Province/Territory: British Columbia

A Rainforest Heli-Adventure

  • 01 private helicopter
  • 90000 sq-km of rainforest
  • 2000 m heli-hikes

At the doorstep of the Great Bear Rainforest, a private helicopter awaits. Lift off—and soar above near-endless tracts of misty evergreens, over sprawling emerald ocean, past glacier-capped mountains and atop cerulean lakes. Luxurious Nimmo Bay Resort, tucked amidst this wilderness, will be your home base from which to explore it all. Spend your days sea-kayaking, heli-hiking, flight-seeing, fly fishing or simply revelling in splendid seclusion.

Via their seaside lodge and for-charter helicopter, Nimmo Bay Resort unlocks the secrets of coastal British Columbia’s vast natural wonders and cultural heritage in exhilarating fashion—inviting you to embark on a rainforest heli-adventure with indulgent appointment.

Why you should visit
  • Relax in a secluded, oceanfront lodge located in British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest—the world’s largest intact coastal temperate rainforest.
  • Experience exhilarating helicopter sightseeing tours of the region, touch down on distant mountains for guided hiking excursions and visit remote First Nations cultural sites.
  • Embark on a new helicopter adventure every day—discover white-sand beaches, hidden natural hot springs, monolithic mountain glaciers and one of BC’s largest cedar trees; enjoy a five-star picnic lunch at each location.
  • Kayak or paddleboard through vibrant intertidal zones, viewing bird life, whales and sea lions—or even swim or snorkel in the cool waters.
  • Fly to mountain streams and still-water lakes on a heli-fishing expedition; troll through sheltered coastal waters for hard-fighting salmon.
  • Set out in search of orca pods on a powerboat tour of the region's boundless fiords and inlets.
  • Savour gourmet coastal cuisine—smoked wild Pacific salmon, spot prawns and seared tuna—all paired with BC wines and finished with decadent desserts; soak in a cedar-sided hot tub perched next to a natural waterfall.
  • Enjoy a fireside cocktail on the Floating Fire Dock, indulge in a spa treatment then rest easy to the sound of waterfalls and lapping waves outside your beachfront cabin.

Weather

Visitor information
When to go
  • Operating season is typically May to late-October.
  • July and August see the driest weather.
  • Heli-fishing season typically runs from mid-July to late-October.
  • Shoulder Season packages are offered from May through June.
  • Wilderness and Helicopter Adventures are offered throughout the operating season.
Need to know
  • Nimmo Bay Resort offers a wide variety of activities, ranging from strenuous to simple.
  • All equipment and safety gear is provided; guests are responsible for apparel and personal items.
  • Most vacation packages are all-inclusive.
  • Nimmo Bay Resort conducts itself in an environmentally responsible and sustainable manner.
  • Nimmo Bay Resort is isolated and off-grid; wireless Internet and satellite phone access is available.
Getting Here