A world of wildlife and adventure

There’s no better way to view Canada’s magnificent mammals than a wildlife viewing trip added on to your train trip. Our Canadian Insiders take the guesswork out of wildlife viewing, helping you choose the adventures where you’ll see the spectacular sights you want — like polar bear safaris, grizzly bear lodge stays, and numerous whale watching itineraries.

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Polar bear viewing safaris

The Inuit people of Canada’s far north call the polar bear Nanuk, meaning ‘Animal Worthy of Great Respect.’ Others say ‘Titan of the Tundra.' This is truly a once in a lifetime experience.

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By this stage, you're already having dreams about mountains, moose and maple trees. We combine your personal preferences with our insider knowledge to save you hours of pointless internet trawling.

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Canada's Big 5 Safari

Everyone knows about Africa’s Big 5 animals: lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and Cape buffalo. But few know that Canada has its own collection of large mammals that are every bit as awe-inspiring as their African counterparts.

In fact, it’s arguably a whole lot harder to see a polar bear, grizzly bear, moose, wolf and plains buffalo in the wild, which makes checking them off your bucket list that much more satisfying. Here’s a primer on Canada’s Big 5 and where to find them.

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