Getting To Eagle Lodge
It's so easy to get to Bella Coola, located on the pristine Central Coast, north of Vancouver in BC Canada.
Arriving By Air
The fastest way to get to Bella Coola is by air. Pacific Coastal Airlines offer daily flights to and from Vancouver. Your journey takes you along the spine of the Coast Range experiencing amazing views that include Mt. Waddington, the highest peak in BC. If you have arranged for a complimentary airport pick up, your driver will be waiting for you in the lobby of the airport.
Arriving Aboard BC Ferries
After departing the Ferry you will drive 2.5 kilometers before coming to the town of Bella Coola. Continue on the highway another 7 kilometers. You will see the highway signs marking the turn-off to Eagle Lodge. The driveway is immediately after that, you will see our sign. Visit BC Ferries for more information.
Driving To Bella Coola
From Vancouver, it’s approximately 1,000 kilometers and a 12 hour drive to get to Bella Coola. From Williams Lake, drive west along the Chilcotin-Bella Coola Hwy through the impressive Chilcotin. Driving down through Heckman Pass you will pass through 5 distinct environments from alpine meadow - moose and caribou country - to sea level, grizzly country. Once you reach the Valley floor, you are in the Coastal Temperate Rain Forest.
Drive another 45 minutes west along the Chilcotin-Bella Coola Hwy through the town of Hagensborg, the original Norwegian Settlement dating back to the 1890's. In another seven kilometres, you will see the highway signs marking the turn-off to Eagle Lodge. The driveway is immediately after that, you will see our sign.
HINT: Pick up your copy of 100 Things to Do Along Highway 20 at your nearby Visitor's Centre before setting out.