North America’s Fantastic Beasts & Where to See Them
In the USA & Canada Spring is here, and summer is on the way! That means it’s time to start planning your next outdoor adventure. To help here are some incredible highlights of the amazing experiences that are offered across the 100+ ‘s spectacular National Parks and Preserves of USA and Canada.
Animal lovers rejoice, because we’re kicking things off with a selection of National Park experiences that put you face-to-face with some of the continents’ most extraordinary creatures. From the polar bears of the Arctic Circle to sunny Florida’s very own swampy gators,the incredible guides and expert naturalists will deliver the best of the best when it comes to North American safari tourism, all in luxury and style of comfort and eco-responsibility.
Yellowstone National Park – Gray Wolf
Since their reintroduction to the park, gray wolves have thrived as the apex predators of the Yellowstone Park ecosystem. Tour the park with an expert wolf tracker/biologist and see these incredible canines in action.
Location: Wyoming, USA
Where to Stay: Explorer Cabins at Yellowstone>>
Everglades National Park – American Alligators
Take a private high speed airboat through the swamps, going where big tourist boats can’t. Spot gators and other unique wildlife during an interpretive tour with a naturalist guide. Afterwards you’ll get one-on-one time with baby alligators!
Wapusk National Park – Polar Bear
As tough as the Arctic landscape, polar bears are rarely seen in the wild. Travel with us to get as close to wild polar bears as possible – without sacrificing comfort or safety – as you observe them from a tundra buggy, or even from the comfort of your lodge!
Location: Hudson Bay, Canada
Where to Stay: Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge
Pacific Rim National Park – Orca/Killer Whale
As the inhumane practice of keeping these remarkable animals in captivity ends, visiting orcas in the wild becomes increasingly popular. The waters of British Columbia’s otherworldly coastline, provide the ideal conditions to view these creatures.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Where to stay: Clayoquot Wilderness Resort
Channel Islands National Park – Humpback and Blue Whales
Home to over a third of the world’s marine mammal species, California’s Channel Islands are best seen from a sailboats and sea kayaks, so you get close enough to feel the mist from their blowholes.
Grand Teton National Park – American Bison
Driven to near extinction, the Bison is North America’s largest land mammal and is now over 1,000 strong. With your naturalist guide enjoy a backcountry journey against the backdrop of Wyoming’s Teton Range.
Wrangell–St. Elias National Park and Preserve – Grizzly Bears
Despite being part of the largest protected stretch of land on earth, this national park goes almost entirely unvisited. Take a flightseeing safari to observe grizzly bears in their natural habitat from the cockpit of a biplane.
Location: Alaska, USA
Where to Stay: Ultima Thule Lodge