Grizzly Bears of the Wild: A First Nations Wildlife Journey into the Great Bear Rainforest

1514 Broughton Blvd, Port McNeill, BC, Canada

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250-902-9653

July - Early October

Photo Credit: Sea Wolf Adventures

Photo Credit: Sea Wolf Adventures

About Grizzly Bears of the Wild

This wildlife wilderness tour is organised by Sea Wolf Adventures. Experience First Nations culture while travelling to the Great Bear Rainforest and the Broughton Archipelago.

Grizzly Bears of the Wild: A First Nations Wildlife Journey into the Great Bear Rainforest is a Canadian Signature Experience.

What to Do at Grizzly Bears of the Wild?

Guided by a First Nations guide, start on an wildlife watching journey. Take in the natural beauty of northern Vancouver Island and coastal mainland while learning more about First Nations culture. Know the traditions and history of First Nations people, and listen while your guide share knowledge of aboriginal art, songs, stories, local interpretation of the landscapes, historical insights and more. Your trip takes you to the territory of Grizzly Bears. Watch as they forage the shores for food or travel ashore along the Xakwikan River. As you travel past the Gilford Island, you can see the oldest standing Big House in Canada – Gwayasdams.

Things to do/Activities included

  • View Grizzly Bears
  • Boat tour to Xakwikan (Thompson Sound)
  • View pacific white-sided dolphins, eagles, orcas, humpback whales
  • Understanding First Nations culture
  • Tour Broughton Archipelago and Queen Charlotte Strait

When to go on Grizzly Bears of the Wild?

Tour dates:

Daily, July 1 -October 10. Custom tours are available

Time required to visit:

10 – 12 hours

Best time to visit:

Grizzly bear veiwing: June – early July (from boat); From late-July (from land)

Humpback whales and dolphins: Throughout

Orcas: July – October

How much to go on Grizzly Bears of the Wild?

Photo Credit: Sea Wolf Adventures

Photo Credit: Sea Wolf Adventures

Tour Cost:

Adult (17+) : $450

Youth (8-16): $340

 

How to get to Grizzly Bears of the Wild?

Sea Wolf Adventures: Grizzly Bears of the Wild starts and finishes in Port McNeill, on Vancouver Island. Access Port McNeill from Victoria via Highway 19. Alternatively, you can drive to Port McNeill from Port Hardy Airport (30-minute drive).

The tour departs from 1514 Broughton Blvd, Port McNeill at 7:00 AM daily from North Island Marina. Those travelling from Alert Bay will be picked up at the government dock at 7:20 AM (email or phone in advance).

Includes boat transport, cultural sustainability fee, breakfast, lunch, snacks, and drinks, binoculars

Carry waterproof apparel, hat and hiking boots, medicines, sunscreen lotion and any other personal requirements. Dark clothing is preferred.

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