Whales, Totems & Grizzlies
Based on Double Occupancy
Taxes and booking fees excluded
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- Orcas in Johnstone Strait
- Knight Inlet Bear Viewing
- U’Mista Cultural Centre in Alert Bay
- Totems at Village Island
- All meals from lunch on the first day to breakfast on the last day
- 4 or 6 nights accommodation onboard the ship
- Full use of all onboard facilities, including kayaks
Getting to and from Port McNeill from Vancouver
Discover Canada Tours has the ability to book your flights and accommodation in Port McNeill. Please let us know if you would like us to plan this part of your trip as well.
2020 Tour Pricing
All prices are based on double occupancy. Other rooming options are available. Please talk to one of our agents if you would like to enquire about the options available.
Whale WatchingThe waters of Johnstone Strait are considered the best place in the world to observe orcinus orca (killer whales). For a few months of the year these beautiful marine mammals are present on a daily basis. We should have excellent opportunities for observation and photography of whales.
People with a keen interest in natural history will thoroughly enjoy this trip. Each voyage is accompanied by a highly experienced naturalist who will give talks, slide shows, and lead shore excursions.
Black bears are frequently spotted among the islands on these trips. They like to roam the shore, feeding on crabs and other intertidal organisms. However, it is the opportunity to see grizzly bears feeding on spawning salmon that makes this trip unique! It is a classic wildlife experience.
This area has a very rich and varied bird population. Many people will be amazed at the number of bald eagles we see on the trip. Colorful seabirds such as oystercatchers, pigeon guillemots and rhinoceros auklets are common and we see large numbers of smaller water birds, such as phalaropes.