Desolation Sound Grizzly Bear Cruise Tour - 3 day / 2 night


Highlights:

Itinerary

Discover the Grizzly Bears of Toba Inlet featuring Homfray Lodge— Departs Fridays and returns Sunday perfect for a weekend wildlife getaway. Cruise from Lund Harbour to remote Homfray Lodge in Desolation Sound, BC. Tour on Saturday to view Grizzly Bears in remote Toba Inlet by local First Nation guides.
 
  • Search for whales, sealions eagles and porpoises on your Friday evening cruise 
  • Spectacular two night wilderness stay at exclusive Homfray Lodge only accessible by boat 
  • Exclusive Grizzly Bear Watching Tour into nearby Toba Inlet wilderness - max 12 guests
  • Watch the Grizzly Bears feeding on Salmon in their natural habit, from raised covered viewing stands
  • Kayak, SUPs and ocean swimming in warm waters that can reach up to 20 c (68 f) at Homfray Lodge
  • Cozy log lodge with lodge rooms or private log chalet 
  • Home style meals onboard the boat and at the lodge with complimentary house wine & beer  
  • Boutique Fishing Boat converted for exclusive Coastal Cruising – only 12 guests on each Grizzly Bear Tour

Day 1 Friday

Itinerary

Mid-Afternoon cruise departure from Lund Harbour for Desolation Sound and Homfray Lodge. Reception and Dinner onboard the Pacific Bear. Overnight Homfray Lodge

Day 2 Saturday

Itinerary

Grizzly Bears Viewing Platform Morning Grizzly Bear Viewing Tour to Toba Inlet. Enjoy Grizzly Bear Viewing along the Klite River with Klahoose First Nations Guides from raised viewing stands. The highlight of the tour will be the chance to view the grizzly bears feeding in the natural habitat along the river. Later this afternoon return to Homfray Lodge with time at leisure at the lodge. Overnight Homfray Lodge. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.

Day 3 Sunday

Itinerary

Early departure and breakfast at the Homfray Lodge. Return to Lund Harbour with arrival estimated arrival mid-day (Estimated arrival 12:30). Note: Ask about extending your trip for more bear viewing!

Cruise Tours Costs

2018 Season

Departure Dates

(Fridays)

August 24, 31

September 7, 14, 21, 28

October 5, 12 

Rates

$1,595 x 4 guests quad occupancy

Shared Chalet, at Homfray Lodge, with two bedrooms; each with one queen bed plus a loft with two queen beds, one bathroom and shared living area and deck

$1,795 per person double occupancy

Lodge Room, at Homfray Lodge with one bed and private bathroom

$1,945 per person double occupancy

One Bedroom Chalet with Loft, at Homfray Lodge, with one bedroom, private bathroom and living area and deck

 

All rates are per person based on double occupancy, unless noted. Rates are in Canadian Dollars and are subject to 5% GST. Single Supplement: $265

Departure Dates

Included

2 nights’ accommodation at Homfray Lodge
All meals from Dinner on Day 1 to Breakfast on Day 3 including complimentary wine and beer
Grizzly Bear Viewing Tour (morning tours, approximately 6 hours including 1-hour cruise to Toba Inlet) - max 12 guests per tour 
All transportation by boat to the bear viewing stands
Luggage transport and handling
 
 

Rates

Not Included 

Transportation to/from Lund or Powell River 
Optional Activities at Homfray Lodge 
Taxes
Gratuities (Guideline of $30 per person per day plus individual tipping for Grizzly Bear Guides)

*Please Note

The Pacific Bear is Crewed by a seasoned West Coast Captain, chef and your naturalist guide. Bear Viewing is operated by Klahoose Coastal Adventures from Toba Inlet and guides are trained with the Commercial Bear Viewing Association of BC.

Reserve Now. With limited space available (12 people only) these cruise/tours are quickly “sold out.”

 

Photo Credits: Ben Lessard

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