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Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
Shearwater Resort & Marina is located in the Great Bear Rainforest on the West Coast of British Columbia, Canada. Situated on Denny Island about 450km north of Vancouver, 3.5km East of Bella Bella and 100km West of Bella Coola. We offer all inclusive fishing packages, ecotours, accommodations, bar & grill, 1500 ft of moorage space in our marina, a full service shipyard, fuel services and retail stores including grocery, liquor and marine hardware and water taxi services throughout the central coast of BC.
Fishing, Hiking, Wildlife Tours, Heli-Skiing & Cat-Skiing, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
Home of the Grizzly Bears! The historic Tweedsmuir Park Lodge, set on 60 acres of private land within the vast wilderness of British Columbia’s largest protected park, is the ideal setting for your wilderness adventures. Originally built in 1929 as a hunting and fishing resort, today the lodge accommodates those seeking out a more eco-friendly adventure as well as a relaxing refuge from the pressures of modern life. The surrounding environment is stunning. Rising above the valley floor are the majestic Coast Mountains, to the west is the largest fjord system in the Americas, and to the east the high Chilcotin Plateau. It is a bio-diverse and spectacular wilderness, home to the totemic wildlife of the Great Bear Rainforest. Nestled in the largest protected park in British Columbia, the Lodge is only an hour flight from Vancouver. Consistent winners of TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence and the Traveller’s Choice award as part of their Top 25 Small Hotels (Canada), guests stay in private timber chalets on property bordering the Atnarko and Bella Coola Rivers. Thanks to healthy fish stocks, the Lodge is situated amongst one of the world’s largest Grizzly Bear populations. The Canadian Tourism Commission has included Tweedsmuir Park Lodge’s Grizzly Bear Safaris in their prestigious ‘Signature Experiences Collection’. Participants enjoy the tours due to the small group size (maximum of four people) and the absence of man-made fishing channels. All river travel is on non-motorized drift boats, giving participants a more natural experience. In addition to Grizzly Bear Viewing guests can also enjoy; heli-fishing, heli-hiking, fly-fishing, Guided Nature Hikes, photography, First Nations culture, excursions on the inlets or even summer heli-skiing! Relax by the fireplace, enjoy a new spa and a massage, soak in the outdoor hot-tub, or simply retire to the lodge deck for drinks. Definitely keep your eyes open for local wildlife, including grizzly bears, which may lumber past on the lawn. Tweedsmuir Park Lodge is a founding member of The Magnificent 7 – Luxury Wilderness Lodges of Canada
Cabins & Cottages
Rustic off-grid Cedar Cabins on 18 acres of private waterfront property.
Bella Guest Cabins is located on the Central Coast of British Columbia in the remote community of Bella Bella. We are nestled in the heart of the Great Bear Rainforest, and our property boasts spectacular coastal mountain and ocean views. Bella Guest Cabins offer two separate units for quiet, private overnight accommodations. Each unit sleeps up to four (4) people, and has: one (1) bedroom with a queen size bed, plenty of closet space, bath/shower, fully functional kitchen (fridge, countertop stove-top, microwave, coffee maker, kettle, toaster, and all kitchen utensils), dining room table/chairs, arm chair, queen sofa sleeper, and a flat screen TV with satellite dish service.
Bed & Breakfasts
Tallheo Cannery Guest House is on the site of salmon cannery that closed down 30 years ago. It’s at the bottom of a 3000 metre mountain with a glacier beside a deep fjord. Sensational views across the bay. Garrett the owner picks you up in a boat and it’s a five minute ride from Bella Coola to the cannery with its tumbledown buildings. Guests stay in the former ladies’ bunkhouse.
Heli-Skiing & Cat-Skiing, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
Voted as the âWorld’s 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.
A great alternative to cabins/cottages! Located overlooking the Bella Coola estuary. Life on the water with all the comforts of home. Bring your boats/kayaks & simply raft right up. Spend your days fishing, crabbing & exploring the area’s local hot springs. Spend your nights feasting on the day’s catch while the local seals & sea-lions entertain you.
Wildlife Tours, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
Great Bear Lodge is located 50 air miles from Port Hardy, British Columbia. The fully self-contained floating lodge is situated at an outstanding wildlife viewing location. This is a place of spectacular beauty where one can still find the silence and solitude of another era. From this location we operate our Grizzly Bear viewing program.The charming floating lodge has eight bedrooms. The common area is a comfortable place for relaxing and listening to natural history presentations from our willdife biologists. Each bedroom has an ensuite shower. The wind and solar powered lodge is in keeping with our commitment to low-impact ecotourism. Natural wood decks surround the lodge, a perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine while enjoying the beauty of the scenery.
Allow us to make our ecologically responsible Chalet your private wilderness retreat. Enjoy an exclusive stay and celebrate the reign of the grizzly bear as monarch over our Valley home. Experience the awe and humility of true coexistence in some of the most spectacular wildness found on earth. Situated in the heart of Tweedsmuir Provincial Park, the Great Bear Chalet provides a wilderness home for the days you choose to be here with us. Your stay here at the Chalet is all-inclusive – accommodation, meals , Guided walks/eco-rafting river drifts (fully accredited), private suite/bath (2 suites only), transport, Airport shuttle (if required), etc., is included in our rate of $700 CAN per person, per night (plus 5% GST). Come live in ‘green’ elegance along the riverbank in the Bella Coola Valley – gateway to the Great Bear Rainforest. Re-wild your Spirit; make unforgettable memories; thrive in this living Eden – “Be at home in a grizzly kingdom.”
Cabins & Cottages, Campgrounds & RV Parks
7 Rustic cabins with kitchenettes /27 Camp/RV sites Laundry Showers Fishing tackle/general store Eco-toilets Cabins Camping
Bed & Breakfasts, Cabins & Cottages
15 riverside acres in the Bella Coola valley with two private guest cabins and deluxe B&B accommodations. Mountain views,organic garden, fruit trees. Rooms with private ensuite bathrooms and delicious breakfasts In house adventure tour company offers river fly fishing and Ocean speedboat tours for sightseeing and fishing. Come enjoy the peace of the wilderness at Nusatsum House in the Bella Coola Valley.
Indigenous Culture, Wildlife Tours, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
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.
Private Log Cabins with sundecks and full facilities offer panoramic views of the Bella Coola Valley. Kitchenettes, wireless internet, satellite TV and very comfortable Beds. Close to all amenities and very spacious on our Beautiful 20 acre Resort property. Enjoy gathering around our Fire pit in the huge 75 foot Gazebo in the evening and join one of our Land or Marine Tours during the day. Guiding Guests in the Great Bear Rainforest for 35 years.
Paddling, Spas & Wellness, Cabins & Cottages
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.