Private Custom Photo Wildlife Tours
Rolf Hicker's small, private & personalised photo tours offer unique grizzly bear & killer whale watching within stunning scenery.
Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia.
4 guests maximum
Are you tired of following big crowds on boat tours? Got a special birthday? Want a unique intimate family experience? Propose to your loved one? Require Special Needs? Looking for peace and quiet? Want to capture amazing wildlife & scenery photos?
Professional photographer Rolf Hicker will be your guide. He is photographing the area for 35+ years as a professional photographer and is now your certified skipper. All tours have a maximum of 4 guests.
Rolf's excursions are personal, individual and intimate. The tour boat is specifically built and features above safety equipment like radar, GPS, VHF Radio, comfortable seating...and a small onboard toilet.
My individual photo tours are ideal for families, photographers, special-needs (within limits) or anybody else who enjoys a small private group.
Private ocean-based boat photo tours
8-12 hour boat tour
Grizzly Bear Watching
Wildlife & Scenery photo tour into beautiful Knight Inlet for grizzly bear watching, stunning scenery and other wildlife like whales, dolphins and more.
6-8 hour boat tour
Killer Whale Watching
Wildlife & Scenery photo tour along the Broughton Archipelago for orca (killer whale) and humpback whale watching, stunning scenery and other marine wildlife like dolphins, porpoises, eagles and other.
Private land-based walking photo tours
10-12 hour land tour
West Coast Vancouver Island -
All day walking scenery photo tour to explore the beautiful West Coast of Vancouver Island at Cape Scott and the outer rough coast.
Cave & Beach
6-8 hour land tour
East Coast Vancouver Island
Walking day photo tour to a cave, lakes and beaches along the East Coast of Vancouver Island.
6-8 hour lessons
Photo Workshop / Lessons
Vancouver Island North
For beginners to intermediate photographers. Includes photo lessons in the field as well as introduction to lightroom and critique sessions.
October - May only
5-hour whale watching tour to watch killer whales (orcas), humpback whales and whatever else we can find out there.
4 guests maximum!
4-hour sunset whale watching tour to watch mostly killer whales (orcas) and humpback whales and other wildlife
4 guests maximum!