Sail the remote wilderness of Canada's Great Bear Rainforest
From CA $4,995 to CA $5,995 9 days ex flights
Small group travel:2017: 1 Jun, 14 Aug, 23 Aug
Our Great Bear Sea expedition takes us to the remote outer islands of the Great Bear Sea. These are rich waters offering some of the best whale-watching opportunities in the world – humpbacks, fin, orcas, dolphins, sea lions, and sea otters.
Working with the dogs was my favourite part of the trip. I loved meeting all the
different dogs and getting to know their different personalities. They are such
great workers and I miss them now I am back home. (more)Ali Barned
The dogs are just incredible... athletic, fascinating to watch, and beautiful. Our guide Laird was fantastic as were all the other people at the ranch... I had a fabulous time. Pushed my limits... this has been 'one' of the best vacations I have been on. (more)Helen Weir
Fantastic. I have always wanted to try sledding and finally did. Now I just need to convince my other half to go again next winter!
Close up views of the icebergs and lots of encounters with humpback whales. It was fascinating to see the Caplin rolling on the beaches.
Make sure you have warm clothing as well as cool clothing , the weather can be unpredictable .
We stayed a small hotels run by locals and ate at very interesting local restaurants. The driver and the guide were genuine Newfoundlanders so they knew all the best places to go.
It... (more)Stephen Clements
Where to start? Could it be the close encounters with puffins? Or the white beaked dolphins playing with a humpback whale calf? The spotting of an Osprey nest on top of the telegraph pole? Moose spotting? Trying to find the lighthouse on Care Spear (fog!)Or the tour leader singing local balads whilst traveling to our next wildlife encounter? Or being 'screeched in' in St. John's memorial park? ...most memorable? ALL OF IT!
Remember NewfoundLAND is vast! Do... (more)Helena Hodges