Tweedsmuir Park Lodge Explorer Package - 6 Nights 6 nights

Tweedsmuir Park Lodge Explorer Package - 6 Nights

Experience the West Coast in ways you’ve never felt before on this 6-night self-drive vacation. Travel across the northern communities of Vancouver Island, and sail across glacial fjords on your way into the heart of The Great Bear Rainforest.


Find yourself on an adventure of a lifetime exploring provincial parks, jumping across alpine lakes, river-drifting in Bella Coola and stare in amazement as you watch grizzly bears hunt for salmon on a guided tour through the Great Bear Rainforest.

Top 5 things to do

  • Go grizzly bear watching in the Great Bear Rainforest
  • Learn about the region's First Nations culture by visiting ancient stone carvings and the local totem poles
  • Explore the Great Bear Rainforest, including a visit to a waterfall
  • Walk the rugged Tote Road exploring old homesteads and trappers' cabins
  • Go fishing at the scenic Atnarko River

Additional Activities can be added to your package during the booking process

Day 1

Day 1 - Vancouver to Courtenay

Ferry: West Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay) to Nanaimo (Departure Bay)

Staying at: Bayview Hotel Group Ltd
220 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay, BC, Canada, V9N 2L4

Travel across the Strait of Georgia and enjoy the scenic coastal drive to Courtenay. Enjoy the seaside community with try one of their many field-to-table restaurants and breweries.

Day 2

Day 2 - Courtenay to Port Hardy

Staying at: Quarterdeck Inn & Marina Resort
6555 Hardy Bay Road, Port Hardy, BC, V0N 2P0

Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast at your hotel before continuing your journey up north to the relaxed fishing community of Port Hardy. Soak in the panoramic views and make stops along the way into communities like Campbell River and Port McNeill.

Day 3

Day 3 - Central Coast Sailing to Bella Coola

Staying at: Tweedsmuir Park Lodge
7001 Corbould Drive, Bella Coola, BC, Canada, V0T 1C0

Sail across the coastline from Port Hardy to Bella Coola and keep an eye out for orcas, otters, seals, eagles and other wildlife along the way. Enjoy a scenic drive along the banks of the Bella Coola River until you reach Tweedsmuir Park Lodge.

Day 4

Day 4 - Tweedsmuir Park

Staying at: Tweedsmuir Park Lodge
7001 Corbould Drive, Bella Coola, BC, Canada, V0T 1C0

Hop on a scenic river-drifting adventure and find yourself in a wilderness adventure. Afterwards, wander through the Great Bear Rainforest with a guided tour and keep your eyes peeled for wildlife.

Day 5

Day 5 - Tweedsmuir Park to Williams Lake

Staying at: Coast Fraser Inn
285 Donald Rd, Williams Lake, BC, Canada, V2G 4K4

Enjoy breakfast at your lodge before continue your journey to Williams Lake. Plan out a few fun stops along the way, and stretch your legs by walking along the shore of the many Alpine lakes in Tweedsmuir Park.

Day 6

Day 6 - Williams Lake to Whistler

Staying at: Aava Whistler Hotel
4005 Whistler Way, Whistler, BC, Canada, V0N 1B4

You’ll want an early start to the day to take full advantage of your time in Whistler. Rejuvenate in the Scandinave Spa, shop in the village, enjoy a day on the mountain, or relax at Lost Lake.

Day 7

Day 7 - Whistler to Vancouver

If time permits, take the short walk to Brandywine Falls on your way back to Metro Vancouver. On your drive home, enjoy the scenic views on the Sea to Sky Highway.

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Day 1 - Vancouver to Courtenay


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Directions Disclaimer

These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route.

The directions displayed are directly via Google Maps and are subject to Google Maps Terms and Conditions. 


Please note, this package's Cancellation and Changes to Services policy varies from BC Ferries Vacations' Terms and Conditions. Cancellations within 90 days of departure are 100% non-refundable.


The Tweedsmuir Park Lodge Explorer Package is a seasonal package available from June to August, 2020. 


Families with children 11 and under need to book a Private package.  Please call to inquire


Please note that smoking is not permitted inside any of the buildings or on the tours


All guests will be required to sign a Release of Liability (Waiver of Claims, Assumption of Risks and Indemnity Agreement) upon arriving at the Lodge.


While staying at Tweedsmuir Park Lodge this package includes:

  • All Meals: Hot & continental breakfast served daily between 7:30-8:30 am, lunch in the Lodge or a packed lunch to take out in the field, 3 course dinner served daily at 7:00 pm, plus afternoon snacks and unlimited soda, coffee and tea.
  • Entrance fees to parks.
  • Use of all sporting equipment, including mountain bikes

Today's price from $2754 CAD

+ $12.93 GST. Per person based on double occupancy. Includes ferry & accommodation. Surcharges may apply.

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Package includes

  • Accommodation 6 nights’ hotel in 5 destinations; including 2 nights at the Tweedsmuir Park Lodge
  • Ferry One way on BC Ferries from Metro Vancouver to Vancouver Island, and from Port Hardy to Bella Coola (reservation included on Central Coast sailing) for two adults and one car
  • Includes An F&B Option All meals included during stay at Tweedsmuir Park Lodge
  • Adventure Use of all sporting equipment, including mountain bikes during stay at Tweedsmuir Park Lodge
  • Sightseeing Guided activities on every full day at Tweedsmuir Park Lodge - activities can include Nature walks, scenic river drifts, First Nations Culture, etc.

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