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From Haida Gwaii to Stanley Park, British Columbia’s rainforests overflow with raw wilderness. Wildlife calls the rainforest home, sheltering among old-growth giants nearing 2000 years in age. Explore the stories below to see the wild that awaits in BC’s super, natural rainforests.

Parks & Wilderness Areas, Spring, Summer, Fall, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges

Finding The BC Effect: Places in British Columbia That Inspire Purpose & Connection

From summit to sea, BC's nature inspires connection with ourselves and the world around us—The British Columbia Effect.

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Parks & Wilderness Areas, Wildlife Tours, Beaches & Lakes, Food, Drink & Wellness, Adventure & Outdoors

Busy L.A. Chef Discovers the British Columbia Effect

We invited Top Chef Brooke Williamson to escape her busy life to discover what we call the British Columbia Effect.

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Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours, 4-6 Days, Fall

British Columbia's Wilderness Detox

An Australian writer and editor discovers BC's natural restorative powers.

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Parks & Wilderness Areas

5 Facts About BC’s Unique Temperate Rainforest

Everything in the rainforest is connected, a cycle of life in perfect balance. Check out 5 facts you may not know about BC's temperate...

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Motorcycle Road Trip: Mountains, Rainforest, and the Inside Passage

10 days / 3000 km (1864 mi)

A new rider's journey on iconic BC highways.

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Parks & Wilderness Areas, Hiking, Spring, Summer, Fall

On the Edge of Wilderness: 6 Soothing Forest Walks near Vancouver

Here are some of the top spots to experience forest bathing near Vancouver.

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Wildlife Tours, Fall

Bear Watching in the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary

The Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary is the first area in Canada to be protected and has the highest concentrations of grizzly bears in North...

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Parks & Wilderness Areas, Spas & Wellness, Spring, Summer, Fall

What the Heck is Forest Bathing? 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Shinrin-Yoku in BC

Forest bathing, or shinrin-yoku, is the latest health trend for good reason.

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Parks & Wilderness Areas, Spring, Summer, Fall, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges

Finding The BC Effect: Places in British Columbia That Inspire Purpose & Connection

From summit to sea, BC's nature inspires connection with ourselves and the world around us—The British Columbia Effect.

Read the Article

Parks & Wilderness Areas, Wildlife Tours, Beaches & Lakes, Food, Drink & Wellness, Adventure & Outdoors

Busy L.A. Chef Discovers the British Columbia Effect

We invited Top Chef Brooke Williamson to escape her busy life to discover what we call the British Columbia Effect.

Read the Article

Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours, 4-6 Days, Fall

British Columbia's Wilderness Detox

An Australian writer and editor discovers BC's natural restorative powers.

Read the Article

Parks & Wilderness Areas

5 Facts About BC’s Unique Temperate Rainforest

Everything in the rainforest is connected, a cycle of life in perfect balance. Check out 5 facts you may not know about BC's temperate...

Read the Article

Motorcycle Road Trip: Mountains, Rainforest, and the Inside Passage

10 days / 3000 km (1864 mi)

A new rider's journey on iconic BC highways.

Explore Road Trip

Parks & Wilderness Areas, Hiking, Spring, Summer, Fall

On the Edge of Wilderness: 6 Soothing Forest Walks near Vancouver

Here are some of the top spots to experience forest bathing near Vancouver.

Read the Article

Wildlife Tours, Fall

Bear Watching in the Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary

The Khutzeymateen Grizzly Bear Sanctuary is the first area in Canada to be protected and has the highest concentrations of grizzly bears in North...

Read the Article

Parks & Wilderness Areas, Spas & Wellness, Spring, Summer, Fall

What the Heck is Forest Bathing? 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Shinrin-Yoku in BC

Forest bathing, or shinrin-yoku, is the latest health trend for good reason.

Read the Article

Sunshine Coast Trail | Andrew Strain

Respect the Terrain: Be AdventureSmart

Enjoy what BC has to offer by hiking with friends, paddling with family, or heading into the back country for some camping. But always be prepared before you go outdoors.

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Experience Providers

Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours, Sightseeing, Paddling, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges

Khutzeymateen Wilderness Lodge

Come to the northern edge of the Great Bear Rainforest on British Columbias north coast, to the Khutzeymateen. Here, within the traditional...

Phone: (250) 641-0957

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Indigenous Culture, Hotels, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges

Ocean House at Tlaga Gawtlaas

Reopening at a new land-based location, Ocean House offers boutique accommodations overlooking a protected bay near the village of Old Massett....

Phone: (888) 602-0989

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Indigenous Culture, Sightseeing, Paddling, Hiking, Accessibility

Talaysay Tours

Talaysay Tours has been providing tours and authentic cultural experiences since 2002. We have activities, walking tours, wellness experiences and...

Phone: (604) 628-8555

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Backcountry Skiing, Hiking, Cabins & Cottages

Wells Gray Adventures

Simple, comfortable accommodation used to access spectacular alpine hiking in Wells Gray Park. Composting toilets, solar power and hike in access...

Phone: (888) 754-8735

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Wildlife Tours, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges

Great Bear Lodge

Great Bear Lodge is located 50 air miles from Port Hardy, British Columbia. The fully self-contained floating lodge is situated at an outstanding...

Phone: (250) 949-9496

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Wildlife Tours, Indigenous Culture, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges

Spirit Bear Lodge

Experience an ancient culture, spectacular wildlife viewing, stunning landscapes and reconnect with nature. Immerse yourself in true wilderness on...

Phone: (250) 339-5644

View Listing

Cabins & Cottages, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges

Cabana Desolation Eco Resort

Cabana Desolation Eco Resort is a comfortably designed, exclusive eco resort located on an uninhabited island in the heart of Desolation Sound,...

Phone: (604) 483-2160

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Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours, Sightseeing, Paddling, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges

Khutzeymateen Wilderness Lodge

Come to the northern edge of the Great Bear Rainforest on British Columbias north coast, to the Khutzeymateen. Here, within the traditional...

Phone: (250) 641-0957

View Listing

Indigenous Culture, Hotels, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges

Ocean House at Tlaga Gawtlaas

Reopening at a new land-based location, Ocean House offers boutique accommodations overlooking a protected bay near the village of Old Massett....

Phone: (888) 602-0989

View Listing

Indigenous Culture, Sightseeing, Paddling, Hiking, Accessibility

Talaysay Tours

Talaysay Tours has been providing tours and authentic cultural experiences since 2002. We have activities, walking tours, wellness experiences and...

Phone: (604) 628-8555

View Listing

Backcountry Skiing, Hiking, Cabins & Cottages

Wells Gray Adventures

Simple, comfortable accommodation used to access spectacular alpine hiking in Wells Gray Park. Composting toilets, solar power and hike in access...

Phone: (888) 754-8735

View Listing

Wildlife Tours, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges

Great Bear Lodge

Great Bear Lodge is located 50 air miles from Port Hardy, British Columbia. The fully self-contained floating lodge is situated at an outstanding...

Phone: (250) 949-9496

View Listing

Wildlife Tours, Indigenous Culture, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges

Spirit Bear Lodge

Experience an ancient culture, spectacular wildlife viewing, stunning landscapes and reconnect with nature. Immerse yourself in true wilderness on...

Phone: (250) 339-5644

View Listing

Cabins & Cottages, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges

Cabana Desolation Eco Resort

Cabana Desolation Eco Resort is a comfortably designed, exclusive eco resort located on an uninhabited island in the heart of Desolation Sound,...

Phone: (604) 483-2160

View Listing

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