Whales, Otters, and Grizzly Bears Package

For a true north island weekend getaway we have teamed up with Sea Wolf Adventures and the Kwa’lilas Hotel.  The package includes a six hour Whale Watching and Wildlife viewing (including sea otters) tour from Port Hardy with us at Coastal Rainforest Safaris, a day of grizzly bear viewing from Port McNeill with Sea Wolf Adventures, and two nights at the Kwa’lilas Hotel in Port Hardy.

Itinerary and What’s Included

Travel to Port Hardy and check-in at the Kwa’lilas Hotel. Try the hotel’s  ha’me’ (food) or nax’id’ (drink) for dinner.

Included:

  • Double occupancy / standard queen room at the Kwa’lilas Hotel.

Check-in at Coastal Rainforest Safaris office in Port Hardy at 9:30 to join your six hour Whale Watching and Wildlife Viewing tour. Our office is a one minute drive or 10 minute walk from the Kwa’lilas.

Tour Details

  • Minimum age of 8 years old. All passengers 18 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Tours depart from Coastal Rainforest Safari’s office at 7185 Market Street in Port Hardy, BC on Northern Vancouver Island.
  • Please arrive 30 minutes before the tour’s departure time to be outfitted in floater suits and sign a waiver.  At the office, your guide will provide a safety briefing plus an overview of the tour and area we will be exploring. The boat is docked a short one minute walk from our office.
  • The open zodiac style vessel  has comfortable seating for 12 passengers and has a small on-board toilet. Due to COVID precautions we are only allowing a maximum of eight guests per trip in 2020.
  • Zodiac style boats are not suitable for people with a history of back or neck injuries, recent surgery, or are pregnant.
  • Please dress warmly. You will be provided with flotation suits, warm hats, and binoculars.
  • Plenty of wildlife photography opportunities are available but please do not bring tripods on board.
  • Lunch and warm drinks are provided on our 5 ½ to 6 hour tours.

Saturday evening – return to the Kwa’lilas Hotel. Try the hotel’s  ha’me’ (food) or nax’id’ (drink) for dinner.

Included:

  • Six hour Whale Watching and Wildlife Viewing with Coastal Rainforest Safaris
  • Flotation suits, warm hats, and binoculars
  • Lunch and warm drinks are provided on the whale watching tour
  • Double occupancy / standard queen room at the Kwa’lilas Hotel.

Check out of the Kwa’lilas early and drive 30 minutes to Port McNeill to join Sea Wolf Adventures. Check in at the Sea Wolf office at 7:00 am for your 8 to 9 hour grizzly bear tour.

Tour Details

  • Minimum age of 10 years old. All passengers 18 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Tours depart from Sea Wolf Adventures’ office at 1514 Broughton Blvd., Port McNeil on Northern Vancouver Island.
  • Please arrive 30 minutes before the tour’s 7:30 am departure time to be outfitted in floater suits and sign a waiver.  At the office, your guide will provide a safety briefing plus an overview of the tour and area we will be exploring. The boat is docked a short one minute walk from our office.
  • The open zodiac style vessel  has comfortable seating for up to 7 passengers.
  • Zodiac style boats are not suitable for people with a history of back or neck injuries, recent surgery, or are pregnant.
  • Please dress warmly. You will be provided with flotation suits, warm hats, and binoculars.
  • Plenty of wildlife photography opportunities are available but please do not bring tripods on board.
  • Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and drinks are provided

Sunday Evening – travel home, or if you prefer one more night at the Kwa’lilas just let us know and we will arrange it for you.

Included:

  • Six hour Whale Watching and Wildlife Viewing with Coastal Rainforest Safaris
  • Flotation suits, warm hats, and binoculars
  • Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and drinks are provided on the grizzly bear tour

Grizzly Bears of The Wild Tour - Sea Wolf Adventures

Booking and Cancellation Policy

Full payment is required at the time of booking. Customers receive a full refund if cancelling 7 or more days before their tour. Within 7 days of departure no refund is provided. We strongly recommend travel insurance is case you cannot make your trip for unforeseen circumstances.

For anyone showing any symptoms of COVID-19, or who has been in contact with someone showing symptoms of COVID-19 a full refund will be available right up until the time of departure.

In the unlikely event that Coastal Rainforest Safaris needs to cancel the trip due to weather or unforseen circumstances, a full refund is provided.

Contact us by email or phone to cancel or inquire about a cancellation.

Sea Otter Viewing Tours

$795 CAD per person
based on double occupancy
in a standard queen room

$995 CAD per person
based on single occupancy
in a standard queen room

When booking an odd number of people, the price is calculated with one person at the single occupancy rate of $995 and the remaining people at the double occupancy rate of $795 per person.

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