Beautiful British Columbia' proclaim the number plates, and for once without hyperbole. Sensational wildlife regularly presents itself amidst a backdrop of rugged scenery. Whales and bears are the picture cards but other players like seals, elk and beaver ensure a truly authentic Canadian encounter.
Countries visited: Canada
Fly to Vancouver.
City tour of Vancouver; afternoon ferry to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island.
Optional excursion to Horn Lake Caves Provincial Park; afternoon visit Cathedral Grove Park to see Douglas fir trees.
Walking tour of Pacific Rim National Park; zodiac excursion with naturalist guide to observe Grey and Humpback whales.
Visit Tofino Botanical Gardens; zodiac excursion to observe Black bear and Bald eagles.
To Campbell River; short walk in Elk Falls Provincial Park.
Excursion by boat to observe Grizzly bears in their natural habitat.
Day trip by ferry to Quadra Island for hiking or optional sea kayaking excursion amongst local wildlife.
Transfer to Victoria for return ferry crossing to Vancouver.