Great Bear Lodge | near Port Hardy, British Columbia

Located about 50 miles from Vancouver’s Port Hardy, this fully self-contained floating lodge is situated in the Great Bear Rainforest, an area of spectacular beauty, providing ample wildlife watching opportunities. It is known as one of the best places in the world to see grizzly bears, black bears, wolves and bald eagles, with further potential for whales, seals and otters. There are two bear viewing sessions a day from either a boat or a viewing blind hides, with a professional guide and wildlife biologist on hand well versed in bear behavior and the natural history of the area. There is also sea-kayaking or hiking, as well as the chance to relax with a book from their extensive library. Gourmet meals await you upon return to this wind and solar powered lodge, where wooden decks make the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine amidst the stunning scenery.

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The lodge has eight bedrooms, each with an ensuite bathroom with shower. The common area is a comfortable place for relaxing and listening to natural history presentations from wildlife biologists. The price includes transfers from Port Hardy by seaplane.

Why we like it

An intimate lodge that provides a very personal service and great bear viewing opportunities.

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