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Great Bear Rainforest

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Terrific trip with Outer Shores Expeditions

Our nine day journey in the Great Bear Rainforest on a graceful and comfortable 70 foot schooner... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Ken-Pat-LA
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Los Angeles, California
Small boat eduational tours via Inland Passage

Guided tours that I have gone on visit amazingly large and pristine rivers, full of salmon in... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
bearman944
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Wolfe Island, Canada
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Our nine day journey in the Great Bear Rainforest on a graceful and comfortable 70 foot schooner was terrific. We spent incredible hours watching black and grizzly bears up close, but always with scrupulous attention to not disrupting their activities. The four person crew -...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Guided tours that I have gone on visit amazingly large and pristine rivers, full of salmon in season and protected grizzly viewing at close but undisturbed range. We also saw river otters, harbor seals and bald eagles by the hundreds. Aboard a 60-100 foot sailboat...More

2  Thank bearman944
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

It's hard to describe how amazing this part of the world is. I've traveled across four continents now, and I've yet to find landscapes that compare to the bays and inlets of the Great Bear Rainforest. But what really made this trip was the experience...More

1  Thank Geoff L
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

When it comes to wild and mysterious places i am first in... my femme is more rational and logically investigates further before committing. This is the place where the annual rainfall is measured in meters not millimetres. Western red cedar branches are draped with moss....More

2  Thank Eli B
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Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Best bear viewing we've had. Guides are excellent and go the extra mile (that's "kilometre" to younger Canadians) to get guests into great viewing positions. It's a rainforest, so expect, err, rain. The waterproofs, sou'wester so, boots and 'puffer suits' provided are excellent. The food...More

1  Thank Stevethearchitect
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Reviewed 3 February 2014

We went on an amazing trip to the Great Bear Rainforest in October 2013; after flying in to Bella Bella we joined Island Roamer (21-metre sailing Ketch), organized and crewed by Blue water Adventures. We cruised (sometimes under sail, if the weather permitted or with...More

14  Thank moose081
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Reviewed 29 October 2013

I spent the most incredible 3 days at the Great Bear Lodge 30 mins sea plane flight away from Port Hardy, Vancouver Island in mid October. I had gone hoping to see bears, but prepared not to. After all they are wild animals. I can't...More

22  Thank nzTrina
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