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Bella Coola Valley Visitor Information Booth

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The Great Bear Rainforest

Stayed in the valley for a week. Stunning scenery. Saw Deer, Grizzly Bears and cubs, Black Bears... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2017
Jeff B
Surrey, Canada
So beautiful, so many things to do

Absolutely LOVE the Bella Coola Valley. We try to visit whenever we get a chance, see something new... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2017
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Our Visitor Information Booth is located in scenic downtown Bella Coola, Gateway to the Great Bear Rainforest. We have a full staff to help answer any questions. Our Visitor Information is open from June 15th through the month of September. We are...more
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442 MacKenzie St | Cooper Sun Art Gallery, Bella Coola, British Columbia V0T 1C0, Canada
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Reviewed September 11, 2017

Stayed in the valley for a week. Stunning scenery. Saw Deer, Grizzly Bears and cubs, Black Bears, Ravens, Spawning Salmon, Hawks. Met some great locals and Native Nuxalt Tribe members who help run the Grizzly Bear viewing platform.Tweedsmuir Provincial Park and the Bella Coola Valley...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 11, 2017

Absolutely LOVE the Bella Coola Valley. We try to visit whenever we get a chance, see something new each time and always discover new trails and amazing viewpoints. One of the BEST hiking trails I've ever seen is the M Gurr trail - to the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 5, 2016

An amazing location, beautiful. The locals are really warm and friendly, so much to see and do. Definitely see the Bears up close and personal at Atnarko River, also the Odegaard falls and definitely the amazing Petroglyph tour. Loads more to do but we ran...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Well we saw the grizzled and now we are enjoying the valley. Worth the trip down the hill for! If you need to ask you haven't done the hill yet 😲

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Sarah S
Reviewed August 30, 2016

Great hiking, boating, fishing, wildlife, friendly locals. The one hour flight from Vancouver provided incredible views of the Coast Mountains.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Having visited this amazing place several times it truly is a gem. The coastal mountains are awesome and pretty much line the valley from when you first start off headed down through the Heckman Pass. On our last trip to Bella Coola we saw a...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We got the BC ferry from Port Hardy on Vancouver island to Bella Coola changing ferries at Bella Bella. The trip to Bella Coola is so beautiful. We saw dolphins and humpback whales on the way. The Bella Coola valley is quiet and peaceful. Take...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed June 19, 2016

It rained every day while i was there. But there is so much to see. A walk along the water's edge was spectacular. Moss grew like thick fur everywhere. Eagles and hawks flew overhead ... There's an old cannery building about a 15 minute drive...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed June 15, 2016

We spent a few days in and around Bella Coola nad Tweedsmuir Provincial Park and it was amazing. Lots of walking to do amongst increadible surroundings, with wildlife everywhere - we saw black bears, bald eagles, deer and even a feeding humpaback! Well worth the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed January 16, 2016

Spent a week in the valley in late fall spotting grizzlies, bald eagles and other wildlife. Fantastic place to unwind and get upclose to nature and Nuxalk culture

Date of experience: September 2015
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January 18, 2018|
Response from Jeff B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Music, I did a review for suntree cottages in Hagensborg. It is about 30 minutes from the bear viewing platform in the park for free..We went in mid September and that is when the bears are there for the salmon.We went... More
August 16, 2016|
Response from carstom | Property representative |
Hello, BC Ferries new vessel wasn't ready for 2017, but the direct, daytime sailing are ready now and it's much faster than in the past. Don't miss this incredibly scenic trip.