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Aboriginal Journeys: Wildlife Viewing and Adventure Tours
3 -1371 Island Highway 19A, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 5T5, Canada
1-888-455-8101
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Owner description: A locally and family owned tour company located in Campbell River, British Columbia. See Killer Whales, Dolphins, Eagles, Black Bears and other Marine Wildlife in their natural environment on our Marine Wildlife and Whale Watching Journeys. In late summer and early fall we offer Grizzly Bear Journeys on Aboriginal lands at Orford River in Bute Inlet. Viewing is done from the safety of bear viewing platforms located at various locations along this beautiful river. Travel through some of the worlds strongest Ocean Rapids and learn a little about the local First Nations history and culture as well. Enjoy breathtaking Nature viewing boat tours throughout the Discovery Passage, Johnstone Straits and Mainland Inlet areas. We have a 27 foot covered vessel with a open viewing deck and onboard washroom and heater. Our experienced and locally born Transport Canada certified guides have a minimum 35 years experience working and traveling within these waters. We look forward in creating long lasting memories for you and your families.*Guaranteed Sightings!- see website for details.Our floating office is located at the Discovery Harbour Marina (G Dock)in Campbell River. Please use the South ramp. "A Spectacular Adventure Awaits!" CAMPBELL RIVER's longest running Whale Watching and Grizzly Bear tour company. Established in 2000.
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“Fantastic trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012 via mobile

The highlight of our Canada trip, we spent a fantastic day trip through the islands to bute inlet on our grizzly bear watching tour. We spent well over an hour watching a bear very close up feeding on the waters edge, all in all a magical experience. We also saw bald headed eagle, harbour dolphins and a sea lion.

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Altona, Manitoba, Canada
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“Killer whales, bald eagles, seals and bears...all in one trip!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

I and my wife, our daughter and her sons ages 5 and 7, took this wonderful tour this summer. We saw a seal and an eagle before we were out of the harbour and orcas within 5 minutes of launch. We were on the water for 6 hours and the whales were with us for at least half of the time. We left them to find eagles, seals and black bears and after that we returned and spent another hour with the orcas. Incredible sights, a great tour guide and a super experience. My grandsons came to me twice to thank me for the great trip. They loved it too. Lunch was included.

Visited July 2012
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“One of the best wildlife trips ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Outstanding opportunity to see Grizzly's feeding on salmon together with wild(sea)live viewings, with an expert captain Gary who likes to show extra wildlife such as a pod of playing dolphins, and thereby increasing the lenght of the trip without problem. Superb! One of the best wildlifetrips ever.

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“The Captain makes sure you have animal sightings to make this the trip of a lifetime!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

This family owned business cares about giving you a marvelous journey. Captain Gary's experience and respect of these waterways gave us a safe trip filled with wildlife sightings. He knows where to look and the clues that determine probable sightings on land and the ocean. He maneuvered the boat again and again not only to see the wildlife, but to photograph them with the best lighting. The trip to see the Grizzlies was filled with plenty of marine life too. If the animals are out there, he will find them. This was an experience of a lifetime.

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“Trip in July 2012”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Our trip with Aborignal Journeys was a wonderful trip. Gary was a great guide, with lots of local stories and hsitory to share. While at the time we were there the orcas were scarce, Gary found all sorts of wildlife to see, including a beautiful large cinnamon colored black bear, white sided dolphin, seals, deer and a spectacular viewing of about 100 bald eagles feeding on fish driven to the surface by tidal rapids whirlpools..amazing. We highly recommend booking with Aboriginal Journeys.

Visited July 2012
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