Named by Lonely Planet as the best country to visit in 2017, Canada offers its visitors an unbelievable range of activities and incredibly diverse landscapes. Holidays to ‘the Great White North’ can include cultural city breaks, wildlife-spotting tours and plenty of outdoor activities. Subarctic safaris travel along the spectacular frozen terrain and allow wildlife enthusiasts the chance to see polar bears, arctic hares and foxes in their natural habitat. Water cruises can reveal Orca whales, Grey whales and more marine life, while the iconic Canadian Rockies mountain range is home to a range of wildlife – from elk and goats to coyote, wolves and bears.
A tour to Canada promises an unforgettable experience, full of plentiful wildlife and breath-taking landscapes.
A blend of cosmopolitan and vibrant city and stunning natural landscapes, Vancouver is the perfect gateway into a Canadian wildlife tour, or a fascinating destination in its own right. Enjoy the city’s diverse eateries and places of interest before heading out to explore Stanley Park – a natural haven within the city limits. 400 hectares of grassland, forest and beach are perfect for adventure, and Canada’s largest aquarium can be found in the park, complete with resident turtles, dolphins, sharks and penguins.
Vancouver is a great base from which to explore some of Canada’s vast wilderness and undertake spectacular wildlife tours through forests, up mountain ranges and across the icy plains.
The big city destination that breaks up Manitoba’s wide open plains, Winnipeg is an urban metropolis set within phenomenal natural landscapes that are ripe for exploring. The city itself boasts a fantastic cultural scene, with museums, galleries and diverse cuisine. Described as the ‘gateway to the west’, the capital of Manitoba functions as a great base from which to explore the prairie state’s plains and discover Canada’s fascinating wildlife – from foxes and bears to falcons and whales.
Churchill boasts some of Canada’s very best sights – polar bears, Beluga whales and the chance to see the Aurora Borealis. The town is the only human settlement where polar bears can be spotted in the wild, and the surrounding snowy landscape is a photographers’ dream. The subarctic climate means a fascinating variety of flora and fauna thrive here, and in addition to bears and whales visitors here can spot arctic foxes, owls and wolves and take part in a tundra trek or wildlife-spotting excursion.