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Paddling, Spas & Wellness, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
The Paddlers’ Inn provides sea-side wilderness accommodations.The Float-house Lodge sleeps 10.The Shoreline Cabin sleeps up to 6.The Cliffside Cabin sleeps 2+.The Float-house Cabin sleeps 2.We also provide water taxi transportation throughout the archipelago.Kayak lessons, rentals, tours and transport available, as well as on-site acupressure massage.All accommodations have kitchenettes well equipped with quality cookwares. Bathrooms, showers, and hot & cold running water.We are a Tourism BC approved accommodation.
Boating, Sightseeing, Wildlife Tours
Outer Shores Expeditions is a small-ship, niche adventure travel company specializing in multi-day wildlife and cultural sailing expeditions to Haida Gwaii, Vancouver Island, and the Great Bear Rainforest aboard our 70′ classic wooden schooner, Passing Cloud. Our small-ship expeditions provide extraordinary and intimate opportunities from April to November, for small groups of six guests to be immersed in the ancient cultures and stunning wildlife of Canadas Pacific Coast. We look forward to welcoming you aboard!
Boating, Sightseeing, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours
Explore the west coast of British Columbia and SE Alaska aboard our 70′ expedition yachts and discover ancient First Nations villages, primeval forests, and amazing coastal wildlife with like-minded travelers. We provide a world class experience featuring unique and remote destinations, these wilderness and wildlife eco-tours are exciting expeditions you will not soon forget!
We provide guided adventures in Squamish led by local guides who love their own backyard. Our activities range from day hikes to canoe trips to rock climbing. Book with us and we will show you why Squamish is called the ‘outdoor recreation capital of Canada’, and why it is ‘hardwired for adventure’. We are the only operator guiding the classic Echo Lake hike, a real adventure not a mass market tourist trip. The same applies for High Falls Creek and Watersprite Lake. We specialise in trips that are out of the ordinary and take you to the places that are less visited and away from the mass market. Come with us and see what Squamish is really about.
Biking, Hiking, Paddling
Dam Good Trips was founded with one purpose in mind: to give you outstanding guidance, without the guide. We make it easy for you to get out and have adventures in British Columbia. You love the outdoors, you’re independent, capable and are looking for a new kind of flexibility and freedom that doesn’t include group tours and one-size fits all packages. We build a trip specifically for you based on your experience level and expectations. We enable you to conduct trips on your own, with a sound plan, local knowledge and comprehensive provisioning of essential gear. We build the convenience of a guided trip into your personalized self-guided experience. All you have to do is show up, enjoy and create incredible memories.
Paddling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours
Spirit of the West kayaking Adventures has been offering sea kayaking tours and trips around Vancouver Island, BC, Canada, since 1996. Our most popular tours travel to the orca waters of Johnstone Strait, British Columbia to kayak in the realm of the whales. We also offer trips to Desolation Sound, the Broughton Archipelago, Nuchatlitz Marine Park on the west coast of Vancouver Island and the Great Bear Rainforest on the Central Coast. We also offer tours to the Exuma Cays in the Bahamas and Chilean Patagonia during the North American winter.
Bird Watching, Wildlife Tours
Tide Rip Grizzly Tours Ltd. is a small independent company located in Telegraph Cove on Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia. For over 15 years, Tide Rip has been leading daily boat-based expeditions to view and photograph the wild grizzly bears and other spectacular wildlife native to coastal British Columbia. We subscribe to the philosophy: ‘conservation through coexistence’ and endeavour to promote that through outreach education programs and presentations, fundraising projects, and sponsoring conservation NGOs, in addition to our daily grizzly bear tours.
Heli-Skiing & Cat-Skiing
Voted as the Worlds Best Heli Ski Operation” at the 2018 & 2017 World Ski Awards, Bella Coola Heli Sports is dedicated to creating the ultimate SMALL GROUP heli-skiing experience. Operating in BC’s rugged Coast Mountains in an area the size of the Swiss Alps, this is skiing Nirvana in the world’s largest contiguous tenure with 2.64 million exclusive acres. Helicopters fly small groups of 4 in search of endless powder slopes. We offer a variety of programs catering for apprehensive first time heli-skiers to experts who want to ski AK-style terrain. After experiencing quite possibly the most pristine wilderness skiing of their lives, guests return to be pampered at their choice of one of 4 lodges, including Tweedsmuir Park Lodge, a nominee in the World Travel Awards (for Canada’s Best Wilderness Lodge), winner of TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence & Traveller’s Choice Award (Best Small Hotels Canada) & a proud member of The Magnificent 7 Luxury Wilderness Lodges of Canada.
Boating, Wildlife Tours
We offer single day to multi week professionally skippered all inclusive yacht carters for 2-6 guests in two separate private rooms each with their own bath room and shower. From mid May through August we operate on the BC coast. In the off season we offer charters in the San Juan islands of Washington state and BC’s Gulf Islands.
Attractions, Indigenous Culture, Wildlife Tours
Experience an ancient culture, spectacular wildlife viewing, stunning landscapes and reconnect with nature. Immerse yourself in true wilderness on a grand scale, deep in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest. Spirit Bear Lodge is Indigenous owned, offering exclusive access to wildlife viewing areas and cultural sites within the Kitasoo Xai’xais traditional territory.
Come explore the rugged coastal fjords on one of our scenic wildlife boat tours and while you are there dip your feet and relax into one of the natural hot springs. Finish off your adventure with a historic walking tour of Tallheo Cannery.
Cruise the Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands area aboard Canada’s classic, 92-foot schooner Maple Leaf, 88-foot tugboat Swell, or 134-foot catamaran Cascadia. Learn about the maritime, natural and cultural history of this area by cruising the coastline with your expert guides in the months of spring or autumn.
Boating, Sightseeing, Bird Watching, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours
Whales, Grizzly Bears, and Wildlife tours! We offer scheduled Whale Watching Adventures, Grizzly Bear Expeditions and Wildlife tours from May through October. Can’t find you’re looking for? We offer “Build your own Adventure” tours for those seeking a unique marine adventure. Small group sizes, ideal for families with small children… We are kid friendly! Our vessels are heated, covered high speed cabin cruisers, with an onboard washrooms, to keep you warm and dry on those WET COAST days! Our Whale Watching and Marine Wildlife tours are a great way to experience our Wild Coast. Our Fall Grizzly Bear Tours will get you up close and personal with one of the largest Bear species on our planet! We also offer Water Taxi service…have that sweet destination in mind? We can take you there!
Art Galleries, Indigenous Culture
In addition to the Gallery, Petroglyph Tours, Totem Tours, We are now offering this 2018 season, Copper Sun Rafting Adventures!