Ecotours in the

Great Bear Rainforest

Our untouched surroundings are spectacular and simply unbelievable.

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Your eco-tour of a lifetime awaits you at Shearwater Resort & Marina. Our rugged, 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.

Marvel at Nature’s Precious Pocket of Wonders

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Rainforest Ecotour Cruise

We have ecotour packages custom designed to suit your taste. You can enjoy a multi-day charter the aboard the Pacific Lure, our custom built 46′ boat vessel, to get up close and personal with whales and sea lions.  Sailing through the Great Bear Sea makes for an unforgettable getaway.  Because we live here, we will work with you to create an unforgettable wildlife expedition.

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Bear Watching Tours

Arriving in Bella Bella, BC, the Captain and his crew will greet you, then welcome you onboard the Pacific Lure yacht.  We will then sail off and explore the coastal regions of the Great Bear Rainforest, along British Columbia beautiful Central Coast.

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Helicopter Tours

Elevate your journey to an entirely new level and witness the Great Bear Rainforest from the air!

Love at first flight! Take a spectacular 8 minute helicopter tour of the surrounding area of Bella Bella. Witness the Inside Passage from air, see Island scenery, romantic light houses, savage wilderness and stunning fjords surrounding the Great Bear Rainforest.

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Whale Watching

Discover an expanse of ocean bounded Grey whale, Humpback whale and Killer whale watching as well as Pacific white-sided Dolphins. Become captivated by one of the most spectacular 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.

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Outer Islands

Beginning at 9 a.m., this spectacular journey takes you 1½ hours southwest from Shearwater’s Denny Island to just north of Hakai Provincial Park.

Venture to the inhabited islands of the North Pacific Central Coast in the footsteps of great explorers. Enjoy ashore, 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 ashore for dinner.

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Lighthouses & Remote Beaches

This relaxing and rejuvenating day trip ecotour embarks leisurely cruising along quaint islands and a picnic lunch ashore followed with light hiking, encounter historical lighthouses await adventurers who opt to take in .

Departing at 9 a.m., this voyage leisurely journey takes a 1½ hour north to McInnis Island. Encounter along the way a surprising number of bald eagles and killer whales which frequent this passage.

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Itinerary & Pricing

Customize your ecotour package. Have you a special request or interest not found on pages? Shearwater Resort and Marina can create you an exclusive itinerary packed with insider access at the perfect location for everything outdoors and ecotour oriented just as you imagined.

Our one-of-a-kind expeditions, unforgettable blend of scenic beauty, and authentic encounters are the hallmark of Shearwater’s style. We have a wide range of local experts experienced to help make your custom ecotour dream become a reality.

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