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The Chilko Experience Wilderness Resort - Grizzly Viewing From A Hot TubThe Chilko  
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British Columbia is one of the few temperate wildernesses left on Earth. This Lodge is the kind of place that offers 'Grizzly Bear Viewing Packages' - awesome! The Lodge has a no mobile phone policy, and everything is geared towards creating a serene retreat from the insanity of modern life.

The main Lodge is a fire-warmed, wooden-floor rugged sanctuary. You can stay in the 'tower' where huge windows welcome the dawn and sunsets are carved into your bedroom hollow. There are also many individual huts to choose from, each with its own personality.

There are loads of wilderness activities; experienced guides undertake fishing, riding, hiking, kayaking, and animal watching, so you won't have to worry about getting lost in a mighty wilderness. There is also massage, a gym, and on-hand yoga instructors. There is also plenty of opportunities to read a book by a fire, one of life's little luxuries.

Lake Chilko


Chilko Lake is the largest high-elevation freshwater lake in North America and is an important habitat for salmon. Chilko Lake is part of the Ts'yl-os Provincial Park. In 2019, the Province of British Columbia decided to change the lake's name to Tŝilhqox Biny upon the request of the tribal council.


The wilderness lake in British Columbia is surrounded by a lush forest and one of the most exceptional mountain scenery. The area is frequented by water sports enthusiasts, kayakers, fishermen, backpackers, and campers.


The crystal clear waters of Lake Chliko stretches 40 mi (65 kilometers), and its deepest point reaches 1,201 feet (366 meters).


The Chilko Experience Wilderness Resort's log cabins are set amid the dense forest of British Columbia next to the magical lake.

The Chilko Experience Wilderness Resort Aerial

The beautiful log cabins are far away from civilization. Two hundred miles from the nearest grocery store, fifty miles from a post office, and forty miles to the closest power grid. Hence, there is no light pollution in exchange, and you can see a crystal clear starry sky at night.

The Chilko Experience Wilderness Resort Main Building

The charming log cabins are either one or two bedrooms, and most of them have a kitchenette.

The Chilko Experience Wilderness Resort Lodge

Each woodland cabin is unique in design and character, fitted with antique furnishings and a luxury hotel's comforts.

The Chilko Experience Wilderness Resort Forest
The Chilko Experience Wilderness Resort Dining

The all-inclusive resort provides chef-prepared meals and a selection of the best British Columbian wines and craft brews.

The Chilko Experience Wilderness Resort common area
The Chilko Experience Wilderness Resort living room
The Lodge at Chilko Lake wooden interior
The Lodge at Chilko Lake room

You can sleep in cozy log cabins at the Chilko Experience Wilderness Resort and wake up to the view of the beautiful Cariboo Chilcotin Coast.

The Lodge at Chilko Lake bedroom
The Chilko Experience Wilderness Resort wooden bed
The Lodge at Chilko Lake room with windows all around
The Lodge at Chilko Lake terrace
Relaxing in front of The Lodge at Chilko Lake
Wooden chair with view on Chilko Lake

The fire-heated eco-friendly hot tub with a fantastic panorama of the wilderness and a private lake is something you must try!

Jacuzzi in the nature

You can go on tranquil adventures of kayaking, canoeing, or stand-up paddleboarding on the crystal clear Chilko Lake.

Chilko Lake kayaking

If you are a fan of wild river rafting, you can take a unique trip down the longest passable class IV section in North America with 18 miles of continuous whitewater cascades.

Chilko Lake rafting

In this remote part of the world, grizzly bears outnumber humans.

Grizzly bear at Chilcotin

The Lodge offers excellent fly fishing, horseback riding, hiking, and photography opportunities in the magical lands of British Columbia.

Chilcotin wilderness

Fjord-like lakes in the Chilcotin Country - a plateau and mountain region in British Columbia.

Chilcotin Fjord
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Chilko-Newton Road, Chilko Lake, British Columbia, Canada
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