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Way West Water Taxi

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A smooth memorable trip

Wayne was our captain for our trip to Toba Inlet and he had some of the best knowledge of the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
VisitVanIsle
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Vancouver Island, Canada
A day to remember

We went to see grizzly bears and saw so much more. Our enthusiastic Captain Dave took us in a small... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lynnkriekle
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Calgary, Canada
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Experience Grizzly Bears up close and personal with our tours to Toba Inlet! Join us aboard our covered vessels, where we will embark along the beautiful British Columbia coastline towards Toba Inlet for an experience that you will never forget...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wayne was our captain for our trip to Toba Inlet and he had some of the best knowledge of the region I've ever come across. He was quick to spot whales, dolphins and all the best spots along the way for photos.More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank VisitVanIsle
Roving45677962453, Owner at Way West Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi VisitVanIsle, Thank you for your review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your grizzly tour with us! Wayne is an excellent skipper with tons of knowledge about the area, I will pass along your compliments to him! We would love to have you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see grizzly bears and saw so much more. Our enthusiastic Captain Dave took us in a small boat that held 8 passengers. It was 2.5 hours to get to the end of the Toba inlet where the Grizzly viewing was to happen....More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Roving45677962453, Owner at Way West Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Lynn, Thank you so much for your amazing review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your grizzly tour with us. Dave is a wonderful skipper and great guide, I will pass along your compliments to him! We are so glad that you were...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great day on the water, we spotted Humpback Whales on the way up to see the Grizzlies. Captain Dave would stop to allow photographing of the whales. After docking we were taken by a small bus 6KM to the Klite River to view the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Roving45677962453, Owner at Way West Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Andrew, Thank you so much for your review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your grizzly tour! It is definitely an incredible spectacle to see a show from Orcas and humpbacks! I will pass along your compliment to the Snack Shack who provides...More

Reviewed October 13, 2018

Nobody visiting Canada can miss such an experience as the grizzly safari and we strongly recommend to book Way West Water Taxi. Everything was easy since our first Contact. Captain Dave was so friendly and helpful, he drove carefully ((I did not get sick and...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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WayWest, Owner at Way West Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

Wow! Thank you very much for this incredible review GemmaP1231. Nothing can make us feel happier, than to read your amazing description of your exhilarating experience. Captain Dave definitely loves what he does, and we're glad he took such great care to ensure that you...More

Reviewed October 7, 2018

We took a trip to Toba Inlet back in September and saw around 7 grizzly bears. We were able to easily move between two viewing towers as we were the only group there and could not believe how close the bears were to the towers....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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WayWest, Owner at Way West Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Thank you for your fantastic review Catherine D. We are so glad that you had such a great experience on our West Coast Grizzly Bear Tour. It really is amazing how close the Grizzlies can get, when you are walking between the towers. The skilled...More

Reviewed October 4, 2018

Many thanks to our Klahoose guide whose knowledge and dedication to bears is aboslutely necessary for the excursion. Many thanks also to Dave the skipper of the boat. He is very passionate about Campbell River's area and all its secret islands and shores. Moreover we...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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WayWest, Owner at Way West Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful response rom6541. We agree that The Klahoose guide's knowledge and dedication, make it possible for such a tremendous amount of actual grizzly bear sightings. We will definitely pass along your thanks to Dave to skipper. We agree that...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018

Amazing experience, the scenery on the way there and back was beautiful and then we were taken by van (short 15 min ride) to the viewing towers. We say 7 grizzlies catching salmon in the river. Amazing Day!!!More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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WayWest, Owner at Way West Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review 613kathye! We are thrilled that you were fortunate enough to see 7 Grizzly Bears! That is an Amazing amount of Bears, and such an incredible experience. We agree with you, that the scenery on the way to...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018

The whole experience with Way West was great. Dave, our boat captain/guide was very knowledgeable and engaging. His main goal was to make sure we saw as much wildlife as possible. When you book trips like this, theres always a chance that you dont see...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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WayWest, Owner at Way West Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Thank you so much for the wonderful review Mayratravels. Captain Dave is very knowledgeable about our West Coast waters and its inhabitants. We are delighted that he was engaging, and took the time to find some of the marine life that you were hoping to...More

Reviewed September 26, 2018

It was a trip of a life time to see grizzly bears in the wild. Jerry our skipper was very knowledgeable about the bears and patiently stopped along the way so we could watch the whales which was an added bonus to our experience.More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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WayWest, Owner at Way West Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2018

Thank you so much for the great review jefflH4658UO. We are thrillled that you chose Way West Water Taxi and our new West Coast Grizzly Bear Tour, to fulfill a lifetime trip! It certainly is awesome to see Grizzly Bears in the wild, and an...More

Reviewed September 23, 2018

Sept.12/2018 we left Campbell River Discovery Marina @ 7:00 a.m. on the Island Fury heading to Klite River in Toba Inlet. On the way we saw a Humpback Whale and calf, waterfalls and beautiful scenery. Within minutes of arriving at the viewing towers we saw...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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WayWest, Owner at Way West Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thank you so much Debra R. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our Grizzly Bear Tour! We are still running these Tours daily, until October 20th. We would love to see you back, with more of your family and friends. Don't forget to...More

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