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Spirit Bear Lodge

  • Vancouver
  • Great Bear Rainforest
  • 4 nights from
  • £4,029 per person
  • Trip Code: 36

    • Book by 30th April and save £150 per person
    • Receive a free case of wine

Holiday Overview

The Great Bear Rainforest of British Columbia is quite simply the largest piece of intact temperate rainforest left on the planet. It is here in the Great Bear Rainforest that the Kitasoo/Xai’xais First Nation have called home for thousands of years. They have shared the forest and the salmon with a very special creature they call moskgm’ol (white bear).

Spirit Bear Lodge is Indigenous owned, offering exclusive access to wildlife viewing areas and cultural sites within the Kitasoo Xai’xais traditional territory. Located 150 nautical miles by float plane north of Port Hardy and the northern tip of Vancouver Island, Klemtu is truly in the heart of the rainforest. Nestled in a remote archipelago of small islands and thus protected from the wild Pacific, Klemtu is centrally positioned to offer unparalleled access to some of the best grizzly and spirit bear viewing in the region.

Search for grizzly bears, black bears, and spirit bears in pristine river valleys. Spot whales, porpoise, sea lions, and much more while exploring the Great Bear Sea. Find a transformative experience while local staff share their intimate knowledge of this complex eco system and guide your adventure into the untouched wilderness of the Great Bear Rainforest. After a day of wildlife viewing, share stories with fellow guests in “The Great Room”, a cozy lounge area with comfy couches and 20-foot high ocean view windows.

An amazing add-on to any Canada holiday. Visit Spirit Bear Lodge for 4 or 6 nights, leaving from Vancouver. These packages can be added to many of our featured itineraries, or let us build a holiday around Spirit Bear Lodge just for you. Call our Canada experts today for full details.

Spirit Bear Lodge includes:

  • Return airfare from Vancouver to Bella Bella and water taxi transportation to lodge
  • All meals and snacks at the lodge, including wine & beer with dinner
  • Professional guide services
  • Day excursion & transportation to main wildlife viewing area
  • Evening guide presentation / slide show
  • Evening Big House interpretive tour
  • Full day wildlife viewing adventures (subject to weather, tides, staff) - wildlife/bear viewing, kayaking, hiking, canoeing, cultural site visit
  • Conservation Fee
  • Coastal Watchman Program user fee
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Day 1 - Vancouver to Spirit Bear Lodge

Depart Vancouver South Terminal on Pacific Coastal Airlines scheduled service flight to Bella Bella where you are met and assisted with a van transfer to the Bella Bella town docks. The Spirit Bear Lodge boat will pick you up at the dock at for the scenic boat ride to Klemtu and Spirit Bear Lodge for an afternoon arrival. After checking in and enjoying a late lunch and welcome orientation. Afterwards, you are guided to the traditional Big House for a unique cultural experience. Return to the lodge for appetizers, drinks, followed by dinner. Evening at leisure.

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Day 2 - to 4 Spirit Bear Lodge

For each day of your stay, after breakfast, meet on the dock for a full day of wildlife viewing adventure. The activities may include wildlife/bear viewing, whale watching, kayaking, hiking, canoeing or a cultural site visit. Visit estuaries, stunning inlets and see spectacular waterfalls. Return in time for appetizers and dinner, followed by an evening presentation on aspects of the Great Bear Rainforest, Bears or First Nations culture. One evening during your stay you will have an opportunity to visit the Big House.

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Day 5 - Spirit Bear Lodge to Vancouver

After breakfast, pack up and depart the lodge to enjoy a scenic boat ride back to Bella Bella of serenity in the Great Bear Rainforest. Arrive in Bella Bella in time to take your Pacific Coastal Airlines afternoon flight back to Vancouver. You arrive at Vancouver South Terminal where your package comes to an end. Breakfast and snacks included.

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