Trip reference number: 15956

Trip Operator: Wildlife Worldwide

British Columbia’S Wildlife Highlights

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This extensive 13-day tour in British Columbia provides numerous opportunities to see some of the finest wildlife in Canada, such as grizzly and black bears, beavers, humpback whales, sea otters and bald eagles.

We spend six nights on Vancouver Island which is an amazing location for wildlife enthusiasts due to its large black bear population and fantastic whale watching opportunities. We visit the best wildlife locations on Vancouver Island including Tofino and Zeballos to spot the fantastic fauna. Furthermore, this island really is a microcosm of British Columbia with rugged mountains, dense forests and desolate beaches. 

Returning to mainland British Columbia by plane, we stay for three nights at the award-winning Tweedsmuir Park Lodge in the southern reaches of the Great Bear Rainforest. Our time at this comfortable and high-quality lodge is our opportunity to see grizzly bears either as we drift downstream along the nearby rivers on board small wooden skiffs or from viewing platforms close to the lodge. Over the course of the holiday, we should see the very best wildlife that British Columbia has to offer. 

Typical itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Fly to Vancouver
  2. Day 2: Ferry to Vancouver Island & drive to Ucluelet
  3. Days 3-4: Explore Ucluelet
  4. Day 5: Drive to Zeballos
  5. Day 6: Around Zeballos
  6. Day 7: Port Hardy
  7. Days 8-10: Fly to Bella Coola; transfer to Tweedsmuir Park Lodge
  8. Day 11: Return to Vancouver
  9. Day 12: Depart Vancouver
  10. Day 13: Arrive UK
  • Available*: May to Oct: These months coincide with the salmon run
  • Group size: 10
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £8,095 pp
  • Price excluding international flights: From £7,395 pp
  • Included in the price/package:
    • Domestic flights in Canada
    • 1 night hotel in Tsawwassen
    • 3 nights hotel in Ucluelet
    • 2 nights hotel in Zeballos
    • 1 night hotel in Port Hardy
    • 3 nights at Tweedsmuir Park Lodge
    • 1 night hotel in Vancouver
    • Most meals
    • Transfers
    • Excursions and activities
    • Services of local naturalist guide in Canada
    • Park fees
  • Activities available:
    • Boat trip
    • Photography
    • Walking


This is a group trip with fixed departure dates. Please refer to our website for further information.

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

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