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Home to one of the largest concentrations of grizzly bears in British Columbia, Knight Inlet Lodge offers the opportunity to see these magnificent animals in their natural environment.
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Return airfare from Campbell River Float Plane dock to Knight Inlet Lodge, return transfer between hotel and seaplane terminal, 1 night accommodation in Campbell River, 2 nights’ accommodation at Knight Inlet Lodge, welcome orientation for wildlife viewing, all meals and snacks while at the lodge, complimentary house wine with dinner, all transportation to the bear viewing stands and boats, bear viewing tours, scenic boat ride of Glendale Cove, interpretive hike of the Kwalate River valley, wildlife tracking to make plaster casts of animal prints, excursions for Bald Eagle viewing and other bird life
Use of kayaks on organised estuary tours, interpretive guide on all tours, rain gear if required.
Daily, 21 May - 16 Oct '19
Additional nights at Knight Inlet Lodge can be added. Transfers to and from Vancouver can be arranged.
This floating lodge is tucked into Glendale Cove, which offers one of the few protected anchorages in the inlet, and is home to one of the largest concentrations of grizzly bears in British Columbia. It is not uncommon for there to be up to 50 bears within 10 kilometres of the lodge in the peak fall season, when the salmon are returning to the river.
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Pristine wilderness location in the longest fjord on the British Columbia coast.
Spectacular scenery set against a backdrop of dramatic mountain peaks plunging into the Pacific Ocean.
World class grizzly bear viewing in Glendale Cove, home to one of the largest concentrations of grizzly bears in British Columbia.
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Upon arrival in Campbell River, you will be transferred to your hotel accommodation for the night.
Morning transfer to the floatplane dock for your flight to Knight Inlet Lodge. Upon arrival at the Lodge, you will have an orientation session, before heading out on a mid-afternoon boat cruise of Knight Inlet. Later, it’s time for your first bear viewing, a 3 hour session before heading back to the Lodge in the early evening. Enjoy a fantastic dinner, which will be followed by interpretive programs. (L) (D)
There are many activities that you can choose to fill your day with, ranging from wildlife tracking walks, to marine wildlife trips, kayaking, bird watching, jet boating, and of course many more opportunities for bear viewing. (B) (L) (D)
After breakfast, depart by floatplane to Campbell River. (B)
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4 Days / 3 Nights
Observe grizzly bears in their natural habitat while staying in a floating lodge close to the mouth of a major salmon river.
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