Old Earth Expeditions

Now this sounds like genuine eco-travel. Transport is wind-assisted sailing in a Umiak, (in this case, a modern hybrid of 2,000 old Inuit skin boat). Road access transport is via a biodiesel van. Some of the accommodation is in a solar/wind powered cabin. The meals are 75% locally sourced organic food. The location is Desolation Sound, which has the largest marine park in Canada’s British Columbia. While moving through this wilderness archipelago you might happen upon such beasties as orcas, sea lions, porpoises, river otters, harbour seals, black bears, wolves, cougars, and porcupines. But you’ll also be informed about the rich human culture are the region. Aside from sailing, they also do mountaineering trips. 7 day expeditions go for about $725 USD, ex-Seattle. ::Old Earth Expeditions