The incredible adventures of the year Canada
From kayaking with orcas off Vancouver Island to cycling the ‘Rum Runners Trail’ in Nova Scotia, adventure travel specialist, World Expeditions, has launched four new trips to add to its diverse range of active Canadian adventures.
Kayaking with Orcas is a new, 7-day kayaking expedition in the Johnstone Strait, off Vancouver Island, where pods of orca whales congregate during the summer to feed, socialise and rub themselves on the pebble beaches. As well as the orcas, there is a plethora of wildlife including black bears and bald eagles on the ruggedly beautiful coastline. The professionally guided, wilderness camping adventure departs between mid-July and early September, includes all meals, camping and kayak equipment, transfers and camping permits.
- Endless opportunities to encounter wildlife & full immersion in nature
- Pristine stargazine
- Discover the joy of kayaking & sharpen your navigational skills
The Halifax to Lunenburg: The Rum Runners Rail Trail is a new, 6 day cycling adventure that follows the old railway line used during prohibition of the 1920s and ‘30s. Aptly named the ‘Rum Runners Trail’, the recreational cycle path traverses wonderfully scenic countryside between colourful coastal communities. The new trip departs Wednesdays and Thursdays between June and October, includes 5 nights B&B accommodation with private facilities, luggage transfers and transfers to trailheads. Electric bikes available on request (surcharge applies).
- Cycle on flat, protected rail trail
- Sample South Shore seafood
- Interact with locals
- Explore local and quiet beaches
- Absorb colourful fishing villages
- Visit Old Town Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Discover Peggy’s Cove
Part of Canada’s Great Trail, the Tip to Tip and Beyond is a new, six day cycling adventure that takes in some of the most scenic coastal scenery and lighthouses on the west, south, and eastern shores of Prince Edward Island. Cycle through beautiful Green Gables scenery on the Gulf Shore, indulge in fine dining in pretty St Peter’s Bay and marvel at the world’s longest bridge above ice-covered water. Departing between June and September, includes 6 nights accommodation, cycling equipment (e bikes available), luggage transfers and some meals.
- Cycle from the North Cape ‘tip’ to the East Point ‘tip’
- See the world’s longest bridge crossing ice-covered water
- Experience maritime arts, culture, and cuisine
- Discover the red sands of Prince Edward Island National Park
- Indulge in fine dining in pretty St. Peter’s Bay
- Get your fix of Anne of Green Gables at many historical sites
The ultimate introduction to Yukon’s jaw-dropping natural features, the new 7-day Yukon Adventure combines guided day hikes in the UNESCO-listed Kluane National Park with canoeing on the mighty Yukon River and opportunities to learn about First Nations’ culture and history. The area encompasses the world’s largest non-polar icefields and 17 of Canada’s 20 tallest mountains, as well as being home to abundant wildlife. The new trip departs 30 July and 27 August and includes 6 nights hotel accommodation, services of a professional guide, transfers, transport and most meals.
- Experience the largest non-polar icefields in the world, and 17 of Canada’s 20 tallest mountains
- Hike in the UNESCO-designated Kluane National Park
- Discover historic towns and artefacts from the gold rush
- Canoe down the iconic Yukon River
- Keep your eyes open for bears, Dall sheep and hundreds of bird species
- Learn about First Nations’ culture and history
For more information visit www.worldexpeditions.com