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Address: Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-923-0758
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thought we had gone to heaven

What a day ,we were lucky enough to see 18 grizzly bears what an experience. The guides were so informative and and obviously enjoyed being able to share this wonderful experience... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 25, 2016
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

What a day ,we were lucky enough to see 18 grizzly bears what an experience. The guides were so informative and and obviously enjoyed being able to share this wonderful experience with the general public.We felt very privileged to be able to view these beautiful animals in their natural surrounds. The boat ride to and from Bute inlet was a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Thanks so much Drew and Antony, an absolute privilege to spend time with you and the bears! Your genuine enthusiasm for the bears, your language, customs and culture was inspiring. We highly recommend Homalco wildlife tours !

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

We booked through Go Wild Adventure Tours and would highly recommend this combination. We saw humpback whales on the cruise to Bute Inlet. The scenery was spectacular - even though foggy. We were greeted by Drew and William (Momma), two Homalco members, who were experienced and provided us with a thorough and safe adventure. We saw many grizzly bears, eagles... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

Booking through Discovery Marine Safaris the 2 1/2 hour trip up to the Orford River was an enjoyable trip with simply stunning scenary every where you looked. On arrival at Orford River we were greeted by the Homalco First Nation guides who ran through their cultural background and gave a safety briefing and then it was off bear watching. During... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Arranged via Audley Travel as part of our Canada holiday this all day trip was amazing. Arrived at Roberts Reach to be met by the Campbell River (Tour) Team at 0800. The outline of the day was explained to the 7 trippers and we embarked onto the covered boat, skippered by Robin Hood. No whales to be seen on this... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I joined our friends, a local Campbell River couple. This was our third and our friends' first trip. We came to the Orford site via Campbell River Whale Watching, the only company to go with, they're rated #1 for good reason. We have seen the Grizzlies under 3 differing conditions: beautiful sunny day, heavy rain flooding day... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed the grizzly bear tour, hosted by the Homalco first nations people. The guides were friendly and really added to the tour with their knowledge of their traditional land and surrounding area. We highly recommend this tour and we want to go on another one in the future!

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

We booked our Homalco Wildlife Tour through Painters Lodge and had an incredible experience. We left the dock at Painters Lodged and enjoyed a two hour scenic boat ride up to the pristine Bute Inlet and Orford River. The boat is covered and has a toilet for those that may have drank too much coffee in the morning. It's not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

Thank you so much to Herby and Michael our Homalco guides for giving us a wonderful safe viewing of at least nine Grizzly bears on our trip on 23 September . It was a fantastic experience and one we will never forget and wonderful photos to show to family and friends .At times we were only a few metres from... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

We booked our tour through Painters Lodge and were not disappointed. The experience of seeing grizzlies in their natural habitat was amazing. Our guides Dude and Anthony were very knowledgeable and helpful with any questions we had. The interpretive center was informative as were all of the Homalco people on site. This was an adventure of a lifetime and would... More 

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