8-day Great Bear Rainforest Expedition. Famed for unspoiled landscapes and unique wildlife communities, the Great Bear and the Hakai Conservancy is a paddler's dream. Paddle with Spirit of the West Adventures and water taxi into the Hakai Conservancy and spend 8 unforgettable days journeying north among islands and beaches. Begins and ends in the Central Coast community of Bella Bella. The remote wild of the infamous Great Bear Rainforest draws determined paddlers from around the world. On this trip, you travel to this hard-to-reach area for kayaking and exploring the spectacular fringe of west coast wilderness on the central coast of British Columbia. The trip of a lifetime for many, you may see whales and sea otters. Deserted beaches, ocean swell, and untraveled campsites are waiting for you. On this tour you can expect a combination of exposed open coastline and more protected inner passageways. You will generally paddle several hours each day. Swell, wind & open water crossings are common. Come adventure with Spirit of the West Adventures!
Spirit of the West Adventures Ltd. reserves the right to cancel any trip prior to departure for any reason whatsoever, including insufficient bookings, safety threats including natural disasters, political instability, terrorism or logistical problems that may impede trip operations. See website for full terms & conditions.
Guides have extensive training and experience (paddling skills, rescue and first aid) and are experts at helping you to experience the ocean, wilderness and the natural & cultural history of the area. High-quality kayaks and top-of-the-line paddling and camping equipment are provided.
Fiberglass single and double kayaks (Seaward, Atlantis, Current Design), Werner paddles Kokatat paddling/rain jackets & pants, top-of-the-line paddling/safety gear, top-equipped first aid kits.
- Departure Months: July, August
- Trip Duration: Extended Trip
- Sport/Activity: Kayaking
- Skill Level: Intermediate, Advanced
- Water Type: Open Water/Ocean
- Services Available: Guided, Route Planning, Meals
- Skill Level: Yes