Bella Coola Grizzly Tours. Guided Grizzly Bear Watching Tours & Wilderness Adventures in the Bella Coola Valley, BC, Canada

BC's Chilcotin Coast Experience

Looking for a complete vacation in the Chilcotin-Coast? The Chilcotin Coast Experience is three unique resorts, set in three diverse landscapes, and terrific wilderness experiences. All at an affordable price. Let us help you plan your vacation in the amazing Chilcotin-Coast!

Sometimes called The Last Frontier for its unique beauty and diverse ecosystems, the Chilcotin-Coast region is one of the most dramatic expanses of wilderness to be found anywhere in North America. Comprised of the Great Bear Rainforest and the Chilcotin Ark - two of the most spectacular and unspoiled wilderness areas of their kind - the 456 kilometers of Highway 20 provide easy access to this prime vacation area.

Bella Coola Grizzly Tours is proud to be part of this association of fine resorts. See the Chilcotin Coast Experience website for more information and how to reserve your vacation. Below are some highlights!

Bella Coola ValleyBella Coola Valley and the Great Bear Rainforest

This is the home of Bella Coola Grizzly Tours. Hwy #20 is the picturesque drive that connects the coastal community of Bella Coola and the central Cariboo community of Williams Lake. From the Chilcotin Plateau, drop down 5,000 feet, to the floor of the Bella Coola Valley! This is the centre of the area now known as the Great Bear Rainforest. Explore this incredible region with a tour from Bella Coola Grizzly Tours. Your host Leonard Ellis offers modern cabin accommodation and terrific day tours that will make your visit to the Bella Coola Valley a memorable experience.


Bella Coola Grizzly Tours Coastal ToursTake a day trip up some of the longest glacial fjords in the world onboard the 42-foot MV Nekhani. This voyage through the middle of the Great Bear Rainforest will visit wilderness hot springs and First Nations pictographs, search out some of the abundant wildlife, with a delicious seafood lunch!

The spectacular scenery of the Discovery Coast is worth the trip all by itself. Leonard has been guiding people on these waters for over 30 years, and is a knowledgeable and charming host.

Or choose a land tour by bus to view magnificent scenery, ancient petroglyphs, the giant red cedars of the rainforest, and perhaps wildlife like grizzly bears and eagles.

Make Bella Coola Grizzly Tours part of your Chilcotin Coast Experience and let Leonard show you the best of the Bella Coola Valley.

Eagle's Nest Resort, Crystal RoomThe West Chilcotin

Eagle's Nest Resort is located on a tranquil 10-acre property, only one kilometre off Highway 20 in the West Chilcotin, with the natural beauty of Anahim Lake on three sides and scenic mountain ranges rising beyond, Eagle's Nest Resort truly offers beauty and comfort in the wilderness.

Choose an elegant suite or cozy log cabin, enjoy delightful meals in our spectacular lakeside dining room, experience breathtaking views, exceptional hiking and bird watching, and the natural splendor of the area.

Here are some things to do that will ensure that you get the most out of this spectacular wilderness area:

  • Pelicans in MarshHike the beautiful Rainbow Range Trail in historic Tweedsmuir Park
  • Walk along the edge of an ancient volcanic canyon at The Precipice
  • Take a spectacular floatplane tour to Hunlen Falls, the Monarch Icefields, and the Rainbow Mountains
  • Explore Anahim Lake by canoe from the resort to see pelicans, beaver lodges, and much more.
  • Watch the birds!  Eagle's Nest is located on a major migration route, and many birdwatchers have called it the highlight of their bird watching tour.

Or you can just relax in the Guest Garden with a drink.

To make Eagle's Nest Resort part of your vacation, see Chilcotin Coast Experience.

Historic Chilcotin LodgeThe Chilcotin Grasslands

The eastern part of the Chilcotin Plateau is famous for its grasslands, deep canyons, sand dunes, and Bighorn Sheep. Enjoy this part of the amazing Chilcotin-Coast while staying at the Historic Chilcotin Lodge.

Your hosts Ria and Hennie will welcome you to this charming and unique frontier hotel -  with comfortable rooms and delicious meals.

The Chilcotin Lodge is located just 1/2 hour outside of Williams Lake along Highway 20 - the perfect spot to begin or end your Chilcotin-Coast holiday!

Chilcotin RiverNow you have easy access to Farwell Canyon, with its desert-like atmosphere of sand dunes and hoodoos, with the beautiful Chilcotin River carving a path through the middle of it. Or wander through beautiful Junction Sheep Range Park, a sculpted landscape of grasslands and deeply eroded gullies at the junction of the Fraser and Chilclotin Rivers, home to a significant herd of wild California Bighorn Sheep.

See more about Chilcotin Lodge at Chilcotin Coast Experience.

There is so much to enjoy in the spectacular Chilcotin-Coast! See it all with the Chilcotin Coast Experience.

Bella Coola Grizzly Tours Inc.
P.O. Box 336,
1953 Mackenzie Highway 20
Bella Coola, British Columbia
Canada, V0T 1C0

Phone: (250)-982-0098
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