Eagle Viewing Float Tours

  • See magnificent bald eagles in their winter habitat in Brackendale, south of Whistler
  • Float along the river to see large numbers of bald eagles flying, perching and feeding on salmon
  • Learn about the unique ecology and wildlife of the area from knowledgeable guides
  • Available during peak eagle viewing times between late November and March

Tour Description Price
Eagle Viewing Float Tour Float on the river and view the eagles. Learn from local guides about eagles, salmon and other BC wildlife. From $100 per person

Eagle Viewing Tours

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Activity Information

Every year, Brackendale hosts one of the largest populations of bald eagles in the world. In 1994 the highest concentration of bald eagles ever counted gathered here – over 3700. Starting in mid November and continuing through February these magnificent birds feed on the salmon that spawn in the glacial fed Squamish and Cheakamus rivers. During this spectacular season, Sunwolf Tours provides the opportunity to view the eagles from a remarkable vantage point – the river. As you gently float by, experienced and knowledgeable guides will educate you about the life cycle of the bald eagle and the salmon it depends upon, along with the incredible flora and fauna of our environment. This is a wonderful trip for all the family, especially those interested in wildlife viewing, bird watching or photography.

Eagle Viewing Float Tours finish at Sunwolf’s cozy riverside lodge, where you will be served a hearty bowl of steaming chili beside the fire. Bring your bathing suit and enjoy fantastic views of the Tantalus Mountain Range from the hot tub.

Included in the tour:

  • Coffee, tea, hot chocolate & baked goods on arrival
  • Homemade chili & desserts for lunch (veggie options available)
  • All necessary rain gear & safety equipment
  • Professional & Knowledgeable River Guide
  • Pickups Available from Whistler, departing from Gone Bakery at 9am
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