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Eagle Eye Adventures

#4 of 40 Outdoor Activities in Campbell River Features Animals
Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 0B3, Canada
+1 250-286-0809
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Wildlife 4h boat tour

Had heard good things about this company from my sister who had visited in July so booked the 4h... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jean m
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Ontario, Canada
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The very best day on the water!!

My husband and I went out with Eagle Eye Adventures on August 7, 2017. We have done the trips... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
W6025HVpats
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Campbell River
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Come and join us for the most spectacular Whale Watching, Grizzly Bear Expedition and Wildlife Tours in your life! From April 1st until mid-October, Eagle Eye Adventures Tours offers Whale Watching, Ocean rapids/Wildlife tours and of course our magnificent Grizzly Bear Expeditions. Your adventure starts at Campbell River’s Discovery Harbour Marina. Come and explore the beautiful central coast of British Columbia – one of the best places in the world to observe whales, grizzly bears, and other wildlife. Eagle Eye Adventures Tours have been named as one of the top 2 best things to do in Canada by European travel agencies. Our tours are a terrific base for photography and viewing diverse wildlife. With a maximum of 12 guests on each tour, we can personalize your wilderness adventure, and help you put those animals on your life list. From right in Campbell River, you can hop onto one of our boats and head out on the waters of Johnstone Strait, and Desolation Sound, off the Discovery Islands, and sometimes even the Sunshine Coast to watch a pod of Orcas or to witness a Humpback Whale breaching the surface. Porpoises and Dolphins can often be seen playing in the wake of our boats. What we love about the wilderness here is that it is still wild! Our straights and open waterways are what we’re famous for. The unique currents caused by ebbing and flooding tides support a food chain that starts with phytoplankton up through herring, salmon, dolphins, seals, orcas and humpback whales. On land, you can find cinnamon, black, and grizzly bears, deer, elk, cougar, wolves, and of course eagles, watching you as you watch them. Not only can we show you these magnificent creatures, but we can also give you a better understanding of the complex ecosystem which supports these animals. We work closely with other tour companies and scientists to protect our environment and are candidates to be named a World Whale Heritage Site. We are doing everything we can to preserve our whales for the future. The best way to see Grizzly Bears in their natural habitat is to join us on our covered boat and ride in comfort to Bute Inlet and the mouth of the Orford River. This is home to a significant concentration of coastal grizzlies. During the late summer and early autumn, bears are drawn to the many salmon spawning streams feeding into the coastal inlets. While the local bear population reaches its peak in the autumn, during the spring and summer bears feed on sedges, succulents, and grasses that make up the river estuary. These ongoing sources of high-quality food are why coastal grizzlies and brown bears are larger than inland bears. Don’t miss this unforgettable opportunity to witness the wildlife of Vancouver Island along some of the most majestic coastlines in the world!
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 0B3, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had heard good things about this company from my sister who had visited in July so booked the 4h wildlife boat tour for myself, 2 teenaged sons and my nephew. This tour was excellent! Captain Josh was exceptional !! Suited up on the dock and...More

Thank jean m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went out with Eagle Eye Adventures on August 7, 2017. We have done the trips before and always had a good time but yesterday, just WOW!!! We saw Orcas and lucky for us they were not shy at all about showing...More

1  Thank W6025HVpats
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff, assisted us into our padded suits for the trip. Nice rib, compete with a toilet. Only 12 of us on it, so not too crowded. Our guide - Ruben- was very knowledgable about where the whales might be and also about the whales...More

1  Thank Shirley M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the minute my friends and I walked into your office to begin our 4 hour wildlife tour, we were greeted by warm, friendly smiles. Lindell helped us with our paperwork and gave out goggles and toques. Rentia got us suited up in those spiffy...More

1  Thank islandgirls2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful four hour tour. Saw many humpbacks and some unbelievably beautiful scenery. Rubin our guide made our tour extra special by his knowledge of the areas we visited. Wish we had been out longer. We would recommend this trip to everyone. Thanks...More

1  Thank marilynwebb44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took a bear watching trip with Eagle Eye Adventures and I would NOT recommend it. There are so many other amazing tour operators in the area and so I would highly recommend choosing one of them instead. Our tour group was put together with...More

2  Thank 1986daly
JosKrynen, Owner at Eagle Eye Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Sally, thanks for your review, we always embrace people that are honest with their opinion about companies! It took a while to respond because I had to find when you went with us, that was over a year ago, pretty late with a review....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hello My friends and I took a 4 hour morning wildlife tour with your company yesterday. Just wanted to let you know that we had a wonderful time. He ladies that helped us suit up, were making very sure we had everything we needed. Warm...More

3  Thank Hollygirl147
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was also one of the participants on the boat when my tour guide became injured. I felt we were not going too fast and that Rueben was amazing. The boat did stop to assist her and we helped safely place her on the spinal...More

6  Thank nicola b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the kids aged 12 & 10 on this full day trip. They looked after us well and as the weather was beautiful we just had shorts and T shirts under the flotation suits and only needed them zipped up whilst travelling fast. We...More

Thank Familyhols66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went out with Reuben on what was supposed to be a whale watching and bears tour. There was no safety briefing before the trip and I was sat in the middle seat of the front row which had nothing to hold onto. The water was...More

3  Thank Velveteenqueen
JosKrynen, Owner at Eagle Eye Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks very much for your review, we always appreciate feedback. What I do not understand is why you did not stay with your wife in the hospital, (after speaking with the hospital staff, we were informed her injuries were way less than you suggested above,...More

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Terri C
16 June 2016|
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Response from Mary-Lynn M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Terry, From what I know the summer is the best time to go. They even give a guarantee on some tours because they pretty much see them everyday. They run tours everyday all summer. I would give them a call. They are... More
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Terri C
16 June 2016|
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Response from Shelley W | Reviewed this property |
I think you may have posted your question in the wrong place. I do not work at Eagle Eye Adventures. However, as far as I know, any time is a good time to whale watch!
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LeeAnn K
3 March 2016|
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Response from Nadine-Goossens | Reviewed this property |
Normally you can mail them and ask information Sorry there were a few mistakes in my mail Nadine
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