Grizzly Bear Watching Tours, & Wilderness Adventures
Bella Coola Valley, British Columbia, Canada
Wilderness adventures & grizzly bear watching tours at Bella Coola Mountain Lodge.
"Thank you for your amazing hospitality & accommodations - The float trip & eight grizzlies!! were out of the world- I will recommend your bear viewing tour to everyone!" ....Deidre C. -Victoria BC
"Thanks for the fantastic time and great grizzly bear watching trip! What a wonderful community. It is a special treasure. " ....Stu & Cheryl B.
May to August 2014 - Eco-rafting and Interpretive Bear Watching adventure tours are our specialty for early summer visitors and guests. Join us on an interpretive tour to learn more about Bella Coola Valley and the Great Bear Rainforest.
Bella Coola Mountain Lodge
Or join one of our guided excursions and tours into the wilderness of BC's central coast with experienced and personable guides to look for grizzly bear and black bears, wild Pacific salmon, eagles and unforgettable experiences.
Book Your 2014 Bear Watching Holiday
Aug. 15 -Oct. 31, 2014
West Coast Escapes TV Feature on our Lodge
Then called Coast Mountain Lodge
West Coast Escapes TV visited our lodge to join a grizzly bear watching tour and experience the hospitality of Bella Coola Mountain Lodge. Watch their segment on Bella Coola Valley here.
An Historic Bella Coola Valley Lodge Reborn
Bella Coola Mountain Lodge was formerly Coast Mountain Lodge, one of the oldest homesteads in the Bella Coola valley. Built in 1896, the original lodge dates back to the historic times when Norwegian Colonists arrived in this remote coastal valley. Tourists looking for alternatives accommodations to motels or hotels on their Canadian holiday vacation will be sure to enjoy our lodge.
Grizzly Bear Viewing Holidays...British Columbia Canada
Be sure to inquire about eco-tours, outdoor activities and grizzly bear viewing tour packages with Kynoch Adventures, our in-house tour operator for all tourism activities and attractions. At Bella Coola Mountain Lodge we strive to deliver sustainable tourism options for guests and encourage you to visit our sustainability page for examples of how we are helping.
Meals will be served on a flexible schedules and reserved bookings (2-4 hrs) are required. Menu items will change seasonally and our chefs will highlight the regional culinary offerings, enhanced with local organic vegetables, fruits and herbs from our lodge garden or community farms/markets where available.
Continental breakfast is available for a nominal fee from 08:00 am to 11:00 am each morning.
Tours & Activities
Grizzly Bear Tours on West Coast Adventure TV
Visit one of the Nuxalk (Noohak) First Nations Native Art galleries or their local heritage sites with Nuxalk Guides and learn about the native culture and history of Bella Coola. Inquire with Lodge staff about one of these tours or excursions with locals.
Grizzly bear viewing tours in British Columbia are among the most popular wilderness activities we offer at Bella Coola Mountain Lodge. Our bear tours leave the lodge daily from August to October to watch grizzly bears and black bears feeding on salmon and wandering pristine coastal rivers.
Grizzly bear watching is done from comfortable river rafts and dories, to glide silently down wilderness rivers to see grizzly and black bears in a unique river-level perspective. Grizzly tours depart daily from Aug. 15 to Oct. 1, reservations required.
Guides have undergone training in biology and animal behavior and provide expert knowledge on bears and biology of the area. Come see some of the best grizzly viewing available in Canada, right here in Bella Coola BC. Guides and company owners are members of British Columbia Wilderness Tourism Association (BCWTA) and the Commercial Bear Viewing Association of BC (CBVA); two of the most prominent advocacy groups for promoting sustainable tourism.
Sustainability at Bella Coola Mountain Lodge
To learn how Bella Coola Mountain Lodge promotes sustainable tourism and accommodations visit our Sustainability Page . Also, please note, we are a small family operated business so you will always feel welcome in the Coast Mountains...
Top 3 Recommended Tours & Activities
offered by Bella Coola Mountain Lodge & Kynoch Adventures
At Bella Coola Mountain Lodge, sustainability is our objective in accommodations and wilderness tourism. Tours are small and intimate, but effective in size to minimize impacts on wildlife. Grizzly bears of Bella Coola Valley are very tolerant of people; however, guides want to respect these animals by following bear viewing guidelines to ensure the bears are not disturbed, and guests enjoy a wildlife holiday that they know to be truly non-threatening to the animals.Siilar principals of sustainability are used at our lodge for accommodations and meals.
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