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Clayoquot Wilderness Resort
Why we like it
• An intimate retreat in the picture-postcard backwaters of Clayoquot Sound
• Stay in beautiful tents in one of the world’s only temperate rainforests
• Remote and secluded – accessible only by seaplane
• The camp accommodates a maximum of 40 people at any one time
• Enjoy gourmet meals one of chef’s current signature dishes is oyster chowder and
The resort's 'walk the wildside' all day adventure is a great opportunity to observe the wildlife in their natural habitat both from a boat and on the shore.
Everything was perfect, we could just relax and enjoy the journey. All information was handed out at the hotel in Vancouver upon arrival and we had absolutely no issues during the trip.
- K Heisterberg, Denmark
Clayoquot Wilderness Resort is a wildlife lover’s haven and the place to spot black bears, wolves, cougars, grey whales, orcas and bald eagles. There are 15 luxury en suite tents and five deluxe outpost tents. The luxury tents are furnished with a king or queen-size bed, en suite bathroom with under-floor heating, flushing toilet and a beautiful large indoor/outdoor shower.
If it’s beautiful cluster of tents weren’t remote for one night only you can stay at Cloud Camp. Set at 1,400 metres above sea level, Cloud Camp is a mountaintop sanctuary only accessible by the resort’s onsite helicopter. You’ll be whisked up into the clouds, where you can hike around your own private lake, dine under the stars with a five-course meal created by your very own chef and then nod off under canvas in your luxury tent.
There is an array of marine and land adventures on offer, all are non-intrusive and conservancy-driven. Every evening the Activities Directors will sit with you and design your adventures depending on weather, tidal charts, animal sightings and your interests and abilities. Activities range from riding, kayaking, whale-watching, bear-tracking, hiking, fishing, climbing, zip-lining and mountain biking.
Open annually from May to the end of September.
Best time to be there
The peak season is from June to September. Humpback and Killer whale viewing is best in June and July.
For Western Canada, British Airways and Air Canada fly to Vancouver and Calgary.
For Eastern and Atlantic Canada, British Airways and Air Canada fly to Toronto, St John's and Halifax.
For Western Canada, 9-12 hours.
For Eastern / Atlantic Canada, 5-7 hours.
Western Canada is GMT -8 hours.
For Eastern / Atlantic Canada is GMT -4 hours.
Visas not required for UK passport holders for travel prior to 1st March 2016. An eVisa will be required thereafter.
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