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News, views & stories from the realm of the whales.

The Great Bear Rainforest: A Swell Place

October 20th, 2018

Nothing makes a Spirit of the West kayak guide get all mystical like the Great Bear Rainforest. Ask any of our guides about the Great Bear Rainforest Expedition and they’ll get a far-off look in their eyes, breathe deeply, and say something akin to “ah, yes, the Great Bear.” To a kayak guide, our most northerly expedition (in the Central…

Best Glamping & Whale Watching – New for 2017

December 22nd, 2016

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, Spirit of the West Adventures is pleased to announce the addition of a new glamping experience to our roster of wilderness kayaking adventures. Imagine beautiful big white tents set against the backdrop of towering fir trees and the blues and greens of the ocean lapping at your doorstep.The sounds of silence, interrupted…

Paddling the Great Bear Rainforest

May 12th, 2016

Great Bear Rainforest kayaking

The Great Bear Rainforest is a remote region of temperate rainforest that stretches for more than 400km between Vancouver Island and Southeast Alaska, also known as the Central and North Coast. The Great Bear Rainforest is a land where the ocean, mountains, and forests are all intricately linked; with mist-shrouded valleys and rugged glacier-cut fjords, old-growth forests and rich salmon…

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