CHURCHILL POLAR BEAR ENCOUNTER
Immerse yourself in one of the best places in the world to see polar bears. From the heart of polar bear country – Churchill is your base to experience some of the best wildlife spotting in the world. Other wildlife viewing opportunities include ptarmigan, arctic foxes, caribou herds and wolves! At night, the Northern Lights emanate a diffused glow along the northern horizon. Add dog sledding, snowshoeing, or a snowmobile ride to complete your adventure!
CANADIAN ARCTIC – NORTHWEST PASSAGE CRUISE
Follow the paths of early explorers to the Northwest Passage aboard an Expedition Cruise line. This fabled sea route was a dream of early explorers trying to gain access to Asia. With more than 35,000 islands throughout the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, be prepared for an abundance of untouched wilderness and wildlife throughout your journey.
GETTING SCREECHED IN NEWFOUNDLAND
There are 29,000 kilometers of pristine coastlines in Newfoundland to explore – so a visit just for the scenery in Newfoundland is a must do. The warm and welcoming people in newfoundland are the reason you’ll want to visit again and again. Become an honourary Newfoundlander in a local pub in St. John’s by getting ‘Screeched’ – the ceremony involves doing jigs with an ugly stick, kissing a codfish and taking a shot of Screech rum…a memory you’ll never forget!
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EXPLORE NORTH VANCOUVER ISLAND
North Vancouver Island is a maze of islands and waterways full of wildlife, beautiful scenery, and the history and traditions of the Kwakwaka’wakw people (Kwakiutl). The Pacific Ocean funnels into the protected waters of Johnstone Strait creating strong tidal currents, and incredibly nutrient-rich waters. The waters of Johnstone Strait are considered the best place in the world to observe orcas as they come to hunt salmon, their preferred food. Expect to also see humpback whales, porpoise, seals and sea lions and a variety of bird and plant species. Visit small, coastal towns and villages where you will explore the art and culture of the Kwakwaka’wakw First Nations who have lived here for thousands of years. If you are looking for something more off the beaten path and are up for an adventure, this is your trip of a lifetime!
CANADIAN ROCKIES – ROCKY MOUNTAINEER TRAIN JOURNEY
Enjoy a truly moving train journey aboard Rocky Mountaineer. Travel through the legendary Spiral Tunnels, traverse the Continental Divide, and be inspired as you wind through mountain passes and dramatic canyons. Experience the only passenger rail service on this historic rail route by Rocky Mountaineer, celebrated for connecting Canada from East to West.