CANADA – Wildlife

Grizzly bears

 Observe grizzly bears and other wildlife in their Natural Habitat. Magnificent wildlife, scenery and native culture can be experienced all in one location. at Knight Inlet Lodge Canada’s premier Grizzly Bear viewing destination, it is not unusual for there to be 50 bears within 10 kilometres of this lodge in peak season. The lodge is situated 100 air miles north of Vancouver, in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest. In addition there are exciting boat excursions available with great photographic opportunities. Click on this link to watch the grizzlies at Knight Inlet.

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50miles north of Port Hardy on Vancouver Island, lies the unique floating Great Bear lodge with only five bedrooms. This lodge is situated in the great Bear Forest consisting of 8 million acres and is a perfect area to observe grizzly bears and other wildlife such as wolves, black bears, otters, mink and bald eagles.

The Mighty Polar Bear and Canada’s Big Five

The magnificent Polar Bears of Churchill (in Manitoba) can be viewed from huge ‘tundra’ vehicles in their natural habitat at Hudson Bay in the winter season. All of Canada’s big five can be seen in Manitoba: moose, black bears, bison, beluga whales and polar bears.

Whale watching

 The fertile waters of Canada’s coastline attract many types of whale; the West Coast is home to orcas, minke and grey whales, the East Coast to humpbacks, fin, beluga and pilot whales. Half day excursions are available from several locations including Victoria and Tofino on Vancouver Island, Halifax or Digby (Brier Island) both in Nova Scotia, and Quebec City with its magnificent setting on the St Lawrence River. Various types of crafts (including the super high speed 50mph Oraca Spirit from Victoria) are available at most centres and can easily be incorporated in various exciting itineraries of Canada – ask for further details.

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For further information and advice concerning all types of holidays and cruising (including tailor-made packages) please contact Simon on Tel: 01475 540350 or email: simon@designertravel.co.uk

All details quoted are thought to be correct at time of posting but are always subject to confirmation at time of booking

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