The Vancouver Island, Victoria and the Gulf Islands region is a large, sparsely populated area and is home to one of the world’s most diverse ecosystems including rainforests, marshes, beaches, mountains, oceans, rivers and lakes, ideal for bear viewing, whale watching and fishing.
Windows On The Wild has access to a number of specialist wildlife viewing lodges in the area. You can choose to spend time at the any of the lodges independently or combine then to make your own unique bear and whale viewing holiday. Please contact one of our experts who would be happy to put together a tailor made package for you.
Holiday ideaDay 1 Arrive Vancouver and transfer to your hotel for 2 nights.Day 2 At leisure in Vancouver.Day 3 Pick up your car, drive south of Vancouver and take a ferry to Victoria for 2 nights.Day 4 At leisure in Victoria. Take a whale watching cruise to see orcas.Day 5 Take a short ferry ride to Pender Island to spend two nights at Poet’s Cove, a delightful resort and perfect place to relax.Day 6 Poet’s Cove - take a hike, kayak or simply relax.Day 7 Return to Victoria and continue your journey to Tofino for 3 nights at Long Beach Lodge or Clayoquot Wilderness Resort or Outpost Camp.Day 8 Today you will take a trip to view grey whales, seals, visit hot springs and take a walk in the Rain Forest.Day 9 A trip to see the Black Bears which inhabit the coastal areas around Tofino, remainder of day at leisure.Day 10 Drive from Tofino to Campbell River for one night.Day 11 Morning float plane to Knight Inlet or Sonora Lodge for 3 nights.Days 12 & 13 Bear watching and other lodge based activities.Day 14 Transfer back to Campbell River, drive to Vancouver for your last night.Day 15 Day at leisure before taking your flight back to the UK.
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