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“Best "Girl Party" EVER!!!! Happy Birthday to Me!!”

Discovery Marine Safaris Ltd.
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Owner description: YOUR ADVENTURE IS OUR PASSION! Join us on an educational wilderness adventure. View the iconic Killer Whale and the giant Humpback on our Whale Watching Safaris or see come along on an awe-inspiring Grizzly Bear Excursion! Discover in Comfort with Campbell River’s premier tour operator! Our onboard Marine Naturalists deliver an unparalleled experience that showcases our connection to wildlife and the world in which we all depend. WIR SPRECHEN DEUTSCH!
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed August 16, 2011

Heike and her crew took us girls on a wonderful two hour journey through the islands and islets this side of Campbell River. It was a beautiful evening and a pod of Pacific White Sided Dolphins decided to come and ride our wake to ring in my 50th! Perfect evening, perfect boat, amazing crew, really amazing friends! Thanks Discovery Marine Safaris! We all decided that this is a must every year from now on!

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Reviewed August 5, 2011

We went out with a large group for the "Happy Hour" Tour. The staff was very friendly. We cruised around over by Quadra Island through Gowland Harbour and back around. It was a wonderful evening and great opportunity to get together with friends and be on the water.

Thank ULLU4
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Reviewed August 5, 2011

My family went on a whale watching tour on August 1st with Discovery Marine Safaris. There were appx. 30 people on the tour, with family groups from New Zealand and Holland, couples from Australia, Italy, Spain and the USA. The boat was very comfortable and the ride was smooth even over the exciting rapids and fast flowing currents. Captain Joel and Marnie, our Naturalist Guide, were friendly, courteous, knowledgeable and professional. The large picture windows allowed viewing from any seat, but it was easy to walk around the boat for taking close up photos. It was nice to be able to sit in the enclosed cabin where it was warm and there was also a convenient bathroom on board. We had near perfect sunny weather for our tour, but the wind blowing off the water was still nippy. The scenery was spectacular, and it was awe inspiring to travel through the channels and beautiful inlets. We saw a black bear foraging on the shoreline and were able to get within close range for photos. There were numerous seals and sea lions sunning themselves on rock outcroppings & small islands. We viewed a number of bald eagles and numerous other seabirds. We searched for the Orcas all day long, finally being rewarded with sighting a pod of Transients. It was very exciting to be able to follow and view them for a good half hour, and the Orcas came up quite close to the boat. Everyone on the boat was thrilled to experience the whales so close up. I really want to applaud Marnie and Joel for their determination, they really went out of their way to make sure we were all satisfied customers, even extending our whale watching tour an extra hour. It was fabulous and I would definitely recommend them.

Thank travelblog_11
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Reviewed July 29, 2011

I would recommend this company to anyone wanting to have an incredible experience. We saw several orcas, sea lions, and pacific white sided dolphins. The staff were friendly, helpfull and well informed. It was a trip we won't soon forget.

Thank jonal3
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Reviewed July 28, 2011

Our family recently went on a trip with Discovery Marine Safaris, We were first blown away by the boat and the staff! It was a dream come true seeing those magnificent animals! It was incredible having someone on the boat who knew so much about them. I would push and incouragre everyone to go with this company! I have never had a better experience in my life. Thank you Mark (our naturalist) and Captain Joel.

I am looking forward to seeing the grizzly bears with you guys in the fall.

Jake

Calgary Alberta

Thank Jake0934
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