Bella Coola Explorer

Drift amidst lush rainforest and towering glacial peaks

Bella Coola Explorer

Trek through the Great Bear Rainforest!

Bella Coola Explorer

Climb to new heights on our mountain Via Ferrata course

Bella Coola Explorer

Experience First Nations Culture with Nuxalk guides

Bella Coola Explorer

Take a stroll through ancient cedar groves

Bella Coola Explorer

Walk Amongst Gigantic Prehistoric Glaciers



Maximum 6 guests per guide

Time of year

June 28 - August 14, 2024


3, 4, or 5 night all-inclusive packages

Minimum Age

All ages

Minimum Fitness Level Easy - Light walking with a few climbs that are more challenging than a flight of stairs. Easy does it, however, if you have mobility issues, this activity, or all our packages, may not be appropriate for you (call us to discuss).

To take part, you should be able to;
- Walk over uneven ground for several hundred metres for up to 3 hours
- Be able to step into a drift boat (3 feet high) on uneven ground

Package Description

Explore the Great Bear Rainforest via Scenic River Drifts, Interpretive Nature Walks, Assisted Climbing Adventures, and visits to First Nations’ sites.

In these all-inclusive packages, expert guides take guests on an immersive wilderness experience into the stunning and diverse landscapes of the region; from the mighty fjords along the Pacific Ocean, through the lush Bella Coola Valley, then up to the Chilcotin Plateau!

Package Inclusions

  • Meet and greet at the Bella Coola Airport or BC Ferries Terminal
  • Small group transfers to and from Tweedsmuir Park Lodge at the start and end of your stay
  • Your own private timber-frame chalet or open-concept suite
  • Three gourmet meals per day, plus savoury and sweet snack available anytime
  • A selection of top wines predominantly from British Columbia, craft beer from local breweries, and award-winning spirits
  • Two half-day or one full-day guided activities on each full day of your stay
  • The service of professionally trained and certified wilderness and wildlife guides
  • Binoculars, radios, rain jackets and pants, umbrellas, climbing harnesses, mountain bikes, helmets, and lifejackets
  • Private wildlife viewing platform, hot tub, cedar sauna, fitness centre, yoga studio, dining room, lounge, outdoor patio, fire pit, and retail shop
  • A full-service bar, billiards table, dart board, foosball table, poker table, satellite television, stone fireplace, well-stocked library, and board games

*Please note that packages do not include the cost of travel to and from Bella Coola, alcohol, custom trip enhancements, or gratuities.

Optional Trip Enhancements

  • River Fishing (included as an option in Private packages)
  • Helicopter Sightseeing
  • Helicopter Hiking


2024 Summer Rates

Bella Coola Explorer packages are available from June 28 to August 14, 2024.

Guests have the option of choosing a Small Group package or upgrading to a Private package.

Here are the differences; 

Small Group = Social + Value

Small Group packages offer the knowledge and expertise of experienced guides to guests travelling in groups of 1 to 6. Itineraries are set and there will be a maximum of 6 guests per guide. Activity substitutions are possible based on availability and are subject to an upgrade fee.

Private = Flexibility + Exclusivity

Whether you’re looking for adventure or prefer to leisurely explore, Private packages allow you to tailor your itinerary to suit your interests, your preferred pace, and your physical ability level. Scenic River Drifts features a solid bottom McKenzie Drift Boat with plenty of space for avid photographers.

Travelling with children? Small Group packages are suitable for groups with guests 12 and older. If you have children 11 years or younger, you will need to book the Private package. If your family is 5 or more people, please contact us for special group rates.


  • 3 Night Bella Coola Explorer

    2 full days of guided activities.

    $3135 per Adult (19+) $1575 per Youth (12-18)

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  • 4 Night Bella Coola Explorer

    3 full days of guided activities.

    $4180 per Adult (19+) $2100 per Youth (12-18)

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  • 5 Night Bella Coola Explorer

    4 full days of guided activities.

    $5225 per Adult (19+) $2625 per Youth (12-18)

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All rates are before tax in Canadian dollars and are subject to a 5% goods and services tax, a 2% sustainability surcharge, and an $11 per night municipal regional district tax.

Want to learn more?

Speak with one of our trip planners today! Call +1 604 905 4994 or click the link below to submit an inquiry.

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