Spirit Bear Lodge

Location: British Columbia | Canada

Spirit Bear Lodge is owned and managed by the Kitasoo/Xaixais First Nation, and is one of the best ecotourism and cultural experiences in Canada. Here is a chance to explore the vast Great Bear Rainforest in style, while learning about and preserving local ecosystems and cultural traditions.
Perfect forThose who want to immerse themselves in the wildlife, natural beauty and traditional culture of a unique part of the world.
In the knowSpirit Bears are considered by scientists to be a genetic variation of the black bears that can be seen throughout British Columbia. They are the world’s only white-coloured black bears and can only be seen on the Pacific Coast.

Recommended for...

  • Eco-tourism
  • Cultural Immersion
  • Hideaway
  • Lodge

Hotel Overview


The remote coastal village of Klemtu, British Columbia.

Rooms at Spirit Bear Lodge

The accommodation takes inspiration from the traditional long houses originally built by West Coast First Nations, and the rich cultural heritage of the area can be seen throughout the lodge. King sized beds and luxurious bathrooms overlook the ocean and rainforests.

Food and Facilities

Dine at the long wooden tables in the Great Room, surrounded by Tsimshian art and overlooking the Pacific Ocean. After a day of exploring, relax in the Great Room by the oceanview windows and see if you can spot orca whales and dolphins.

Activities at Spirit Bear Lodge

The lodge’s numerous multi-day tour packages are ideal for exploring the Great Bear Rainforest, the largest intact temperate rainforest in the world and home to the rare Spirit Bear. Join local Kitasoo guides on a bear hunt and learn more about the fascinating culture and wildlife of the area. The Big House in Klemtu is home to First Nation cultural gatherings, songs and dances.

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