Khutzeymateen Valley - Grizzly Bear Viewing

4 days, Seasonal Departures ,
Fully Escorted by Experienced Naturalist will accompany this tour.
Price: $2185 PP Twin share.
Applicable Canadian taxes will be added in addition to trips in British Columbia (12%)
Khutzeymateen Valley Sample Itinerary
The Khutzeymateen Inlet is one of British Columbiaís most northern glacial fjords, with characteristic steep cliffs, thick forests and rich estuary ecosystems. The Khutzeymateen Valley is Canadaís only grizzly bear sanctuary and is home to British Columbiaís most important coastal bear population.
  • Day 1- We will meet on the Prince Rupert dock. We depart Prince Rupert harbour for the beauty of Chatham Sound and its collection of islands.
  • Day 2 - 3 - We explore the islands of Chatham Sound, including Porcher, Stephens and Dundas Islands. We will walk remote beaches, hike up to a view point and search for sea lions, orcas and humpback whales. There are some lovely areas to explore by kayak or zodiac.We explore the islands of Chatham Sound. Porcher, Stephens and Dundas Islands are the largest in the area. We will walk remote beaches, hike up to a view point and search for sea lions, orcas and humpback whales. There are some lovely areas to explore by kayak or zodiac.
  • Day 4 - Khutzeymateen Inlet - We tie up Island Odyssey at a remote floating camp, and proceed by zodiac to see the famed grizzly bears of Khutzeymateen Inlet. Our trip focuses on bear viewing in the Conservancy, along the shores of the Inlet. In order to minimize our impact, we leave the Sanctuary at the head of the Inlet, to the bears.

Tour Includes: All meals from lunch on the first day to breakfast on the last day; all accommodation onboard ship; skipper, cook, naturalist; full use of all onboard facilities.
Not Included: Transportation to the start point and from the finish point of the trip; any accommodation or meals prior to the start of the trip or after the completion; travel or cancellation insurance; airport transfers and applicable taxes. The only money participants require during the trip is for optional purchases and gratuities for the crew.



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