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Beachcomber Ocean Tours

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Ucluelet, Canada
About Beachcomber Ocean Tours
For an unforgettable experience join us on one of our tours, 3 hr Whale Wildlife Watching tour or 2.5 3 hr. Bear Wildlife tour Bear Wildlife Watching in calm, protected waters of Barkley Sound and Ucluelet Harbour in search of Black Bears foraging along scenic shorelines at low tide. Learn about bear behaviour and capture perfect photo's only available from the water. View majestic eagles, rowdy sea lions, shy seals, playful raccoons. Whale Wildlife Watching Encounters with Gray and Humpback Whales, Steller and California Sea Lions, Harbour Seals, Dolphins, Seabirds, Sea Otters, visiting Orca Whales await you in the magical waters of Barkley Sound. MV Blackfish is a high speed 30 foot 12 passenger boat, heated cabin, washroom, sliding windows. Transport Canada Certified with full electronics, safety gear and life raft. Member of BC Marine Mammal Response Network, BC Cetacean Sightings Network, and Coastal Ocean Research Institute an Ocean Wise Initiative. Explore the Wild.
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

I know we we’re fortunate to see a hump back feeding and this can’t be guaranteed but we we’re shown different types of seal and other points of interest by our pilot Dave. There was never a sense of being rushed, we felt very safe,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

My children were desperate to see some bears whilst on holiday in Canada - we were in to our last week and thought we'd not get a chance to see any.So I booked a bear-spotting boat trip, hosted by Cam in his touring boat. I'd...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Our first ever whale watching tour was spot on thanks to a very personal approach. Nice to see how all the tourboats help each other out to find and spot these magnificent animals.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Dave was a very knowledgable guide about the region, an excellent animal spotter (4 humpbacks, 2 of them mother and calf, as will as sea lions both Steller and California, seals, eagles) and a terrific captain also in the sometimes a little rough sea. We...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank silschmidt
Laura M, Owner at Beachcomber Ocean Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

I am happy to hear you enjoyed your whale wildlife tour with Dave and you were fortunate enough to see 4 humpback whales! We have full confidence in Daves guiding and boat handling abilities. I will be sure to pass this review on to him....More

Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

We can probably claim to be sea trip veterans with double digits done in the past, mainly round Canada. We were pretty desperate to see sea otters in the wild and Cam at beachcombers sounded like our man as he was ready to respond to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Laura M, Owner at Beachcomber Ocean Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2018

Thank you! I am thrilled you enjoyed your tour with Cam. It is important to us that we provide all our customers an enjoyable and educational tour. In order to semi customize our tours we ask what is on their list of must's so we...More

Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

Captain Cam was an amazing tour guide, with his local knowledge and good stories! We saw lots of bald eagles, sea lions with little pups and grey whales. Was a great morning!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Laura M, Owner at Beachcomber Ocean Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Thank You Amanda! It is always a pleasure to accommodate our guests with as many wildlife sightings as possible. Some day's are better then others, it's all up to mother nature.

Reviewed April 24, 2017

The boat was comfortable. At points, the ride was quite exciting when we were in the areas of the ocean more exposed to the prevailing winds. Cam was very diligent in helping us to observe wildlife and while on this day in late April, we...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Brian S
Reviewed March 20, 2017

After seeing numerous grey whale spouts off in the distance from the lighthouse in Ucuelet , we decided to try our luck in finding a tour that would take us out for a closer look. Fortune was definitely smiling down on us when we found...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed September 3, 2016

There were only ourselves and another couple on our trip, which was in poor weather in early July. Unfortunately we didn't see much wildlife (the whales were reported to be 20 miles offshore) and there were no bears about during our 3-hour trip. Cam did...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed April 9, 2016

We chose to go out with Cam because we wanted a smaller outfit with a more personal approach. We had a really great time - the weather wasn't brilliant but our skipper was confident and professional at all times. He had a huge effort to...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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