Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort: About the Destination

Located in British Columbia, Canada

Just across from Vancouver Island, Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort is set back among the pristine fjords of British Columbia’s fragmented mainland coast. It is tucked into the 21-million-acre Great Bear Rainforest—part of the largest coastal temperate rainforest in the world—at the foot of snow-capped mountains. Nimmo Bay offers access to 50,000 square miles of untamed wilderness, where you can explore mountaintops and forests, abundant marine life, and the fascinating First Nations culture of British Columbia’s remote shores.

Wildlife and Natural History

The area surrounding Nimmo Bay is teeming with native wildlife such as black bears, grizzly bears, orcas, humpback whales, white-sided dolphins, sea lions, eagles, and wolves. Guests can observe these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat on guided hikes, kayak tours, boat tours, paddleboards, or even by helicopter.

People and Culture

Neighboring Nimmo Bay are several First Nation villages, where indigenous peoples maintain their traditional lifestyles. Visitors can learn about ancient customs and see ceremonial artworks at the U’mista Cultural Centre, or view indigenous artwork within the walls of the lodge. Nimmo Bay also partners with indigenous operators to offer cultural experiences in the area.

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