4 Hour - Whale Watching Tour

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Half day tours usually take place on our high speed zodiac, "Pacific Hurricane". We’ll ply the waters in search of the biggest and most exciting marine animals in Desolation Sound and the Salish Sea. On half day trips we provide light snacks and refreshments. You'll have plenty of opportunities to stop for breaks at interesting and historical sites in this beautiful area. Tour departs from our Campbell River Marine Adventure Centre at the Discovery Harbour Shopping Centre.

Spectacular scenery with wildlife viewing possibilities that may include:

  • Orcas,
  • Sea lions,
  • Humpback whales,
  • Dolphins,
  • Harbour seals,
  • Colourful seabirds
Big Animal Encounters - 1340 Island Hwy #129, Campbell River, BC V9W 8C9, Canada
BIG Animal Encounters

We supply full survival suits for our zodiacs trips, but you should bring:

  • Dry Bag / Backpack
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat / Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • Money for gift souvenirs!
  • Snacks / Drinks
  • Full survival suits for tours aboard our zodiac vessels
  • All safety equipment as required by Transport Canada
  • The fun!!!

We reserve the right to alter itineraries and vessels based on weather, availability, animal locations, mechanical breakdowns or other factors which our skipper / crew consider imperative. 

Our crew work verry hard to make your trip and exciting and comfortable as possible and are always greatly appreciative of gratuities received for good service. 


Our half day tours operate on a minimum passenger load of 4. If we do not meet the minimums we will take the folowing steps;

  • You may choose to rebook on another date,
  • We will do our best to schedule you onto another tour providor;
  • You may request a full refund without penalty.

Thank you for your understanding. 



No refund for tours cancelled within 48 hours of scheduled departure. All cancellations are subject to a 10% adminsitrative charge.  

Please contact us directly:

Campbell River Phone: 250-914-3483
Email: explore@biganimalencounters.com

Big Animal Encounters
1340 Island Hwy #129, Campbell River, BC V9W 8C9, Canada