Discover Klahoose: Transformational Immersion

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Departing June 2, 2024

Step into the heart of Klahoose territory with the Canadian Geographic Adventures Discover Klahoose package. Over four nights, revel in the splendor of our lodge rooms or cabins, each offering private facilities and breathtaking ocean vistas. Our enrichment program is curated to immerse you in an unforgettable experience.

Join our RCGS Travel Ambassador and Klahoose’s esteemed Cultural Interpreter on a journey through this stunning ocean and rainforest paradise. From spring bear viewing to encountering majestic whales, their expertise will enrich your exploration.

Back at the resort, savor delectable meals crafted by our chef. Immerse yourself in local culture through Indigenous storytelling and cedar weaving. Dive deeper into the wonders of this land with activities like kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, ocean swimming, rainforest walks, and tranquil evenings in our wood-fired sauna, beneath the star-studded night sky.

Prepare for a transformative experience as you unveil the enchantment of Klahoose in the serenity of Desolation Sound. This is an immersion into a world where nature’s magic and Indigenous heritage intertwine to create unforgettable memories.

  • Day 1: Arrive at Klahoose Wilderness Lodge via float plane or water taxi
  • Day 2: Explore Yekwamen (yɛkʷamɛn) or Toba Inlet with your Klahoose guide. Watch for wildlife including grizzly bears, black bears, humpback whales, orca, dolphins, eagles and seabirds
  • Day 3-4: Days experiencing Klahoose Wilderness Resort and more. Kayaking, paddle boarding, ocean swimming, sauna, nature walks, ocean foraging
  • Day 5: Breakfast send off. Head home via float plane or water taxi

Meet your RCGS Travel Ambassador

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Carol Patterson

Carol Patterson is a travel writer and photographer whose work has appeared in National Geographic, Canadian Geographic, the Daily Beast, USA Today, and the Calgary Herald, among others. A former tourism product development consultant, Carol has spoken at conferences and workshops in North America, Bhutan, Borneo, Botswana, China, Iceland, Norway, Scotland and the Faroe Islands, and written nine books, including The Business of Ecotourism.  

Carol was an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary in the geography department, teaching classes in adventure travel and sustainability. She was named a Global Calgary Woman of Vision in 2008. She has also won several awards for her writing and photography from the Travel Media Association of Canada. 

Carol has long ties with the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo. She used her private pilot’s license in 1985 to create the Calgary Zoo’s Flying Zoo program, her first step in leaving behind a job as a professional accountant to become an everyday explorer. She is a past Chairman of the Board of Trustees and was also a board member for Watchable Wildlife Inc., a U.S. non-profit established in the 1990s to promote wildlife viewing tourism in North America.