Gateway to the Great Bear Rainforest
Great Bear Rainforest Bella Coola

40 ft, 660 Hp Ocean Going Jet Boat; MV Nekhani.

Bella Coola Grizzly Tours

Toll free (North America): 1 (888) 982-0098
PH: (250) 982-0098

Marine Tours
Wildlife Viewing
Grizzly Bear Watching

Bella Coola Grizzly Tours  is a Land & Marine based-operation; Offering Guided Marine Tours, Wildlife Viewing & Grizzly Bear Watching. Lodging is Available in our Deluxe Log Cabins. Lunch provided with all tours.

Marine Tours depart weekends on board MV ‘Nekhani’ from the Government Wharf in the early morning.

crabs prawns bella coola tourspg_tour_2012_05_crabcatchSeafood is always a big part of our Tours and we haul the Prawn & Crab Traps daily so you can enjoy a Fresh Seafood Feast for Dinner.

The MV Nekhani can comfortably accommodate up to 12 Guests per Daily Tour and 6 Guests on an Overnight Tour. She’s fully equipped with a Barbeque, Crab/Prawn Cooker, Marine Head, Shower, Safety equipment & Communications.

The MV Nekhani is also equipped with a Wildlife Viewing/Photography Tower. The elevated Viewing Platform works  very well for Spotting Wildlife on the Estuaries & in the Glacial Fjords. The MV is constructed of Welded Aluminum and has proven to be a very efficient, seaworthy vessel. She is built specifically for guiding operations and keeping guests very comfortable on the Central Coast.

The Bella Coola Valley has a high population of Grizzlies & we are able to view them in various settings while they are feeding.

Grizzly Bear Viewing Tours

Grizzly Bear Viewing Tours

Tours: Tours & Charters are available starting in May to view Grizzlies and Black Bears on the Saltwater Estuaries.

Starting May 1st: 3 day/2 night Grizzly Tour on board the MV Nekhani into the remote Glacial Fjords for the Spring Bear season. This is an exclusive Wilderness Grizzly Tour limited to small groups of Guests into remote Grizzly Country with no road access. For details check our website.

Day Trips or Overnight Trips Available.

Marine-based Tours: Marine Tours & Saltwater Fishing Charters. Nautical Adventures depart Daily on Board the 12 Passenger 40 foot, 660 Horsepower Jet Boat.

Destinations include Bella Bella, Klemtu, Namu,Rivers Inlet, Fjordland, Dean River, Kwatna.
Accommodating up to 12 Guests on Day Charters for Nautical Adventures to view Marine life Whales, Dolphins, Sea Lions Seals and Otters.
Wildlife Viewing in the Estuaries for Grizzly Bears, Black Bears, Mountain Goats, Wolves & Eagles. Saltwater Sportfishing for Salmon, Halibut & Cod. Your personal Guides and Hosts the Ellis Family will be Happy to share their knowledge to provide you a Great experience on the Central Coast.
With over 30 years guiding experience, your host, Leonard Ellis has learned the ways of the elusive Coastal Grizzly.
Give us a call or send us an E-mail we would be Happy to help you put together a vacation your Whole Family can enjoy.


Open: May 1st – September 31st

Skipper Leonard Ellis.Bella Coola Grizzly Tours
Toll Free (North America) 1-888-982-0098
International 250-982-0098
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