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Explore the amazing wildlife of Pacific Northwest on one of these 20 tours to Vancouver, BC, Johnstone Strait, Strait of Georgia, Astoria, and Seattle in 2023-2024. Prices for a wildlife viewing trip in Pacific Northwest range from $3,150 to $277,500 for a trip of 5 to 27 days. Choose one of the below 20 amazing Pacific Northwest wildlife safari tours and make it your own unique experience with the help of one of Adventure Life's expert Pacific Northwest trip planners.
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Columbia River Gorge
$4,800
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Rivers of Adventure and Wine

8 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Legacy
  • Hike along the Lewis & Clark River
  • Sample local culinary delights
  • Visit the Columbia River Gorge
  • Bike through Hood River Valley
Starts / Ends:
Portland / Portland
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, River Cruises, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark in the fascinating city of Portland, Oregon on this dazzling 8-day river cruise and enjoy the opportunity to explore the wonders of this rich region. Transit eight locks and enjoy a private tour at the Bonneville Dam Visitor Center.Take a walk on the wild side at Multnomah Falls—the …
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Enjoy a kayak trip.
$5,600
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Explore! Olympic Wilderness & San Juan Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Quest
  • Explore fjords and island channels
  • Watch for wildlife
  • Hike in Mt. Constitution
  • Taste local oysters and clams
Starts / Ends:
Seattle / Seattle
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Get ready for an unforgettable adventure where you will travel throughthe Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and the Seattle waterfront as well as Olympic National Park—UNESCO World Heritage Site, San Juan archipelago & Deception Pass. Hike, beachcomb, kayak, paddle board, discover bird rookeries …
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Calm waters disturbed only by the flick of a whale's tail
$6,400
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Inside Passage & Glacier Bay Wilderness Cruise

13 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Endeavour
  • Enjoy Canada’s Inside Passages
  • Visit Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover LeConte Bay
  • Connect with Tlingit culture
  • Watch for whales at Frederick Sound
Starts / Ends:
Seattle / Juneau
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Thirteen days take you through the inside passages and Glacier Bay National Park plus remote wilderness, native culture, and history. Enjoy adventure activities in the San Juan Islands, Tongass National Forest, and Misty Fjords National Monument. Discover more about indigenous culture and the …
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A bear catches a fish as it swims upstream
$5,560
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Voyage to Great Bear Rainforest: Native Culture & Wildlife in the Land of the Spirit Bear

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Venture
  • Kayak across Great Bear
  • Look our for Kermode bears
  • Swim at hot spring pools
  • Experience unique landscapes
Starts / Ends:
Ketchikan / Ketchikan
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Rainforest Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail into northern British Columbia's tiny, meandering fjords and enter the domain of the endangered Spirit Bear. Also known as a Kermode bear, it is a subspecies of the North American black bear that is found exclusively in the Great Bear Rainforest's pristine wildness. The forest is …
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Sunrise over Crown Point at Columbia River
$3,619
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Clarkston (Spokane) to Vancouver (Portland)

Spokane to Portland - 9 Day Itinerary aboard American Empress
  • Explore Astoria
  • Experience the Pacific Northwest
  • Enjoy Pacific Northwest wineries
  • Participate in luxury wine tasting
Starts / Ends:
Astoria / Clarkston
Activities:
Biking, Kayaking, River Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the best of the Pacific Northwest on this 9-day voyage from Clarkston to Vancouveraboard American Empress. Embark on a river cruise to see that the natural world is alive here – unlike anywhere else on earth – and through historic sites and locks and dams, it flows. Sea lions …
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Whale watching in Alaska
$7,900
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Inside Passage & Glacier Bay Wilderness Cruise

13 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Explorer
  • Enjoy Canada’s Inside Passages
  • Visit Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover LeConte Bay
  • Watch for whales at Frederick Sound
Starts / Ends:
Seattle / Juneau
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover a wilderness beyond the expected on a 13-day Alaskan journey through Inside Passages and Glacier Bay National Park. Enjoy adventure activities in the San Juan Islands, Tongass National Forest, and Misty Fjords National Monument. Learn more about the Native culture and Pacific …
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Bald eagles resting
$10,960
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Treasures of the Inside Passage: Alaska and British Columbia

14 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Quest
  • Explore the San Juan Islands
  • Observe a traditional performance
  • Learn about the local cultures
  • Search for humpback whales
  • Kayak Misty Fjord’s waters
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the National Geographic Queston a 14-day in-depth exploration of the San Juan Islands, British Columbia, and Alaska. Linger in the temperate rain forests and wildlife-rich channels of British Columbia, and enjoy ample time to discover the breathtaking fjords and towering glaciers of Southeast …
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Sunrise over Crown Point at Columbia River
$3,619
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Vancouver (Portland) to Clarkston (Spokane)

Vancouver to Clarkston - 9 Day Itinerary aboard American Empress
  • Explore Astoria
  • Experience the Pacific Northwest
  • Jet boat through Hells Canyon
  • Discover the Lewis & Clark journey
Starts / Ends:
Astoria / Clarkston
Activities:
Biking, Kayaking, River Cruises, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the best of the Pacific Northwest on this 9-day voyage from Vancouver, Washington to Clarkston, Washington aboard American Empress. Sail the Columbia and Snake rivers to explore the region's stunning coast, lush rainforests, and scenic mountains. Discover incredible hiking, biking, and …
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The Chilko Experience
$4,542
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Chilko Experience Wilderness Lodge

4-8 Day Itinerary
  • Relax in your wilderness hideaway
  • Cruise the Chilko River by jet boat
  • Explore backwoods trails by ATV
  • Horseback ride to mountain tops
Activities:
Biking, Fishing, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Land, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
If George Vanderbilt, founder of the Biltmore Estate, and John Muir, America’s leading naturalist who inspired the US national park system, collaborated to build the ultimate luxury/nature experience for their friends and family, it would be the Chilko Experience. A private seven home $10M …
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The still water of the Palouse River
$5,880
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Columbia & Snake Rivers Journey: Harvests, History & Landscapes

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Sea Bird
  • Trek up the iconic Beacon Rock
  • Zodiak or kayak the Palouse River
  • Jet boat through Hells Canyon
  • Explore the Lewis & Clark Refuge
Activities:
Biking, Kayaking, River Cruises, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the Columbia and Snake Rivers on this 8-day river cruise. Discover the history, geology, excellent food and wine, and the sheer beauty of the Pacific Northwest. We travel through the region as early explorers, settlers, and natives by the waterways that stretch far inland from the Pacific …
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View the stunning Columbia River Gorge
$3,509
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Roundtrip Portland

7 Day Itinerary aboard American Empress
  • Explore Astoria
  • Experience the Pacific Northwest
  • Explore The Dalles
  • Enjoy Vancouver's beauty
Activities:
Biking, Kayaking, River Cruises, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore popular port cities like Vancouver and Astoria as you cruise along the Columbia River on our roundtrip river cruises from Portland. Cruising along the Columbia River presents countless opportunities for adventure in a divine landscape. Join American Empress on this 7-day cruise to explore …
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Bald eagles resting
$3,250
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Seward to Vancouver - Port to Port

8 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Muse
  • Cruise along Hubbard Glacier
  • Admire the wonders of Ketchikan
  • Experience adventures in Juneau
  • Explore the scenery of Seward
Starts / Ends:
Seward / Vancouver, BC
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 8-day cruise on the luxurious Silver Muse explores the sights of southeastern Alaska. Sail from Seward, Alaska, to Vancouver, Canada,through the famed Inside Passage. Along the journey, watch for Alaska's spectacular wildlife, including whales, bears, and moose. Observe stunning, lush …
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Whale watching in Alaska
$3,250
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Vancouver to Seward - Port to Port

8 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Muse
  • Admire the wonders of Ketchikan
  • Experience adventures in Juneau
  • Cruise along Hubbard Glacier
  • Explore the scenery of Seward
Starts / Ends:
Vancouver, BC / Seward
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Witness spectacular wildlife as you take in the rich Indigenous culture and extensive history of southeastern Alaska on this 8-day cruise aboard the Silver Muse. Sail from Vancouver, Canada, to Seward, Alaska, along the famed Inside Passage. Keep an eye out for Alaska's spectacular wildlife, …
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Visit the community of Wrangell, Alaska
$5,719
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Vancouver to Sitka

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Victory
  • Explore Canadian Passage
  • Visit Fiordland
  • Discover Ketchikan
  • Enjoy Misty Fjords
Starts / Ends:
Vancouver, BC / Sitka
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the stunning coast of British Columbia and Alaska on this 12-day Authentic Alaska expedition cruise between Vancouver, BC and Sitka, AK aboard Ocean Victory. Along the way, cruise the Inside Passage, Baranof Island's Waterfall Coast, and Tracy Arm Fjord, and explore Ketchikan, Wrangell, …
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Aerial view of Juneau, Alaska
$5,800
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Inside Passage & Glacier Bay

13 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Legacy
  • Enjoy Canada’s Inside Passages
  • Visit Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover LeConte Bay
  • Watch for whales at Frederick Sound
Starts / Ends:
Seattle / Juneau
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Thirteen days take you through the inside passages and Glacier Bay National Park plus remote wilderness, Native culture, and history. Enjoy adventure activities in the San Juan Islands, Tongass National Forest, and Misty Fjords National Monument. Discover more about Native American culture and the …
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A humpback whale breaches from Alaskan waters
$3,150
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Seward to Vancouver - Port to Port

8 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Whisper
  • Cruise along Hubbard Glacier
  • Admire the wonders of Ketchikan
  • Experience adventures in Juneau
  • Explore the scenery of Seward
Starts / Ends:
Seward / Vancouver, BC
Activities:
Fishing, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the ultimate Alaska adventure on this 8-day journey aboard the Silver Whisper. Bask in the majesty of Kenai Fjords National Park's magnificent splendor. Rent a kayak to get a close look at Alaska's glaciers, including Hubbard Glacier in Yakutat, North America's largest …
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Glacier streams wind across the Alaskan landscape
$49,900
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Kangerlussuaq to Nome, Alaska - Door to Door

25 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Wind
  • Explore Uummannaq's community
  • See some artifacts in Pond Inlet
  • Visit the memorial to Franklin
  • Watch for wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Kangerlussuaq / Nome
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Follow in the footsteps of explorers seeking the Northwest Passage, beginning with Frobisher in the 1570s and ending with the world's most important modern-day explorer: you. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a seasoned veteran of the region, you can count on the raw beauty to …
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$5,356
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Sitka to Vancouver

13 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Victory
  • Explore Canadian Passage
  • Visit Fiordland
  • Discover Ketchikan
  • Enjoy Misty Fjords
Starts / Ends:
Vancouver, BC / Sitka
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Admire the breathtaking coast of British Columbia and Alaska on this 13-day Alaska Insider expedition cruise between Sitka, AK, and Vancouver, BC. Discover Kynoch Inlet, the paradise of Fiordland, with its bays, islands, and fjords that show a complex network of waterfalls and glaciers. Explore the …
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