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Great Bear Lodge

6420 Hardy Bay Road, Port Hardy
British Columbia, V0N 2P0

Phone: 250-949-9496
Fax: 250-949-9467
Toll-free: 888-221-8212
Journey to the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest to view and photograph grizzly bears. The floating Great Bear Lodge, with a maximum of 16 guests, is the perfect place to enjoy the wildlife & wilderness of British Columbia. Upgraded in 2014, the new lodge uses locally sourced woods and has large windows that look onto the forest and fjord. Experienced biologists lead the twice-daily, bear-viewing sessions and activities such as interpretive hikes and boat excursions. Tours begin in Port Hardy, on northern Vancouver Island, with a spectacular seaplane flight to the Great Bear Lodge. Voted by National Geographic Adventure as one of the Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth, and recognized by the Destination Canada as a Canadian Signature Experience.


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Months of Operation

Please note:  Lodge operates from early May to mid October. Office hours in Port Hardy are 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Amenities & Facilities *

Food Services
* charges may apply

Policies & Restrictions

Cancellation Policy
121 or more days: full refund less $100 per person. 61-120 days: 50% refund. 60 days or less: no refund.
Group Policy
Small groups (up to 16 people) are welcome.
Age Restrictions
Suggested minimum age of 15 years.
Clothing Gear Required
We provide insulated coveralls for warmth and complete rain gear and rain boots.
Mobility Restrictions
You will be able to participate in most activities if you can walk 100 m. Bedrooms are on the second storey.
Weight Restriction
Luggage for float plane is limited to 30 lbs (14 kgs) per person. Exceptions are made for photography equipment. Excess luggage can be stored at our secure office in Port Hardy. We also provide duffle bags that you can use to take your luggage to the lodge if you have large suitcases.