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See Incredible Wildlife in Northern BC

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Fort Nelson

Fort Nelson, British Columbia, Canada

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Learn more about the wild and winged creatures that call British Columbia home.

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Northern BC is home to the largest concentration of diverse wildlife in the province.

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Fort Nelson

Fort Nelson, British Columbia, Canada

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Learn more about the wild and winged creatures that call British Columbia home.

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See large creatures of bison, moose, caribou, elk, black and grizzly bear, and more.

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Ryan Dickie

Fort Nelson

Fort Nelson, British Columbia, Canada

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Marine life including orca, humpback, grey whale, porpoise, seal, sea lion, salmon, and more.

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Grant Harder

Langara Island Lodge

4.8 star(50 Google reviews)

North Coast, BC

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Or smaller creatures like eagle, lynx, Stone's sheep, mountain goat, seal, and a variety of bird species.

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Gingolx

Gingolx, British Columbia, Canada

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To search for orca and humpback, join a wildlife tour with Prince Rupert Adventure Tours.

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Shayd Johnson

Prince Rupert Adventure Tours

4.6 star(36 Google reviews)
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205 Cow Bay Rd
Prince Rupert, BC

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Monday:

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Tuesday:

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Wednesday:

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Thursday:

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Friday:

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Join a 4-hour whale-watching tour between July and September to see orca, humpback, grey whales, and more.

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To view wildlife from your doorstep, book into a lakeside cabin at Northern Rockies Lodge.

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Megan McLellan

Northern Rockies Lodge

4.2 star(401 Google reviews)
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Alaska Hwy
Muncho Lake, BC

Open daily until 11:00 PMsee hourshide hours

Monday:

7:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Tuesday:

7:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Wednesday:

7:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Thursday:

7:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Friday:

7:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Saturday:

7:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Sunday:

7:00 AM – 11:00 PM

Learn more about the adventures and experiences offered at Northern Rockies Lodge.

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Want to see grizzlies? One of the best places to spot them is on a tour to the Khutzemateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary.

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Andrew Strain

Prince Rupert Adventure Tours

4.6 star(36 Google reviews)
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205 Cow Bay Rd
Prince Rupert, BC

see hourshide hours

Monday:

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Tuesday:

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Wednesday:

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Thursday:

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Friday:

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Book a full-day trip with Prince Rupert Adventure Tours to see grizzly bears and a lot more marine life along the way, too.

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Or book an adventure with Northern BC Jet Boat Tours and spot them along the estuaries near Terrace.

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Terrace

Terrace, British Columbia, Canada

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Join a full-day tour or customize your experience for a trip tailored to the scenery and wildlife you want to see.

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Bison—the largest mammal to see along the Alaska Highway—are often spotted just outside Liard River Hot Springs.

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Andrew Strain

Liard River Hot Springs Provincial Park

4.9 star(212 Google reviews)
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75100-81198 Alaska Hwy
Northern Rockies, BC

Take some time to relax and soak in these natural hot springs. There is a campground here to stay the night, too.

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Along the Alaska Highway, caribou and other wildlife are also a common sighting. Keep your eyes peeled as you road trip this iconic route.

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Andrew Strain

Muncho Lake Provincial Park

4.6 star(146 Google reviews)
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Alaska Hwy
Northern Rockies, BC

Learn more about the Alaska Highway and the animals you'll see along the way.

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To see moose, join a horseback excursion into the Muskwa-Kechika.

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Muskwa-Kechika Wildlife Management Area Signage

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Fort Nelson, BC

Join Wayne Sawchuck—who's been guiding adventures into this protected wilderness area for decades—for a trip of a lifetime with plenty of wildlife to spot and see.

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The other creatures you may encounter on a trip to Northern BC are mountain goats...

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Muncho Lake Provincial Park

4.6 star(146 Google reviews)

Alaska Hwy
Northern Rockies, BC

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...Stone's sheep...

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Alaska Highway

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...swimming seals...

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Haida Gwaii

4.4 star(67 Google reviews)

Skeena-Queen Charlotte, BC

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...and if you're lucky, a puffin.

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Haida Gwaii

4.4 star(67 Google reviews)

Skeena-Queen Charlotte, BC

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Check out WildSafeBC for more information on how to keep wildlife, communities, and yourself safe while you are exploring Northern BC.

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Ryan Dickie

Stone Mountain Provincial Park

4.7 star(27 Google reviews)
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Northern Rockies, BC

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