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Ecosummer Expeditions

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1 Warden Beach, Port McNeill, British Columbia V0N 1H0, Canada
+1 250-674-0102
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We spent a 4-day trip at Ecosummers Orca Camp at the end of July. The camp was the absolute... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
noahtra
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Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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Second time was even better

We went to the orca camp three years ago. At that time we had a wonderfull trip, but nature is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anne P
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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The original Orca Camp kayak guides, providing memorable & safe guided whale-watching kayak tours on BC's Johnstone Strait since 1976. Choose a guided whale-watching tour or our Orca Base Camp, next to Robson Bight Ecological Reserve - the best place in the world to see Killer Whales in the wild.
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1 Warden Beach, Port McNeill, British Columbia V0N 1H0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent a 4-day trip at Ecosummers Orca Camp at the end of July. The camp was the absolute highlight of our Canada trip! We saw orcas every day. Sometimes even several times a day! We saw them from both the kayak and the beach...More

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Ashley E, Guest Relations Manager at Ecosummer Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We cannot thank you enough Noahtra for this fantastic and detailed review! July was truly an incredible month at our kayak camp, and we are so happy you were able to be a part of it! Thank you for appreciating all the little details, and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the orca camp three years ago. At that time we had a wonderfull trip, but nature is changeable, so the orcas didn't show up. It's hard to be disappointed when you see bears, humbags, porpoises, seals and sea lions instead. But this...More

2  Thank Anne P
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Ashley E, Guest Relations Manager at Ecosummer Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Anne, how privileged we are to have had you return to visit us a second time around! You are so right in that nature is changeable, yes, and the whales aren't always in our area. Gratefully they are still so wild in that way!...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great three day trip. Brenda, Jordan and Sinead took good care of us. The sleeping tents and food were more towards glam ping then camping. Lastly we were very lucky and saw Orcas, humpbacks dolphins and a bear. Recommend trip to all levels of kayakers.More

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Ashley E, Guest Relations Manager at Ecosummer Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you mnt62 for this wonderful review! We so appreciate you taking the time to post a review and thank our wonderful guides. They were thrilled to have you join them in camp and we are so happy the wildlife came to visit you as...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did a 7 day back pack of the West Coast Trail and had an amazing time. There are quite a few logistics to this trip and Ecosummer arranged absolutely everything - we just had to show up with our personal gear and fit enough...More

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Ashley E, Guest Relations Manager at Ecosummer Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Becky, we can't thank you enough for being so wonderful to work with this past year! It was such a privilege to organize a private tour for you and your friends to celebrate a milestone birthday in such an exciting way. We are still...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

We went on a 3 day trip tour. Right after we arrived the killer whales came by to welcome us. After a nice lunch and a tour around camp, it was time for some kayakking. You could take you good cameras with you in a...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

We stayed four days in the Orca Camp. The weather was perfect and both Jordan and Ken are skilled guides. However, we think the advertisement and pre-trip mail correspondence with the company gave a falls impression on the condition for whale-spotting. We were under the...More

2  Thank HolstDenmark
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

We just got back from our 4 day Orca Camp trip and it sure was one of those amazing "once in a lifetime" experiences! After beautiful sunshine filled days filled with 5 Orca sightings in a single day (in addition to the Eagles, Sea Lions,...More

Thank thomasberger83
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

I went for a 6 day kayak Orca watching adventure up in Johnstone Straight. All details were handled by Kim in the office : airfare, shuttle pick-up, hotel ,diet concerns. All emails answered the following day ! It was all I expected and even my...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2015

Inspite of the worst weather of the summer, our guides managed to make our experience somehow more amazing. We booked out the camp, so were all friends which was super fun. Some of us had flown in from ON, the rest were from BC. We...More

Thank Pamela C
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Reviewed 24 August 2015

My wife and I have returned to Ireland following a 3 week vacation on Vancouver Island. One of the highlights was a 6-day “Kayak with Orcas” trip we took with Ecosummer Expeditions, Aug 25th-30th. It is based in a beach-side camp near Robson Bight, a...More

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CanadianFreeSpirit, Director of Sales at Ecosummer Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2015

Wow! Michael. That's all we can say...Wow!!! Andy, Daniela, the girls, Jordan, Lisa and I are all delighted to read your comments about your Ecosummer Expeditions experience this summer. Thank you for your kind comments. You did indeed have one of the most up-close-and-personal encounters...More

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