Ecotours in the
Explore the renowned Great Bear Rainforest with Shearwater
Your Eco Tour of a lifetime awaits you at Shearwater. Our rugged and untouched surroundings are spectacular and simply unbelievable.
Wildlife is abundant throughout the Central Coast. The vast area of temperate rainforest is home to so many fascinating animals including bald eagles, Sitka deer, grizzlies, black bears, and the rare Kermode bear. You can spend days bear watching as well as watching orcas and humpback whales breaching. Remember to keep an eye out for other mammals such as Dall’s porpoises, steller sea lions and harbour seals.
Great Bear Rainforest EcoTours
Sail through the Great Bear Sea and experience the breathtaking beauty of the Great Bear Rainforest. See whales and sea lions up close, you may even see Kermode or grizzly bears in their summer habitat!
This custom multi-day tour will be one of the most memorable trips of your lifetime!
Bear Watching EcoTours
Embark on an unforgettable journey to see the region’s native Kermode (Spirit), Grizzly, Black bears and more. Our local experts will take you through the ecologically diverse Great Bear Rainforest, Milbanke Sound and Discovery Passage. It is also highly likely you will encounter seals, sea lions, orcas and humpback whales.
Whale Watching Adventure
Embark on this spectacular tour to experience grey whales, humpback whales, killer whales, and even white-sided dolphins up close and personal. Become captivated by one of the most spectacular and breathtaking sites in the Great Bear Rainforest! A naturalist’s paradise filled with wonders of the sea and be in awe as you watch these massive animals glide through the calm protected waters searching for their next place to feed.
Outer Islands EcoTours
This spectacular journey takes you 1½ hours southwest from Shearwater on Denny Island to just north of Hakai Protected Area. Venture to the inhabited islands of the North Pacific Central Coast in the footsteps of great explorers. Enjoy a beautifully prepared picnic lunch and then you are free for the rest of the day to hike, swim, relax, or explore. Departing in the late afternoon, voyage back to Shearwater arriving just in time for dinner.
Lighthouses & Remote Beaches
Take a relaxing day trip to cruise along quaint islands and view historical lighthouses in the Shearwater area. After a 1 ½ hour journey to McInnis Island, enjoy a picnic lunch ashore followed by a light hike. Along the way, you’ll spot a variety of local wildlife such as whales and bald eagles. This adventure leaves at 9 a.m!