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Close up view of mama bear and her cubs chewing on grass as part of the Kynoch Adventures Bear Watching Tour in Bella Coola


Kynoch Adventure Tours - Bear-Watching Tour

Bella Coola, BC


Watch grizzlies and black bears in their natural habitat as you float down the beautiful Atnarko River and Bella Coola River in the Great Bear Rainforest from the safety of a raft or boat on a four-to-five hour informative and awe-inspiring tour.


  • Watch bears swimming, relaxing, playing and catching spawning salmon.
  • Learn about bear behaviour, feeding habits, hibernation and ecology.
  • The raft or dory allows you to see bears from river level, so you feel like you’re actually in the water with the bears.
  • Learn about the life cycle of salmon and their relationship with the local ecosystem.

Your Kynoch Adventures Bear-Watching tour guide on this unforgettable adventure will be a knowledgeable biologist or naturalist from the Bella Coola Valley.

Availability: Kynoch Adventure Tours - Bear-Watching Tour is available to experience between mid-August and mid-October

Activity policies

Important Tour Info: Guests are required to sign in 15 minutes before the tour time at the Fisheries Pool Campground in Tweedsmuir Park. You are required to drive your own vehicle to the Fisheries Pool Campground (a 35 min drive east from Kynoch Adventures office, just before the city of Stuie). It is required that each guest bring a non-medical style face mask with them on the tour.

Tour Office Location: 1896 Chilcotin-Bella Coola Hwy, Hagensborg (please meet at Fisheries Campground which is 35 min east of office location)

Requirements: Guests must be 15 year of age or older to take this tour.

Food and beverages will not be provided on the tour. Guests will be permitted to bring up to 1L of drinking water and one small, sealed, single portion service snack on the tour. Snacks are only able to be consumed at a designated location on the tour and will be instructed by the guides.

A waiver must be signed prior to participation and any guest between 16 and 19 years of age will have to have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian.

This tour is 4 to 5 hours in length. It is recommended to bring clothing appropriate for the weather, which may include rain or sun wear (including hats), your own drinking water, sunscreen and bug repellent. Cameras are definitely a must, however tri-pods and flash photography are not permitted.

Please be advised that there is a limit of one small bag (5 kg max) per couple.

AVAILABLE IN  Bella Coola, BC 

FROM August 15 - October 15


+ taxes and fees, per adult

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