Desolation Sound Grizzly Bear Tour - 3 days / 2 nights



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 
  • Experience spectacular night wilderness stay at exclusive Homfray Lodge only accessible by boat 
  • Join exclusive Grizzly Bear Watching Tour into nearby Toba Inlet wilderness - max 12 guests
  • Watch Grizzly Bears feeding on Salmon in their natural habit, from raised covered viewing stands
  • Try kayaking, stand up paddle boarding, fishing, or ocean swimming in warm waters that can reach up to 20 c (68 f) at Homfray Lodge
  • Stay in cozy log lodge with lodge rooms or private chalets
  • Enjoy home style meals at the lodge with complimentary house wine & beer  
  • Cruise aboard our Boutique Fishing Boat converted for exclusive Coastal Cruising – only 12 guests on each Grizzly Bear Tour

Day 1: Friday


Mid-Afternoon cruise, departure from Lund Harbour for Desolation Sound and Homfray Lodge. Welcome reception on board the Pacific Bear and cruise from Lund Harbour, on the Sunshine Coast to Desolation Sound.  Dinner and Overnight at Homfray Lodge.

Day 2: Saturday


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 a series of raised and covered viewing stands. The highlight of the tour will be the chance to view grizzly bears feeding in their natural habitat along the river. Later return to Homfray Lodge with time at leisure to enjoy. Overnight Homfray Lodge. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.

Day 3: Sunday


Early departure and breakfast at Homfray Lodge. Return to Lund Harbour with arrival mid-day (Estimated arrival 12:00 pm). Note: Ask about extending your trip for more bear viewing!

2018 Season (Fridays-Sundays)

Dates Duration Departs Availability
August 24-26* 3 Lund Sold Out
August 31-September 2* 3 Lund Sold Out
September 7-9* 3 Lund Sold Out
September 14-16* 3 Lund Sold Out
September 21-23* 3 Lund Sold Out
September 28-30* 3 Lund Sold Out
October 5-7* 3 Lund Call for availability
October 12-14* 3 Lund Sold Out

Dates with availability are listed above or contact us for latest availability, wait list or reserve your spot. 2019 dates are also available now. 


Cruise Tours Costs

2018 Season (Fridays-Sundays)

Departure Dates

August 24 to October 12


$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


  • 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 tour, approximately 6 hours including cruise to Toba Inlet) - exclusive to just 12 guests and guided by First Nation Guides. 
  • All transportation by boat to the bear viewing stands
  • Schedule pick-up from Lund Harbour or Powell River Airport 
  • Luggage transport and handling


Not Included 

Transportation to/from your home and Lund or Powell River 
Parking in Lund
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 and your naturalist guide. Guides for our Grizzly Bear Viewing Tour are from Klahoose Coastal Adventures and are trained with the Commercial Bear Viewing Association.

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


Photo Credits: Ben Lessard

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