The best gifts – the ones we never forget, are not placed under the tree. They are found walking in the trees, following a path through this wild and beautiful world, connecting with each other, sharing rich laughter and stories, getting cosy by the fire. These are the irreplaceable moments when we give each other our hearts. Plan your perfect getaway, to rest, reconnect and cherish all that is wonderful in this world. The ultimate present? Incredible memories.
A fireside view. Press your nose against the cold glass in the eco lodge. It’s ok, fog it up – the view is astonishing: polar bears, seals, and arctic birds all meet your gaze. Head outside to get up close and personal – Churchill Wild offers the only lodge-based ‘on the ground’ polar bear safaris in the world. The recent winner of the 2017 Air Transat Sustainable Tourism Award, Churchill Wild is committed to providing incredible adventures with sustainability at its heart. Swim in Hudson Bay with belugas; return their knowing smiles. Enjoy the local fare, prepared from family recipes. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the Arctic.
SIWASH LAKE WILDERNESS RESORT
Discover your new happy place. Siwash offers endless possibilities. Relax with a glass of wine by the cobblestone hearth; decide how many new happy places you need! On the lake, canoeing, paddle boarding, flicking your line fly fishing at daybreak. In the forest, hiking, picnicking, and yoga amongst the swaying branches. On the back of a gentle horse, surveying the rise of the Cariboo mountains. In the thrill of the moment, learning archery and marksmanship, or savoring the ‘pasture to plate’ three course meals. Family friendly adventure awaits!
TWEEDSMUIR PARK LODGE
Float your cares away. Let the river choose a lazy path through the Great Bear Rainforest, pass a Grizzly or two on the embankment. The wilderness unfurls before you in the heart of B.C.’s largest protected provincial park. Revel in the panorama of the “Rainbow Range” and complete this perfect painterly backdrop with a picnic at the pinnacle. Tweedsmuir offers heli-hiking, heli-skiing, and one heli-great journey into the Canadian wilderness. Re-tell your exciting tales by the fire in the comfort of the historic Lodge, a true Canadian adventure not to be missed.
NIMMO BAY WILDERNESS RESORT
Journey into a hidden world. Flanked by 10,000 year-old glaciers, Nimmo Bay is a secret gem nestled in the Great Bear Rainforest. There’s only one way in, by helicopter or float plane. Depart with the knowledge that this edge of the world is all untamed beauty. Watching the bears, the whales, the menagerie of marine life, time really does stand still. Pour over your pictures in one of the nine luxury cabins while you plan your next day of ocean paddle boarding, heli-fly fishing, snorkeling and hiking. Look forward to a daily picnic in an ever-changing location. Wrap up the trip with a sing along by the campfire, and celebrate it all.
PACIFIC YELLOWFIN CHARTERS
A warm dip in the Ocean. In the waters of Desolation Sound, a secret patch of warmth stands at 27 degrees Celsius (80 degrees Fahrenheit). Captain Colin, our gregarious sea-faring host, will drop anchor here. Slip down the big slide and do your best to rival a whale breach! Or leave it to the experts, and view the majestic Humpbacks as they glide effortlessly through the water. The historic Pacific Yellowfin, with its gleaming wood and tales to tell, is expertly navigated to secret coves and hidden beaches. Drop a net and catch your dinner, the freshest seafood you’ll ever have. Mountain bike on remote islands. Kayak into the horizon. Create your own tales with friends and family on the trip of a lifetime.
BELLA COOLA HELI SPORTS
Heli-ski Heaven. The thrill of fresh powder, yet untamed. If you’ve not experienced the exhilaration of that first push off, the swoosh of your skis cutting a path down the back of the mountain, there is no time like the present. Blaze a trail in a sleek sled, or trot along on an Icelandic horse ride. Try your hand at winter fly fishing, or stomp a path with a breathtaking snowshoe experience. Bella Coola Heli Sports was also recently voted the “World’s Best Heli Ski Operation” as part of the prestigious World Ski Awards in Kitzbuhel, Austria. Bella Coola Heli Sports is known for their experienced guides and their above and beyond hospitality. Winter Wonderland…here we come!
The Magnificent 7 are a unique partnership of independently owned wilderness resorts located in Western Canada. All of our partners are small, sustainable and family run businesses and offer trips perfect for families, romantic getaways, corporate getaways and friendly escapes.
We are booking up fast for 2018, so contact us soon to plan your next truly memorable wilderness adventure!