Grizzly Bears of Toba Inlet

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Departing October 6, 2024

Adventure into the heart of Klahoose territory with the Canadian Geographic Adventures Grizzly Bears of Toba Inlet package. Experience four nights of comfort in our lodge rooms or cabins, each boasting private facilities and awe-inspiring ocean panoramas. This exclusive package includes two Grizzly Bear Viewing Tours, timed perfectly during the fall salmon run. Each expertly guided tour to view the grizzly bears from our specially designed Klahoose platforms along a secluded wilderness river.

Delve into our enrichment program guided by our renowned RCGS Travel Ambassador, who will share specialized knowledge. Joining them is our esteemed Klahoose Cultural Interpreter, facilitating captivating grizzly bear viewing tours in Toba Inlet.

Indulge in delectable meals prepared by our chef while immersing yourself in local culture. Stay active with invigorating activities such as kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, ocean swimming, forest explorations, and unwind in our wood-fired sauna beneath the starry night sky.

Prepare to undergo a transformative journey as you uncover the enchanting essence of Klahoose in the tranquil embrace of Desolation Sound. This experience promises to be a captivating blend of nature’s wonders and the rich cultural heritage of the Klahoose people.

  • Day 1: Arrive at Klahoose Wilderness Lodge via float plane or water taxi
  • Day 2-3: Explore Yekwamen (yɛkʷamɛn) or Toba Inlet with your Klahoose guide. Travel by boat, then by road to fixed viewing platforms set along the river and watch the grizzly bears in their natural habitat.
  • Day 4: Experience 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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Scott Forsyth

Devoted to exploring Canada from the Atlantic to the Pacific and Arctic Ocean coastlines, Scott has embarked on a lifelong photographic journey to depict the vastness and beauty of the Canadian landscape. On the basis of this photographic quest, he is a Fellow of both the Royal Canadian Geographical Society (Ottawa), and The Explorer’s Club (NYC). In 2019, Canadian Geographic designated Scott to be their newest Photographer-In-Residence.

Winner of the Banff International Film and Book Festival, his book The Wild Coasts of Canada depicts Canada’s epic scenery across the longest coastline in the world. Interested in story telling, natural history, and photographic beauty, Scott enjoys presenting to audiences of all sizes and demographics, sharing the sights and facts relating to the subjects of his camera lens. His next book for Rocky Mountain Books focuses on the mystical beauty of the Canadian Rockies back country of Lake O’Hara, in Yoho National Park, not far from his home in Calgary Alberta.

As an Ambassador for Canadian Geographic Scott enjoys experiencing the wonder of Canada’s natural landscapes, in addition to international destinations ranging from Kenyan Safaris to the Amalfi Coastline of Italy. Always interested in discussing the role and mission of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Scott also enjoys sharing everything photographic, from the art of seeing with a smartphone to the settings of a professional camera with advanced digital editing.

When not on a photographic assignment Scott works as an aviation medical examiner, for Transport Canada and the Federal Aviation Administration, in his medical clinic located within an aircraft hanger at Springbank Airport overlooking the foothills. He is currently working toward his Private Pilot Licence, with the hope of another photographic vantage point in the future.