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Grizzly Bears of Klahoose

  • Desolation Sound
  • 3 nights from
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  • Trip Code: 1267

Holiday Overview

Grizzly Bears of Klahoose - a superb Canada wildlife holiday.

Located within the heart of Desolation Sound, Klahoose Wilderness Resort resides upon Homfray Channel between the Coast Mountain peaks of British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast and the Northern Islands of the Salish Sea known to many as Desolation Sound. This is a resort that reflects the Klahoose traditional values and offers an immersive exploration into this pristine region rich in diverse wildlife, wilderness, and cultural significance.

Desolation Sound has been referred as the “Serengeti of North America” for good reason, given its abundance of large marine and terrestrial mammals. Orca and humpback whales, porpoises, harbour seals, and dolphins can be seen throughout the year. Bald eagles, osprey, and great blue herons are just three of dozens of avian species that reside in this region. Inlets of the Desolation Sound are famous for one of the most robust populations of grizzlies in the world. Grizzly bear viewing season is August-October. The spectacular Lodge at Klahoose Wilderness Resort provides an intimate environment and impressive 6,100-square foot timber structure hewn of local cedar. Four spacious guest rooms in the main lodge and three separate cedar single cabins can accommodate on average 14 guests to a maximum of 26 guests at full capacity.

Package Departs 3-Night: Thursdays 4-Night: Sundays

Grizzly Bears of Klahoose includes:

  • Flight transfer between Vancouver and Powell River
  • Shuttle transfer between Powell River Airport and Lund
  • Water taxi transfer between Lund and Resort
  • All meals, beer and wine with dinner
  • Guided adventure with naturalist (cultural/indigenous tour or grizzly bear viewing tour)
  • On site naturalist
  • Special programming features with special guest speakers, artists, authors, and musicians (subject to change)
  • Use of lodge amenities: wireless Internet access, large decks and dock, campfire area, nature trails, yoga, use of kayaks and stand up paddle boards
  • Luggage handling
  • Gratuity
  • Not Included: Additional tours (Heli-sightseeing, Heli-hiking, guided boat fishing, or additional boat tours)

Day 1 - Vancouver - Klahoose Wilderness Resort

Flight + Shuttle Transfer + Water Taxi Depart for your morning flight from Vancouver South Terminal Airport to Powell River. Upon arrival, shuttle transfer to The Lund Resort, where you will be greeted by Klahoose Resort staff. Head to the docks just outside the resort, where you will take a water taxi transfer to Klahoose Wilderness Resort. Enjoy the scenery as you will be travelling through beautiful Desolation Sound Provincial Marine Park and Homfray Channel. Arriving at the resort mid-afternoon, get settled into your room, where your luggage will be waiting. Enjoy free time to explore the resort before ending the evening with a delicious dinner, paired with glass of wine or beer.

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Klahoose Wilderness Resort


Day 2 - Guided Adventure

Start today with a hearty breakfast before heading out on your guided adventure. Guided adventures usually last 5-6 hours. Grizzly Bear viewing season is August to mid-October, where guests will get the opportunity to go up Toba Inlet and view bears from the boats and viewing platforms. During the off season of bear viewing, guests will partake in a Klahoose Cultural Boat Tour, which includes a tour of the Desolation Sound and Homfray Channel. Keep your eyes peeled, as there is always an opportunity to see an abundant of wildlife such as whales, porpoises, harbour seals, and eagles. In the evening, dinner will be served, with time for you to relax and enjoy your surroundings.

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Klahoose Wilderness Resort


Day 3 - Day at Leisure or Guided Adventure

Start your day with breakfast at the main lodge. Today will be a day at leisure to enjoy Klahoose Wilderness Resort. Feel free to take out the sea kayaks or stand up paddle boards to explore the surrounding area, or partake in an optional add-on tour – Heli sightseeing, Heli-hiking, guided boat fishing, or additional boat tours (additional charge). During the Grizzly Bear Viewing season (August-October), guests will have an additional guided bear viewing adventure today (5-6 hours). Return to the lodge in the afternoon to enjoy your final dinner. End your evening with a beverage by the fire pit, while mingling with other resort guests you may have met along this adventure.

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Klahoose Wilderness Resort


Day 4 - Klahoose Wilderness Resort to Vancouver

Water Taxi + Shuttle Transfer + Flight Enjoy one final breakfast at the lodge, before heading to the dock early afternoon for your water taxi transfer back to Lund. Upon arrival in Lund, an airport shuttle will be waiting to take you back to Powell River Airport. From there, connect for your flight back to Vancouver!

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