Trip reference number: 9077

Trip Operator: Wildlife Worldwide

Walking With Bears & Whale Watching

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Accompanied by Gary Zorn, the 'the bear whisperer™', see grizzlies up close feasting on salmon, as you walk upriver in the Cariboo region of British Columbia. Then enjoy the stunning natural landscapes of Tofino, home to grey and humpback whales.

During this thrilling adventure, you have the opportunity to walk among grizzly bears in the boreal forest and on the banks of the salmon-infested rivers that have run through these ancient forests since time immemorial. With only the sounds of salmon splashing and eagles crying overhead, watch and photograph these incredible beasts as they take advantage of nature's bounty.

This is high adventure and only a few intrepid souls have had such an opportunity – walking with bears is not for the faint hearted!

After the excitement of seeing these predators up close, you head to Vancouver Island, your base for whale watching in the pristine waters of Clayoquot Sound and Remote Passage in search of the charismatic grey and humpback whales as you travel to their local feeding area. What's more, as you make your way between the rugged mountains and through the coastal rainforest of British Columbia and Vancouver Island, you will soon be captivated by the wonders of one of the last pristine natural wildernesses on the planet.

Suggested itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Fly to Vancouver
  2. Day 2: Fly to Williams Lake & transfer to Pyna-tee-ah Lodge
  3. Days 3-4: Walking with bears upstream
  4. Day 5: Fly to Vancouver & connect to Tofino
  5. Days 6-7: Tofino – whale watching
  6. Day 8: Tofino – coastal bear watching
  7. Day 9: Fly to Vancouver & depart
  8. Day 10: Arrive UK
  • Available*: Sep to Oct
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £5,395 pp
  • Price excluding international flights: From £4,445 pp
  • Activities available:
    • Boat trip
    • Panga ride
    • Walking

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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