Grizzly Bear Adventure at Knight Inlet

from £1038
excluding flights *
2 nights May-Oct

Overview

Knight Inlet is a spectacular fjord carved by ancient glaciers in British Columbia's Coastal Mountains. This pristine wilderness is renowned for its excellent grizzly bear viewing, and a stay at Knight Inlet Lodge offers a chance to enjoy fabulously close encounters with these fascinating animals in their natural habitat. This short wildlife break is the ideal addition to a tailor-made touring holiday.

Highlights

  • Bear viewing tour for the ultimate wildlife encounter
  • Explore by boat, kayak or on a guided hiking trip
  • Interpretive guide on all tours
  • Scenic seaplane transfer
  • Over 99% of guests have spotted grizzlies over the past 5 years

What's Included

  • Accommodation in rooms with private bathroom
  • All meals at Knight Inlet Lodge
  • Bear viewing tour
  • Scenic Boat ride

Full description

After an overnight stay in Campbell River you will begin your adventure with a memorable floatplane transfer to Knight Inlet. Take in aerial views over the stunning BC coastline, with its many inlets, islands and distant snow-capped mountains. Your first glimpse of Glendale Cove and the lodge itself highlights the remote wilderness location in which you will be staying.

On arrival at Knight Inlet Lodge you'll enjoy a welcome orientation before setting off on your first adventure. During your stay you'll be able to pick and choose your preferred activities, with longer stays offering more opportunity to explore further or spend more time with the bears. Enjoy a choice of scenic boat cruises, guided walks, kayaking across the inlet, and of course viewing grizzly bears from the boat or from specially designed bear-viewing stands. You may also be lucky enough to see black bears, bald eagles, seals and whales during your stay.

This package is available as 2, 3 or 4-night options, each including an overnight stay in Campbell River (Vancouver Island) on Day 1. Whilst a 1-night stay at Knight Inlet is rewarding, we strongly recommend 2 or 3 nights at the Lodge in order to immerse yourself into this great wilderness and maximise your wildlife-spotting opportunities. We can also arrange air transfers from Vancouver. Contact us to find out how this can fit into your holiday's plans.

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Prices & Dates *

Airfares start from around £550 per person and are quoted separately to the holiday price. When enquiring, our Travel Specialists will provide the best fare possible from your preferred airline / airport.

From prices per person

Departures from Campbell River Duration Twin Price (pp)
21 May - 23 Aug 2020 2 nights £1,038
24 Aug - 14 Oct 2020 2 nights £1,188
21 May - 30 Aug 2021 2 nights £1,065
31 Aug - 14 Oct 2021 2 nights £1,188

What's Included

  • Accommodation in rooms with private bathroom
  • 1 night in Campbell River, 1 night at Knight Inlet Lodge
  • All meals and snacks at Knight Inlet Lodge, complimentary house wine with dinner
  • Bear viewing tour
  • Scenic boat ride of Glendale Cove
  • Knight Inlet sightseeing cruise (weather permitting, no substitute)
  • Use of kayaks on organised estuary tours
  • Interpretive guide on all tours
  • Return transfer between Campbell River hotel and seaplane terminal
  • Return seaplane flight from Campbell River Float Plane dock to Knight Inlet Lodge
  • All transportation to the bear viewing stands and boats
  • For departures from Vancouver return flights to Campbell River are also included
  • 24 hour emergency assistance from our team during your holiday
  • No surcharge guarantee
  • Full financial protection »
Longer stays are available, and we can also arrange return flights from Vancouver to Campbell River - please contact us for details and prices.

Itinerary & Accommodation

Itinerary & Accommodation

Day 1: Campbell River

Make your way to Campbell River on Vancouver Island’s east coast for an overnight stay. The township of Campbell River lies on the shore of Discovery Passage and boasts views out past Quadra Island towards the rugged Coast Mountain range of mainland British Columbia. Overnight at Comfort Inn & Suites.

Day 2: Campbell River – Knight Inlet

Transfer to the Campbell River Float Plane dock for your scenic flight over to Knight Inlet Lodge. On arrival at the lodge you will be given a welcome orientation session providing details of the wildlife viewing that lies ahead. Later you will join an excursion to see the grizzly bears – this may be by boat or to specially designed viewing platforms, depending on the season and the location of the bears. There may also be time to explore the estuary by boat or kayak. Overnight at Knight Inlet Lodge.

Day 3: Knight Inlet – Campbell River

Return to Campbell River by floatplane.

Knight Inlet Lodge

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Grade: Standard

Type: Unique And Boutique

Knight Inlet Lodge sits in a spectacular fjord at the edge of British Columbia's Coast Mountains.

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