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Quaaout Lodge

Explore the coast with paddleboards, canoes, kayaks, and other motor-free ways of water travel.

Paddling is the original mode of transportation on the vast fresh and salt waters of British Columbia. The dip of your paddle and the call of the wild are the only sounds to be heard as you move across the water and create an intimate experience with nature that can reveal secrets of the land many will never learn.

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Dog Mermaid Eco Excursions, Kayak Rentals & Retreats

biking, hiking, spas & wellness, paddling, sightseeing

biking, hiking, spas & wellness, paddling, sightseeing

Dog Mermaid Eco Excursions, Kayak Rentals & Retreats specializes in Eco education and tours, by means of kayaking, paddle boarding, hiking, kids camps, yoga, retreats, and dog sledding (in winter months). Based on Pender Island, our head office is located at Otter Bay Marina, just off the ferry. Along with having the beauty of launching from the bay, mobile services are available to suit your adventure design, and so is our new location on Salt Spring Island! Our certified, professional guides would more than love to take you into the wild!

Vancouver Island

Pender Island

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Siwash Lake Wilderness Resort

fishing, horseback riding & ranches, resorts & wilderness lodges, hiking, paddling

fishing, horseback riding & ranches, resorts & wilderness lodges, hiking, paddling

Escape to this 5-star, all-inclusive wilderness resort and luxury guest ranch in the rugged heartland of British Columbia. Siwash Lake is an intimate and ultra private hideaway for adventurous families and couples who seek meaningful, impactful travel and the finer things in life. This National Geographic honoured lodge is renowned for its extraordinary eco adventures in an enchanting setting amid Nature. Horseback ride to your heart's desire, fly fish for trout in wild lakes and streams, sleep under the softest linens and dine on exquisite home-grown organic cuisine. Other wilderness adventures include 3D all terrain archery, luxury star gazing, hiking, biking, glamping, sport clay shooting, kayaking, SUPing and so much more. Siwash Lake is Canada's top eco-friendly luxury destination according to the Globe & Mail, a proud member of the Magnificent 7 Luxury Wilderness Lodges of Canada, featured in Forbes, and ranked among the ten best guest ranches in North America by USA Today. Regenerative travel at its finest!

Cariboo Chilcotin Coast

70 Mile House

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Talaysay Tours

hiking, paddling, sightseeing, indigenous culture

hiking, paddling, sightseeing, indigenous culture

Talaysay Tours has been providing tours and authentic cultural experiences since 2002. We have activities, tours and experiences for all ages and groups. Our activities include Talking Trees Walking Tours and Spoken Treasures Walkinng Tours, nature and history walks, hikes, snowshoe tours and indigenous cultural events and performances. Stanley Park, Vancouver and North Vancouver is our primary location.

Vancouver Coast & Mountains

Sechelt

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Big Bar Guest Ranch

indigenous culture, resorts & wilderness lodges, fishing, horseback riding & ranches, paddling

indigenous culture, resorts & wilderness lodges, fishing, horseback riding & ranches, paddling

KICK UP YOUR HEELS Nestled between the majestic Marble Mountains and the mighty Fraser River is Big Bar Guest Ranch - historic, timeless and never out-of-style. Its a cowpoke palace, nestled amongst the pristine grasslands of British Columbias Cariboo. We promise youll rediscover yourself, learn new things about each other, and get back to the simple things that matter most and started it all. A rustic retreat without pretense, Big Bar guests are welcomed like family. Laid back and friendly professional service is delivered with the goal of having you leave feeling like Big Bar Ranch is your personal "Home on the Range. Have your breakfast prepared just the way you like it, breathe in the smell of pine wafting on the air from the seat of your saddle overlooking the Fraser River, or take a bottle of wine back to your cabin to catch the sun set over the mountain.

Cariboo Chilcotin Coast

Jesmond

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Outer Coast Outfitters

snowshoeing, indigenous culture, sightseeing, paddling, boating

snowshoeing, indigenous culture, sightseeing, paddling, boating

Outer Coast Outfitters is an outdoor adventure company based in Prince Rupert, connecting you to the North Coast! We have snowshoe rental packages available for adults, youth and children as well as tandem, solo and 4-seater canoe rentals all year round! We offer doorstep delivery, basic instruction, trip planning and pick-up on your schedule. We also offer guided hikes, canoe trips on the lakes or ocean and custom speedboat tours. Guided trips are the best way to see the local area in a personalized way without all the prep, research and gear; we handle that stuff! We also do outdoor education, so we can add a lesson to your canoe rental, offer lake and ocean canoe courses and outdoor skills instruction to meet your needs. Talk to us about designing the outdoor adventure you've been dreaming of!

Northern British Columbia

Prince Rupert

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Klahoose Wilderness Resort

indigenous culture, wildlife tours, paddling, resorts & wilderness lodges, cabins & cottages

indigenous culture, wildlife tours, paddling, resorts & wilderness lodges, cabins & cottages

Welcome to Klahoose Wilderness Resort (formerly know as Homfray Lodge) , British Columbias newest Indigenous cultural experience. Open in 2021, an authentic luxury eco-resort. A resort that is 100% Indigenous owned and reflects the Klahoose traditional values, offers an immersive exploration into this pristine region rich in diverse wildlife, wilderness, and cultural significance. Located within the heart of Desolation Sound, Klahoose Wilderness Resort resides upon Homfray Channel between the Coast Mountain peaks of British Columbias Sunshine Coast and the Northern Islands of the Salish Sea known to many as Desolation Sound. Newly arrived guests join together on the lodges verandah where they welcomed with a traditional Klahoose greeting. Worries instantly disappear as osprey call across the Sound, the vision of an Orcas distinct dorsal fin breaks the waters surface, and the ocean breeze wafts through the surrounding conifer forest. Klahoose Wilderness Resort provides an intimate, worry-free experience for families, couples, and individuals who wish to escape into a glorious natural environment, home to a set of the most biodiverse ecosystems on our planet. A visitors day fills with adventures, transformational experiences that may include watching Grizzly bears fishing for salmon, kayaking beside a pod of porpoises, and forest hikes into an ancient western red cedar grove. Given its seclusion, Klahoose Wilderness Resort is surprisingly accessible. Guests from Vancouver, Seattle, Vancouver Island, and beyond can travel via air (from Vancouver its a 35 minute scheduled flight to Powell River or 1 hour charter seaplane direct to our dock), by car and ferry (half day drive), or boat (45 minutes from Lund to the Resort) to convenient boat shuttle departure sites in Lund on the Sunshine Coast and Campbell River on Vancouver Island. Desolation Sound has been referred as the Serengeti of North America for good reason, given its abundance of large marine and terrestrial mammals. Orca and humpback whales, porpoises, harbour seals, and dolphins can be seen throughout the year. Bald eagles, osprey, and great blue herons are just three of dozens of avian species that reside in this region. Clams, oysters, crab, spotted prawns, and other shellfish, as well as all five salmon species, form the base diet for these wild species as well as in the indigenous tradition for guests at the lodge. Inlets of the Desolation Sound are famous for one of the most robust populations of grizzlies in the world. Klahoose First Nation also owns and operates the grizzly bear viewing tours, seasonal and wild bear tour observations located in remote Toba Inlet located just 40 minutes by boat from the resort. Natural exploration anchors the foundation of the lodges activities. Indigenous guides lead guests on nature and cultural excursions in one of the largest temperate rainforests on earth, and nearby Cortes Island where reside the Klahoose community. Sea kayakers, stand-up paddle borders and intrepid swimmers take advantage of the warm calm waters of the Homfray Channel. Helicopter Tours including heli-hiking, heli-paddle, heli-fly-fishing and glacier walks can also be arranged upon request. Fishing charters are also available. The resort has something to offer for travelers of all ages and interests. The spectacular Lodge at Klahoose Wilderness Resort provides an intimate environment, a 6,100-square foot timber structure hewn of local cedar. Four spacious guest rooms in the main lodge and 3 separate cedar cabins can accommodate an average 14 guests to maximum capacity of 26 guests. The Resort is ideal for private groups and multi-generation family gateway or special occasion such as a small wedding. Each guest room and cabin is tastefully decorated with indigenous artwork from surrounding coastal communities and common space conveys breathtakingly beautiful vistas of Desolation Sound. Guests come together for morning coffee and, after another exceptional day, gather again for evening cocktails from the wraparound deck as the setting sun illuminates the Homfray Channel. Every morning in Desolation Sound an astounding diversity of wildlife awakens to forage, nest, and explore their pristine habitat. For a precious few days from mid-august to mid-October guests are invited within this sublime environment to observe grizzly bears in their natural habitat. Klahoose Wilderness Resort: where the days are filled with a gentle quiet, voices of nature, ancient forests, and culture. Specializing in 3 and 4 night all inclusive wilderness and cultural packages. From the moment we welcome you to our home we look after every detail.

Vancouver Coast & Mountains

Powell River

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