Tweedsmuir Park Lodge | Bella Coola Explorer

Holiday Duration: 8 Nights

Overview

Overview

One of the most the most spectacular wilderness areas on the planet, Bella Coola sits where the Coast Range mountains meet the Pacific Ocean. Long fjords, old growth forests, stunning peaks, vast glaciers and abundant wildlife are there to be discovered, and Tweedsmuir Park Lodge provides the ideal base to explore from with the aid of their knowledgeable and friendly guides. It is also just 3 hours from Vancouver, making it the easiest of the bear lodges to access.

  • View and photograph splendid mountain scenery while drifting the scenic Atnarko River in Tweedsmuir Provincial Park
  • Learn to track grizzlies and look for bears in Tweedsmuir Provincial Park, the largest protected area in the province (note: it’s not grizzly season at this time of year)
  • Learn about the region’s First Nations culture by visiting ancient stone carvings and the local totem poles
  • Explore the Great Bear Rainforest, including a visit to a waterfall and an old growth forest of HUGE cedar trees!
  • Drive the rugged Tote Road exploring old homesteads and trappers’ cabins
  • Sleep peacefully in beautiful log or timber-frame chalets with magnificent mountain views

Choose from a private tour, or as part of a group of up to 6 people. Shorter stays are also available – simply ask us to arrange the right stay for you.

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"The Rocky Mountaineer was superb"

Everything went to plan and ran smoothly with planes, cars, trains and accommodation. The Rocky Mountaineer was superb and a great experience, so well organised and such good service on board. The selection of hotels we ended up with was an eclectic mix. Cathedral Lodge in Field was outstanding and by far the best in terms of location, style and service. Just out of this world although the Black Fish Lodge experience was equally good although quite different. Lovely people there who took good care of us with amazing wild life spotting opportunities along with the fishing.

I can’t thank you enough for your patience in the planning process getting the package together and trying to match to our specific requirements. You always understood the brief and were quick in following up options and so on. Not an inexpensive holiday for sure but so memorable. It will be very hard to beat.

Ms Winsor - Travelled Rocky Mountaineer

Itinerary (8 Nights)

Here’s a day-by-day guide to your itinerary. Feel free to ask us to add other days or ideas and excursions by contacting us directly, so we can give you the best price.

Day 1

Fly into Vancouver and overnight ready for your morning flight to Bella Coola. 1 night...

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Day 2

Tweedsmuir

Take a 70 minute morning flight from Vancouver to Bella Coola, where you will be...

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Day 3

Tweedsmuir

After a choice of hot or continental breakfast, enjoy a scenic drift down the Atnarko...

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Day 4

Tweedsmuir

After breakfast, today you will be driven by your guide down valley to see a...

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Day 5

Tweedsmuir

After breakfast, it is time to head out for a guided nature walk through the...

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Day 6

Tweedsmuir

For this day, you can choose your preferred choice of nature hike to take in...

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Day 7

Tweedsmuir

Today you will head up onto the Chilcotin Plateau for a hike along the stunning...

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Day 8

Tweedsmuir to Vancouver

Have one last visit to the Wildlife Viewing Station to see what is about on...

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