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Great Bear Rainforest & Pacific Rim Park

Unique learning programs designed for travelers age 50+! 

At Pacific Rim National Park, bald eagles soar overhead, herds of one-ton sea lions sun themselves, and orcas and Pacific gray whales migrate by. Further to the east on the mainland lies the Great Bear Rainforest, one of the largest remaining intact coastal temperate forests in the world and home to the highest density of grizzly bears in North America. On this wilderness adventure, explore winding coastal trails, the protected waters of the Inside Passage and the Great Bear Rainforest for unparalleled opportunities to learn about wildlife and Pacific rainforest ecology.

Great Bear Rainforest & Pacific Rim Park
All Inclusive Trips to British Columbia

What's Included

  • All lodgings & most meals
  • Expert-led lectures & field trips
  • All gratuities
  • Hands-on Experiences and Performances
  • Road Scholar Assurance Plan
Great Bear Rainforest & Pacific Rim Park

Favorite Experiences on the Great Bear Wilderness & Pacific Rim Park:

  • Explore coastal estuaries and salmon-spawning streams to observe grizzly bears as they hunt for salmon, and learn about the importance of Pacific salmon to First Nations communities.
  • Navigate open water with a local expert and learn about marine biology as you encounter resident orcas, grey and humpback whales, sea otters, seals, porpoises and sea lions.
  • Learn with expert naturalists about coastal rainforest ecology on display in Pacific Rim National Park and study the rich history of Pacific Northwest First Nations.



A university of the world, Not-for-Profit Road Scholar has been leading global educational adventures for adults for nearly 50 years.

Our programs are all-inclusive educational adventures, not superficial tours. When you explore with us, you’ll have a deep, thought-provoking experience delivered by faculty experts on site.

Road Scholar educational adventures are created by Elderhostel, the not-for-profit world leader in educational travel since 1975.