Grizzly Bears of Toba Inlet

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Departing October 13, 2024

Immerse yourself in the heart of Desolation Sound, located in the northern Salish Sea in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. The Canadian Geographic Adventures Grizzly Bears of Toba Inlet package offers 4 nights accommodation in lodge rooms or cabins, all with private facilities and spectacular ocean views. Included in the package are two Grizzly Bear Viewing Tours in Toba Inlet –  each guided tour is about 6 hours with 2-3 hours on land viewing grizzly bears from Klahoose platforms with Indigenous guides.

The enrichment program will feature our RCGS Travel Ambassador sharing their specific expertise as well as Klahoose’s own local Cultural Interpreter who will assist in guiding grizzly bear viewing tours in Toba Inlet. Immerse yourself amongst local culture through Indigenous storytelling, cedar weaving, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, ocean swimming, forest walks and ocean foraging. Prepare to be transformed as you discover the magic of Klahoose in Desolation Sound.  

ITINERARY

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 Ambassador

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Jenny Wong

Jenny Wong is a visual storyteller who specializes in wild places and wild creatures. She strives to understand the world through science and communicate it through the visual and emotional art of storytelling. Conservation is without a doubt an underlying theme in her work; she is currently exploring the impact of climate change in the Canadian High Arctic.

Photography was never her chosen field of work, but rather something that happened organically. Her camera started out as a paperweight in her travel bag and became the trusted companion through which she shares all her experiences and stories. She specializes in adventure, travel, wildlife, and commercial photography. Currently, her personal passion lies in using her craft to spread awareness about the frontlines and last lines of climate change, the Arctic. Jenny is a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society.