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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Had a 3 night stay and we never stopped seeing or talking about Grizzlie Bears the whole time we were there. Saw about 50 in total including a mother and 2 cubs. The lodge was very comfortable with an excellent bed and bathroom, the food...More

Thank Iain C
Response from GreatBearLodge, Owner at Great Bear LodgeResponded 11 October 2017

Thanks so much for your review, Iain. It is so great to hear that you had a fabulous stay at the lodge. We agree - the Gruman Goose is an amazing floatplane! It is so fun to fly in them, or the DeHavilland Beavers. And...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We did a fair bit of research before deciding to book with Great Bear Lodge. We chose to stay during the start of Autumn, or Fall, which is also the most expensive time of year of the lodge. We were part of a group of...More

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Response from GreatBearLodge, Owner at Great Bear LodgeResponded 8 October 2017

Thank you so much for your comprehensive review. It was lovely to hear that you would recommend the lodge without hesitation. We all love what we do out here so much, and we are very thankful to our guests for wanting to visit because that...More

Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Starting from Port Hardy our visit begins with a 30 minute seaplane ride to the lodge , floating on an inlet in the Great Bear Rainforest in northern BC. Weight limits on the seaplane meant most of our luggage was stored securely at the seaplane...More

Thank Tony C
Response from GreatBearLodge, Owner at Great Bear LodgeResponded 5 September 2017

You hit the nail on the head, Tony, in that we are all really enthusiastic about being out here. It's such an amazing place! We're really glad that you enjoyed it too. It's great that you mentioned that your excess luggage was stored at the...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017

My wife & I were here from Aug. 20th to 23rd. The salmon are just starting to head up the river. We got close & personal with our 1st grizzly on the first afternoon safari. We felt very safe with our guide. Over the next...More

Thank Glenn O
Response from GreatBearLodge, Owner at Great Bear LodgeResponded 27 August 2017

Thank you for your review, Glenn. I am so glad to hear that you felt that everything was top of the line during your stay at the lodge. The photo that you posted is amazing! It was so great that you were able to get...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Best Birthday Present Ever! Everything was Amazing! The plane ride, the hotel, the food, the staff, the viewing, the wildlife, the EVERYING! The friendly, professional, and enthusiastic staff are the greeting committee and our stay just got better and better. This trip was pricey for...More

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Response from GreatBearLodge, Owner at Great Bear LodgeResponded 27 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review. What a great birthday present! You absolutely deserved to be pampered. We are very thankful that you drove 1600 miles to get here, and are really touched that this was your finest vacation experience ever. We can't wait...More

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ianphillips2018
6 January 2018|
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Response from GSimps0n | Reviewed this property |
I went to Great Bear Lodge in August. Grizzly Bear trips to hides etc every morning and evening. Grizzly Bears were seen every day catching and feeding on Chum Salmon. One Grizzly passed so close to us nobody could focus... More
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357Mark6969
3 June 2017|
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Hi Mark, Thanks so much for your enquiry about rates. I must apologize for the late response, I neglected to check our TripAdvisor enqueries. All of our tours are three nights in length and depart on specific dates... More
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kerryshmerry
9 February 2017|
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Hi, Thanks so much for your enquiry about our autumn tours. I must apologize for the late response, I neglected to check our TripAdvisor enquiries. As everyone else has suggested who answered your question, it is... More
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"A room facing the inlet would be preferable and late August is a good time to travel."
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"I think most rooms overlook the pristine lake in front of the lodge. The forested hillsides are mainly at the..."
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"Ask for a room facing the inlet"
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"We looked out over the estuary but all rooms looked excellent."
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