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Indigenous Culture, Hotels
The Kwa’lilas Hotel (meaning a ‘place to sleep’) is a premier First Nations four-star destination hotel located on the North Island. The hotel features 85 guestrooms plus meeting space to accommodate up to 150 people. A curated selection of authentic local Aboriginal art can be found throughout the hotel celebrating local traditions, stories and culture. Hotel guests can also choose to participate in a selection of eco-adventure tours and cultural experiences guided by community members and local experts.
Paddling, Sightseeing, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours
Fully outfitted and guided sea kayaking tour of Northern Vancouver Island, Haida Gwaii, and the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia, Canada. Tours range from stays at Kingfisher’s comfortable base camps surrounded by abundant wildlife to more remote and rugged expedition style tours. No experience is necessary for most tours and family friendly departures are available.
Paddling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours
Day kayaking tours through some of British Columbia’s most stunning wilderness in search of orcas, humpbacks, and other incredible wildlife.
Sightseeing, Bird Watching, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours
Sea otter Enhydra Lutris and whale watching tours in Esperanza Inlet on the west coast of north Vancouver Island. Boat tours last about 5 hours with shore break. The price of $600 is per boat charter; there is a 12 person limit. Accommodation & meal packages available. Sea otters can be viewed year round, Humpback whales usually show up late spring to fall. Black bears can be spotted after April.
Boating, 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.
Providing quality guided kayak tours from Quadra Island, BC. Join our comfortable Orca Base Camp tour in Johnstone Strait, next to Robson Bight Michael Biggs Ecological Reserve. Kayak in waters where Killer Whales play! Spacious Safari tents & cots, close enough to hear the blows of the Orca! Or experience the un-ending channels and wilderness of Desolation Sound, the Discovery Islands, or the Coastal Inlets on an expedition! Rentals and day tours also available daily at our location
Boating, Wildlife Tours
We offer zodiac adventure tours, leaving Port McNeill daily in the summer months to explore the place where waters meet, currents blend and animals thrive. You can expect to see Humpback Whales, Orcas, Dolphins, Sea Lions, Seals, Bald Eagles, Minke Whales, Porpoise, and many other types of wildlife. You never know what a day will hold. Join us in exploring the best of B.C.!
Whether a novice or an experienced kayaker, Blue Dog has a package for youFrom our paddling centre at Mill Bay Marina; Learn to Kayak on one of our Paddle Canada Skills Courses, or take a relaxing tour with an experienced guideExplore the rugged beauty of West Coast on one of our instructional expeditionsExperience stress-free skills development with a bespoke coaching sessionSmall groups
Fishing, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
For 30+ years Rivers Inlet Sportsman’s Club Lodge has offered world-class salmon, halibut fishing on the central coast of BC, Canada. Enjoy amazing wildlife, whale watching & untouched wilderness. Anglers access our all-inclusive world class lodge by seaplane flights direct from Vancouver BC. Friendly service, great food & accommodations – one guest said ‘we tried the rest & came back to the best’
Boating, Paddling, Sightseeing, Wildlife Tours, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort is an intimate family-owned and operated resort in the Great Bear Rainforest of British Columbia on Canada’s rugged west coast, accessible by floatplane or helicopter. The remote location, tailored itineraries and unparalleled hospitality offer guests extraordinary wilderness and wildlife experiences by land, water, and sky. The resort, tucked away at the base of 5,000-foot Mount Stephens, has grown over the years to nine spacious-yet-cozy cabins, all carefully constructed with the surrounding environment and the comfort of guests in mind. Running through the heart of it is a beautiful cascading waterfall supplying both clean drinking water and green energy. Here, guests discover the magnificence of the region, with abundant wildlife and pristine landscapes from lush rainforest and river valleys up to heavenly mountaintops and 10,000-year-old glaciers. Adventures and daily activities offer guests access to 50,000-square-miles of breathtaking wilderness.
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!
Boating, Sightseeing, Wineries & Wine Tours, Whale Watching, 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 Canada’s Pacific Coast. We look forward to welcoming you aboard!
Hiking, Paddling, Indigenous Culture, Wildlife Tours, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
Knight Inlet Lodge is Canada’s premier grizzly bear viewing destination. With over 25 years of experience and a world wide reputation for excellence we are the place to see grizzly bears in British Columbia. Our remote floating lodge has 18 guests rooms and offers a full range of activities for our guests including hiking,kayaking, marine wildlife tours, tracking and whale watching. Open from mid May until mid October with packages starting on any day of the week.
We love fishing for salmon, halibut, ling cod and rock fish as well as pawning and crabbing. We provide year round fishing charters & marine tours. Whether you want to fish or explore the East Coast or West Coasts of Vancouver Island, we are ideally placed to move to where the fish are. We are passionate about providing safe & exciting fishing and wildlife adventures!