Birds, whales, bears & First Nations culture
Whales, bears, Indigenous culture, and of course birds! This Pacific Northwest tour has it all. Escorted by ornithologists Liron Gertsman, Ann Nightingale and Tours of Exploration owner Catherine Evans.
British Columbia Great Bear Rainforest Cruise
An opportunity to interact with a Spirit bear (aka. a Kermode spirit) presents itself on our Great Bear Rainforest Tours. Bald eagles, wolves, whales, and birdlife also await as you cruise through the Pacific Northwest channels, for a wildlife experience like no other!
British Columbia Grizzlies & Whales
Get up-close and personal with Vancouver Island's wildlife: grizzly bears, bald eagles, orca, humpback whales, and more. Johnstone Strait is an optimal destination for whale watching in British Columbia - we guarantee that you'll be astounded by these wild encounters!
Grizzlies of the Great Bear Rainforest
Incorporate your Great Bear Rainforest Tour itineraries at the rejuvenating and charming Great Bear Lodge in BC, north of Port Hardy. A trip of tranquility, solitude, and natural inspiration awaits, as well as limitless photography and bear-viewing opportunities.
British Columbia Johnstone Strait Sea Kayaking
It doesn't get much better than the Johnstone Strait waterways when it comes to kayaking on Vancouver Island. This active multi-day adventure gives you the opportunity to whale-watch and wildlife-watch at a very close range - all experience levels welcome!
Sea Kayaking Broken Islands and Pacific Rim National Park
Join our multi-day Vancouver Island Kayaking excursions through the Broken Islands, an active experience that can't be missed. Beachcomb, see seals and sea lions, and spot over 200 species of birds during your aquatic adventure. Suitable for novice or experienced paddlers.
British Columbia & Alberta Rockies by Rail
Sight-see the world-renown Canadian Rockies by train or by road in Tours of Exploration's curated tour. We partner with Via Rail to help you explore the Rocky Mountains via train. Vast, panoramic views of Canada's greatest viewpoints await you at a leisurely pace.
Golden and Yoho National Park
Discover Golden, BC and Yoho National Park for an unparalleled active adventure! Our itineraries guide you through iconic sites such as Takakkaw Falls, Emerald Lake, and Lake O'Hara. Azure glacial lakes and deep emerald alpine await in this epic hiking journey.
Great Bear Rainforest Cruise (Maple Leaf)
Board the famous Maple Leaf schooner to discover grizzlie bears and Kermode bears, or Spirit bears, in our second Great Bear Rainforest Tour. This itinerary includes a visit to the First Nations village of Klemtu, to experience their culture, architecture, and artistry.
Mount Robson Rewarding Multi-Day Hiking
The pinnacle of hiking in British Columbia. Hike through Mt. Robson along the Berg Lake Trail with Tours of Exploration. A must for any hiker - azure glacial lakes, rope bridges, cliff-side waterfalls, and mountainside camping await you in this epic Canadian trail.
The Sunshine Coast and Outdoor Recreation
The Sunshine Coast is known for arduous hikes you'll be telling stories about for the rest of your life. Join Tours of Exploration as we guide you through the Sunshine Coast Trail, a network that leads you from hikers' hut to hikers' hut - all experience levels welcome.
Vancouver Island travel - 2- 4 day packages
Searching for things to do on Vancouver Island? We have just the itinerary, which can be customized to your travel style and interests. Travel Vancouver Island and experience the vast wildlife, geology, and whimsical townships it has to offer with Tours of Exploration. 2 - 4 day exploration takes place in Victoria, Port Renfrew, Tofino or North Vancouver Island.