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North America Wildlife Holidays

Introduction

Large and wild in lots of places, North America is ideal for animals, especially big, raise-the-hair-on-the-back-of-your-neck animals in substantial quantities.

In Canada, there are large numbers of animals to spot. Bears are firm favourites, with black, grizzly and polar all present here. Herds of caribou, moose and must oxen also patrol the vast wilderness, pursued by wolves, whilst whales can be spotted off the coast.

Beautiful British Columbia is home to plenty of animals. Vancouver Island is the place to travel to in order to see whales or dolphins. In the Rockies travel to the Kananaskis and Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, whilst in Manitoba, Churchill on the shores of Hudson Bay is best for polar bears. Beluga, numerous whales and lots of seabirds also migrate through this stretch of coast too. Alpatok Island and Nain in Newfoundland and Cambridge and Resolute Bay in Nunavut are also good bets for seeing this majestic bear in its natural habitat.

In the USA, there are several states that are particularly good for wildlife holidays. Alaska is the predominant place to see animals though, with Denali National Park, Katmai National Park and the Kenai Fjords particularly popular. Moose are more abundant than people whilst marine wildlife and seabirds are also plentiful here. To see polar bears though, head to Barrow, a short flight from Fairbanks.

Elsewhere, Yellowstone is home to bears, pronghorn antelope, bighorn sheep, mountain lions and lynx; Yosemite National Park has some spectacular scenery and wildlife; Kansas is home to two of the largest wetlands in the world; Louisiana boasts two major bird migration flyways making it one of the best bird watching spots in the country; Isle Royale on Lake Superior in Michigan is home to wolves and moose and Oklahoma and the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge are good for bison, Rocky Mountain elk and white-tailed deer.

These are just a handful of the options available though. You can also tailor-make your wildlife holiday in North America by adding a city stay, activity and adventure holiday or other excursion; talk to a destination specialist to see what we can do for you.

 

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Our top itineraries for North America Wildlife Holidays

Western Brook Pond Fjord, Newfoundland & Labrador

Québec & Atlantic Canada on Silver Shadow

14-day ocean cruise from £6,400 pp incl. flights

Get a whole new perspective on Canada as you explore the ultra-scenic coastline of Québec and Atlantic Canada's Newfoundland in luxury on board Silver Shadow.

Humpback whale, Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska

Vancouver to Alaska with Regent Seven Seas

10-day cruise from £6,275 pp incl. flights

This in-depth appreciation of Alaska will see you explore its most dramatic landscapes, including the famous Hubbard and Mendenhall glaciers. Sail aboard Seven Seas Mariner, where all-inclusive, gourmet dining and a wonderful array of included excursions await.

Rocky Mountaineer travelling along the water on Journey through the Clouds

Rail and Cruise

14-day luxury rail & cruise holiday from £8,695 pp incl. flights

Pair a luxury journey on board Canada's famous Rocky Mountaineer with an all-inclusive Alaska cruise with Regent Seven Seas, enjoying all-inclusive, gourmet dining and a programme of immersive excursions.

Sonora Resort

Rocky Mountaineer & Sonora Resort

11-day tailormade itinerary & rail journey from £5,285 pp incl. flights

This journey brings you from the west coast of Canada inland through some of the world's most exciting terrain. Indulge your adventurous side as you traverse the Rockies in utter luxury, taking in panoramic views and spotting indigenous wildlife.

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Top offers for North America Wildlife Holidays

Vancouver Skyline, British Columbia, Canada

Vancouver in a Nutshell

9-day tailor-made holiday from £2,615 pp incl. flights

Special
offer

Early booking discount – Save up to £115pp
Book by: 31 January 2023

With a choice of accommodation options and a host of included experiences, this curated city stay takes in the very best of urban Vancouver and the sheer beauty of its surrounding natural world.

Polar Bears, Churchill, Canada

Polar bears of Churchill

7-day tailor-made holiday from £5,965 pp incl. flights

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offer

Early booking discount – Save up to £300pp
Book by: 16 December 2022

Head deep into Arctic Canada by tundra buggy, seeking out the Northern Lights and exploring the wild coasts of Hudson Bay, known as 'the polar bear capital of the world'.

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Why book with Wexas Travel?

At Wexas, we specialise in bespoke travel experiences. Our itineraries are just samples of what we can arrange, and can be changed depending on your precise needs, finances and ideas by our experienced destination specialists.

Contact one of our consultants on 020 7590 0610 to discuss how we can tailor your holiday.

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