Wildlife of Western Canada

Resort: Wildlife of Western Canada
Operator: Cox and Kings
Destination: Canada
Price From: £2095.00

Overview

This tour travels to areas that are home
to both grizzly and black bears, whales
and other marine wildlife, with included
excursions to see them in their natural
habitats. Stay in the pristine wilderness
of Knight Inlet fjord and spend time
along Vancouver Islands rugged west
coast.

Itinerary

Day 1: Vancouver Campbell River

Collect your hire car and travel by ferry across
to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. Drive northeast
along the coast to the small town of
Campbell River. On arrival, stay overnight at
Comfort Inn & Suites. (N)

Day 2: Fly to Knight Inlet

This morning, fly 30 minutes by floatplane to
Knight Inlet, a remote fjord and natural habitat
of the grizzly bear. This afternoon, join a shared
guided tour in search of grizzly bears. Overnight
at the floating Knight Inlet Lodge*. (L, D)

Day 3: Fly to Campbell River Ucluelet

Early morning visit to the bear-viewing platforms
before returning to Campbell River by floatplane.
On arrival, collect your hire car and drive southwest
to Ucluelet on Vancouver Islands rugged
west coast. En route, pass the dramatic Sawtooth
Range of the Cascade mountains. Stay at the
Black Rock Resort for 2 nights. (B)

Day 4: Clayoquot Sound

Make your way to nearby Tofino this morning
and join a half-day cruise exploring Clayoquot
Sound in search of black bears or grey whales. (N)

Day 5: Victoria

Drive to British Columbias capital city, Victoria,
and stay 2 nights at the Inn at Laurel Point. (N)

Day 6: Victoria

Morning shared whale-watching cruise in
search of orcas, minke whales, grey whales and
other marine wildlife. Afternoon at leisure. (N)

Day 7: Vancouver Onward travel

This morning, visit Butchart gardens, then
board a ferry back to the mainland and drop
your hire car at Vancouver airport. Fly home or
continue your holiday in Canada. (N)

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