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Rolf Hicker Photo Tours

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Port McNeill, Canada
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About Rolf Hicker Photo Tours
Our photo tours are visiting the most beautiful scenic places around Northern Vancouver Island while having a chance to photograph and watch grizzly bears, black bears, killer whales, humpback whales, dolphins, bald eagles and other wildlife. All tours are lead by professional (30+ years) wildlife and nature photographer Rolf Hicker.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Rolf Hicker is a highly experienced and well educated host. Our tour was perfect. The images of our adventurous day will be etched in my memory forever. At the start of the day we moved through the stillness of the fog. As the fog lifted...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked the photo tour for Knight Inlet and 2 nights stay at his B&B, and it did not disappoint. We learned about the local culture and fauna, we saw some bears, and had some of those truly unique moments that only an experienced guide...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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TheArtistsPoint, Owner at Rolf Hicker Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for this beautiful review. I'm not sure who's behind your handle but I have a good idea!! I really appreciate the recommendation! Cheers Rolf

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rolf provides the most amazing experience - he is an extremely talented photographer, great B&B host, and a very friendly and professional man to share times with. Communicating with him was quick and easy, and the IT support he can offer, if needed, was fantastic...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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TheArtistsPoint, Owner at Rolf Hicker Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you sooooo much for this wonderful review Gil and for taking the time to write it. I hope it will help others to understand a bit better what I'm doing and what I'm trying to accomplish. As you know, for me it is most...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our choice of Rolf's tour was based on his 5 star TripAdvisor reviews and a good look at his photographs on his site and Instagram. Rolf is obviously a talented professional photographer but the whole experience - B&B, boat facilities, our 2 fellow guests, meals...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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TheArtistsPoint, Owner at Rolf Hicker Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much F. for taking the time to share your experience with me. For me it is important that my guests share their experience instead of me developing "sales pitches". As you know, most important for me is that you having a great...More

Reviewed May 29, 2019 via mobile

This review is long overdue, however I think it speaks to how unforgettable this experience was. We were out on Knights inlet with Rolf searching for wildlife and we were able to capture incredible moments! We saw bears, bear cubs, whales, sea lions and dolphins!...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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TheArtistsPoint, Owner at Rolf Hicker Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2019

Hi Jennifer, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and to share your experience. I much appreciated. Hope you are able to come back one day🤗

Reviewed May 24, 2019 via mobile

We spent the day touring Knights Inlet with Rolf and Maddy. it was the best day of our 4 week vacation in Canada. Rolf is an extremely knowledgeable and generous guide, with a great sense of humour. His respect and love for the wildlife and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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TheArtistsPoint, Owner at Rolf Hicker Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2019

Thanks so much for your review. For me, this is more worth than the money I have to charge for my tours. But you guys also been great guests with the right attitude, you didn't expect anything and then were happily surprised with everything we...More

Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

Had such a wonderful time on Rolf's boat! If you're looking for a custom made trip to explore the amazing landscape and wildlife of the North of the island, he's your man! He knows the area and the animals very well and sometimes goes to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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TheArtistsPoint, Owner at Rolf Hicker Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2019

Thank you so much for your review Flo. I had a lot of fun having you on the boat too, something I won't forget!!

Reviewed October 31, 2018

We stayed four nights with Rolf at The Artist’s Point in September 2018, the final leg of a month-long visit to Canada. We wanted to see the wildlife around Vancouver Island in a personal and unobtrusive way, avoiding the larger tours, setting our own itinerary,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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TheArtistsPoint, Manager at Rolf Hicker Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2019

Sorry, I thought I responded to your review. Thank you so much for taking the time, I really appreciate it as I know how busy our lives are. Thank you for your endorsement. I never can promise wildlife but I do promise to do everything...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

If you want to go on a photo tour to see grizzlies, humpback whales, orcas, porpoises, and sea lions, then go on this tour with Rolf Hicker. I had several conversations and exchanged several emails with Rolf before booking this trip for my wife and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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TheArtistsPoint, Owner at Rolf Hicker Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thanks so much Tony for writing such a great review. I know that you are a very busy guy. Why I never can guarantee any wildlife or weather, I do guarantee to do everything in my power to make it best day possible - it...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018

My husband and I joined Rolf for a full day Knight Inlet tour in July, and it was phenomenal. Absolutely the highlight of our trip to Canada. Rolf was very welcoming and knowledgeable, and made sure we had the best wildlife viewing opportunities possible. My...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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TheArtistsPoint, Manager at Rolf Hicker Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2019

I just saw that I never responded to your review, sorry. Thank you so much for writing one. Reviews meaning the world too me. I'm happy to hear that you had such a great day, believe me, I enjoyed it just as much. I'm very...More

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