The ultimate wilderness retreat

Enjoy an incredible combination of the world's best alpine heli-skiing terrain and luxury chalet accommodation. Feel the exhilaration of heli-skiing untracked snow by day and relaxing in comfort each evening at our flagship property, a proud member of The Magnificent 7 - Luxury Wilderness Lodges of Canada.

Set on 60 acres of private land within British Columbia’s largest protected park, our historic property offers luxury lodge accommodation in an awe-inspiring wilderness setting.

Originally built in 1929 as a fishing-hunting lodge, the lodge offers access to an incredible combination of awe-inspiring heli-skiing and heli-boarding terrain, West Coast-inspired gourmet dining, a large outdoor hot tub (see video here), as well as a sauna. 

Gorgeous timber-frame chalets sit on the forest's edge, located just 150m from a pristine fishing river (yes, you can throw a line in) and surrounded by the peaks of the mighty Coast Range. And it gets better; the helicopters leave from right front of the chalets (unless conditions are better down valley)!

Located in the Great Bear Rainforest, Tweedsmuir Park Lodge is in one of the best grizzly bear habitats in the world. In late summer and autumn guests can often see bears wandering past the lodge or napping on the lawn!

Heli-ski with us in the winter, then come grizzly bear viewing in the summer.

Accommodation and amenities

Accommodation at Tweedsmuir Park Lodge is hosted in 10 private chalets, with a main lodge providing common space for dining, games, and socializing. The lodge has a maximum capacity of 16 guests per week, making it ideal for large groups wanting to book the entire facility, yet still intimate enough that small groups can get to know each other.

Lodge amenities:

  • Free wireless computer access throughout the lodge and chalets
  • Spa facility with 12 person outdoor covered hot tub 
  • Cork floored gym for stretching and yoga, includes weights and exer-cycles (see video here)
  • Sauna
  • Large living room / dining room with river rock fireplace
  • Sports bar with fireplace, foosball, table hockey, billiards table, darts, games and satellite TV
  • Massage rooms (we recommend booking massages ahead of time. To make a reservation, login here and on the "Lodges" page click on the “Treat Yourself”)
  • Retail shop with Bella Coola Heli Sports logowear
  • Large central lawn perfect for: Bocce Ball, Croquet, Volleyball, and Frisbee (all equipment provided….obviously after the snow has melted in the valley!)
  • Archery - Borrow a bow from our Reception Desk (choose from Recurve or Long Bow styles). Guests will receive a short intro from our guides at our archery range. We have equipment suitable for ages 5 and up!
  • Note: there is no cell phone coverage at the Lodge

Chalet amenities:

  • Chalets have a Queen bed downstairs plus a Double bed and/or a single bed in the loft. The Grizzly Log Chalet has a King bed and single bed. For more specific descriptions, see here.
  • Feather pillows (synthetic pillows by request)
  • En-suite washroom with shower/bath
  • Complimentary satellite wireless internet
  • iPod Docking Station
  • Coffee Machine
  • Plush cotton bathrobes
  • Gas fireplace
  • In-room thermostats
  • Hair dryer
  • Local artwork
  • Shampoo, skin and body care products by Rocky Mountain Soap Co (100% natural ingredients in reusable bottles)
  • Slippers
  • Plush cotton towels
  • Clothes hangers & luggage rack
  • Headlamp

Fine dining and home-style cuisine

All three of our lodges offer West-Coast inspired gourmet dining to ensure you’re well fed after a day carving vertical on the mountain. Our chefs accommodate all different kinds of diets, serving delicious and hearty meals with local ingredients and produce – accompanied by a wine list that includes a selection of fine international bottles, as well as the best local British Columbia wines.

Adventure, sightseeing and cultural experiences

There’s no shortage of adventure, sightseeing and cultural experiences in Bella Coola, so be sure to take some time during your stay to explore our inspiring backcountry and wildlife.

Whether you’re taking a rest day, you’ve reached your vertical target, or you want to wind down after the rush of your heli-ski adventure, our team can organize a range of things to see and do.

Stretch the legs by going cross-country skiing. Spend an afternoon fishing the Atnarko and the Bella Coola rivers, or enjoy the fresh air with a hike in the old growth forest, through the valley, or over the Sir Alexander MacKenzie Grease Trail. Grab one of the mountain bikes available at the lodge and take a ride around the main road to enjoy our stunning views, or take a tour by heli or boat to the nearby hot springs on the coast of Bentinck Arm inlet.

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