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“Nice Intro to the Inland Passage”

Aboriginal Journeys Wildlife and Adventure Tours
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Owner description: A locally and family owned tour company located in Campbell River, British Columbia. See Killer Whales (Orcas), Dolphins, Humpback Whales Eagles, Black Bears and other Marine Wildlife in their natural environment on our Marine Wildlife and Whale Watching Journeys. In late summer and early fall we offer Grizzly Bear Journeys. On our Grizzly Bear Journey in Campbell River, we travel aboard our high-speed, covered vessel to Toba Inlet in search of Grizzly Bears. You will see pristine river valleys which are home to these magnificent animals. Upon arrival we will board a tour bus and drive to specially designed bear viewing platforms and some open viewing areas, which is situated along the river and ideal for viewing the mighty grizzlies. Here you’ll have the opportunity to witness firsthand the autumn ritual of bears feasting on spawning salmon in Canada´s true wilderness. Observation platforms offer great views and security so you can have a look into the lives of these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat. Travel through some of the worlds strongest Ocean Rapids and learn a little about the local First Nations history and culture as well. Enjoy breathtaking Nature viewing boat tours throughout the Discovery Passage, Johnstone Strait and Mainland Inlet areas. We have a 27 foot covered vessel with a open viewing deck and onboard washroom and heater. Our experienced and locally born Transport Canada certified guides have a minimum 40 years experience working and traveling within these waters. We look forward in creating long lasting memories for you and your families. Our floating office is located at the Discovery Harbour Marina (G Dock)in Campbell River. Please use the South ramp. "A Spectacular Adventure Awaits!" CAMPBELL RIVER's longest running Whale Watching and Grizzly Bear tour company. Established in 2000.
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

It has been a while since I joined Aboriginal Journeys on a boat tour circumnavigation of Quadra Island but it left a stong impression with me. Knowledgable and able captain with comfortable boat wandering about in spectacular scenery combines to make a very memorable excursion.

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Reviewed 25 May 2014

This nature and wildlife excursion, was an experience that i will treasure in my memory for as long as I live, and my 9 year old daughter was there to experience and enjoy the same. We were able to see a Momma Orca and her two sons just running in there natural habitat, as it was intended to be for thousands of years. Garry was not only Captain but a wonderful and witty host. Kept us on our toes as he enlightened us with his years of knowledge and experience. I would highly recommend for everyone to experience the wonder of nature under the guidance of an "Aboriginal Journeys: Wildlife Viewing and Adventure Tours". This is the only non invasive way to experience seeing these amazing, magnificent creatures! Garry I tip my hat to you with admiration and respect. Warm Regards Debbie and Victoria from Long Beach C.A

1  Thank DebbieDeb1977
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Reviewed 25 May 2014

What a brilliant excursion, Garry has more information and experience than you can possibly remember! We were extremely lucky and saw seals, bears, eagles, dolphins, porpoise and the unforgettable orcas. I can not recommend this tour enough. Thank you Garry!!!!
We travelled with an 82 year old disabled passenger and was more than taken care of.

5  Thank Mark W
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Reviewed 7 May 2014

We booked the Grizzly tour with Aboriginal Journeys and had a great day viewing about 12 bears.
The tour was well organized and well executed. They even found some orca for us on the way back.
One thing my wife and I often still talk about is how good the sandwich was they supplied for lunch.

3  Thank GregGeelong
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

This tour is a must see for Vancouver island ! Well worth the money. The sights are beautiful, the staff is friendly and they go way out of their way to give you lasting memories and gorgeous pictures. I would highly recommend this tour to family and friends and will likely go again in the future!

2  Thank A1248
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