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: 22 May, 1 Jun, 14 Aug, 23 Aug
These are rich waters that offer some of the best wildlife viewing opportunities in Canada – from bubble-net feeding humpbacks and massive fin whales to roaming pods of orcas, Pacific white-sided dolphins, porpoises, seals, sea lions, and sea otters.
Explore Canada's ancient cultures and coastal rainforests
From CA $3,250 6 days ex flights
Small group travel:2017: 19 Apr, 25 Apr, 1 May, 7 May
Sail the remote wilderness Canada's Pacific Rim National Park by sail aboard this classic wooden schooner. Embark on a 6-day voyage and discover the ancient cultures of the Nuu-chah-Nulth First Nations.
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I am reborn! Simply the best vacation I have ever been on
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
From the moment we arrived in Churchill until we left!
We saw a polar bear being released from the holding facility and flown off back to the wild, mothers and cubs, young bears 'play-boxing, a large male bear falling through the thin ice and the Northern Lights.
All the staff were fantastic, particularly our wonderful free-spirited guide Leah Okin Magowan. It could not have been better!!
Go go go!
The local company have worked, and... (more)Liz Green
Seeing the bears in their natural habitat is fantastic. The operators are great and the food was wonderful. (more)Susan Shedda
The most exciting part of our vacation was viewing the (many) grizzly bears in a natural environment without any interference with nature. Specifically, it was thrilling to see several mothers with cubs! (more)Suzanne Wafer
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