Travel & destination feature for Qantas Magazine on Nimmo Bay, luxury wilderness resort, hidden in the old growth of The Great Bear Rainforest, British Columbia, Canada, only accessible by seaplane or boat, published August 2018.
Landscape, food, documentary & people photographic work.
Above left: looking below, a large boat dwarfed by the archipelago / Above right: the view from the seaplane.
Above left: the snaking rivers and low hanging clouds / Above right: the seaplane coming in for a landing.
Above: the incoming vista to wilderness lodge Nimmo Bay from the seaplane.
Above left: the outdoor floating dock lounge room, complete with chandelier and waterproof Chesterfield sofas / Above right: kayaks line the floating dock ready for adventure.
Above left: looking in on the dining room on the floating dock / Above right: the communal dining table where guests gather.
Above left: the Adirondack chairs around the fire on the floating dock/ Above right: cocktails on the floating dock.
Above: the vista from the wooden cabins down to the floating dock and restaurant of Nimmo Bay
Above: the Adirondack chairs around the fire on the floating dock
Above left: the view on dusk out over the Mackenzie Sound / Above right: a guest about to jump into the pristine water of Nimmo Bay.
Above left: the Adirondack chairs around the fire on the floating dock/ Above right: a dessert made by pastry chef Rachel.
Above left: the smooth river pebble/ Above right: the lanterns on dusk acting as beacons on the floating dock.
Above: pine tree lined Mackenzie Sound.
Above left: the lush rainforest of the region/ Above right: a friendly Nimmo Bay wilderness guide.
Above left: bear signs remind you at each turn the forest is alive with bears/ Above middle: a guest heading off to go heli-fishing / Above right: the heated boot room, filled with every size hiking boot
Above left: details around the lodge/ Above right: Rachel, the resident talented pastry chef.
Above left: the day spa within the treetops/ Above middle: the hot tub perched by a nearby waterfall within the lodge/ Above right: the view off the veranda of the luxury wooden cabins.
Above left: a waterfall as seen from above in a helicopter / Above right: interior details of the day spa within the treetops
Above: Mackenzie Sound on dusk
Above left: Conservationist Adrien Mullin, one of Nimmo Bays talented and knowledgable guides out on the water/ Above right: the pristine landscape of the region
Above left: Conservationist Adrien Mullin, / Above right: playful dolphins in pristine landscape of the region
Above left: textures of seaweed and crustaceans/ Above right: Adrien Mullin and our zodiac, moored on an island
Above left: a black bear on the foreshore/ Above right: a powerful waterfall
Above left: colony of seals on the rocks/ Above right: the beautiful waterways of the area
Above: the autumnal colours of the sunset drenched shoreline of Nimmo Bay
Above left: a bloom of jellyfish in Mackenzie Sound/ Above right: Mackenzie Sound on dusk.
Above: the Adirondack chairs around a roaring fire on the floating dock. This woman made the best fires!
Above left: a sheepskin being heated by a guest on the floating dock/ Above right: the fire roaring.
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