2021 – Grizzly Bears of the Khutzeymateen Photography Holiday

The lush, green Khutzeymateen Valley is a globally-unique wilderness treasure to be found on the northern coast of British Columbia. The Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary is the only grizzly bear sanctuary in Canada & is located within the planet’s only remaining coastal temperate rain forest. A spectacular fjord has carved a valley within the snow-tipped mountainous landscape & the stunning river estuary is the perfect habitat for grizzly bears & a wide variety of other wildlife.
Over the course of this amazing 8 night/9 day photography holiday, you will have the opportunity to photograph a wide variety of wildlife, including bald eagle, black bear, grizzly bear, humpback whale, killer whale, orca, wolf in their natural environment, giving you the chance to capture both wide-angle images & frame filling images. We have chosen our location & activities carefully to give you the best possible photography experience, with 5-6 hours at least per day spent photographing the Grizzly Bears of the Khutzeymateen Sanctuary & other wildlife, you should leave the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary with a selection of awesome images to add to your photographic portfolio.
Group size is extremely limited, book your place today!
Join NaturesLens to capture images of wild bears in their environment, in Canada, during the Grizzly Bears of the Khutzeymateen photography holiday. This photography holiday is of 8 night/9 day duration on a Full Board, Shared basis & costs £6999 per participant.
Join NaturesLens on a 8 night/9 day photography experience without parallel, based in the heart of the Khutzeymateen Valley, on a floating lodge, this photography holiday includes a week packed with photographic opportunities in the estuary of the Khutzeymateen Valley, British Columbia.
You will have the opportunity to capture images of the impressive Grizzly Bears of the Khutzeymateen Sanctuary as they move through & feast upon the sedge grass that gives this Bear Sanctuary such a distinctive look, you will photograph bears as they swim within the estuary, spend time capturing images of bear families as they come to the water’s edge; all the time photographing from the boats that take us out into the channels that surround the lodge & up the valley carved into the snow-tipped mountainous landscape.
The wildlife, paired with dramatic snow-tipped mountains, salmon-filled creeks, glacier-fed water channels & more, ensures that there is no other setting & subject pairing for photography quite like this. Throughout the trip you will have abundant opportunities to capture in the environment & frame filling images of the Grizzly Bears of the Khutzeymateen plus much more.
David & Pui Hang, the co-founders of NaturesLens, will ensure that you are in an optimum position from which to capture both frame filling & wider images, highlighting the behaviour of the various species that you will encounter within the outstanding landscape which surrounds them.
The schedule for this trip has been designed to allow you to make the most of the photography opportunities available in the Khutzeymateen Bear Sanctuary – you will return with images of the wildlife that lives on & adjacent to unique wilderness treasure; images of a wide variety of wildlife that makes their home within the valley, but course the bears as they go about their every-day life in the Khutzeymateen Bear Sanctuary.
This is a photography holiday designed & led by photographers for photographers to ensure that every element of the experience enables you to achieve photographs that you will be proud to add to your portfolio; photography assistance & guidance is provided by David & Pui Hang on an as-needed basis.
Spaces are limited, so be sure to book early to avoid disappointment!
Photographable Species: bald eagle, black bear, grizzly bear, humpback whale, killer whale, orca, wolf

Grizzly Bears of the Khutzeymateen Photography Holiday Itinerary

day 1

arrive prince rupert

day 2

transfer to khutzeymateen wilderness lodge & photography within the khutzeymateen wilderness

day 3

photography within the khutzeymateen wilderness

day 4

photography within the khutzeymateen wilderness

day 5

photography within the khutzeymateen wilderness

day 6

photography within the khutzeymateen wilderness

day 7

photography within the khutzeymateen wilderness

day 8

transfer from khutzeymateen wilderness lodge to prince rupert airport

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