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Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures - Orca Waters Kayak Day Trips

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Address: 1790A Campbell Way, Port McNeill, British Columbia V0N 2R0, Canada
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Tour areas include Johnstone Strait and Nuchatlitz Inlet on Vancouver...

Tour areas include Johnstone Strait and Nuchatlitz Inlet on Vancouver Island, Gwaii Haanas National Park on Haida Gwaii, and the Great Bear Rainforest on BC's central coast. No experience is necessary for most tours and family friendly departures available.

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Orcas and Humpbacks

My husband and I joined Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures for the 4 Day Kayak w/ Whales - Orca Waters Base Camp in early September 2015! We learned about the area and wildlife... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2015
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Ada, Ohio
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Ada, Ohio
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14 reviews
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Reviewed October 27, 2015

My husband and I joined Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures for the 4 Day Kayak w/ Whales - Orca Waters Base Camp in early September 2015! We learned about the area and wildlife from our wonderful guides! Wendy and Kelly made us feel safe on the water while ensuring amazing wildlife encounters with humpbacks, orcas, bald eagles, sea lions, white sided dolphins!... More 

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KingfisherKayaking, Owner at Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures - Orca Waters Kayak Day Trips, responded to this review

Hi akitajo, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and sharing some of your great photos. I will be sure to pass your comments along to your guides, Wendy and Kelly. September is my favourite time in the area due to the amount and diversity of wildlife we often see. It appears that it all came together... More 

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Reviewed October 23, 2015

I joined Kingfisher on the 6 day Orca Waters Explorer tour, the whole experience was wonderful, website and all the pre-trip communication was excellent and left no questions unanswered, the guides (Pete and Del) were very knowledgable, easygoing and made sure, that our trip was (in spite of a pretty rainy couple of days) fun, full of learning experiences (first... More 

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KingfisherKayaking, Owner at Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures - Orca Waters Kayak Day Trips, responded to this review

Hi Philip, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and sharing one of your photos. I love that camp spot and your photo is great. Hopefully you can join us on another adventure soon. Regards, Andrew Jones More 

Sechelt, Canada
1 review
Reviewed October 22, 2015

Kingfisher Adventures thinks of everything for great kayaking experiences! Excellent pre-trip information allows you to choose the right trip and pack what you need. Excellent equipment, and excellent guides allow you to travel safely in the challenging conditions found in some areas. As an experienced kayaker I enjoyed the challenges of the west coast of Vancouver Island on the Sea... More 

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KingfisherKayaking, Owner at Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures - Orca Waters Kayak Day Trips, responded to this review

Hi Sheila, Thank you for.taking the time to write a review and sharing some of your photos from the trip. It was great hosting you on your second Kingfisher trip and we look forward to your next adventure with us. Regards, Andrew Jones More 

Birmingham, Alabama
1 review
Reviewed October 19, 2015

We had a lovely 4 day kayaking and grizzly bear watching holiday in July 2015 with Kingfisher Wildreness Adventures. Our two guides, Kelly and Dell, were fantastic! They attended to all of our needs and made sure that we were always safe in our kayaks! On our final night they even surprised us with fresh fruits and chocolate fondue on... More 

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KingfisherKayaking, Owner at Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures - Orca Waters Kayak Day Trips, responded to this review

Hi Lynda, Thank you for.taking the time to write a review. I am happy to know you enjoyed your base camp kayak trip with Kelly and Del. I will be sure to pass your comments along to them. We look forward to seeing you an another adventure some time soon. Regards, Andrew Jones More 

Calgary, Alberta
1 review
Reviewed October 19, 2015

Had a great trip with Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures! Guides were awesome and food was amazing! My sister and I did a 4 day kayak and 1 day grizzly bear trip and we say a ton of hump back whales. It was a great experience and we will definitely be going back to Kingfisher Wilderness again!

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KingfisherKayaking, Owner at Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures - Orca Waters Kayak Day Trips, responded to this review

Hi Michelle, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am happy to hear that you and your sister had a great time. We look forward to having you both join us on another adventure soon. Regards, Andrew Jones More 

Manitoba, Canada
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5 reviews
Reviewed October 18, 2015

I went on the 4 day Orca Base Camp trip in 2014. It was so amazing that I returned for the 8 day southern Haida Gwaii trip in 2015. Kingfisher provides the camping and kayaking gear. They also supply the food and the guides do all the food preparation. The food is excellent. One evening we had chocolate fondue on... More 

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KingfisherKayaking, Owner at Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures - Orca Waters Kayak Day Trips, responded to this review

Hi Nancy, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and your tip about reading the guest handbook closely before the trip to ensure you are fully prepared. After two trips in two years we hope to have you join us on another adventure soon. Regards, Andrew Jones More 

Alberta, Canada
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2 reviews
Reviewed October 3, 2015

Our experience with Kingfisher was fabulous and our guides, Del Heal and Pete Wainwright, were more than amazing! We joined our 2 adult daughters and 4 others (from Germany & Australia) for Kingfisher's 6 day Orca Water Explorer on August 30, 2015. The equipment provided by Kingfisher was top of the line (kayaks, skirts, paddles, tents, sleeping bags, thermarests, etc.)... More 

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KingfisherKayaking, Owner at Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures - Orca Waters Kayak Day Trips, responded to this review

Hi Brooke, It was great to have you and your family join us this summer. Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed review. Hopefully we will see you back on one of our adventures some time soon. I will be sure to pass your comments along to Del and Pete. For others reading the review, the... More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

We did the 4 day Orca and Grizzly Bears tour as my sister wanted to see wild Orcas. It was a brilliant experiance. Our guides Kelly and Ali were really good and fun and had alot of patience with trying to teach me how to Kayak, it didnt come easy but I always felt safe. Great cooks too, all the... More 

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KingfisherKayaking, Owner at Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures - Orca Waters Kayak Day Trips, responded to this review

Hi DJH1981, Thanks for taking the time to write your review. I am glad to hear that you and your sister had such a good time, I will be sure to pass your comments on to Allie and Kelly. Hopefully we will see you on one of our other tours sometime soon. Regards, Andrew Jones More 

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22 attraction reviews
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Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I did a guided day tour with Kingfisher and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Kelly, our guide, was really friendly and gave us lots of interesting information about the local wildlife. The scenery was amazing and a nice lunch was provided. If you're visiting Telegraph Cove I'd definitely recommend kayaking with Kingfisher.

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KingfisherKayaking, Owner at Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures - Orca Waters Kayak Day Trips, responded to this review

Hi Divingbecs1, Thank you for.taking the time to write a review. I am happy to know you enjoyed your kayak day trip with Kelly. I will be sure to pass your comments along to her. Regards, Andrew Jones More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed September 6, 2015

We did the 4 day Orca Waters Base Camp in August, and for me was the highlight of a 6 week trip. Our guides, Wendy and Kelly, were fantastic. I always felt safe with them, they were great kayaking instructors, knew where to see the marine life of the area, and were also great cooks.

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KingfisherKayaking, Owner at Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures - Orca Waters Kayak Day Trips, responded to this review

Hi Lanaw57, Thank you for.taking the time to write a review. I am happy to know you enjoyed your trip so much. I will be sure to pass your comments on to your guides. Regards, Andrew Jones More 

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