Feathered Friends of Campbell River

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Most people go on a whale watching tour in Campbell River with one goal: to see whales. And yes, whales are incredible to encounter! But there are smaller feathered friends that often go unnoticed on wildlife tours. Did you know the Salish Sea has 73 different species of birds? And we think they’re all remarkable! […]

The Impressive Migration of Humpback Whales

In the pristine waters of the Pacific Northwest a magnificent marine migration unfolds every year, drawing attention to one of the most awe-inspiring journeys in the animal kingdom — the migration of humpback whales from their feeding grounds in British Columbia to their breeding grounds near the equator. The Journey Begins As autumn arrives and […]

How To See The Famous “Eagle Show” in 2024

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Have you heard of the famous “Eagle Show” that happens near Campbell River, BC? Between May to July in the Stuart Island area located north of Quadra Island, hundreds of bald eagles gather in the trees to feed here when the flood currents are at their peak. This special even only happens on specific dates […]

Exploring Our Hidden Gems: The Discovery Islands Archipelago

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Nestled on the rugged west coast of Canada, the Discovery Islands Archipelago is a hidden gem waiting to be uncovered by adventure seekers, nature enthusiasts, and anyone in search of a pristine, off-the-beaten-path experience. This remarkable group of islands, strung like pearls along the eastern edge of British Columbia’s coastline, offers a world of natural […]

A Whale-y Good Photo

On a recent 4 Hour Whale & Wildlife Tour, we had two zodiacs on the water watching humpback whales near Campbell River, BC. In Sutil Channel on the east side of Quadra Island, the conditions were perfect with great lighting and glassy calm waters. The humpbacks were slowly travelling on the surface and you could […]

What Have We Been Seeing? 2023’s Spring Tours

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Our 2023 wildlife season has been off to a great start. Our first tour was May 17th and we’ve been out almost every day since. Here’s a sneak peek on what we’ve been seeing so far! Black Bears Photo by Brand Manager & Skipper Shannon Groenewegen, May 17th 2023 ‘Tis the season for bears on […]

How To See The Famous “Eagle Show” in 2023

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Here’s everything you need to know if you’d like to view the famous Eagle Show near Campbell River, BC. Between May to July in the Stuart Island area located north of Quadra Island, hundreds of bald eagles gather in the trees to feed here when the flood currents are at their peak. It’s been nicknamed […]

Dolphins and Porpoises of Campbell River

Dolphins and porpoises are part of the toothed whale family Odontocete. There are a number of dolphin and porpoise species in British Columbia’s waters, with 3 species that we regularly see in Campbell River. The others are typically only spotted off the continental shelf west of Vancouver Island, so sightings are rare and not much […]

Which Whale Watching Tour Is Best For Me?

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Campbell River is quickly becoming known as a whale watching hotspot on Vancouver Island. On top of the incredible cetaceans that call this area home, there are a plethora of marine mammals and other wildlife that can be seen on our tours. However, deciding which whale watching tour to join in can be a daunting […]

Is Whale Watching Better in the Morning or Afternoon?

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We often get asked the question, “is whale watching better in the morning or afternoon?”. Especially with guests joining our 4 Hour Whale & Wildlife Tour which departs twice a day, in the morning and afternoon. So we’re here to answer your question! The answer is: there is no best time of day for whale […]


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