Whale Watching & Grizzly Bear Tours Campbell River - Vancouver Island

Welcome To Discovery Marine Safaris

Adventure Whale Watching & Grizzly Bear Tours at their best!

Campbell River’s premiere whale and bear watching destination. Promoting responsible wildlife viewing and awareness with true educational merit.

We are excited to confirm we will be back out on the water for the 2021 season!  Our intention is to operate at least one of our scheduled Whale Watching & Wildlife Safaris per day based on demand June through September. Our Grizzly Bear tours will run on alternate days from the end of September through to mid October.

The past year has been tough on everyone, so we are offering a special rate for private group bookings and charters through the month of June.
We also have some exciting new early season small group excursions.
Please contact us directly for rates and join our mailing list for updated information direct to your inbox.

For updated information relating to our tour protocols during COVID-19, please click here

Welcome To Discovery Marine Safaris


Marine Wildlife and Whale Watching

The diversity of wildlife and awe inspiring scenery that exists so close to Campbell River is unparalleled! Ideally located near the south end of Discovery Passage, the area is critically important habitat for Killer Whales, Humpback Whales and so much more! At Discovery Marine Safaris we are committed to sharing our knowlede and passion....more>>

Grizzly Bear Tours

Has a Grizzly crossed YOUR path yet?
See WILD and MAJESTIC Grizzlies in their natural habitat, far away from human civilization! Our Grizzly Bear Safari starts with a stunning 2 hour (approx.) boat ride to the Orford Valley which is located in Bute Inlet on BC’s rugged mainland coast. Imagine towering mountain peaks and glaciers....more>>

Escape into a true Canadian wilderness adventure: Watch awe-inspiring Killer Whales (Orca) in their natural habitat, follow playful dolphins and swift porpoises or observe majestic Grizzly Bears hunt for salmon.

In addition to our scheduled tours, we are offering a special rate for private tours and charters through the month of June. We also have some exciting new early small group excursions for June that are specifically designed so you and your family can relax, learn and have fun. These include: SAMADHI ON THE SEA at April Point,  A CRUISE TO A ROMANTIC GETAWAY at the Historic Heriot Bay Inn and FAMILY FUN SCAVENGER HUNT & OCEAN ADVENTURE partnered with Discovery Passage Aquarium, Discovery Pier and the historic Heriot Bay Inn.  Please contact us directly or join our mailing list so we can send information on these and other new exciting tours direct to your inbox.

You’re in Canada – the home of the wild and the free. And your Canadian dream is about to come true!


Discovery Marine Safaris is dedicated to Research Education & Conservation and proudly belong to and, or support:

  • Marine Mammal Stewardship Association
  • Marine Education and Research Society
DFO's Cetacean Research Program
BC Cetacean Sightings Network

and other related organizations