The Thunderbird House AT HENDERSON LAKE

Overnight and Multiple Day Tours


Welcome to Henderson Lake, home of the Thunderbird Nest!

Travelling by off road vehicle through some of the Island's most rugged backcountry makes for a memorable and very scenic experience. Here you can experience a strong sense of cultural significance combined with the utmost privacy.

Upon arrival at the head of the lake you can settle into your room and kickback on the deck or on the beach. You can also choose from many activities including freshwater kayaking, canoeing, fishing as well as wildlife and nature viewing and perhaps a bonfire on the beach! Take a short walk through old growth forest to see the incredible size of one of the largest trees in Canada.

This is a remote setting and is the perfect trip for couples or a family vacation home. It is also great for group events ie: (girls weekend, bachelor party, birthday celebrations, anniversaries and corporate retreats etc..)

This package can be all inclusive or completely customizeable. Transportation to and from, local cuisine and all the comforts and conveniences of home including comfortable beds, hot water and wood heat. Please inquire for availability and pricing packages information. This is an overnight or multiple night destination and accommodation. This tour departs from Port Alberni. ( Best suited for groups of 4 + )


Half Day Tour

The Nahmint Valley Tour offers some of the most breathtaking scenery of lakes, rivers, mountain tops, valleys, waterfalls, old growth forest and everything in between. History describes that some of the largest trees that were ever harvested on Vancouver Island came from the Nahmint Valley and there are still plenty to see. The Roosevelt elk are the largest species of elk in the world and they inhabit this area of the West Coast. If we are lucky enough to catch a glimpse of these majestic animals it will be a sight not to soon forgotten! There's always a possibility of seeing bear, deer and many other wildlife species as well. This tour is suitable for all levels of experience and offers nature and the backcountry of the Alberni Valley at its finest! This tour departs from Port Alberni.


Full Day Tour

Virgin Falls is a majestic 53 metre tall waterfall located in the backcountry of Tofino on the west coast of Vancouver Island !
Traveling by off road vehicle on unmaintained roads through the rugged and temperate west coast rainforest, you can expect views of Tofino Inlet that many have never seen before. This tour can also offer great opportunities to view wildlife in their natural habitat such as bear, deer, eagles and many other bird species!
Upon arrival you can hear the rush of the waterfall, and a short walk opens into one of the Island's most rare gems, Virgin Falls. Here you can enjoy the serenity of nature at its finest, whether you choose to just sit back and enjoy the sound of the waterfall cascading down the mountain or go for a swim in the pristine pool that surrounds the falls. This is an amazing location to experience Tofino's backcountry.

One of Vancouver Island's most stunning viewpoints without a doubt!
Travel by off road vehicle into the rugged and temperate west coast rainforest behind the village of Ucluelet. An exhilarating ride to this mountain top vista will fulfill the ultimate island experience!

Please Inquire for availability and custom pricing based on group size and length of tour (minimum tour is full day for 2 and is coupled with Tofino - Virgin Falls Tour). We will meet our guests at the Pacific Rim Visitors Centre.