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    Great Bear Rainforest

    Stories, news & views from the realm of the whales.

    Falling in love on the water

    March 26th, 2021

    You never know what you might find on a Spirit of the West tour…it could be love! This is Paul and Lori’s story of meeting on our Nuchatlitz Expedition, falling in love, and celebrating their honeymoon on our Great Bear Rainforest tour. Her Story I was living in Vancouver. I had done a couple of overnight kayaking trips and was…

    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…

    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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