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Glacial Fjord & Hot Springs Tour

Covering 50 nautical miles of remote marine wilderness with many spectacular sights and a soak in natural hot springs.

 

Our most popular nautical day tour! 

OUR 2024 SEASON IS NOW OPEN FOR RESERVATIONS

Full 8 Hour Day Tour 8am-4pm approx
Including lunch $275.00 per person + tax

(possibly subject to fuel surcharge) 

Minimums must be met prior to the tour being confirmed.

Photo by Tyler Cave

Highlights Of The Tour

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Our Vessel

The 42 foot MV Nekhani is a great platform to gather your friends, family, or co-workers for an unforgettable marine wilderness adventure. Departing the Bella Coola Harbour at 8:00 am to head west out into the Glacial Fjords.

Bella Coola Harbour

Photo by Jesaja Class

Old Cannery Bella Coola

Photo by Jesaja Class

Local History

Your skipper, Leonard Ellis or Daniel Ellis, takes you to several historical sites built by settlers and talks about the history and settlement of the area.

Hanging Glaciers

We cruise by Hanging Glaciers and stop in Bachelor Bay at the sandy beach and visit Seal Rock. The views to the east of Mt. Nusatsum and to the west of Bentinck Spire are spectacular.

Bella Coola Grizzly Tours Boat
Orca whale in the ocean on the coast of British Columbia

Wildlife

watching

We cruise into the mouth of the Salmon Spawning Creek at Green Bay to view the tidal estuary in search of Grizzlies, Black Bears and Wolves. Heading out around the point into South Bentinck Arm you may have opportunity to see Seals, Dolphins, Humpback Whales and Killer whales.

Natural

Hot Springs

Arriving at the Hot Springs you can enjoy a dip in the beautiful remote natural mineral hot spring nestled in a rock crevice with crystal clear water and no odor. After your soothing soak in the hot springs we cruise over to the gorgeous set of waterfalls and cool down with the overspray.

Person sitting in natural hot springs

Photo by Jesaja Class

seals sitting on a rock

Photo by Chris Harris

Onboard Lunch

For lunch we tie up in a quiet little emerald green harbour at the trailhead of the famous Big Cedar Tree, a great place for guests to spot Seals and Eagles, while enjoying their provided onboard lunch including Deli Meat Sandwiches, Fruit, Snacks and Cold Drinks. In hot weather, many people enjoy a swim here in the glacial water.

First Nation

Pictographs

Departing the sheltered bay we cruise up to a vertical granite bluff to view a very impressive display of ancient First Nation pictographs that tell stories of long ago. Heading north out of the fjord we keep an eye out for Dolphins and at the end of the day arrive back at the Bella Coola Harbour at approx 4:00 pm.

first nation red painting on a rock wall

Booking Information
Glacial Fjord & Hot Springs Tour

Additional Information:

Pets are NOT allowed on any of our marine tours for safety reasons.

 

It's easy to book this tour, simply advise your preferred day/date you would like to get on board and we will work on putting this tour together for you.

We typically run this 8 hour boat tour Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday but we will run the Tour any day of the week provided we have enough people to go. Generally, we do not have a problem rounding up and collectively meeting our minimums which are dependent to run the Boat Tour and we do our best to ensure it departs as planned.

 

 If a group wishes to charter the vessel exclusively for a private charter or in the event where minimum group sizes are not met please contact us to inquire for appropriate rates. 

 

Payment to be made prior to departure of the tour by cash or credit card. Departure point Bella Coola Harbour. Please contact us for tour dates and availability. 

Don’t forget your camera, bathing suit and towel!

Full Day Tour (8am-4pm approx.)
Including lunch

$275.00 per person

(plus 5% GST possibly subject to fuel surcharge)

We accept VISA & MASTERCARD and cash or E- Transfer for payment.

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