Enter the realm of the Spirit Bear

Sail into the narrow, winding fjords of northern British Columbia and enter the domain of the rare Spirit Bear. Also known as a Kermode bear, it is a variant of the North American black bear and can only be found in the pristine wilderness of the Great Bear Rainforest. The forest is roughly the size of Ireland and one of National Geographic’s “Places of a Lifetime.” It stretches 250 miles across the central and northern coast of British Columbia and encompasses a quarter of the world’s coastal temperate rainforest. Hike along its salmon-rich streams, enter forests of towering cedars, and see the protected region’s abundant wildlife.

  • Kayak deep into verdant fjords and hike in search of mountain goats, cougars, and grizzly bears as well as subspecies and genetically unique populations like the coastal grey wolves

  • Cruise by Zodiac in protected waters in search of killer whales, sea lions, sea otters, and more

  • Experience the silence as you stand among towering, monumental cedars

  • Witness the surprisingly colorful undersea through video shot by our undersea specialist

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Duration

8 Days

Price

From $5,400 per person
(does not include flight)

Dates

Sep

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Hike, kayak, cruise by Zodiac, stand-up paddleboard. Get out and explore every day. Make the expedition as active as you choose, and each day join a different naturalist for more viewpoints. Plus, sail with a cultural interpreter aboard who shares the lore and legends of the people and lands we explore.

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Ketchikan, Alaska

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Ketchikan, Alaska

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