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Boating, Diving, Whale Watching
We are proud to be based out of the beautiful Brown’s Bay Resort just 19km north of Campbell River. We offer whale watching, eco tours, sunset tours, scuba diving, and private charters. Contact us today to book!
Boating, Diving, Paddling, Sightseeing
Sea Dragon offers exciting excursions into Howe Sound on it’s fully customized vessel, the “Topline”. Whether you’re a first time snorkeler, tech diving pro, or just want to sightsee beautiful Vancouver, there is an adventure for everyone! Snorkel and kayak with seals for a true West Coast experience just minutes from Vancouver – No experience necessary! The Marine Wildlife Cruise departs from Horseshoe Bay taking you to the nearby seal colony of Pam Rocks in scenic Howe Sound. Here, marine lovers have the chance to experience a face-to-face encounter with harbour seals in their natural environment. A ‘sightseeing only’ option is also available for guests who wish to stay dry on board. Are you interested in scuba diving in British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest? Then you’ve also come to the right place! Wall diving, pinnacles, canyons, seals, drifts, sponge bioherms, artificial reefs, and stunning ocean and mountain scenery – explore it all on this 5-Hour boat diving adventure!
Boating, Diving, Fishing
We provide safe, fun and professional guided boat services including: fishing (sockeye, trout, bass) snorkelling & diving agriculture tours boat camping trips freshwater research and commercial
Sea to Sky Scuba is a PADI 5 Star IDC Diving Centre. We teach everything from beginner open water courses to technical diving. We retail a variety of scuba gear that will suit your needs- everything from warm water BCDs to cold water drysuits and everything in between. Are you a traveller? We’ve got you covered! From a simple one day shore excursion to week long trips to the Caribbean or beyond! We look forward to seeing and diving with you soon!
Ocean Quest is owned by PADI Course Director (Instructor Trainer) Greg McCracken and PADI Master Instructor Deirdre McCracken. Greg and Deirdre have been actively involved in the diving industry for 20 years and continue to actively teach diving and dive for fun. Their expertise and enthusiasm will ensure that you will receive up to date advice on dive training, equipment and diving experiences. Greg, Deirdre and the staff of Ocean Quest will ensure that your experience is positive and rewarding.Ocean Quest offers Drysuit Specialty training and guided dives on demand (with advanced notice) for certifed divers visiting the Greater Vancouver area.
Nanaimo Dive Outfitters and Shepherd Charters provide scuba diving and snorkeling lessons, tours, charters, sales and service to people from all over the world. Dive and stay packages are available. BC has the best cold water diving in the world with unique sealife. Nanaimo offers some of the best shore access as well as boat trips. NDO can provide equipment and a guide to help you enjoy whatever underwater experience you desire. From shore snorkel trips and scuba diving to boat charters to go snorkeling with the seals or scuba diving, there is something for everyone. The Shepherd is our 33ft aluminum dive boat that can take you to some great dive spots including walls, reefs, and artificial reefs or wrecks. She has a large covered deck, storage space below the benches and over head nets for dry storage, an awesome dive ladder, and a marine head.
We are a PADI 5 star scuba shop. Learn with us, dive with us all year round. Hire a Dive master for a personal tour of our favorite dive sites. Upgrade your open water certification to an advanced or dry suit course. We’d like to show you why Vancouver Island is rated a top ten dive destination year after year.
Diving, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
Hornby Island Diving is a family business that has been owner operated for over 30 years. Our knowledge and experience means you get safe, fun dives at the best sites. Our guest lodge, dive boat and tank fill station are among the best in BC, so you can enjoy our wonderful diving in comfort. Non-divers and families love Hornby Island and they are always welcome to join us.
Diving, Wildlife Tours
Big Fish Expeditions specializes in diving adventures and safaris with big animals such as sharks, whales, dolphins, bears, large cats, gorillas, crocodiles and other predatory mammals and reptiles. Big Fish runs expeditions to the world’s most exotic diving and safari destinations.
Diving, Fishing, Paddling
We specialize in kayak rentals and flexible shuttle service to the Broken Group Islands. You choose your preferred times and island destinations and we take you across the rough open ocean channel into the safe, calm waters of the Broken Group. We also offer one way shuttle service between Ucluelet and Bamfield as well as a full day trip to Bamfield so that visitors can experience the peace and beauty of this amazing destination.
Boating, Diving, Whale Watching, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
God’s Pocket Resort, operating for over 25 years, is a land-based diving location for cold water divers of all levels. Accessible only by boat, it Ãs a secluded wilderness spot surrounded by forested islands and the waterways of the Queen Charlotte Strait. A visit to God’s Pocket provides not only spectacular cold water diving, but also an opportunity for kayaking, hiking, shore walks, wildlife viewing, including whale watching.
Diving, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours
Now open in Campbell River, Big Animal Encounters by Pacific Pro Dive & Marine Adventures offers the most exciting tours including half and full day Whale Watching trips, snorkelling with the seals adventures and scuba charters. Visit our gift shop and dive centre on the water in the Discovery Harbour Shopping Centre. Covered, heated boats with onboard washrooms as well as thrilling high speed zodiacs.
Diving, Sightseeing, Wildlife Tours
Whether you are new to scuba diving or an experienced diver looking to further your education, Pacific Pro Dive offers a wide variety of courses, all the way to Technical Instructor. With our full service dive and surf shop we provide Vancouver Islands best selection of equipment to get you properly suited for local and tropical waters. Our staff are friendly and knowledgeable and will answer all of your questions. We also collaborate with Big Animal Adventures to provide access to boat charters for diving, whale watching & grizzly tours. Zip across the water on a high speed zodiac in search of Whales, Dolphins and other marine life, or travel in comfort on board their covered and heated aluminum coastal cruiser. They’ve been running marine tours and whale watching expeditions in the Comox and Campbell River waters since 1994.
PRIVATE DIVING TRIPS and underwater guides are available. We have the most experienced and diverse team of PADI Instructors in Comox Valley. Private courses are available and surprisingly inexpensive. We have NITROX. Dive with sea lions, octopus, wolf eels and so much more. Our rental department is the best around consisting of top of the line AQUALUNG regulators, APEKS weight integrated BCDs that hold enough lead that you won’t need a belt and FUSION dry suits with replaceable neck and wrist seals for a perfect fit every time. Don’t use some rental wet suit (YUCK!) that other people have peed in!