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8080 Mackenzie Highway, Hagensborg, British Columbia V0T 1H0 Canada
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Allow us to make our ecologically responsible Chalet your private wilderness retreat. Enjoy an exclusive stay and celebrate the reign of the grizzly bear as monarch over our Valley home. Experience the awe and humility of true coexistence in some of the most spectacular wildness found on earth. Situated in the heart of Tweedsmuir Provincial Park, the Great Bear Chalet provides a wilderness home for the days you choose to be here with us. Your stay here at the Chalet is all-inclusive - accommodation, meals , Guided walks/eco-rafting river drifts (fully accredited), private suite/bath (2 suites only), transport, Airport shuttle (if required), etc., is included in our rate of $700 CAN per person, per night (plus 5% GST). Come live in 'green' elegance along the riverbank in the Bella Coola Valley - gateway to the Great Bear Rainforest. Re-wild your Spirit; make unforgettable memories; thrive in this living Eden - "Be at home in a grizzly kingdom."
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Go to the Great Bear Chalet for a full bear experience. If you just want a nice hotel, or you just want a photo of a bear, go somewhere else. But if you want to share the life of a kind and caring man who knows and respects bears go to the Great Bear Chalet. It is more than a holiday tour. Jeff is generous with his time, his knowledge, and his warm personality. The last is particularly welcome because his house can get darn cold. Our fault because we opted not to light a fire that would scare off the bears. We did see a lot of bears with Jeff in just two days.
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We had a lovely time trekking through the coastal rainforest with Jeff, getting educated about the local wildlife and flora. We were hoping to encounter some bears but we knew we were visiting at the wrong time and even though Jeff took us to areas that are frequented by bears we unfortunately did not see any. We are looking forward to a return visit at a more auspicious time.
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While staying at the Great Bear Chalet, the owner provided us with an unforgettable bear viewing river drift down the Atnarko River in the Bella Coola Valley. He was very knowledgeable, friendly and professional. Our drift boat slowly passed several grizzly bears as they fished for salmon in the river. It was truly an amazing experience. The owner, Jefferson, provided local lore, snacks and lifejackets. The lodge itself had everything we'd hope for. Comfortable, clean & well worth it. We were very fortunate one evening to view a mother grizzly with cubs while enjoying dinner. I hope to stay there again next time we're in the area.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Great Bear Chalet
Which popular attractions are close to Great Bear Chalet?
Nearby attractions include Copper Sun Gallery & Journeys (0.2 miles), Petroglyph Galley (0.2 miles), and Entwork Gallery (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Great Bear Chalet?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and kids activities.
Is parking available at Great Bear Chalet?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Does Great Bear Chalet have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Great Bear Chalet offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.