Wilderness Experiences

Wilderness Experiences at Wild Bear Lodge

Spring Bear Viewing, Nature and Wilderness Holiday

May-June

  • Fully-immersive nature and wilderness experiences deep in BC’s inland rainforest.
  • You can expect to see several black bears and may well see moose, elk and grizzly bears.
  • Rarer sightings include wolves, beavers, cougars, bobcat, lynx and porcupines.
  • A guided interpretive walk among old-growth cedar trees in the world’s only inland temperate rainforest.
  • An optional hike or snowshoe into subalpine grizzly bear habitat.
  • We head out in tiny groups – typically 2 to 4 guests with an expert guide.
  • We offer wild viewing of wild animals. No staged, managed or scripted experiences. We do not use commercial wildlife-viewing stands.
  • Optional bird walk. This is the best season to see our songbirds and hummingbirds.
  • Perfect for nature-lovers and for those looking to get away from the crowds and experience British Columbia’s wildlife deep in the wilderness.
  • All from the comfort of a private, luxury lodge with one of the best-reviewed tables in the Canadian wilderness.
  • Age recommendation: 14-75. Fitness recommendation: 4/10.
Wilderness Experiences at Wild Bear Lodge

Summer Wilderness Experience Away From The Crowds

July – August

  • A chance to experience the raw power and beauty of British Columbia’s wilderness.
  • A day’s hiking in the alpine using our off-road vehicles for the ascent.
  • White-water rafting trips on the river that flows past the lodge.
  • A guided walk through the world’s only inland temperate rainforest.
  • We make our own trails and often don’t see another person all day.
  • A day on a remote lake visiting deserted beaches with a Zodiac powerboat.
  • Barbeque by the river, evening around the campfire.
  • Perfect for nature-lovers, crowd-avoiders and hiker-adventurers.
  • All from the comfort of a private, luxury lodge with one of the best-reviewed tables in the Canadian wilderness.
  • Age recommendation 10-75. Fitness recommendation: 4/10.
Wilderness Experiences at Wild Bear Lodge

Autumn Grizzly Viewing, Nature and Wilderness Holiday

September-October

  • Fully-immersive nature and wilderness experiences in BC’s inland rainforest.
  • A chance to walk in the stunning alpine and watch high-elevation bears feeding on berries (usually until mid-October).
  • A chance to see grizzly bears fishing for red salmon in the shallows of the river.
  • Guided walks in BC’s ancient temperate rainforest, the only ecosystem of its type in the world.
  • We also have black bears, moose, elk, wolves, beavers, cougars and bobcats.
  • We head out in tiny groups – typically 2 to 4 guests with an expert bear guide.
  • No staged, managed or scripted experiences. We do not use commercial wildlife-viewing stands.
  • A float down our wilderness river where you can see Kokanee salmon, bald eagles, mergansers, kingfishers and American dippers.
  • Perfect for those looking to experience wild grizzly bears in their own world and the best of western Canada’s nature in a small, private setting.
  • All from the comfort of a private, luxury lodge with one of the best-reviewed tables in the Canadian wilderness.
  • Age recommendation: 14-75. Fitness recommendation: 3/10.