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Ecosummer Expeditions - Day Tours

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1 Warden Beach, Port McNeill, British Columbia V0N 1H0, Canada
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Experiance of a lifetime

We went on a 3 day trip tour. Right after we arrived the killer whales came by to welcome us. After... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2017
kristienpas
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Best, The Netherlands
Be prepared that you may not see any Killer Whales during the stay in the Orca Camp

We stayed four days in the Orca Camp. The weather was perfect and both Jordan and Ken are skilled... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2017
HolstDenmark
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Campbell River, Canada
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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 September 1, 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 August 19, 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 August 2, 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

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Reviewed September 16, 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 September 6, 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

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Reviewed August 24, 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

Thank MichaelMeany
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CanadianFreeSpirit, Director of Sales at Ecosummer Expeditions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 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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Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

Me and my wife joined the ecosummer crew at the orcacamp, near the Robson Bight, together with 8 other very fun guests from Zwitserland, Ireland and the USA. Totally agree with Marshas review above. We had an amazing time. We were welcomed by the orcas...More

1  Thank Siebe S
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Reviewed August 7, 2015

Just returned home to the U.S.A. from Ecosummer Camp, in beautiful B.C. Took my daughter on 4 night/3 day trip for her 16th Birthday. Every part of the trip was unbelievable. The first day was spent on a whale watching boat out of Port McNeil...More

1  Thank Marsha K
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CanadianFreeSpirit, Guest Relations Manager at Ecosummer Expeditions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2015

Marsha! WOW, what a fabulous report! Thank you for your kind words - we are tickled you and your daughter had such a great time. We'd love to see you back at Orca Camp...maybe a longer stay next time. Cheers, kc

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Reviewed December 11, 2014

My 2 sons and myself took a 3 night tour last summer with Ken and Steve as guides. Fabulous trip, great whale sightings, Glamping, (glamous camping), was clean, comfortable, and relaxing, and the food.....the food.....best salmon and birthday cake I have ever tasted.... never mind...More

1  Thank Julie S
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CanadianFreeSpirit, Director of Sales at Ecosummer Expeditions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2014

Thank you Julie for your kind words! We're delighted you had a great trip! Ken is such a great cook - oh, and a great kayak guide too :-) We'll be sure to pass your comments along to Ken and Steve - we know they'll...More

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Reviewed November 20, 2014

I grew up in a city in the middle of Canada. I never "sought out" an ocean kayaking trip, but it was a happy day when I found myself launching off a water taxi and on to the pebbled shores of Warden Beach for a...More

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CanadianFreeSpirit, Director of Sales at Ecosummer Expeditions - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2014

Thank you, Dwayne for your kind comments! We hear all the time that Orca Camp is a life-changing experience - the setting is just so magical, and when the whales come out to play, it doesn't get much better than that! We were excited to...More

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