The healthy black bear population and whale-watching opportunities make this a great destination for wildlife enthusiasts. Separated from the mainland by a long strait, the island’s west coast overlooks the Pacific Ocean, while the mountainous interior is heavily forested with big conifers.
- Where: British Columbia
- Ideal for viewing: American black bear, puma, grey whale, orca, sea otter
- Excellent for: Wildlife photography, Self-drive, Whale watching, Bear watching, Dolphin watching