Experience the magnificent natural wonders & wildlife of Canada
Awe-inspiring, breath-taking, utterly charming – there are many superlatives to describe Canada, and they are all true
This is a country of such natural beauty and diverse landscapes, that from the moment you arrive you’ll be captivated. Whether you’re a wildlife enthusiast or a lover of the great outdoors, Canada is a country that offers an abundance of experiences and adventures.
Home to spectacular and ever-changing scenery; from sky-high mountain ranges and lush forests, to glistening glaciers and rushing rivers, you’ll be graced with natural beauty at every turn. The stunning lakes with their clear, turquoise waters are truly magical set against the magnificent backdrop of the Canadian Rockies, each one providing an intoxicating raw wilderness feel and leaving you wanting more. Take a gentle hike or rent a kayak to explore and enjoy.
Canada boasts an extensive national park system that’s virtually unsurpassed in terms of its sheer size and beauty. Throughout the National Parks you can spot a myriad of wildlife including elk, moose, sheep, red squirrels and over 260 species of birds. Visit one of the wilderness lodges in British Columbia, such as Knight Inlet or Sonora, and you will be able to see grizzly and brown bears from the safety of a viewing platform or boat.
For an unforgettable wildlife experience, head to Churchill, Manitoba, a breath-taking Arctic town that is home to magnificent polar bears. Beautiful and remote, Churchill is often named the ‘Polar Bear Capital of the World’ (if you watched BBC’s Artic Live last year, it was filmed here).
Whale watching is one of the most popular wildlife experiences to enjoy in both the east and west coast of Canada. In Quebec, take a trip from Tadoussac, along the vast St Lawrence River to spot Humpback and Minke whales and along the Sanguenay Fjord to see the quirky Beluga whales. Off the British Columbia coastline, it’s possible to see magnificent Orca’s in their natural habitat and also massive grey whales.
The province of Nova Scotia truly offers the best of the best when it comes to whale watching, with the opportunity to see the finbacks and minkes that arrive in May and the humpbacks that come in June. With careful planning and the expertise of a guide who knows where to spot them, you’re likely to enjoy a successful whale watching experience witnessing these magnificent animals breaking through the surface of the water. The best viewing points tend to be along the Cabot Trail in Cape Breton and the Bay of Fundy, but there are a number of other good spots throughout the province.
In addition to beautiful scenery and incredible range of wildlife, you’ll find some truly stunning cities in Canada. From picturesque and cultural Quebec, to vibrant Vancouver and thrilling Toronto, there’s plenty to do and see, and some great restaurants to dine out.
There are many outstanding experiences to be had in this charming country that may well be on your ultimate travel wish list. A journey on-board the Rocky Mountaineer, one of the worlds’ most iconic and serene train journeys through the magnificent Rockies, will leave you with everlasting memories. Make new friends as you share incredible views and spot bears, enjoy funny anecdotes and stories from the wonderful train hosts and dine on gourmet cuisine.
Or how about a cruise along the renowned Inside Passage to Alaska, home to some of the most dazzling landscapes, from dense rainforest and snow-capped peaks, to rugged glacial terrain and an immense collection of picturesque bays and islands?
Two journeys – one unforgettable Canada holiday.
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