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Explore the experiences our members offer below.

Adventure Quest

Adventure Quest Tours – Embark on your personalized West Coast Adventure. Cruise in safety and comfort with daily departures from Campbell River, Vancouver Island.

Phone: 778-346-0021
Toll Free: 1-855-659-2327
Website: www.adventurequestcanada.ca

Bluewater Adventures

Bluewater Adventures – operating two 70′ motor-sailors – Island Roamer / Island Odyssey – carrying 12-14 guests on 7-11 day nature cruises to Vancouver Island North, Haida Gwaii, Alaska, Great Bear Rainforest, and Khutzeymateen. Incredible experiences with incredible naturalists and guides. 40 years in business!

Phone: 604-980-3800
Toll Free: 1-888-877-1770
Website: www.bluewateradventures.ca

Paddlers' Inn

Broughton Archipelago Paddlers’ Inn – Explore beyond the end of the road. Hop aboard our MOT certified vessel and get ready for the experience of a lifetime as we explore the Broughton Archipelago. Wake up in the comfort of a hand-crafted float-house or sea-side cabin, listening to the heartbeat of nature & view Wildlife, wildlife, wildlife!

Phone: 250-230-0088
Website: www.paddlersinn.ca

Campbell River Whale Watching

Campbell River Whale Watching – offering daily tours by Zodiac and Covered vessels departing from downtown Campbell River. We specialize in the viewing of Orca, Humpback Whales, Dolphin, Porpoise and Black Bears from March to October. During August, September and October we also conduct daily Grizzly Bear tours.

Phone: 250-287-2667
Toll Free: 1-877-909-2667
Website: www.campbellriverwhalewatching.com

Discovery Marine Safaris

Discovery Marine Safaris – Based out of Campbell River, Discovery Marine Safaris provides daily whale and grizzly viewing tours. Our overall approach is highly respectful of the environment – striving to have to have your wildlife adventure count for the good of research, education and conservation.

Phone: 250 287-7008
Toll Free: 1-866-501-6722
Website: www.adventurewhalewatching.com 

Eagle Eye Adventures

Eagle Eye Adventures – Don’t miss this unforgettable experience to witness the wildlife of Vancouver Island along some of the most majestic coastlines in the world! Your friendly and experienced guides of Eagle Eye Adventures will show you some magnificent encounters with wildlife.

Phone: 250-286-0809
Website: www.eagleeyeadventures.com

FAREWELL HARBOUR LODGE

Farwell Harbour Lodge – Our mission is simple: To help our guests experience the profound beauty of the Broughton Archipelago and the Great Bear Rainforest. We do that by offering inspiring west coast style ocean-side accommodations, sumptuous meals and engaging, passionate guides who will lead you on daily adventures deep into the heart of this wild and beautiful part of the planet.

Phone: 250-897-5940
Website: www.farewellharbour.com

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Gizmo Adventures – With a boat like Gizmo, you have no boundaries. Designed for the rugged coast of British Columbia, ‘Gizmo’ will be equipped with the latest in creature comforts and all the technology to guide it anywhere in style.

Website: www.gizmoadventures.com

Kayak With Whales - Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures

Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures – Imagine waking one morning to the sound of a humpback whale’s blow as it swims past your ocean side tent. Later that same day watch in awe as a pod of killer whales swim past your kayak as a bald eagles swoops down to catch a salmon. This can all happen on a kayak tour with Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures.

Phone: 250-956-4617
Toll Free: 1-866-546-4347
Website: www.kingfisher.ca

Knight Inlet Lodge

Knight Inlet Lodge – Canada’s premier grizzly bear viewing and wildlife lodge. In season whale watching tours allow our guests to see both grizzlies and whales while staying at a remote, floating lodge. Tours depart from Campbell River on Vancouver Island with access to the lodge via seaplane.

Phone: 250-337-1953
Website: www.grizzlytours.com

Maple Leaf Adventures

Maple Leaf Adventures – offering natural and cultural history cruises aboard the classic schooner Maple Leaf since 1986. A trip on Maple Leaf has been named by Frommer’s travel guide as one of Canada’s 6 “Best Travel Experiences”. Our multi-day excursions offer guests the opportunity to experience intimately the most beautiful places on the B.C. coast.

Phone: 250-386-7245
Toll Free: 1-888-599-5323
Website: www.mapleleafadventures.com

Mothership Adventures

Mothership Adventures – Join us for the exhilarating and unforgettable BC adventure vacation of your dreams! Extraordinary wildlife viewing, breathtaking Canada landscapes and warm, hospitable crew combine to thoroughly satisfy and delight every guest!

Phone: 250-202-3229
Toll Free: 1-888-833-8887
Website: www.mothershipadventures.com

North Island Kayak

North Island Kayak –  Kayak tours from two hours to 8 days. Based in Telegraph Cove and specializing in North Vancouver Island Killer whales or Orcas, Humpback Whales, sea lions, black bears and eagles.

Phone: 250-928-3114
Toll Free: 1-877-949-7707
Website: www.kayakbc.ca

The Oceanfront Hotel

The Oceanfront Hotel – From your private deck  you can watch for sea lions, whales and other marine life to swim by; or head over to Bere Point where  the orcas sometimes swim close to the smooth pebble rubbing beaches. Hike our beautiful trails and afterwards join us in the Whale’s Rub Pub to watch the sun go down

Phone: 250-230-6722
Toll Free: 1-800-735-2912

Website: www.theoceanfronthotel.ca

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Ocean Light II Adventures – offering exciting trips on the BC Coast for over 30 years. Join us on our beautifully maintained 71′ ketch for a small group adventure focusing on wildlife viewing and photography in the Khutzeymateen, Great Bear Rainforest, Haida Gwaii & Northern Vancouver Island.

Phone: 604-328-5339
Website: www.oceanlight2.bc.ca

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Orca Dreams – offering 4 day whale watching tours from a camp on Compton Island. Whale watching and wildlife viewing are conducted from a 26 ft US navy whale boat, from land and by sea kayak.

Phone: 250 202 2765
Website: www.orcadreams.com

Orcella Expeditions

Orcella Expeditions – Orcella Expeditions offers an incredible multi-day journey into the world of marine mammals. Surrounded by breathtaking beauty you will learn of the Magnificent Seven and experience the wonder of their ocean world.

Phone: 250-928-6187
Toll Free: 1-888-928-6722
Website: www.orcellaexpeditions.com

Outer Shores Expeditions

Outer Shores Expeditions – Small-group expeditions exploring the ancient cultures and stunning wildlife of Vancouver Island North, Haida Gwaii Archipelago, and the Great Bear Rainforest aboard the classic schooner “Passing Cloud”.

Phone: 250-220-2311
Toll Free: 1-855-714-7233
Website: www.outershores.ca

Painter's Lodge

Painter’s Lodge – Welcoming nature and fishing enthusiasts from all corners of the world, Painter’s Lodge is a place for adventure, a spot to relax, and a retreat to experience the wilderness.

Phone: 250-286-1102
Toll Free: 1-800-663-7090
Website: www.painterslodge.com

Sailcone’s Grizzly Bear Safari

Sailcone’s Grizzly Bear Safari – Our lodge is located in a prime location in Knight Inlet allowing us easy access to world class Grizzly Bear watching up Knight Inlet and excellent whale watching near the mouth of the inlet and into Johnstone Strait.

Phone: 250-334-8858
Toll Free: 1-877-764-4286
Website: www.grizzly-bear-watching.com

Sea Kayak Adventures

Sea Kayak Adventures – founded in 1993, Sea Kayak Adventures was born out of a passion for whale watching, sea kayaking, and a desire to share these experience with fellow nature-lovers. For over 20 years now, Sea Kayak Adventures has been inspiring adventure across the globe.

Phone: 208-765-3116
Toll Free: 1-800-616-1943
Website: www.seakayakadventures.com

Seasmoke Whale Watching – Conservation-focused tours since 1986! Our 3 hour trips depart Alert Bay and Alder Bay daily from June to September. Species regularly observed include resident orcas, humpback whales, Bigg’s killer whales, minke whales, Pacific white-sided dolphins, Dall’s and harbour porpoises, sea otters and numerous species of marine bird.

Phone: 250-974-5225
Toll Free: 1-800-668-6722
Website: www.seasmokewhalewatching.com

Silver King Ventures

Silver King Ventures – providing access to the remote and beautiful wilderness of British Columbia’s coast and the wildlife that lives here. Charter one of our boats and enjoy private time with Mother Nature!

Phone: 250-956-4047
Website: www.silverkingventures.com

Sonora Resort

Sonora Resort – The Ultimate In Wilderness Luxury. This B.C. wilderness resort is a jewel amid one of Canada’s most alluring, pristine environments. Sonora Resort is where uncompromising eco-adventure travel meets luxurious accommodations, unparalleled service and five star facilities.

Phone: 604-233-0460
Toll Free: 1-888-576-6672
Website: www.sonoraresort.com

Stubbs Island Whale Watching

Stubbs Island Whale Watching – Every trip from our base in Telegraph Cove on Vancouver Island, is an adventure of a lifetime. Board our custom built whale watching boats and we will guide you through the passages and around the islands that are teeming with wildlife in one of the most beautiful locations on British Columbia’s coast.

Phone: 250-928-3185
Toll Free: 1-800-665-3066
Website: www.stubbs-island.com

Spirit of the West Adventures

Spirit of the West Adventures – Witness majestic killer whales from a kayak or hearing their blow from the comfort of your tent is truly a unique and special way to enjoy the beauty and wilds of Vancouver Island. Spirit of the West Adventures prides itself on providing environmentally sound, educational, safe and fun adventures for people of all ages and experience levels.

Phone: 250-285-2121
Toll Free: 1-800-307-3982
Website: www.kayakingtours.com

Wildcoast Adventures

Wildcoast Adventures – Wildcoast’s Orca Camp is located next to the Robson Bight Ecological Reserve in Johnstone Strait. This amazing location is a prime spot for adventure travellers from around the world to go kayaking in Orca and Humpback whale territory. Expert guides provide a respectful and memorable experience.

Phone: 250-285-9453
Toll Free: 1-855-485-9453
Website: www.kayakbritishcolumbia.com

Adventure Quest

Adventure Quest Tours – Embark on your personalized West Coast Adventure. Cruise in safety and comfort with daily departures from Campbell River, Vancouver Island.

Phone: 778-346-0021
Toll Free: 1-855-659-2327
Website: www.adventurequestcanada.ca

Campbell River Whale Watching

Campbell River Whale Watching – offering daily tours by Zodiac and Covered vessels departing from downtown Campbell River. We specialize in the viewing of Orca, Humpback Whales, Dolphin, Porpoise and Black Bears from March to October. During August, September and October we also conduct daily Grizzly Bear tours.

Phone: 250-287-2667
Toll Free: 1-877-909-2667
Website: www.campbellriverwhalewatching.com

Discovery Marine Safaris

Discovery Marine Safaris – Based out of Campbell River, Discovery Marine Safaris provides daily whale and grizzly viewing tours. Our overall approach is highly respectful of the environment – striving to have to have your wildlife adventure count for the good of research, education and conservation.

Phone: 250 287-7008
Toll Free: 1-866-501-6722
Website: www.adventurewhalewatching.com 

Eagle Eye Adventures

Eagle Eye Adventures – Don’t miss this unforgettable experience to witness the wildlife of Vancouver Island along some of the most majestic coastlines in the world! Your friendly and experienced guides of Eagle Eye Adventures will show you some magnificent encounters with wildlife.

Phone: 250-286-0809
Website: www.eagleeyeadventures.com

Seasmoke Whale Watching – The only daily whale-watch tour by sailing vessel on the BC coast! Sail with the whales…. moving quietly and sharing in spirit with orcas, dolphins, humpback and minke whales. For some, the experience of viewing orcas while sailing is the ultimate.

Phone: 250-974-5225
Toll Free: 1-800-668-6722
Website: www.seasmokewhalewatching.com

Stubbs Island Whale Watching

Stubbs Island Whale Watching – Every trip from our base in Telegraph Cove on Vancouver Island, is an adventure of a lifetime. Board our custom built whale watching boats and we will guide you through the passages and around the islands that are teeming with wildlife in one of the most beautiful locations on British Columbia’s coast.

Phone: 250-928-3185
Toll Free: 1-800-665-3066
Website: www.stubbs-island.com

Bluewater Adventures

Bluewater Adventures – operating two 70′ motor-sailors – Island Roamer / Island Odyssey – carrying 12-14 guests on 7-11 day nature cruises to Vancouver Island North, Haida Gwaii, Alaska, Great Bear Rainforest, and Khutzeymateen. Incredible experiences with incredible naturalists and guides. 40 years in business!

Phone: 604-980-3800
Toll Free: 1-888-877-1770
Website: www.bluewateradventures.ca

Maple Leaf Adventures

Maple Leaf Adventures – offering natural and cultural history cruises aboard the classic schooner Maple Leaf since 1986. A trip on Maple Leaf has been named by Frommer’s travel guide as one of Canada’s 6 “Best Travel Experiences”. Our multi-day excursions offer guests the opportunity to experience intimately the most beautiful places on the B.C. coast.

Phone: 250-386-7245
Toll Free: 1-888-599-5323
Website: www.mapleleafadventures.com

Mothership Adventures

Mothership Adventures – Join us for the exhilarating and unforgettable BC adventure vacation of your dreams! Extraordinary wildlife viewing, breathtaking Canada landscapes and warm, hospitable crew combine to thoroughly satisfy and delight every guest!

Phone: 250-202-3229
Toll Free: 1-888-833-8887
Website: www.mothershipadventures.com

Ocean Light ll Logo

Ocean Light II Adventures – offering exciting trips on the BC Coast for over 30 years. Join us on our beautifully maintained 71′ ketch for a small group adventure focusing on wildlife viewing and photography in the Khutzeymateen, Great Bear Rainforest, Haida Gwaii & Northern Vancouver Island.

Phone: 604-328-5339
Website: www.oceanlight2.bc.ca

Orcella Expeditions

Orcella Expeditions – Orcella Expeditions offers an incredible multi-day journey into the world of marine mammals. Surrounded by breathtaking beauty you will learn of the Magnificent Seven and experience the wonder of their ocean world.

Phone: 250-928-6187
Toll Free: 1-888-928-6722
Website: www.orcellaexpeditions.com

Outer Shores Expeditions

Outer Shores Expeditions – Small-group expeditions exploring the ancient cultures and stunning wildlife of Vancouver Island North, Haida Gwaii Archipelago, and the Great Bear Rainforest aboard the classic schooner “Passing Cloud”.

Phone: 250-220-2311
Toll Free: 1-855-714-7233
Website: www.outershores.ca

Kayak With Whales - Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures

Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures – Imagine waking one morning to the sound of a humpback whale’s blow as it swims past your ocean side tent. Later that same day watch in awe as a pod of killer whales swim past your kayak as a bald eagles swoops down to catch a salmon. This can all happen on a kayak tour with Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures.

Phone: 250-956-4617
Toll Free: 1-866-546-4347
Website: www.kingfisher.ca

North Island Kayak

North Island Kayak –  Kayak tours from two hours to 8 days. Based in Telegraph Cove and specializing in North Vancouver Island Killer whales or Orcas, Humpback Whales, sea lions, black bears and eagles.

Phone: 250-928-3114
Toll Free: 1-877-949-7707
Website: www.kayakbc.ca

Sea Kayak Adventures

Sea Kayak Adventures – founded in 1993, Sea Kayak Adventures was born out of a passion for whale watching, sea kayaking, and a desire to share these experience with fellow nature-lovers. For over 20 years now, Sea Kayak Adventures has been inspiring adventure across the globe.

Phone: 208-765-3116
Toll Free: 1-800-616-1943
Website: www.seakayakadventures.com

Spirit of the West Adventures

Spirit of the West Adventures – Witness majestic killer whales from a kayak or hearing their blow from the comfort of your tent is truly a unique and special way to enjoy the beauty and wilds of Vancouver Island. Spirit of the West Adventures prides itself on providing environmentally sound, educational, safe and fun adventures for people of all ages and experience levels.

Phone: 250-285-2121
Toll Free: 1-800-307-3982
Website: www.kayakingtours.com

Wildcoast Adventures

Wildcoast Adventures – Wildcoast’s Orca Camp is located next to the Robson Bight Ecological Reserve in Johnstone Strait. This amazing location is a prime spot for adventure travellers from around the world to go kayaking in Orca and Humpback whale territory. Expert guides provide a respectful and memorable experience.

Phone: 250-285-9453
Toll Free: 1-855-485-9453
Website: www.kayakbritishcolumbia.com

Paddlers' Inn

Broughton Archipelago Paddlers’ Inn – Explore beyond the end of the road. Hop aboard our MOT certified vessel and get ready for the experience of a lifetime as we explore the Broughton Archipelago. Wake up in the comfort of a hand-crafted float-house or sea-side cabin, listening to the heartbeat of nature & view Wildlife, wildlife, wildlife!

Phone: 250-230-0088
Website: www.paddlersinn.ca

FAREWELL HARBOUR LODGE

Farwell Harbour Lodge – Our mission is simple: To help our guests experience the profound beauty of the Broughton Archipelago and the Great Bear Rainforest. We do that by offering inspiring west coast style ocean-side accommodations, sumptuous meals and engaging, passionate guides who will lead you on daily adventures deep into the heart of this wild and beautiful part of the planet.

Phone: 250-897-5940
Website: www.farewellharbour.com

Knight Inlet Lodge

Knight Inlet Lodge – Canada’s premier grizzly bear viewing and wildlife lodge. In season whale watching tours allow our guests to see both grizzlies and whales while staying at a remote, floating lodge. Tours depart from Campbell River on Vancouver Island with access to the lodge via seaplane.

Phone: 250-337-1953
Website: www.grizzlytours.com

Orca Dreams Logo

Orca Dreams – offering 4 day whale watching tours from a camp on Compton Island. Whale watching and wildlife viewing are conducted from a 26 ft US navy whale boat, from land and by sea kayak.

Phone: 250 202 2765
Website: www.orcadreams.com

Painter's Lodge

Painter’s Lodge – Welcoming nature and fishing enthusiasts from all corners of the world, Painter’s Lodge is a place for adventure, a spot to relax, and a retreat to experience the wilderness.

Phone: 250-286-1102
Toll Free: 1-800-663-7090
Website: www.painterslodge.com

Sailcone’s Grizzly Bear Safari

Sailcone’s Grizzly Bear Safari – Our lodge is located in a prime location in Knight Inlet allowing us easy access to world class Grizzly Bear watching up Knight Inlet and excellent whale watching near the mouth of the inlet and into Johnstone Strait.

Phone: 250-334-8858
Toll Free: 1-877-764-4286
Website: www.grizzly-bear-watching.com

Sonora Resort

Sonora Resort Canada – 88 Room Luxury Resort situated on Sonora Island. Open May-October offering our guests a 5 star experience in a wilderness experience. Island Currents Spa, hiking, fresh and saltwater fishing, eco tours, Grizzly Bear Tours, etc., are just a few of the activities we offer to our guests along with superb cuisine

Phone: 604-272-8250
Toll Free: 1-866-576-6672
Website: www.sonoraresort.com

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Gizmo Adventures – With a boat like Gizmo, you have no boundaries. Designed for the rugged coast of British Columbia, ‘Gizmo’ will be equipped with the latest in creature comforts and all the technology to guide it anywhere in style.

Website: www.gizmoadventures.com

Silver King Ventures

Silver King Ventures – providing access to the remote and beautiful wilderness of British Columbia’s coast and the wildlife that lives here. Charter one of our boats and enjoy private time with Mother Nature!

Phone: 250-956-4047
Website: www.silverkingventures.com

The Oceanfront Hotel

The Oceanfront Hotel – From your private deck  you can watch for sea lions, whales and other marine life to swim by; or head over to Bere Point where  the orcas sometimes swim close to the smooth pebble rubbing beaches. Hike our beautiful trails and afterwards join us in the Whale’s Rub Pub to watch the sun go down.

Phone: 250-230-6722
Toll Free: 1-800-735-2912

Website: www.theoceanfronthotel.ca