pawtitleThe Canadian Experience:

Salty Bear Adventure Travel was established in 2003 by a Nova Scotian backpacker turned entrepreneur who wanted to show off his backyard after years of traveling the world.

Seven years later, Salty Bear has carried thousands of satisfied passengers many tens of thousands of kilometers throughout this beautiful country.

Why we’re the best budget tour operator in Canada!

  • Passionate Canadian Guides

We hire only Canadian driver guides who are continually rated the best in the country! Our drivers and guides are fully trained to ensure the best possible experience for our passengers.

  • Best Quality Accommodation

We have personally chosen your accommodations for a number of reasons, including cleanliness, location and value for money..

  • Cheapest adventure activities in Canada

Salty Bear has negotiated lots of discounts for our passengers. Save money on activities, attractions and food along the way.

  • More wildlife

You might think we can talk to animals by how many encounters you’ll experience on our trips. Whether it’s walking with moose, sailing alongside whales or paddling with eagles, Salty Bear offers more wildlife encounters than any other company.

  • Best Value Tours in Canada

We offer you the best value when compared to other modes of transportation, are better for the environment and offer door to door transportation to all the best highlights, activities and accommodations our country has to offer.


Salty Bear has been recognized as one of the leaders in Eastern Canada for environmental best practices. Travel by bus is one of the most environmentally friendly ways of transportation.

We promote recycling throughout our trip and at our accommodations, we educate people on best practices throughout commentary on our trips, we send all trip itineraries in electronic format versus print and been promoting “people power activites” for years as opposed to gas powered activities such as kayaking, hiking, biking, sailing.