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Spirit Bear Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
540 Kitasoo Road | General Delivery, Klemtu, Kitimat-Stikine District, British Columbia V0T 1L0, Canada
Spirit Bear Lodge

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Meshoppen
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We wanted to see the spirit bear and decided to go to Spirit Bear Lodge. It was just an awesome experience. It was so much more than I had ever imagined! Getting to the lodge by air and water taxi was such a grand experience, the staff and guides were excellent, friendly, gracious and wanted to make us comfortable, all... More 

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brockville
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I decided to go solo and discovered this magical place. From the moment you step off the boat you feel welcome. Tim met us with some coffee and snacks and off we went to explore. I was lucky enough to experience a spirit bear and her cub from a distance of 10 feet, something I will never forget! There was... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

we stayed the five night option and were so lucky to see the spirit bears on two occasions. We saw grizzlies and humpback whales on other excursions, walking the 'wolf trail' one day and kayaking on our last day. The main attraction was to see the elusive spirit bears. We certainly did that. Tim has made this an excellent place... More 

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

Jack1488 thanks so much for your review! More 

Santa Cruz, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at the Spirit bear Lodge for seven nights. We loved every second of it! The rooms are great, the food is delicious, the service is excellent and the people running the lodge are friendly, competent, experienced, knowledgeable, and professional. I felt like I was "home" the whole time I was there. The daily excursions are fantastic. We were... More 

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

begoniaqueen, thanks so much for taking the time to review your trip to Spirit Bear Lodge. We're so pleased you chose to celebrate your 60th with us! More 

Birmingham
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights. Staff were brilliant and we had multiple close encounters with bears and humpback whales. The stay in shearwater was nice but not the point of the trip. Also if you don't like noise ask for a room on the top floor (there are no carpets, so the ground floor hear lots of stamping around)

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Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience at Spirit Bear Lodge! More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We took their 5 day package and were delighted with the trip. I went from never havong seen a wild Grizzly Bear to having seen 6 the first day! Just abour everythiing I thought I knew about them proved wrong! Submissive behaviour is decidedly contraindicated. I never dreamed, for instance, that the proper way to deal with a mother with... More 

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

Tom S thanks very much for your feedback. You definitely struck gold with the Spirit Bear sightings. Typically about 50% of our guests will see a Spirit Bear. For reasons we are still trying to determine, 2014 was exceptional for us in terms of our Spirit Bear viewing success. Our success rate in 2014 was closer to 85%. No doubt... More 

Hatfield Heath, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We were advised to book a minimum 5 night package in order to be rewarded with seeing the spirit bear so we booked SBL6. Fantastically organised, on a personal daily basis, to give the greatest opportunity of seeing the bears - we had close (very close),encounters with a spirit bear, a black bear & a grizzly (as well as seeing... More 

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

Thanks for your feedback Elaine W! More 

Perth, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We wanted something special for our 26th wedding anniversary and we got it. We embarked on our trip to SBL having decided that if we were fortunate to see an elusive spirit bear it would be an added bonus. We wanted to really experience the rain forest, the animals and the culture of the Kitasoo/Xaixais people. We were at SBL... More 

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

Thanks David and Selena! We appreciate your feedback. More 

Lake Cathie, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Our visit to the Spirit Bear Lodge was a fantastic experience. The day we arrived at the Lodge we were standing on the front deck about to start our first bear-viewing excursion, and watched a humpback whale swim through the channel 50 metres from us. What a great start. Each day that we were at the Lodge a full day... More 

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Thank you for your review HappyWanderer064! More 

Oakville, California
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

A trip to Spirit Bear Lodge is a must. Located in the spectacular Great Bear Rainforest, this is an unforgettable experiene to see wildlife but also to experience the majesty of this unique corner of the world. The guides were fantastic - knowledgeable, patient and fun, they went out of their way to ensure a good time was had by... More 

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PatriciaL6L: Thank you for your feedback! More 

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