• Great Bear Rainforest Aboard the Pacific Yellowfin
  • Great Bear Rainforest Aboard the Pacific Yellowfin

Itinerary Summary

8 Days
Duration Price When Destination Type
8 Days £10950 Sep-Oct Canada Tailor-Made
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Great Bear Rainforest aboard the Pacific Yellowfin

Discover the wonders of the Great Bear Rainforest aboard the Pacific Yellowfin, at the very best time to see grizzlies swiping at salmon.

Venture to the Great Bear Rainforest between September and October as hundreds of Pacific salmon return to the region’s freshwater rivers, and bears, wolves and eagles come out in search of prey. Abundant with life, this is the very best time to explore the rainforest, and by travelling aboard the Pacific Yellowfin, you can enjoy water-based activities, look out for whales and really get into the heart of the rainforest. 


What makes this trip extraordinary

  • Watching hundreds of bears hunting salmon in the rainforest’s freshwater rivers.
  • Looking out for humpbacks, orca, wolves and sea lions.
  • Enjoying water-based activities like kayaking while exploring the forest.
  • Staying on board the atmospheric Pacific Yellowfin.

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An adventurous, 8 day adventure exploring the Great Bear Rainforest by boat

from £10,950 per person sharing excluding international flights

Day by day

Day by day

Day 1

Arrive Vancouver

Arrive into Vancouver and transfer to your city hotel to relax before your journey begins. Depending what time you arrive, you may have time to wander around the waterfront and grab some dinner before getting ready for your Great Bear Rainforest Safari.

Day 2

Vancouver – Terrace

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before transferring back to the airport to catch your light aircraft flight to Terrace where you will be met and taken to the Pacific Yellowfin where you will settle in and have a briefing about your upcoming journey. As you will arrive quite early your adventure begins straight away with your Captain setting sail into the Great Bear Rainforest.

Overnight: Pacific Yellowfin (B, L, D)

Days 3-6

Exploring the Great Bear Rainforest

Spend your days encountering the wildlife of the Great Bear Rainforest via hikes, kayaking and excursions aboard the Pacific Yellowfin. The Great Bear Rainforest is the only location in the world to witness rare white spirit bears and you can enjoy a special guided tour with the Gitga’at Spirit Bear Keeper to see these creatures in the wild. Watch as they feed on salmon in the streams and roam the verdant forest. As well as witnessing spirit bears, grizzlies, whales and birdlife in the rainforest, enjoy cultural visits including a tour of some remote villages and historic First Nations sites. When not out exploring, relax on board the Pacific Yellowfin, dining on quality cuisine and chilling out on deck with a good book.

Overnight: Pacific Yellowfin (B, L, D)

Day 7

Terrace – Vancouver

Spend your final day exploring the Great Bear Rainforest before heading back to the harbour. It’s now time to say goodbye to this amazing region. Disembark the Pacific Yellowfin and head back to the airport for your transfer back to Vancouver. Spend one more night in Vancouver where you can eat out and reminisce about your trip.

Day 8

Depart Vancouver

Depending on your departure flight time you may have time to see some of the city sights. When you’re ready, transfer back to the airport for your onward flight home.



For 2021, this trip can only be arranged as a private charter for 8 guests up to a family of 12.

Dates below are the days of Pacific Yellowfin departure from Terrace.

Price includes roundtrip flights between Vancouver and Terrace.

Price is per person based on 8 guests, and is subject to change based on exchange rate at the time of booking.

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