thank Hilary W
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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