A winter time opportunity to explore the edge of the largest forest region in Canada. In this vast boreal forest you will search for grey wofl, moose, elk, river otter, great grey owls and lesser known species that are part of this ecosystem. The daily guided excursions feature a combination of touring by car, snowshoeing, and if trail conditions allow, by dogsled in the Anglian Lake area adjacent and through Prince Albert National Park.
Interpretive guides share their love of nature and in-depth knowledge of the landscape with you during your travels through the woods, muskegs and lakes that are the boreal forest. They understand the patterns of wildlife and do their best to select the most likely routes and locations to find the boreal’s wild inhabitants as well as their tracks and signs. It is impossible to guarantee sightings, however, this area is well-known for its wildlife populations. February through to early March is the mating season for wolves and they are particularly vocal at this time. Keep your ears open as well as your eyes!
Dates: Mid February to 31st March
Price includes 1 night in Saskatoon, 4 nights at Elk Ridge Resort on room only in a 2 bedroom cottage or a Woodland room with either king- or 2 queen-size beds, 4 days’ interpretive guiding or 3 days’ interpretive guiding and 1 day’s dog sledding, 2 lunches and 1 three-course dinner at Elk Ridge Resorts, 4-wheel drive car hire.
Thursday:On arrival, pick up your 4x4 hire car and spend your first night in the city.
Friday: Drive to the Elk Ridge Resort and check into your cosy cabin. Enjoy dinner followed by an orientation session about the possibilities of sightings and excursions.
Saturday to Monday: You will spend the days searching for wolves and wildlife in and around Prince Albert National Park. There will be an opportunity to do some snowshoeing and walking in search of the wildlife. Depending on the weather lunch will either be on the trail or at the resort. If the snow conditions are good a dog sledding excursion will be arranged
Tuesday: After breakfast drive back to Saskatoon, drop off your hire car in time for your flight to London.
Optional Extension: You can extend your stay by two nights for an overnight dogsled adventure. Meals are included. From £495 per person.
This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website
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