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Activity: Fraser River Safari

Jet BoatOffering 100% adventure, Fraser River Safari is the perfect experience for Staycations or to thrill your out-of-town guests. Located only 20 minutes from Abbotsford International Airport and about 90 minutes from Vancouver, their tours depart from Mission Harbour and Harrison Mills.

Rob and Jo-Anne Chadwick have been running the Mission-based company since 2006 while raising their children Max and Paige.  This husband-and-wife team are passionate about the Fraser River, family-friendly adventure, and sustainable practices.

Fraser River Safari offers a range of educational and exciting experiences including exclusive Eagle Tours with Biologist David Hancock, photography tours, group tours, and special events including holiday and staff parties.

What makes Fraser River Safari so special?

First of all, this isn't just "any boat" - the safari boat is climate-controlled with large opening picture windows, creating an open boat feel while being comfortable in all types of weather.  For bird viewing, the boat also acts as a blind allowing guests to get closer to the action than a regular boat kayak. 

Second, the Fraser River Safari team prides themselves on excellent customer service. Their motto is quality over quantity - ensuring all photographers and participants have good sightlines and plenty of time for viewing. They can even arrange a complimentary tour of Kilby Historic Site (www.kilby.ca) and a delicious meal option for groups.

Bald EagleThird, the Fraser Valley is the over-wintering site for the largest gathering of bald eagles anywhere in the world. The heart of the event occurs along the Harrison River, a pristine and largely undeveloped estuary with a strong annual salmon run attracting historic numbers of these raptors.

Whether you're looking for a family activity, a day with the eagles, booking an office party or custom tour ... Fraser River Safari is there to help.

For more information visit www.fraserriversafari.com.


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