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Campbell River: Bute Inlet Grizzly-Watching Tour & Boat Ride

Water activity

Campbell River: Bute Inlet Grizzly-Watching Tour & Boat Ride

From US$ 479.13 per person


Enjoy a full-day trip to Bute Inlet with a scenic boat ride from Campbell River. Look for marine wildlife and allow a local expert to point out majestic grizzly bears from special viewing platforms.

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Duration 9 hours
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Live tour guide


  • Marvel at majestic grizzly bears from a privileged perspective in Bute Inlet
  • Enjoy a panoramic speedboat ride among the beautiful Discovery Islands
  • Travel along Orford River, with ample time for whale watching along the way
  • Allow a professional Homalco First Nation guide to teach you about grizzly bears
  • Climb up to specialized viewing platforms for unobstructed views of bears
Full description

Journey to the Orford River Valley aboard a high-speed vessel on a scenic boat ride. Admire the spectacular scenery on the way from Campbell River to Bute Inlet, renowned as one of the best places to observe grizzly bears in the wild. Observe this majestic species on a guided tour.

Hop on a speedboat and travel among the Discovery Islands while searching for marine wildlife and whales along the way. Once you arrive at Bute Inlet, meet your Homalco First Nation guides and transfer to the van. Receive a short orientation and head over to the bear viewing platforms.

From your perch in the viewing towers, situated above the salmon spawning channel, you will have an unobstructed view of grizzly bears as they roam the river banks. Make sure to have your camera ready, as the specially designed viewing platforms provide ideal photo opportunities.

Stay energized and warm throughout your experience with a light snack, hot chocolate, coffee, tea, and lunch.

  • Boat transport to and from Campbell River
  • Van transport to viewing platforms
  • Tour guide
  • Light snack
  • Lunch
  • Coffee, hot chocolate, and tea
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Children under 10 years
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet at Campbell River Whale Watching and Adventure Tours. Look for a red barn-shaped building with a green roof called "The Floathouse".

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Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Camera

Not allowed

  • Tripods
  • Strong fragrances

Know before you go

  • Departure time is subject to change without prior notice.
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