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Black bear cubs by a rocky coast near Campbell River on Vancouver Island

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The Great Bears of Bute Homalco Tour

Campbell River, BC

DETAILS

Embark on an epic 8-hour adventure around Orford Bay and Bute Inlet by boat to respectfully watch grizzlies in the Great Bear Rainforest. See elk, bald eagles and other wildlife roaming around the area. After you get off the boat, explore Orford Bay by bus—listening to exciting stories about local history with an expert guide. Learn all about Orford Bay and the wildlife living around the area before you head back to Campbell River.


Tour highlights 

  • Bus to prime wildlife viewing hotspots to watch for bears, elk, bald eagles, and more roaming the area.
  • Look for humpback whales, orcas, sea lions and more as you explore Orford Bay by boat with an expert guide.
  • Enjoy lunch on the boat in Orford Bay with gorgeous views of the estuary and its spectacular mountain surroundings.
  • Listen to local stories about the bears, salmon, Homalco people and their significant ties to the land.
     

Activity policies

Important Travel Info: Please note that Homalco Tours has COVID-19 Safety Guidelines in place. Social distancing is in place on the vessel. Guests must follow guides directions for safety reasons and sensitivity for bear habitat. Not doing so may result in removal from the tour. 

Guests must be 10 years or older and fit enough to walk 3-4km to participate in tour.

Lunch is included in the tour. Please let BC Ferries Vacations know if you have any dietary restrictions. 

Tour Availability: please note a minimum of six participants is required for the tour to take place.  Should there are not enough guests the tour can be cancelled and a BC Ferries Vacations representative will notify you.

Meeting Location: Coast Marina, 1003 B Island Highway, Campbell River, BC

Guests are to arrive at the meeting location at 7:15am. The tour will depart at 7:45am sharp.

The Great Bears of Bute Tour is available to enjoy from August 15 to October 31, 2022

AVAILABLE IN  Campbell River, BC 

FROM August 15 - October 31

$489.00

+ taxes and fees, per adult


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