Iconic wilderness landscapes, superb hospitality and a lifestyle that embraces sports and the great outdoors conspire to make Canada one of the most enjoyable holiday destinations for high energy families and the perfect antidote for stressful urban-living. Red Savannah family holidays in Canada concentrate on the western Pacific region, where Vancouver Island lends itself perfectly to those seeking high adrenalin land and water-based activities in beautiful surroundings.

See a selection of our suggested itineraries below and contact our Canada expert, Melissa Matthews, to arrange your tailor-made holiday to Canada on: +44 (0)1242 787 804.

A Wilderness Retreat 〜 9 days

There is nowhere in the world offering such magnificent tented accommodation. Set amidst the awe-inspiring scenery of Vancouver Island, after a day of spotting bear, grey whales, canoeing, rock climbing, hiking, riding, one can relax in the cedar hot tub before dinner. From £1,374 / $2,198 per adult and £687 / $1,099 per child per night excluding flights. 

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  • High speed RIB adventure to see bears and whales.
  • Canoeing, rock climbing, riding, hiking.
  • River and ocean fishing.
  • Surfing.
  • Luxury tented accommodation with excellent food and wine.


Pacific Yellowfin by Private Charter 〜 8 days

Take to the waters of Vancouver Island on board the delightful Pacific Yellowfin, a classic yacht available for private charter. The fjords and inlets are alive with spectacular wildlife from grizzlies to orcas whales. Connect with local and native culture: Delia the oyster lady and the Klahoose band. Go onshore to go mountain biking and crabbing.  From £745/$1,118 per person, per day based on 8 people sharing for 7 nights.

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  • Spectacular scenery with snowcaped mountains, fjords, forests & ancient trails
  • Amazing wildlife: orcas, humpback whales, dolphins, sea lions, Bald eagles, grizzly & black bears
  • Connecting with local culture


Nimmo Bay Adventure 〜 7 days

Built on the three pinacles of humour, music and detail and located in the Great Bear Rainforest, Nimmo Bay Resort offers a range of adrenalin-inducing activities from kayaking & power boating to rock climbing & wakeboarding. Best of all are the helicopter adventures which take you to 10,000 year-old glaciers, sandy beaches, waterfalls and remote islands. From £750/$1,125 per person, per day.

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  • Zooming in by helicopter to pristine lakes and hot springs
  • Swimming, rafting and drifting along beautiful isolated rivers
  • Fishing for Sockeye, Pinks, Rainbow and Cutthroat Trout
  • Kayaking through untouched wilderness


Vancouver and The Rocky Mountaineer 〜 12 days

Vancouver holidays - rocky mountaineer

The Rocky Mountaineer takes you on a wonderful journey into the Canadian wilderness. This 12-day itinerary moves east from Vancouver to explore Banff, Yoho and Jasper National Parks, staying overnight in wonderfully located hotels. On board, you can expect warm hospitality, comfortable surroundings, and large windows to make the most of jaw-dropping views. 

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  • Time in the beautiful city of Vancouver
  • Meander along Canada's historic rail track through stunning national parks
  • Look out for wildlife including rare birds, moose and bears 
  • Explore canyons, glaciers and lakes on foot and by boat


Polar Bear Photographic Safari in Canada 〜 7 days

Canada holidays - mothers and cubs

Head into the remote tundra with specialist guides with the aim of getting up close to the 'Great Ice Bears' and other Arctic wildlife for fantastic photography opportunities. Days will be spent in the great outdoors in search of animals such as polar bear, caribou and Arctic fox, and your specialist guide will help you get the very best out of your photographs.  From £6,609 per person including taxes.

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  • Ground-level opportunities to photograph polar bears in the wild
  • Spectacular and rugged Arctic backdrop
  • Clear nights provide possibilities for excellent Northern Lights photography
  • Time on your last day for dog sledding or a heli tour in Churchill
    NB:  Only a few dates left for 2017


Mothers & Cubs - Polar Bear Watching in Canada 〜 7 days

Canada holidays - polar bears in summer

Travel to coastal Manitoba, to the banks of Hudson Bay, for some of the world's best opportunities to see polar bears in the wild. The remote Nanuk Polar Bear Lodge has views over the shoreline, which is often visited by bears and other wildlife. Spend your days out on the tundra in search of wildlife and retire to the comfort of the lodge and delicious home-cooked food each evening. 

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  • Prime location near denning area for good sightings of mothers and cubs
  • Excellent photo opportunities on adventures into the tundra
  • Chance to see the Northern Lights from your lodge
  • Exploring the frontier town of Churchill


The Red Savannah Experience

The idea for Red Savannah was always based on a clear market need. Put together a small team of the most experienced (nobody has less than 10 years experience) travel designers and provide a service that revolves around knowledge, empathy and genuine friendliness. A company that brings back craftsmanship and substance, without the glitz and over-hackneyed travel jargon. In short, a travel company redefined for the 21st century.

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