Bears are unpredictable creatures, which is why you should never irritate them in the wild or depend on them to babysit your pet salmon. Have a brush with the animal kingdom with this Groupon.
$225 for Seven-Hour Grizzly Bear Expedition with Lunch ($333 Value)
After an approximately two-hour boat ride to Bute Inlet, groups are greeted by the Homalco First Nations band, who guides sightseers to various viewing platforms during all-day grizzly bear expedition. Within the shelter of a mini bus, groups watch wild bears frolic, run, and catch salmon in their natural habitat. The trip also includes a lunch of sandwiches (meat and veggie), fresh cookies, and organic coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and water. This Groupon is valid for reservations dates from October 1 through October 15.
Discovery Marine Safaris
Discovery Marine Safaris’ co-owners, President Heike Wieske and Captain Geord Dunstan, orchestrate tours that introduce visitors to the flora and fauna of the Canadian wilderness. At the helm of two touring vessels, Geord ferries groups to remote locales during Discovery’s flagship whale-watching and grizzly-bear-sighting tours. These all-day excursions lead groups to popular whale-hangout spots on the Campbell River or to serene forest vistas, where visitors can glimpse grizzlies as they gambol and play. While crossing the waters en route to their destinations, tour-goers often catch sight of other indigenous wildlife, such as black bears, Pacific dolphins, seals, eagles, and sunbathing lumberjacks. For shorter sojourns, Discovery Marine Safaris offers a four-hour marine-wildlife safari, a local-history river tour led by Campbell River Museum guides, and happy-hour cruises that set sail at dusk.