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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.

Our top itineraries for North America Wildlife Holidays

Sonora Resort

Rocky Mountaineer: Journey through the Clouds & Sonora Resort

12-day luxury rail journey from £4,865 pp incl. flights

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offer

2020 Peak 3 – Save up to £250 pp
Book by: 20 December 2019

This journey brings you from the east 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.

Anchorage, Alaska skyline at sunset

Alaskan Wilderness, Glaciers and Culture

15-day cruise from £5,050 pp incl. flights

This expedition cruise ranges from gold rush outposts to native lands where totem poles are in abundance. Call on towns of Russian and Norwegian heritage as well as lively fishing villages, as the captain takes every opportunity to truly explore Alaska.

Vancouver Skyline

Luxury on the Frontier on Regent Seven Seas

11-day cruise from £5,365 pp incl. flights

Exclusive
cruise offer

Exclusive - Receive $300 Spa or shipboard credit per suite
Book by: 29 February 2020

Take advantage of special fares and on board credit for you to use in the spa, gift shop or that special vintage bottle of wine.

Bear Claw Lodge, British Columbia

Northern British Columbia Wilderness Self-Drive

19-day tailor-made self-drive from £3,860 pp incl. flights

The interior and coastal remotes of British Columbia are true hidden jewels. And, their wildlife experiences, scenic drives and beautiful lodges are all showcased on this tailor-made itinerary.

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Top offers for North America Wildlife Holidays

Tofino, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

Luxury on the Frontier on Regent Seven Seas

11-day cruise from £5,365 pp incl. flights

Exclusive
cruise offer

Exclusive - Receive $300 Spa or shipboard credit per suite
Book by: 29 February 2020

Take advantage of special fares and on board credit for you to use in the spa, gift shop or that special vintage bottle of wine.

Tofino, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

Spirit Of Independence on Regent Seven Seas

8-day cruise from £5,765 pp incl. flights

Exclusive
cruise offer

Exclusive - Receive $400 Spa or shipboard credit per suite
Book by: 29 February 2020

Take advantage of special fares and on board credit for you to use in the spa, gift shop or that special vintage bottle of wine.

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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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