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Bella Coola Valley Visitor Information Booth

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442 MacKenzie St | Cooper Sun Art Gallery, Bella Coola, British Columbia V0T 1C0, Canada
+1 250-799-5202
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The Great Bear Rainforest

Stayed in the valley for a week. Stunning scenery. Saw Deer, Grizzly Bears and cubs, Black Bears... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
CanadianGold1
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Surrey, Canada
So beautiful, so many things to do

Absolutely LOVE the Bella Coola Valley. We try to visit whenever we get a chance, see something new... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
WLTrailrider
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Williams Lake
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Our Visitor Information Booth is located in scenic downtown Bella Coola, Gateway to the Great Bear Rainforest. We have a full staff to help answer any questions. Our Visitor Information is open from June 15th through the month of September. We are wheelchair accessible. Our gallery has custom Nuxalk & First Nations art, sculptures and jewelry as well as clean, indoor washrooms. We offer up-to-date information on open trails and activities as well as information on local accommodations. Stop in to say 'Hello" and pick up a Visitor & Trail Guide.
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442 MacKenzie St | Cooper Sun Art Gallery, Bella Coola, British Columbia V0T 1C0, Canada
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Stayed in the valley for a week. Stunning scenery. Saw Deer, Grizzly Bears and cubs, Black Bears, Ravens, Spawning Salmon, Hawks. Met some great locals and Native Nuxalt Tribe members who help run the Grizzly Bear viewing platform.Tweedsmuir Provincial Park and the Bella Coola Valley...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

Absolutely LOVE the Bella Coola Valley. We try to visit whenever we get a chance, see something new each time and always discover new trails and amazing viewpoints. One of the BEST hiking trails I've ever seen is the M Gurr trail - to the...More

Thank WLTrailrider
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

An amazing location, beautiful. The locals are really warm and friendly, so much to see and do. Definitely see the Bears up close and personal at Atnarko River, also the Odegaard falls and definitely the amazing Petroglyph tour. Loads more to do but we ran...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2016

I have eaten here a number of times, and you never know what you are going to get quality or service-wise. The Korean menu is quite interesting. You can't get breakfast, though. Fish comes pre-battered, so no GF option for that. I asked for ice...More

Thank mbw56
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Well we saw the grizzled and now we are enjoying the valley. Worth the trip down the hill for! If you need to ask you haven't done the hill yet 😲

Thank Sarah S
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

Great hiking, boating, fishing, wildlife, friendly locals. The one hour flight from Vancouver provided incredible views of the Coast Mountains.

1  Thank Djumbe
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Having visited this amazing place several times it truly is a gem. The coastal mountains are awesome and pretty much line the valley from when you first start off headed down through the Heckman Pass. On our last trip to Bella Coola we saw a...More

Thank EagerB
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We got the BC ferry from Port Hardy on Vancouver island to Bella Coola changing ferries at Bella Bella. The trip to Bella Coola is so beautiful. We saw dolphins and humpback whales on the way. The Bella Coola valley is quiet and peaceful. Take...More

Thank Scarlett3440
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

It rained every day while i was there. But there is so much to see. A walk along the water's edge was spectacular. Moss grew like thick fur everywhere. Eagles and hawks flew overhead ... There's an old cannery building about a 15 minute drive...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2016

We spent a few days in and around Bella Coola nad Tweedsmuir Provincial Park and it was amazing. Lots of walking to do amongst increadible surroundings, with wildlife everywhere - we saw black bears, bald eagles, deer and even a feeding humpaback! Well worth the...More

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music33
18 January 2018|
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Response from CanadianGold1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Music, I did a review for suntree cottages in Hagensborg. It is about 30 minutes from the bear viewing platform in the park for free..We went in mid September and that is when the bears are there for the salmon.We went... More
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kathWatford
16 August 2016|
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Response from Tom H | Property representative |
The ferry route is now direct daytime service from Port Hardy/North Vancouver Island using a faster & larger ship.
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