This tour travels to areas that are home to both grizzly and black bears, whales and other marine wildlife, with included excursions to see them in their natural habitats. Stay in the pristine wilderness of Knight Inlet fjord and spend time along Vancouver Island’s rugged west coast.
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Collect your hire car and travel by ferry across
to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. Drive northeast
along the coast to the small town of
Campbell River. On arrival, stay overnight at
Comfort Inn & Suites. (N)
This morning, fly 30 minutes by floatplane to
Knight Inlet, a remote fjord and natural habitat
of the grizzly bear. This afternoon, join a shared
guided tour in search of grizzly bears. Overnight
at the floating Knight Inlet Lodge*. (L, D)
Early morning visit to the bear-viewing platforms
before returning to Campbell River by floatplane.
On arrival, collect your hire car and drive southwest
to Ucluelet on Vancouver Island’s rugged
west coast. En route, pass the dramatic Sawtooth
Range of the Cascade mountains. Stay at the
Black Rock Resort for 2 nights. (B)
Make your way to nearby Tofino this morning
and join a half-day cruise exploring Clayoquot
Sound in search of black bears or grey whales. (N)
Drive to British Columbia’s capital city, Victoria,
and stay 2 nights at the Inn at Laurel Point. (N)
Morning shared whale-watching cruise in
search of orcas, minke whales, grey whales and
other marine wildlife. Afternoon at leisure. (N)
This morning, visit Butchart gardens, then
board a ferry back to the mainland and drop
your hire car at Vancouver airport. Fly home or
continue your holiday in Canada. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
Please note that all rooms at Knight Inlet Lodge are considered basic.
International flights are not included
with this itinerary. For flight options and prices,
please call your Cox & Kings tour consultant.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
YBC2019: 6 Nights
The capital city of British Columbia, Victoria was established in 1843 by James Douglas...