Plan Your Canada Wildlife Tour Today

Plan Your Canada Wildlife Tour Today

Plan Your Canada Wildlife Tour Today

The Canadian Rockies are a nature lover's dream come true. The numerous ranges that comprise the Rocky Mountains span the length of two countries. Starting in Northern Alaska, the Rockies wind through the Canadian pacific region, widen out a bit in the northwestern United States and finally taper off in northern New Mexico.

To say that the Canadian portion of the Rocky Mountains is known for its beauty would be a gross understatement. The pictures seen so often of snowcapped peaks reflected in pristine mountain rivers simply cannot do the region justices. Dense forests, still unspoiled by the effects of urban sprawl, still abound in western Canada. This makes the area an unforgettable vacation destination.

But the purity of the Canadian Rockies makes for more than just a picturesque tourist attraction. There is an abundance of wildlife that thrives in this area's Edenesque landscape. What's more, many of these species are vanishing everywhere else in the northern hemisphere.

Among the regions wildlife are large mammals (like bison, mountain goats and caribou) golden eagles, beavers porcupines and much more. The Pacific ocean is just a day's trip away from the western side of the Canadian Rockies. Those willing to make the trip to British Columbia's shores may be lucky enough to see some rare, aquatic life in the forms of orcas, gray whales and Pacific White-Sided Dolphins.

It is also not uncommon for sight-seers to get distant views of some of North America's largest predatory animals. The Canadian Rockies' big, carnivorous species include:

  • Black bears
  • Grizzly bears
  • Lynx
  • Cougars
  • Coyote
  • Large wolves

It's not surprising that the animals that inhabit this virtually untouched paradise experience very few survival issues. Salmon have crystal clear stream and rivers in which to swim, which in turn leads to adequate amounts of food for grizzly bears. There is plenty of green grass for the Rocky Mountains' moose population and fresh roots for the various rodent species.

If you love viewing wildlife in its natural habitat, there is no better place to visit than the Canadian Rockies. Let Fresh Tracks help you plan the perfect Canada vacation for you and your family. Whether you want to roll through the Rocky Mountains on a relaxing train trip, get an overhead view from a biplane or hike on guided tours, we have your solution.

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Hi, I'm Kirsten!

Kirsten

“The glacial beauty of Moraine Lake in the Rockies first lured me to Canada, but it's the charm of Vancouver that has kept me here! Known as the modern ‘City of Glass’ it's surrounded by a stunning natural environment of ocean and mountains. This results in my perfect day: a morning of watching seaplanes take off from the harbour, and an afternoon to meet the resident grizzly bears on Grouse Mountain.”

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“Toronto is an exciting and lively city! I visit every summer and love to explore the different neighbourhoods for samples of food and people watching. Taking in the old brick buildings and beautiful murals in Kensington Market, or the view of the entire city from the CN Tower – it's all a treat to experience and you never know what to expect while wandering the streets in a big city!”

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Richard

“Nova Scotia was the first place in Canada I visited and has a special place in my heart. The rugged coastal scenery is beautiful, the people are the friendliest, and the fresh Atlantic seafood is delicious, not to mention reasonably priced! I loved touring the countryside, exploring quaint fishing villages and sampling the surprisingly good wineries. I also loved cosmopolitan Halifax – so much to do, and fascinating history!”

Hi, I'm Eva!

Eva

“Montreal is my favourite city in Canada. It’s like a little slice of Europe, with narrow, cobblestone streets, oodles of history and, for the shopaholics out there, some of the best shopping on the continent. If you visit, be sure to try the poutine, a local delicacy of French fries, gravy and cheese curds.”

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Greg

“I am in love with our nation's capital, Ottawa. The city has many of its best sights within walking distance of each other. In the centre of it all are the inspiring gothic style parliament buildings, just steps away from the vibrant ByWard Market. And in what other city can you ice skate to work?! The Rideau Canal is a marvel that I will always remember.”

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Alysha

“Driving up the Sunshine Coast never fails to take my breath away. Tucked into BC's west coast, accessible only by ferry, this little paradise is as laid-back as it is scenic. I love spending a morning kayaking out on the ocean, an afternoon wandering through the local artisan shops, and an evening indulging in BC's freshest west coast cuisine (and a local craft beer or two!).”

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Meaghan

“Growing up in Oakville, ON, I was just a short distance from Toronto. Canada's largest city is a bustling metropolis with so many incredible attractions for just about anyone! There are world class museums, outdoor parks, boutique shops and international cuisine. Whenever I'm visiting, I love to take in some local theatre. From award-winning musicals to comedy, Toronto's theatre scene is one of the best in the world!”

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Natalie

“I am completely smitten with the Maritimes and love how easy it is to cover New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and PEI in one trip. The drive is half of the fun, with stunning seascapes and the amazing Confederation Bridge! The red sand and warm water at all of PEI's beaches completely captivated me. And of course, no PEI visit is complete without tasting some locally-made ice cream and freshly caught mussels!”

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Angie

“I love the West Coast! I moved here from Ontario years ago but am still in awe of the mountains and ocean. I commute to work from an island and am lucky enough to get to enjoy the natural beauty of the West Coast on a daily basis. Sometimes we're even greeted by whales or dolphins as we boat in! We're close to world-class ski mountains, beautiful city of Vancouver, and are just a short ferry ride away from Vancouver Island.”

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Anjuli

“Getting on horseback and roaming the open meadows and birch forests with my dog at my side is the perfect quintessential Canadian getaway! Old homesteads and deserted farms, wildlife and horses roaming the fields will get you thinking you’re a cowboy (or girl!) in the Old West. It's totally worth getting up at the crack of dawn to witness the horses being driven in from the meadows.”

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Do you want to get the most of your Canadian vacation in 2019? By booking early, you'll secure your ideal travel dates, the best hotel accommodations, space on Canada's spectacular touring trains, plus unique experiences.

And if you book before September 30, you'll also receive a 2018 PRICE FREEZE plus up to $1,200 per couple in FREE TRAVEL CREDITS. Use the credits to enhance your vacation with extra nights, dining experiences, and activities.

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There's no better place to experience the magic of winter than in Canada. Imagine… the romance of a train ride through a snowy landscape. Then, with glistening snow at your feet and crisp air on your face, marvel at the scenery as you enjoy guided winter activities.

With our Early Bird Winter Special Offer, now is the perfect time to book your vacation. Book before September 30, and you'll receive limited-time Early Bird Prices, plus a FREE night, to extend your trip.

Fresh Tracks Canada's Vacation Advisors are ready to help you plan your perfect winter vacation. Hurry and call or email now, while this special offer lasts!

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There is no better place to experience the magic of Christmas in Canada than in the Canadian Rockies. The glistening snow covered landscape provides a magical setting to make memories with loved ones as you explore outdoors, and warm yourself with cozy Christmas activities by the fire.

Now is the ideal time to book your trip, while space is still available. By booking now, you can also take advantage of our Christmas Special Offer.

Book a Christmas in the Canadian Rockies vacation before September 30, and you'll receive a $50 per person Fairmont Resorts Gift Card, to use towards additional Christmas activities on your trip. Use your Gift Card for stocking decorating, an Ice Bar Experience, Gingerbread House decorating, and more at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel.

Fresh Tracks Canada's Vacation Advisors are ready to help you plan your perfect Christmas vacation this winter. The holiday season books up fast – hurry and call or email now, while availability lasts!

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The polar bear migration in Churchill, Manitoba, is once in a lifetime experience. In October and November, the great predators of the north gather in Churchill, waiting for the ice to form over Hudson Bay. As they prowl, play, and tend to their young, visitors get the unique opportunity to see the bears up close, on a naturalist-led Tundra Buggy tour.

If a polar bear experience has been on your bucket list, why not travel this fall. Spaces on 2018 are still available, plus on select departures booked before September 30, you'll receive the following booking bonuses:

Two or more travelers:

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  • We'll waive the single supplement!

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