Activities: EXPLORATION

Bute Inlet
Explore the turquoise waters of Bute Inlet. This spectacular wilderness setting features one of the most scenic waterways in the world. In the upper reaches of this dramatic fjord, the mountains rise 9,000 feet above sea level. Enjoy wonderful fishing opportunities, scenery, and sights while cruising the inlet. Dewnham Bay Explorations

Stuart Island blocks the entrance into Bute Inlet. A series of rapids called Arran Rapids reach as much as 14 knots. Consulting tide charts is a must.

Kayak
Kayaking on your own in the waters at Denham Bay, where you can experience close encounters with otters, seals, whales, and schools of dolphins. Gaze upward to see bald eagles, kingfishers, and herons soaring and diving for fish. Go a little farther and explore the shoreline of the beautiful four-mile-long Estero Basin. Bring your camera to capture the unique sights at this placid jewel.

Photography
The photographic opportunities at Denham Bay are limitless, there is everything from spectacular ocean vistas to magnificent wildlife, seen from the shore or the water. Take the time to visit the ancient petroglyphs near Gomer Island.

Grizzly Bear TourTwo Grizzly Bears
Don’t miss your chance to view the elusive West Coast Grizzly in their natural habitat, catching salmon and playing with their cubs.
We can book your tour to Bute Inlet or the Phillip's River with the cooperation of the Homalco First Nations band.

Volunteering
During spawning season volunteer with the Gillard Pass Salmon Enhancement Foundation to help with seining on the Phillips River. It is not only educational, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience.