This exhilarating place is situated right in the heart of Canada's most famous Grizzly Bear habitat, located near Campbell River which is known as the 'Salmon Capital of the World'. You will be taken on an exciting floatplane ride to the remote Knight Inlet Lodge, where you will enjoy full board accommodation for your stay and bear spotting in the beautiful secluded setting with experienced local experts.
• Accommodation for 2 nights
• Meals - full board from lunch on Day 2, ending on breakfast on Day 3
• Complimentary wine with dinner
• Transfers to and from floatplane base in Campbell River
• Floatplane transfers to and from Campbell River and Knight Inlet Lodge
• Rain gear if necessary
• Evening interpretive programmes
• Scenic boat ride through Glendale Cove
• Bear viewing tour (includes binoculars, boots, rain gear)
• Guide throughout
Day 1 Campbell River
Arrive independently at Campbell River, the day is free for you to explore and enjoy the recreational activities that are on offer at your hotel. The surrounding area of Campbell River is beautifully set on the coast of Vancouver Island and is a lovely area to go for a stroll and take in the scenery. The first night will be spent at the Comfort Inn & Suites. Overnight Campbell River.
Day 2 Campbell River to Knight Inlet
Start the day at 08:30am, when you will be transferred from your hotel in Campbell River to the float plane base. At 09:30am you will depart on your float plane on a short flight to Knight Inlet Lodge where you will receive a brief orientation on what you will be doing during your trip. Following this embark on a small boat excursion into the estuary which will show you the area surrounding Knight Inlet. In the afternoon you will enjoy two excursions, an exciting bear viewing tour by boat (by boat in the spring and summer, and from late August to October on a viewing platform) and a sightseeing cruise of Knight Inlet. On each of these tours, you will be accompanied by a knowledgeable guide trained in the local wildlife and natural history of the area. The evening is set aside for you to relax in the lounge area and unwind from a long day of bear watching, whilst enjoying an interpretive presentation by one of the guides from your tours. Overnight Knight Inlet Lodge. Lunch and dinner included.
Day 3 Knight Inlet to Campbell River – End of Tour
In the morning, you will have the opportunity for a final bear viewing boat excursion before your 10:00am return flight by float plane to Campbell River. Breakfast included.Want to alter anything?
Please call one of our travel experts on 0207 616 9184 to tell us your requirements
Daily departures: May 29 – Oct 15, 2017