Are you thinking of going on a safari adventure but don’t know where to go? Then embarking on one of the wildlife safaris in Canada is the best way you can fulfill your safari adventure. Canada is home to a variety of wildlife species and the most beautiful landscapes ever seen on Earth. Regardless of which coast you choose to explore first, the vast landscapes filled with icebergs and rich wildlife will definitely be a feast for your eyes.
Top Ten Safaris In Canada
There are countless ways you can explore Canada’s wildlife and pristine landscapes during your stay. Here are a few safaris which you can indulge in on your trip to Canada:
1. Spot the Churchill Polar Bears
Churchill is as known as “The Polar Bear Capital Of The World. This is one of the best places you can spot cuddly polar bears on the tundra. The months of October and November are known to be the best times to visit as the polar bears make their way back from their summer habitat to Hudson Bay when the pack ice starts to form. If you would like to get close to the bears while they are out hunting seals, the best way to do so is by boarding the Tundra Buggy tours.
And if you would like to spend more time sighting polar bears you can also stay at the Tundra Buggy Lodge which offers its guest the most immersive experience where guest can wake up and sight polar bears easily outside their window and also see the Northern Lights dancing in the sky on a clear night.
2. Explore Parc Safari
Parc Safari is one of the most famous amusement parks located in Hemmingford, Quebec, Canada. The Parc Safari is home to 500 species of wildlife animals which include a mixture of African & Asian animals such as African elephants, zebras, elands, wildebeests, ostriches, lions, Ankole Watusi cattle, kuddu, Asiatic water buffalos, yaks, deer, Bactrian camel, gaur, tigers and much more.
The most exciting part is that the park also offers its visitors a drive-thru area where you can see the wildlife from the comfort of your car. This place is great for kids as well as they can spend time in the small waterpark here slide down water slides, explore man-made caves and swim in river-like pools.
Location: 280 Rang Roxham, Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, QC J0J 1V0, Canada
Timings: Monday: 1 PM – 1 AM (Closed on all other days)
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3. Visit Safari Niagara
Safari Niagara is a privately owned nature park which is home to more than 1000 animals, mammals, birds and reptiles which reside just 10 minutes away from the famous Niagara Falls. Safari Niagara also gives its visitors the opportunity to learn more about the diverse group of animals living here through their educational presentations.
You can also indulge in a range of activities from safari trams, Sky Quests, Sky Tykes(rope courses), Safari Speedway, splash pad and also try your hand at catch and release fishing. Safari Niagara is also considered as one of the places to go on a safari in Canada near Niagara Falls.
Location: 2821 Stevensville Rd, Stevensville, ON L0S 1S0, Canada
Timings: Mon to Fri – 9 AM – 4:30 PM (Sat & Sun closed)
Adults (13-64 years old): INR 3750
Children (3-12 years old): INR 3215
Senior Citizens (65+): INR 3215
4. See the famous African Lion Safari
The African Lion Safari park is one of the places to go on a lion safari in Toronto Canada. This safari park is the perfect place to see a pride of African lions strolling around in the park. There are two ways to explore the safari park which can be done via bus or by driving through the park yourself. And, the animals in the safari park aren’t too shy to get up close and personal, since they are used to seeing loads of visitors all around the year. Apart from the African lions, you can also spot baboons, giraffes, ostriches, Asian elephants and also watch a bird or an elephant show which are conducted in the park.
Location: 1386 Cooper Rd, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada
Tip: You can get all information regarding the prices of African Lion Safari in Canada as well updates on season passes right here on the official website.
5. Explore the Great Bear Rainforest
The Great Bear Rainforest is the largest temperate rainforest in the world. It is home to grizzly bears, black bears and also the spirit bears. It is surrounded by snow-capped mountains with spectacular views and also 1000-year-old cedar trees which stand tall. Discover the most beautiful glaciers, emerald lakes and forests while sighting bears, eagles, orcas and humpback whales.
You can also spot brown bears gorging on salmon during the day and if you are lucky, you can also see the elusive white Kermode bear also known as the spirit bear on kayaks or on one of the walking safaris. And if you aren’t to keen on doing any of the safari activities you can also see bears passing by from one of the cozy lodges located close to the rainforest.
Location: Kitimat-Stikine C (Part 2), British Columbia, Canada
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6. Venture out to Somerset Island
You can also explore the majestic Canadian Arctic from your comfortable and cozy lodge during your stay in Somerset Island. This is the best place to view the world-class wildlife of Canada. There are also many activities which you can indulge in from riding ATV’s, hiking and kayaking which gives you the opportunity to see the elusive musk ox, mighty polar bears and the angelic Beluga whales. The island is equipped with basic civic amenities for you to stay comfortable, safe and warm during your stay at Somerset Island. And don’t forget to try the local food during your stay in the Canadian Arctic.
7. Stay in safari styled camps
Tented safari camps are also quite popular in Canada. It is the perfect way to experience living in the Arctic. If you are worried about how you might withstand the harsh Arctic conditions during your stay then don’t worry because these tents are designed to keep you warm and cozy throughout your stay. This is definitely a once in a lifetime experience where you are surrounded by glaciers. So you can literally wake up and go out and spot polar bears, seals, walruses and also see beluga whales in action during your stay. There are also hot balloon rides available from your tent where you can get a birds-eye view of the vast landscape filled with icebergs and snow.
8. Spot Narwhal and Polar Bears
This unique safari lets you explore the thriving Arctic wildlife which includes narwhal, bowhead whales, polar bears and icebergs under the midnight sun. The Baffin and Bylot Islands are located near the floe edge, which is also known as the “line of life”. This mesmerizing location is known its stunning landscapes, granite cliffs, icebergs, and glaciers. You can also witness the world’s great marine migrations take place from here which starts from May 15th till June 21st.
Location: Pond Inlet, Nunavut
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9. Go on a Helicopter Ski Safari
If you love skiing and are looking to explore uncharted territories then you should definitely try the heli-skiing safaris in Canada. This is one of the most adventurous ways to get your adrenaline pumping while you explore valleys with no names and which haven’t been skied on before. You can book a private helicopter for yourself or for your group and explore some of the highest and secluded mountains in Canada filled with fresh snow. This is the most ideal way for anyone seeking for adventure during their stay in Canada.
The helicopters also pick you up and drop you off right in front of your private chalet or lodge so you literally don’t have to move an inch. You will always be accompanied with the most experienced and well-equipped guides along your skiing adventure to ensure you make the most out of your heli-ski safari.
10. Witness the magic of the Canadian Arctic wilderness
Don’t forget to miss out on witnessing the magic of the Arctic on by going on a land-based expedition. You will definitely not be disappointed by the stunning views of open landscapes of snow and ice with an array of life which includes walrus, Beluga whales, polar bears, seals, and the Arctic fox. There are many activities to indulge in here from kayaking safaris, hiking, and also dry suit diving and witness the unspoiled nature of Canada. If you also enjoy fishing then you can drop a fishing line through a hole in the ice and catch a fish and make your very own scrumptious dinner.
So, don’t miss out on your chance of exploring the Canadian wilderness by going on one of these unbeatably famous and offbeat safaris in Canada. Book your trip today itself and get the best deals on your tour via TravelTriangle! Also, don’t forget to share this with your adventure-hungry friends as well!
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