Get set for a wild adventure in the great outdoors in Canada
Beluga whales flock to the waters around Cape Merry in July and August – get up close in a canoe. Missed the whales? Keep an eye out for polar bears from October to November.
After a day’s exploring, flag down a train in Northern BC and watch as it stops – just for you. Now that’s something you don’t get on a morning commute…
Take a boat from Prince Rupert to Khutzeymateen, home of the Grizzly Bear Sanctuary, or enjoy a guided tour of the wetlands, rainforest and estuary, and learn more about the local Gits’iis tribal people.
Cross the prairies at night and you’ll be treated to a clear sky, unpolluted by city lights – perfect for stargazing. Travel in the glass-roofed dome car for the best views.
Whether it’s on a mountain bike, in hiking boots or on a pair of skis across the white stuff, the peaks of Jasper National Park are an adventure sports playground.
When the first surge of the Bay of Fundy tide flows inland up the river, look out for the advancing wave known as the tidal bore – its white water is perfect for rafting.
You’ll hear Niagara Falls before you even see it – but there’s more to do than just stand and gawp. Take a boat up to the falls, hike the Niagara Glen Nature Reserve, and sample the produce of the local St Catharines vineyards.
The tranquil Miramichi River Valley is famed for its incredible Atlantic salmon flyfishing. Sign up for a course, or try your hand with the help of a registered guide.
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