Royal Rainforest Treatment: King Pacific Lodge

With a plan to cut its carbon footprint in half, King Pacific Lodge in British Columbia's Great Bear Rainforest is leading the way in sustainable tourism


| January/February 2008


Leave no trace: Accessible only by seaplane, the luxurious 17-room King Pacific Lodge floats just off uninhabited Princess Royal Island in Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest—the world’s largest remaining temperate rainforest. For winter, the lodge is towed out, clearing the shore for wildlife.

Good neighbors: The area teems with humpback whales, bears, sea lions, sea otters, eagles and more. Guests learn about the pristine surroundings and the local Gitga’at tribe through cultural experiences with native guides and hiking or kayaking trips with a biologist.

Gone fishing: Primarily a fishing lodge, King Pacific educates guests about sustainable fishing practices and catch-and-release programs.

Fish aren’t biting? Spend the day getting massages and treatments, or just relax in the sauna or hot tub.

Taking a stand: By 2012, King Pacific management has pledged to cut the resort’s carbon footprint in half by buying offsets for guests’ travel and through energy efficiency and recycling. Solar panels and a river-hydro plant are in the works.

Low-impact food: The lodge’s chef spoils guests with British Columbia’s finest organic ingredients, including fresh seasonal produce, hormone-free meats, sustainably harvested seafood and
local wines.





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