Great Bear Rainforest Wildlife Photo Tour 

Great Bear Rainforest Wildlife Photo Tour 

Join nature photographer Yuri Choufour and Mike Willie of Sea Wolf Adventures on an educational photography tour through the southern reaches of the Great Bear Rainforest. 

Great Bear Rainforest Wildlife Photo Tour 

Join nature photographer Yuri Choufour and Mike Willie of Sea Wolf Adventures on an educational photography tour through the southern reaches of the Great Bear Rainforest. 

Join nature photographer Yuri Choufour and Mike Willie of Sea Wolf Adventures on an educational photography tour through the southern reaches of the Great Bear Rainforest. 

Tour dates: Mon, Oct 7, 2019 at 6 PM - Sat, Oct 12, 2019 at 11 AM Departing from: Kwa'lilas Hotel, Port Hardy, BC | Cost: $5260

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Tour runs from Mon, Oct 7, 2019 at 6 PM - Sat, Oct 12, 2019 at 11 AM Departing from: Kwa'lilas Hotel, Port Hardy, BC | Cost: $5260 

Mon, Oct 7, 2019 - Sat, Oct 12, 2019 Departs: Kwa'lilas Hotel | Cost: $5260

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About the Great Bear Rainforest The Great Bear Rainforest is a majestic, breathtaking temperate rainforest on the Pacific Coast of British Columbia, Canada that stretches 400 kilometres - from Knight Inlet to the Alaska Panhandle. Not only is it the largest temperate rainforest in the world, but 85% of the old-growth forested areas also being permanently protected from logging, making it a tourist destination for years to come.

What You Could See on the Tour This huge, lush area of British Columbia is full of amazing animals and vegetation that includes: black bears, grizzly bears, bald eagles, blue herons, humpback whales, orcas, porpoises, seals, deer, western Red Cedar, ancient Sitka Spruce trees, and kelp forests.

Summary of Tour Experiences This tour is more than just photography! With only six spots available, this six day excursion is an intimate experience between you, your guides and nature, and offers sightseeing, photography workshops, lectures, post-production training and cultural learning.

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Learn About Indigenous Culture Alongside the animals and vegetation in the Great Bear Rainforest, you’ll have the opportunity to photograph the oldest standing ceremonial longhouse in Canada and become immersed in the rich culture and history of the Kwakwaka’wakw people, who have been stewards of this area for over 14,000 years.

Accommodations at Kwa'lilas Hotel Meaning a place to sleep, the Kwa’lilas hotel was named by the Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw elders in hopes that guests may find peaceful rest after a day of exploration on North Vancouver Island. The Kwa'lilas Hotel is Port Hardy’s premier First Nations destination hotel, and offers 85 guest rooms that combine modern, chic design with local Aboriginal artistic expressions for a unique and comfortable stay.


About the Great Bear Rainforest

The Great Bear Rainforest is a majestic, breathtaking temperate rainforest on the Pacific Coast of British Columbia, Canada that stretches 400 kilometres - from Knight Inlet to the Alaska Panhandle. Not only is it the largest temperate rainforest in the world, but 85% of the old-growth forested areas also being permanently protected from logging, making it a tourist destination for years to come.



What You Could See on the Tour

This huge, lush area of British Columbia is full of amazing animals and vegetation that includes: black bears, grizzly bears, bald eagles, blue herons, humpback whales, orcas, porpoises, seals, deer, Western Red Cedar and ancient Sitka Spruce trees, and kelp forests. 


Summary of Tour Experiences

This tour is more than just photography! With only six spots available, this six day excursion is an intimate experience between you, your guides and nature, and offers sightseeing, photography workshops, lectures, post-production training and cultural learning.

View Detailed Itinerary



Learn About Indigenous Culture

Alongside the animals and vegetation in the Great Bear Rainforest, you’ll have the opportunity to photograph the oldest standing ceremonial longhouse in Canada and become immersed in the rich culture and history of the Kwakwaka’wakw people, who have been stewards of this area for over 14,000 years.


Accommodations at Kwa'lilas Hotel

Meaning a place to sleep, the Kwa’lilas hotel was named by the Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw elders in hopes that guests may find peaceful rest after a day of exploration on North Vancouver Island. The Kwa'lilas Hotel is Port Hardy’s premier First Nations destination hotel, and offers 85 guest rooms that combine modern, chic design with local Aboriginal artistic expressions for a unique and comfortable stay.

About the Great Bear Rainforest

The Great Bear Rainforest is a majestic, breathtaking temperate rainforest on the Pacific Coast of British Columbia, Canada that stretches 400 kilometres - from Knight Inlet to the Alaska Panhandle. Not only is it the largest temperate rainforest in the world, but 85% of the old-growth forested areas also being permanently protected from logging, making it a tourist destination for years to come.

What You Could See on the Tour

This huge, lush area of British Columbia is full of amazing animals and vegetation that includes: black bears, grizzly bears, , bald eagles, blue herons, humpback whales, orcas, porpoises, seals, deer, Western Red Cedar and ancient Sitka Spruce trees, and kelp forests. 

Summary of Tour Experiences

This tour is more than just photography! With only six spots available, this six day excursion is an intimate experience between you, your guides and nature, and offers sightseeing, photography workshops, lectures, post-production training and cultural learning.

View Detailed Itinerary 

Learn About Indigenous Culture

Alongside the animals and vegetation in the Great Bear Rainforest, you’ll have the opportunity to photograph the oldest standing ceremonial longhouse in Canada and become immersed in the rich culture and history of the Kwakwaka’wakw people, who have been stewards of this area for over 14,000 years.

Accommodations at Kwa'lilas Hotel

Meaning a place to sleep, the Kwa’lilas hotel was named by the Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw elders in hopes that guests may find peaceful rest after a day of exploration on North Vancouver Island. The Kwa'lilas Hotel is Port Hardy’s premier First Nations destination hotel, and offers 85 guest rooms that combine modern, chic design with local Aboriginal artistic expressions for a unique and comfortable stay.

This tour is in partnership with Sea Wolf Adventures. Visit SeaWolfAdventures.ca for more tour options.

This tour is in partnership with Sea Wolf Adventures. Visit SeaWolfAdventures.ca for more tour options.

This tour is in partnership with Sea Wolf Adventures. Visit SeaWolfAdventures.ca for more tour options.

About the Photographer

About your Tour Guide

Yuri Choufour is a Canadian nature & travel photographer who has taught over 50 photo workshops across North America and in the polar regions. Yuri’s fascination with the natural world dates back to his early childhood. Upon picking up his first camera he became obsessed with photographing wildlife and landscapes. His nature images have been sold to magazines, tourism companies, as fine art prints and cards/calendars and his first book projects are in the works. 

In March, one of Yuri’s photos was included in the top 25 of The National Geographic Instagram Photography Contest which had more than 94,000 submissions.  

While Yuri prefers a Nikon camera, he is very knowledgable about Canon DSLR’s and is an expert in Adobe Lightroom Classic CC. 

YuriChoufour.com

Mike Willie is from the remote village of Kingcome Inlet and a member of the Musgamakw Dzawada’enuxw First Nation. He has been given the names, T’ɬaɬba’lisame’ (Breaching Whale and Leader) and T’ɬalis (Breaching Whale Around the World). Mike has a deep connection to the culture, the history and the original land of his ancestors. This is the basis of his work and dreams today.

Mike is dedicated to the preservation and revitalization of his traditional culture and language and devotes his time to research and spending time with Elders. Mike is passionate about sharing historical information and traditional knowledge as a speaker, multi-media producer and teacher. Mike learned the songs of his ancestors and is an active song keeper and composer. He is respected as a leader of ceremonies in the village bighouse and a young speaker striving to become fluent in his critically endangered language.

SeaWolfAdventures.ca

About the Photographer

Yuri Choufour is a Canadian nature & travel photographer who has taught over 50 photo workshops across North America and in the polar regions. Yuri’s fascination with the natural world dates back to his early childhood. Upon picking up his first camera he became obsessed with photographing wildlife and landscapes. His nature images have been sold to magazines, tourism companies, as fine art prints and cards/calendars and his first book projects are in the works.

In March, one of Yuri’s photos was included in the top 25 of The National Geographic Instagram Photography Contest which had more than 94,000 submissions.

While Yuri prefers a Nikon camera, he is very knowledgable about Canon DSLR’s and is an expert in Adobe Lightroom Classic CC. 

YuriChoufour.com


About your Tour Guide

Mike Willie is from the remote village of Kingcome Inlet and a member of the Musgamakw Dzawada’enuxw First Nation. He has been given the names, T’ɬaɬba’lisame’ (Breaching Whale and Leader) and T’ɬalis (Breaching Whale Around the World). Mike has a deep connection to the culture, the history and the original land of his ancestors. This is the basis of his work and dreams today.  

Mike is dedicated to the preservation and revitalization of his traditional culture and language and devotes his time to research and spending time with Elders. Mike is passionate about sharing historical information and traditional knowledge as a speaker, multi-media producer and teacher. Mike learned the songs of his ancestors and is an active song keeper and composer. He is respected as a leader of ceremonies in the village bighouse and a young speaker striving to become fluent in his critically endangered language.  

SeaWolfAdventures.ca

About the Photographer

Yuri Choufour is a Canadian nature & travel photographer who has taught over 50 photo workshops across North America and in the polar regions. Yuri’s fascination with the natural world dates back to his early childhood. Upon picking up his first camera he became obsessed with photographing wildlife and landscapes. His nature images have been sold to magazines, tourism companies, as fine art prints and cards/calendars and his first book projects are in the works.

In March, one of Yuri’s photos was included in the top 25 of The National Geographic Instagram Photography Contest which had more than 94,000 submissions.

While Yuri prefers a Nikon camera, he is very knowledgable about Canon DSLR’s and is an expert in Adobe Lightroom Classic CC. 

YuriChoufour.com


About your Tour Guide

Mike Willie is from the remote village of Kingcome Inlet and a member of the Musgamakw Dzawada’enuxw First Nation. He has been given the names, T’ɬaɬba’lisame’ (Breaching Whale and Leader) and T’ɬalis (Breaching Whale Around the World). Mike has a deep connection to the culture, the history and the original land of his ancestors. This is the basis of his work and dreams today.  

Mike is dedicated to the preservation and revitalization of his traditional culture and language and devotes his time to research and spending time with Elders. Mike is passionate about sharing historical information and traditional knowledge as a speaker, multi-media producer and teacher. Mike learned the songs of his ancestors and is an active song keeper and composer. He is respected as a leader of ceremonies in the village bighouse and a young speaker striving to become fluent in his critically endangered language.  

SeaWolfAdventures.ca

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Additional Information

Included: 4 private boat charters, photography instruction, 5 nights accommodation with breakfast & lunch, photography lectures, editing instruction and final image critique  

Extra: Travel costs, transportation to Port Hardy, equipment, personal travel insurance, dinners, alcohol

This is not intended to be a physically strenuous workshop, but will require some light hiking, as well as lots of shooting from the boat. We will be up early to take advantage of the the light, sea conditions, & wildlife activity.

Included: 4 private boat charters, photography instruction, 5 nights accommodation with breakfast & lunch, photography lectures, editing instruction and final image critique  

Extra: Travel costs, transportation to Port Hardy, equipment, personal travel insurance, dinners, alcohol

This is not intended to be a physically strenuous workshop, but will require some light hiking, as well as lots of shooting from the boat. We will be up early to take advantage of the the light, sea conditions, & wildlife activity.

Included: 4 private boat charters, photography instruction, 5 nights accommodation with breakfast & lunch, photography lectures, editing instruction and final image critique  

Extra: Travel costs, transportation to Port Hardy, equipment, personal travel insurance, dinners, alcohol

This is not intended to be a physically strenuous workshop, but will require some light hiking, as well as lots of shooting from the boat. We will be up early to take advantage of the the light, sea conditions, & wildlife activity.

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Have a Question? Simply fill out the form below and we'll get back to you

1-250-902-WOLF

© 2019 Sea Wolf Adventures. All rights reserved.

Have a Question? Simply fill out the form below and we'll get back to you

1-250-902-WOLF 

© 2019 Sea Wolf Adventures. All rights reserved.