Tweedsmuir Park Lodge is a classic former hunting lodge that today accommodates those seeking a more eco-friendly adventure.
This historic lodge, set on private land within the vast wilderness of one of BC's largest protected areas - Tweedsmuir Provincial Park - was originally built in 1929 as a hunting and fishing lodge. Rebuilt in the 1950s, it now caters for anyone seeking an eco-friendly adventure or relaxing bolt-hole from the pressures of modern life. Accommodation consists of ten chalets that can accommodate from two to four people, while the main lodge contains the public spaces for dining and socialising. The chalets are in a spacious setting with spectacular views.
The majestic Coastal Mountains rise from the valley floor, with the largest fjord system in the Americas lying to the west, and the high Chilcotin Plateau to the east, creating a spectacular bio-diverse wilderness that is home to the totemic wildlife of the Great Bear Rainforest. Bears and other wildlife are regularly seen in the grounds, and the lodge organises drift trips down the McKenzie River - perfect for close-up photography of bears feeding.
The Bear Essentials
Focus on seeing British Columbia’s largest carnivore - the brown or grizzly bear. Fly by floatplane to your wilderness lodge of choice, and enjoy daily bear watching trips, either by boat, kayak or from hides, affording some remarkably close up encounters and an unforgettable experience.
- When to go: May to Oct
- Duration inc. flights: 8 days
- Price inc. flights: From £4,345 pp
- Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea