Know Before You Go
There are few roads into Great Bear Rainforest. The area is mostly accessible by boat or floatplane with several operators providing fights and sailing tours. The warmest times to visit the forest are June to August and bear viewing seasons is June to October. The best time to see bears is late August to September during the annual salmon run when the bears are hunting the fish. Great Bear Rainforest is a pristine and protected environment so please practice responsible tourism by not leaving trash or chemicals in the forest, rivers, or ocean. Remember you are a visitor in the bear's home. Bears are majestic, wild animals capable of inflicting serious harm so please practice bear etiquette.