Trip reference number: 8879

Trip Operator: Wildlife Worldwide

Kayaking With Whales & Grizzlies

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There is no better place in the world to kayak with both humpback and killer whales (orcas) than Johnstone Strait and Blackfish Sound, situated off the northeastern corner of Vancouver Island.

This area is widely recognised as one of the most reliable places in the world to see these great marine mammals, and your base camp is located right in the heart of the wildlife-rich waters on an island covered in old-growth rainforest. During your stay you explore by kayak to see the region's diverse marine life, returning each afternoon to the relative comfort of your base camp. On your last day, you are also able to see the other greatest predator of British Columbia, the grizzly bear.

Suggested itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Fly to Vancouver
  2. Day 2: Fly to Port Hardy & transfer to Port McNeill
  3. Day 3: Orca Base Camp - kayaking with whales
  4. Days 4-5: Kayaking with whales
  5. Day 6: Grizzlies in Knight Inlet
  6. Day 7: Full day grizzly and whale watching
  7. Day 8: Transfer to Port Hardy & fly back to Vancouver
  8. Day 9: Depart Vancouver
  9. Day 10: Arrive UK

Please note: Exact kayaking routes may vary depending on possible wildlife sightings, currents, tides and weather. Any extra luggage can be left at the hotel while you are on your kayak tour.

  • Available*: Jul to Sep
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £3,345 pp
  • Price excluding international flights: From £2,345 pp
  • Activities available:
    • Boat trip
    • Camping
    • Culture
    • Sea kayaking

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

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