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Klemtu, Kitimat-Stikine District, British Columbia, Canada
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Spirit Bear Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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arizona, british columbia
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23 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our trip was really worth the money, even though we saw only several black bears fishing, no grizzlies or spirit bears. But we immersed ourselves in the coastal rainforest environment with its quiet, mossy old growth forests, copious salmon runs, seals and special birds. The pristine fjord-like inlets and lush green streams provided stunning photo-ops. The bears we saw were... More

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spiritbearlodge, General Manager at Spirit Bear Lodge, responded to this review

elderlyones Thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback. We will be making some significant changes to our program in Shearwater in 2015 to strengthen that aspect to our program as a result of valuable feedback from guests. And thank you for highlighting the community owned nature of our business. Spirit Bear Lodge is 100% owned and... More

Hants England
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41 hotel reviews
297 helpful votes 297 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The team were just excellent they all go the extra mile for you so you have every chance of seeing bears. There is nothing more I can say that others have not said. Just go there and have a great time. I am considering flying back to Canada to return in 2015 it was that good. I cannot fault this... More

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spiritbearlodge, General Manager at Spirit Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Resovoir thanks for your feedback..we look forward to a return visit! More

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This Spring after a hectic winter I needed a break and my wife suggested I call Tim for a return trip to Spirit Bear Lodge. Not knowing what to expect in the spring, all I can say it exceeded my expectations. The first day in Shearwater was excellent with a organized tour of the Bella Bella town site and great... More

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spiritbearlodge, General Manager at Spirit Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Kyle B Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback. Our 2014 field season was the first time we began offering trips in June. Prior to that we had only begun operations August 1st. We opened 2 months earlier this year on the basis of feedback from the research crew at the Spirit Bear Research Foundation. They have... More

San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

An amazing and unforgettable adventure. That is how I would sum up the four days and five nights three friends (USA) and myself (Spain) spent at the Spirit Bear lodge in the Great Bear Rainforest. The Great Bear Rainforest is a treasure of an incalculable beauty. You have to be there to understand that this trip it is not only... More

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spiritbearlodge, General Manager at Spirit Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review Olatz_A_M! More

Huntsville, Alabama
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

I have traveled many places to see black bears, brown bears ( grizzlies), and polar bears. But still on my "bucket list" was the elusive Spirit Bear! In September of this year, I had the opportunity to visit the Spirit Bear Lodge and see one of the rarest animals in the wild - the Spirit Bear! This trip, which I... More

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spiritbearlodge, General Manager at Spirit Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review tcfortney! More

Bellegarde, France
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Everything is combined to make a stay at the Spirit Bear Lodge a wonderful experience. The lodge is extremely comfortable, spotless and the food delicious. The whole staff (skippers, guides, hotel staff) are welcoming, efficient and caring to make guests feel at home and part of the community. As far as the bear watching tour is concerned we appreciated the... More

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spiritbearlodge, General Manager at Spirit Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! More

Ely, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

When we began to discover the truth about black bears several years ago we learned about a “magical” land where the rare “white” black bear lived and very much wanted to visit this place. This year (2013) was our year to visit Klemtu, BC and the Spirit Bear Lodge. We went with the knowledge that we may not get to... More

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spiritbearlodge, General Manager at Spirit Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review RhondaHennis! More

Bellegarde, France
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

My very first stay in Canada happened to be back in March, 1979, and it was in Vancouver. It was love at first sight ! At local bookstores, you could find a magazine called « Super Natural B.C. Just a glance at it, and one would love B.C. for its natural beauty for ever. Then, I explored more about Canada,... More

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spiritbearlodge, General Manager at Spirit Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review Jean Philippe! More

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

I just wanted to send a note thanking the Staff of Spirit Bear and the people of Klemtu for an amazing adventure. From the moment you arrive at the Lodge until the time you leave the staff and the local community treat you like family. I have had the opportunity to travel and photograph Bears in Yellowstone, Churchill Bay, Waterton... More

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spiritbearlodge, General Manager at Spirit Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review Kyle B! More

Kailua Kona, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

The Coastal Rain Forest of B.C. is absolutely stunning, but do expect to be wet and in rain gear for your trip. In being there for a week, we saw sunshine only on the morning we departed. As for the Spirit Bear, when I initially contacted the management about sightings, I was told they had seen Spirit Bear for the... More

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spiritbearlodge, General Manager at Spirit Bear Lodge, responded to this review

Judydeco, we deeply regret that your experience didn’t match your expectations. We’ve been proudly operating lodge based bear viewing since 2007 and operating tours in our traditional territory since 1996. We have no desire to be anything but candid and transparent with any potential guests about our programs in the Great Bear Rainforest. You’ve been quite detailed in your critique... More

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Address: Klemtu, Kitimat-Stikine District, British Columbia, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Kitimat-Stikine District > Klemtu
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Spirit Bear Lodge Klemtu, Canada - British Columbia

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