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    Great Bear Lodge

    6420 Hardy Bay Road | PO Box 1168, Port Hardy, British Columbia V0N 2P0, Canada
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          • Very good3%
          • Average8%
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          • Terrible1%
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          Quarterdeck Inn & Marina Resort
          132 reviews
          #1 of 6 hotels in Port Hardy
           
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          42 reviews
          #4 of 6 hotels in Port Hardy
           
          Ecoscape Cabins
          148 reviews
          #2 of 15 Speciality lodging in Port Hardy
           
          Glen Lyon Inn
          155 reviews
          #2 of 6 hotels in Port Hardy
           
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          21 - 25 of 97 reviews

          Reviewed 22 August 2016

          All inclusive package includes arrive by sea plane and wilderness tours twice a day every day. Totally remote but civilized on a floating collection of houseboat barges. We saw bears up close often, but even when we didn't loved the outings. Communal dining with excellent...More

          2  Thank Breakfast-42D2
          Reviewed 22 August 2016

          This is the most amazing, awesome place to visit for a wilderness experience. You arrive by floatplane and the views flying in are spectacular! Then you are met on the dock by all the staff, who make you feel immediately welcome, and you are then...More

          Thank TheOldMacs
          Reviewed 15 August 2016

          When I started planning my trip last year, my travel agent friend recommended this to me. I took one look at the photo of the lodge and decided this is where I wanted to spend my birthday. I was not disappointed. The lodge is luxury...More

          Thank kwillyau
          Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

          Great place great service great accommodation great food and great staff. Just need more bears are this time of the season or don't open. Don't visit in late July early August visit June to early July or from late August to September.

          1  Thank wen v
          Reviewed 28 July 2016

          The staff are amazing! Tom (part owner), guides - Marcus, Sarah and Taylor were full of fun, amazing stories and great knowledge. The location of the lodge is fantastic. We arrived by seaplane from Port Hardy and were immediately met on the dock by all...More

          1  Thank Dieter_Sch_13
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          kerryshmerry
          Hello, I'm hoping to combine a trip to Great Bear Lodge with a stop in Churchill (grizzlies and polar bears in the same trip would be amazing!!). I know October/November is the best time in Churchill - Would late September/early October be a good time for the grizzlies, or am I running the risk of them starting to hibernate? Thanks in advance for any advice :)
          9 February 2017|
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          Response from KerriKerri | Reviewed this property |
          Hi there, We went to Great Bear Lodge the last week of October, also the closing week of the lodge until spring and we still had hours of bear watching. I think the end of Sept/ early October would be a perfect time... More
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          Leesa F
          Hi, Thanks for your great review of the Lodge. We would love to experience the bear adventure too I was wondering what is the best way to get to Port Hardy from Vancouver to catch the Sea Plane to the lodge Having trouble soucring that info on the net regards Leesa
          27 January 2017|
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          Response from Sue F | Reviewed this property |
          Hi Leesa, there is definitely a flight from Port Hardy to Vancouver. However our trip to the Bear Lodge was at the end of our organised Canadian holiday through Audley Travel who are actually amazing. We hired a car when... More
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          nicolau1805
          We have booked to come to stay at The Great Bear Lodge from June 20th for our honeymoon - is there a chance of seeing bears at this point in the year?
          25 November 2016|
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          Response from Staffsmartin | Reviewed this property |
          I think you will have a great chance. They feed on sedge at that time of year. You should see them from the boat trips. There is no salmon so they will not be fishing
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          "Every room has amazing views"
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          "All rooms have magnificent views."
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          "all rooms had big windows,amazing views and ensuites. Beds very comfortable."
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