Snorkel with salmon in BC

This article appears on page 65 of the March 2018 issue.

On the 3-hour “Raft & Snorkel with Salmon” day tour, guests will take a boat up the Campbell River on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, and snorkel with any of the five species of salmon that spawn in the river. The season starts in late July with pink salmon, followed by chinook, coho and sockeye in August and, in September, the chum. Bears, beavers, seals and other wildlife may also be seen.

Snorkeling tours begin July 18 and continue till the end of the salmon runs in late September. Tours cost CAD125 (near $102) per person and must be booked at least 24 hours in advance with Destiny River Adventures (1995 Island Highway, Campbell River, V9W 2G3, B.C., Canada; 877/923-7238,