Water activity

Campbell River: Salish Sea Whale Watching Adventure

Water activity

Campbell River: Salish Sea Whale Watching Adventure

From US$ 173.48 per person

Embark on an unforgettable whale watching adventure through the Discovery Islands. Travel through an area home to humpbacks, killer whales, dolphins, porpoises, sea lions, and so much more.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide


  • See some of world’s most magnificent marine mammals
  • Explore with an award-winning Indigenous tour operator
  • Search for humpback whales, orcas, dolphins, sea lions, and more
  • Look for a variety of avian species including bald eagles
  • Travel aboard a modern and comfortable vessel with onboard toilet
Full description

Explore the Discovery Island waterways with an experienced marine wildlife naturalist. Travel on modern and comfortable boats to through the Salish Sea in search of humpbacks, Orcas, dolphins, sea lions, other marine mammals, and a variety of sea birds in their natural habitat. Depart from downtown Campbell River at the Coast Marina aboard a custom-designed tour vessel. Search for different species of whales, birds, and other marine mammals. You may even spot black bears, sea otters, or rarer species of whales. Admire views of the mountainous coastline which serves as a magnificent backdrop to the Discovery Islands. The region is also the home of the Homalco People and other First Nations. Guides and skippers will share their expert knowledge of local history, legends, stories, and culturally significant sites throughout the excursion. A portion of your trip price goes to supporting whale research, salmon restoration, Homalco language, and cultural rejuvenation, plus employment and career options for the Homalco people.

  • Boat cruise
  • Snacks and beverages
  • Naturalist guide
  • Live commentary onboard
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 2 years
  • People with back problems

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Meeting point

Tour office located at the Coast Marina. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your departure. Park across the street in the Tyee Plaza Shopping Centre parking lot, but take care to not park in areas designated for the Coast Discovery Inn.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Camera
  • Rain gear
  • Binoculars

Not allowed

  • Tripods
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Routes may vary depending on whale sightings and weather
  • Tour departures can be subject to the time change and are weather dependent
  • In the event where we cannot operate tours due to poor weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances, you will receive a full refund
  • Brand new heated and covered boats with the option of outdoor open seating.
  • Toilet facilities available on the vessels
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 12 reviews

Review summary

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  • Transportation
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October 26, 2022

super tour, équipe très sympa

October 19, 2022


September 28, 2022

Product ID: 400115