Wildlife Retreat at Nimmo Bay
Located at the base of Mt. Stevens, in the middle of the Great Bear Rainforest, Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort exists at a different vibration than the rest of the world. Accessible only by helicopter or floatplane, Nimmo Bay offers something for everyone. On your retreat you'll have the option to choose from an array of land and water based adventures in and around the resort. Enjoy kayaking, paddle boarding, great bear rainforest hiking, whale watching, grizzly bear watching, marine life tours and so much more.
After a day of adventuring along the BC coast, retire to your cozy cabin where you can experience the rise and fall of the tide right beneath you.
Come and enjoy the magic of Nimmo Bay and see for yourself why this lodge was recently named by National Geographic as one of the best Unique Lodges of the World!
Other retreats available: Helicopter Adventure May 1st - October 20th This adventure is for people of all ages who are looking to explore 50,000 square miles of extraordinary wilderness with their own helicopter. Our pilots/guides will take you to 10,000 year old glaciers, mountain tops, old growth forests, white sand beaches, waterfalls, pristine lakes, remote islands, isolated rivers, and cultural museums. At each location you may find yourself heli-hiking, swimming, rafting, drifting, fishing, learning, playing, taking photos, or wildlife viewing. This adventure is tailored to the specific desires of each group, and the possibilities are truly endless.
Heli-fly Fishing July 19th - October 20th This adventure is for the experienced fly-fisher person as well as those who want to learn. We recommend that fly-fishers bring their own rods and reels, but Nimmo Bay have equipment should you need it. Your guide is well versed in fly fishing and will take you to isolated streams filled with wild Pacific Salmon (Coho, Pinks, Chinook), Steelhead, Dolly Varden Char and Trout (Rainbow, and Cutthroat). Your helicopter stays with you all day and provides access to 50,000 square miles of terrain, including over 50 isolated rivers and streams. With Nimmo Bay Heli-Fly Fishing, you'll always be where the fish are. Before you head out on your first fly fishing adventure, you're invite you to take part in a personal fly fishing lesson off the dock. At Nimmo Bay, they practice catch and release using single barbless hooks.
Day 1: Vancouver > Nimmo Bay Resort(D) Depart Vancouver for Port Hardy on a Pacific Coastal Airlines flight. On arrival, helicopters will meet you and transfer you to Nimmo Bay resort. This luxurious resort is located in the middle of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia.
Days 2-3: Nimmo Bay Resort (B,L,D) Enjoy full days (10am - 5pm) of adventure activities (included). Choose from yoga classes, kayaking, boating, paddle boarding, hiking, snorkelling, whale watching, bear watching and more.
Day 4: Nimmo Bay Resort > Vancouver (B,L) Enjoy another full day of adventure activities (included). Transfer by helicopter back to Port Hardy airport before an evening flight back to Vancouver.
If 5 day itinerary is chosen, you will enjoy another full day of adventure activities.
• Return airfare from Vancouver to Port Hardy • Float plane pick up and drop off Port Hardy • Private chalet accommodation • Gourmet cuisine with special requests available • Waterfall hot tubs & outdoor hot rain shower • Assorted alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages • Fishing equipment and adventure gear • Wireless internet and satellite phone service • Sky scout star viewing system • Laundry service (if required)
Guilded activities include • Yoga classes • Kayaking • Boat tours • Standard up paddle boarding • Hiking • Snorkelling • Whale watching • Bear watching • Waterfall tours • Cultural museum visits • Fishing lessons • Beach combing • Old growth forest walks • Lake swimming • Gratuities
The resort will supply • All weather gear, life vests, hiking boots, kayak and rafting shells, fishing waders and boots, spin and fly fishing gear, wool socks and insect repellent.
Pricing (per person) $NZD
1 May - 26 Oct
4 Day/3 Nights - Departs Monday
5 Day/4 Nights - Departs Thursday
1 May - 26 Oct
Booking conditions • A 50% deposit is required upon booking
• Ask your Travel Agent or World Journeys for Triple and Quad rates. The resort supplies many items you need. Please pack as little as possible (approximately 15.8 Kilos) per person. No square suitcases please. Bags should be no longer than 91 cm in any direction.
• A 50% deposit is required upon booking • Ask your Travel Agent or World Journeys for Triple and Quad rates.
The resort supplies many items you need. Please pack as little as possible (approximately 15.8 Kilos) per person. No square suitcases please. Bags should be no longer than 91 cm in any direction.
Not included • Spa Service
• Premium Alcohol
• Heli Adventure Activities
• Spa Service • Premium Alcohol • Heli Adventure Activities