Exploring British Columbia's Rugged Coastline for 29 Years

Whale Watching, Grizzly Bear Tours, Scuba Diving Adventures, and Fishing Charters in Campbell River and Comox, BC.

Exploring British Columbia's Rugged Coastline for 29 Years

Whale Watching, Grizzly Bear Tours, and Scuba Diving Adventures in Campbell River and Comox, BC.

Join us to discover what beautiful Vancouver Island has to offer! Since 1994, we’ve been sharing our small piece of paradise with guests from around the world.


humpback whales campbell river whale watching vancouver island

Campbell River offers some of the best whale watching opportunities in the world! Cruise through the Discovery Islands Archipelago in search of the biggest and most exciting marine wildlife that call this area home. Humpback whales, killer whales (orcas), dolphins, and porpoises are often seen in our waters. Daily tours depart from Campbell River on beautiful Vancouver Island from May – October.

campbell river grizzly bear tour

Experience our full day Grizzly Bear Expedition! Travel in comfort into the heart of British Columbia’s wilderness to experience grizzly bears in their natural habitat. Our Grizzly Bear Expedition is based along the Orford River on specially-built viewing towers, and hosted by trained Indigenous guides. On the boat ride to and from Bute Inlet, you might see humpback whales, orcas, sea lions, and more!

diver on a wall of tubeworms, steep island near campbell river bc

Take your exploration to new depths! Vancouver Island has some of the most diverse and vibrant diving anywhere in the world – and it’s all accessible with our heated, covered, custom-made dive boats! Dive in and see why Jaques Cousteau rated this area as one of the top diving destinations anywhere on the planet.

women holds a chinook salmon on a fishing charter in campbell river bc

Explore the legendary Vancouver Island salmon fishing in the Salmon Capital of the World: Campbell River. Here, you’re on the doorstep of one of the world’s most impressive salmon migrations. Set out from Campbell River into the Salish Sea for a thrilling fishing experience of a lifetime with our experienced guides!


We are so excited to announce our new location in Comox, BC. Visit our storefront in the Marina Park for:

– Gift shop with items from local artists and artisans
– Daily 4 Hour Whale & Wildlife Tours on our heated, covered vessels!
We can’t wait to welcome you aboard in beautiful Comox, BC!

Take your photography to the next level

Join Big Animal Encounters on a photography workshop run by our friends at Coastal Workshops! Stan and Stuart, local photography experts, are your guides as we travel deep into the Discovery Islands and the mainland. Receive photography instruction, tips, and tricks as we watch The Eagle Show, whales, and even grizzly bears in the fall! Sign up directly through Coastal Workshops below.