About Private Boat Charter Tours


  • For the ultimate, tailor-made West Coast experience
  • Choose from a private boat, tour, wildlife, whale watching or bear charter – or speak to our staff to design the perfect charter for you and your group.
  • Heated boat with indoor and outdoor seating and toilet facilities
  • On a private charter tour, you’ll have the opportunity to see grizzly bears, humpback whales, orcas (killer whales), dolphins, and so much more. 
  • Available March through October
  • Available for up to 12 guests per tour
  • Depart from Campbell River
  • Snacks and beverages are provided, and lunch is available on longer tours
  • Family-friendly tours available
  • First Nations owned and operated

If you’re looking for an exclusive wilderness and cultural adventure tailor-made for the needs of your group, you’ve come to the right place. Homalco Wildlife & Cultural Tours has a fleet of custom-made boats and an experienced crew to make your West Coast dreams come true. 

With protected comfort seats in the cabin’s heated interior and fresh-air adventure seats on the deck, everyone is sure to feel safe and comfortable on board. Our extra-large windows provide optimal viewing, and the tech enthusiasts in your group will be happy to know that we also have USB charging ports on board! Click here for more information about our private charter tour boats.

The Homalco people, also known as the “people of the fast-running waters,” have been stewards of these lands and waters since time immemorial. We invite you to walk in the footsteps of our ancestors and let us share the beauty of this place through our eyes.


Private charter boat tours are custom-made just for you. Please reach out to us directly to discuss your unique vision and needs or to request more information. Please note: booking private charter tours as far in advance as possible is best!

Call 250-923-0602, or email [email protected]

Tour departures can be subject to time changes and are weather-dependent.

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Tour Details

  • Our state-of-the art, 12 passenger craft landing adventure tour boats are unlike any others in Campell River
  • Build your own custom tour or choose from our existing wildlife & cultural tours
  • Minimum age is 4 yrs old and family-friendly tours are available.
  • Snacks and beverages are provided
  • Lunch can be made available as an add-on and is tailored to your dietary restrictions/allergies

What to Bring

  • Warm layered clothing and rain gear
  • Sun hat or hat (toque or beanie)
  • Sunscreen and lip balm
  • Insect repellent
  • Camera (tripod and monopod allowed)
  • Binoculars
  • Water bottles to help us reduce single use plastics
  • Curiosity and a smile!


The ecosystem in and around Homalco territory is unparalleled in its beauty and rich diversity – but it’s also incredibly sensitive. It’s our responsibility, as stewards of these lands and waters, to play our part in protecting the natural environment for generations to come. By joining us on a wilderness or cultural tour, you are directly contributing to the Homalco First Nation’s conservation and sustainability efforts. For more information, visit our Conservation page.


We know that plans can change. That’s why you can cancel at no charge at any time up to 30 days before your scheduled private charter tour. Unfortunately, we can’t issue any refunds for tours that are cancelled with less than 30 days’ notice. Please contact us directly at 250-923-0602 to cancel or ask questions. 


Safety is our number one priority. Tour departures can be subject to time change and are weather dependent.