Encounter the breathtaking beauty and fascinating wildlife of British Columbia on this 5-day itinerary, which accesses remote regions that few have the privilege to experience. Enjoy the tranquility of paddling through secluded bays and hiking through old-growth forests while learning about the area’s rich indigenous culture and human history.
See humpback whales on their annual migration and sea eagles soaring above, as well as Pacific white-sided dolphins and seals playing near your campsite. After exploring the Broughton Archipelago Marine Provincial Park, we’ll travel by water taxi to Knight Inlet for the rare opportunity to get up close to wild black and grizzly bears feeding in the grasslands.
The meeting point for this adventure is Vancouver Island’s northern town of Port McNeill from where we’ll travel by water taxi journey into the straits and channels of the Broughtons. You’ll be accompanied by highly-knowledgeable naturalist guides and treated to gourmet meals and local wines, creating a journey you’ll never forget.
Note: Paddling distances listed are approximate and may vary depending on the group size and weather conditions. While we do our best to adhere to the itinerary outlined, it may change due to reasons outside of our control, such as campsite availability, sea conditions or inclement weather. There is a very high chance that we will encounter whales during the tour but the frequency, proximity and quality of sightings are determined by their travel patterns.
Whales & Grizzly Base Camp Trip Guide
Whales & Grizzly Base Camp Packing Guide
Port Hardy Travel Guide
Port McNeil Travel Guide
British Columbia Reading List