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221 Ferntree Place | 221 Ferntree Place, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia V0N 3J0, Canada
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Awesome kayak trip!

Had an amazing time paddling in the area. We rented kayaks and equipment for a 4 days trip with... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2017
soniaA2401SO
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Vancouver, Canada
Whales all over the place!!

I rented kayaks the third year in a row with a group of friends to go see orcas, humpbacks... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2017
Anna M
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Day Trips for 2018 are available in two options: (pre-booking is required) Option One is to take our transport out to Blackfish Sound and experience the wildlife around Telegraph Cove for $299 pp. Pre-booking is required. Options Two is to take our transport out to the core area where whales and a great deal of wildlife is located for $399 pp. Stay at night at island basecamp. Pre-booking is required. Multi-Day Trips are available from 2-6 days. We maintain set base camps to provide safe accommodations and great wildlife viewing. Trip cost start at $850 pp. Group/Family rates are available. Departures are available from Telegraph Cove, BC.
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221 Ferntree Place | 221 Ferntree Place, Telegraph Cove, British Columbia V0N 3J0, Canada
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Reviewed October 5, 2017

Had an amazing time paddling in the area. We rented kayaks and equipment for a 4 days trip with friends. Larry provides all the gear needed and is very knowledgeable on the region and the wildlife to be seen. I highly recommend it!

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paddle62, Owner at Discovery Expeditions Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2017

Thanks for the recommendation!

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Reviewed October 5, 2017

I rented kayaks the third year in a row with a group of friends to go see orcas, humpbacks, dolphins, seals, ... Larry has been extremely helpful in giving us recommendations on where to go and how to be safe and yet he has given...More

Thank Anna M
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paddle62, Owner at Discovery Expeditions Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to put up your thoughts on the summer! Have a great winter....snow!!!

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Reviewed September 28, 2017

Larry is a funny and knowledgeable guy! Safety is a top priority for him which I truly value when it comes to water activity. We also didn't have to worry about logistics, he dealt with everything! Thank you

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Reviewed September 27, 2017

I've been renting kayaks to Larry for several years, it's a shame that I am writing my first review only now... My last trip was late august this year and I came with many friends. Larry was perfectly on time and very friendly and helpful...More

Thank Thomas A
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paddle62, Owner at Discovery Expeditions Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2017

Thanks for the business this summer. Enjoying meeting your group of researchers!

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Reviewed September 20, 2017

Upon arriving to the Northeastern portion of Vancouver Island, we were greeted by Larry of Discovery Expeditions to be transported to their base camp out on the lovely Sophia Islands. Our wildlife encounters started only moments into our boat ride out to the Island. With...More

Thank Ashley R
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paddle62, Owner at Discovery Expeditions Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2017

Enjoyed everyone, hope to learn a little more spanish the next times I see you all!

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Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Want to say what a wonderful-time we had family camping at Discovery's base camp on Sophia Island in Johnstone Strait. Before we even got to the camp, Larry Roy radioed another group to find out where the orcas were and we headed off to see...More

Thank Dale R
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paddle62, Owner at Discovery Expeditions Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2018

Thanks Dale! You and your wonderful daughter are welcome anytime.

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Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

So you like adventure... like to get away from the crowds? Kayaking with orcas runs right up your alley? Head to Port McNeill Vancouver island and hook up with Larry... he is THE MAN. We hsd booked a day trip and it rained like no...More

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paddle62, Owner at Discovery Expeditions Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2017

It was my pleasure to provide a day with visibility and calm seas for the both of you. See you down the road.

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Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

What an awesome experience. We showed up on a miserable, rainy cold day expecting to kayak. Larry decided to take us whale watching in the warmth of his boat, with a promise of kayaking the next day when there was no chance of rain, at...More

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paddle62, Owner at Discovery Expeditions Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2017

It was may pleasure meeting you and spending two days on the water.

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Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing day with Discovery Expeditions. We had a group of 4 adults and 3 children (ages 11, 8, 5) and enjoyed our transport to the amazingly beautiful Sophia Island. En route we had the most breathtaking orca and humpback encounters. It was...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2017

We kayaked and camped the area around Jonstone Straight and Blackfish Sound with several orca and humpback whale encounters (plus other marine life such as dolfins, sea lions and more). As a bonus we got to visit a First Nation settlement and their "big house"....More

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paddle62, Owner at Discovery Expeditions Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2017

Many thanks! Have a great winter with summer memories behind you.

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