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Rainforests in BC Canada

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 rainforests.

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Hiking, Parks & Wilderness Areas

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

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

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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Bird Watching, Camping, Parks & Wilderness Areas, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours

Essential Things to Know Before Entering BC’s Bear Country

Follow these best practices to ensure any future encounters with BC's great wildlife is respectful, safe, and sustainable.

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Vancouver Island Coastal Circle Route: Victoria to Port Hardy

5 to 7 Days / 500 km (311 mi)

Relax and rejuvenate along this coastal road trip from Victoria to northern Vancouver Island, and explore nature and wildlife along the way.

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Discover the East Coast of Vancouver Island

5 to 7 Days / 500 km (311 mi)

Relax and rejuvenate along this coastal road trip from Victoria to Port Hardy.

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Food, Drink & Wellness, Indigenous Culture, Camping, Parks & Wilderness Areas, Wildlife Tours

Discover British Columbia through the eyes of Top Chef Brooke Williamson

Experience nature's healing power in BC. A custom itinerary inspired by Top Chef Brooke Williamson’s transformative visit.

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Wildlife Tours

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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Hiking, Wildlife Tours

How to Visit the Great Bear Rainforest in BC: Where to Go and What to Do

Here's what you need to know before you go, including a map of the location, wildlife viewing, and where to see a Kermode (Spirit) bear.

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Hiking, Parks & Wilderness Areas

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

Experience the British Columbia Effect by leaving the urban hub and retreating into nature. Our top spots to experience forest bathing near...

Read the Article

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

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

Bird Watching, Camping, Parks & Wilderness Areas, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours

Essential Things to Know Before Entering BC’s Bear Country

Follow these best practices to ensure any future encounters with BC's great wildlife is respectful, safe, and sustainable.

Read the Article

Vancouver Island Coastal Circle Route: Victoria to Port Hardy

5 to 7 Days / 500 km (311 mi)

Relax and rejuvenate along this coastal road trip from Victoria to northern Vancouver Island, and explore nature and wildlife along the way.

Explore Road Trip

Discover the East Coast of Vancouver Island

5 to 7 Days / 500 km (311 mi)

Relax and rejuvenate along this coastal road trip from Victoria to Port Hardy.

Explore Road Trip

Food, Drink & Wellness, Indigenous Culture, Camping, Parks & Wilderness Areas, Wildlife Tours

Discover British Columbia through the eyes of Top Chef Brooke Williamson

Experience nature's healing power in BC. A custom itinerary inspired by Top Chef Brooke Williamson’s transformative visit.

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Wildlife Tours

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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Hiking, Wildlife Tours

How to Visit the Great Bear Rainforest in BC: Where to Go and What to Do

Here's what you need to know before you go, including a map of the location, wildlife viewing, and where to see a Kermode (Spirit) bear.

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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

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

Khutzeymateen Wilderness Lodge

Come to the northern edge of the Great Bear Rainforest on British Columbias north coast, to the K'tzim-a-deen (Khutzeymateen). Here, within the...

Phone: (250) 641-0957

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Indigenous Culture, Hotels, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges

Ocean House at Tlaga Gawtlaas

Escape to the northern edge of Haida Gwaii and experience the charm of nearby Old Massett, North Beach and Naikoon Provincial Park. Relax in Ocean...

Phone: (888) 602-0989

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Hiking, Paddling, Sightseeing, Indigenous Culture

Talaysay Tours

Talaysay Tours has been providing tours and authentic cultural experiences since 2002. We have activities, tours and experiences for all ages and...

Phone: (604) 628-8555

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Hiking, Backcountry Skiing, 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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Rainforest

Explore travel Ideas in BC’s unique rainforests.

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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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Indigenous Culture, Wildlife Tours, 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

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

Khutzeymateen Wilderness Lodge

Come to the northern edge of the Great Bear Rainforest on British Columbias north coast, to the K'tzim-a-deen (Khutzeymateen). Here, within the...

Phone: (250) 641-0957

View Listing

Indigenous Culture, Hotels, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges

Ocean House at Tlaga Gawtlaas

Escape to the northern edge of Haida Gwaii and experience the charm of nearby Old Massett, North Beach and Naikoon Provincial Park. Relax in Ocean...

Phone: (888) 602-0989

View Listing

Hiking, Paddling, Sightseeing, Indigenous Culture

Talaysay Tours

Talaysay Tours has been providing tours and authentic cultural experiences since 2002. We have activities, tours and experiences for all ages and...

Phone: (604) 628-8555

View Listing

Hiking, Backcountry Skiing, 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

Rainforest

Explore travel Ideas in BC’s unique rainforests.

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

Indigenous Culture, Wildlife Tours, 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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