Canada & Alaska

Specialist-led bear safaris, from Grizzlies in British Columbia to Brown bears in Katmai and Polar Bears in Alaska

If you're looking for opportunities to see the world's bears up close in their natural habitats then look no further

Drawing on Olly Williams' 30 years of experience traveling with the leading experts in these areas we have put together a set of trips to get you into the right place at the right time

The sheer scale of the large bears is bewildering - the heaviest ever Polar Bear weighed in at over 1000Kg and the even larger Brown Bear at slightly more than that. These are animals whose bulk and power puts the African Cape Buffalo in the shade and makes the big cats look diminuitive.

Over 30 years Olly Williams has explored wilderness from Alaska to British Columbia seeking out the very best specialists for each of the bear species in pursuit of his art. As a result we are now able to offer a series of trips each defined with an explicit focus on seeing - and gaining an understanding of - bears in these areas. 

From tracking Grizzly Bears in the hemlock forests and Alpine wilds of British Columbia to travelling by private expedition vessel to find Brown Bears in the remote Katmai National Park or traveling with our highly experienced Inupiat friend and guide to witness Polar Bears gather on the shores of the Beaufort Sea awaiting the formation of sea ice.

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Bears in Canada & Alaska

Wild Grizzly Bears in British Columbia

A WONDERFUL EXPERT GUIDED MULTI-DAY ADVENTURE TO TRACK AND VIEW GRIZZLY BEARS ON FOOT IN A SECRET RIVER VALLEY IN REMOTE MOUNTAINS OF CANADA

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Bears in Canada & Alaska

Alaskan Brown Bears in Katmai

AN INCREDIBLE 7-DAY COASTAL ADVENTURE ONBOARD A PRIVATE EXPEDITION-VESSEL VIEWING BROWN BEARS IN THE COMPANY OF ONE OF THE GLOBE'S TOP BEAR BIOLOGISTS

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Bears in Canada & Alaska

Track Polar Bears in the Alaskan Arctic

HUGE DENSITY OF POLAR BEARS; THE POSSIBILITY TO VIEW BEARS BOTH ON FOOT AND FROM ZODIAC

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OLLY AND SUZI EXPEDITIONS JOINS NATURAL HIGH

Over 25 years the no-holes barred pursuit of their art has led Olly and Suzi to some of the world's most extreme wilderness environments from the Arctic to the Oceans. In bringing this extraordinary basket of expert-led experiences to Natural High, Olly perfectly complements our existing expertise and ethos - bringing together the best guides, remarkable wildlife and sensational locations, always with the tread-lightly approach that is Natural High's hallmark. 

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This pair of artists has notched up 60 trips over the last 25 years, tracking and painting endangered predators all over the planet, from the desert to the jungle. Along the way they’ve made friends with legendary guides, polar explorers, survival experts and conservationists – all of whom they can hook you up with in a nanosecond ”

- Conde Nast Traveller of Olly and Suzi Expeditions

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Our experienced travellers include:

Andrea Hulme
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It takes genuine local knowledge to craft trips that go beyond the ordinary.

All of us at Natural High have over 20 years’ experience in the countries we offer. We’ve lived there, worked there and arranged countless one-off journeys for clients. We live to travel – and love to share our tips on what’s really worth doing. For expert advice (and a traveller’s tale or two), speak to one of our team. They’ll be happy to let you in on their travel secrets, and help you plan a tailor-made trip that’s truly unforgettable.

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THE PERFECT TREK!

"Vanessa from Natural High Safaris provided a very responsive,personal and bespoke service which in turn led to a perfect trip, that was without fault! From our pack mules all the way up to our guide, Oulaid, it was outstanding. We were guided through the most beautiful and remote countryside to camp sites with the most awesome views. Oulaid had really thought about our route and request to be off the beaten track. It was a delight that we did not see any tourist for the whole trek. Our team were professional,hospitable and friendly, delivery a very well prepared and comfortable camp each evening.The camp chef did an amazing job bearing in mind the remoteness of our location, conjuring up very tasty and varied meals each day. If I could book another trip tomorrow I would.Next year beckons!Well done all!!"

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I will definitely plan an expedition with this company again.

"They promptly provided an itinerary in response to our desires. Feedback on the plan was well received. Closer to the time we were connected with our guides to further hone our trip. A group of 5 women, arriving from various destinations, camping and lodges in the desert with extraordinary guides. Yes, the cliche works here...a trip of a lifetime."

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