Painter's Lodge



    Vancouver Island East Coast, BC, Canada






    Fly fishing?

    Unguided option?     

    Travel destination:     

    Campbell RiverCampbell-River-Airport-YBL

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    A legendary fishing lodge, a gateway to nature. This is Painter's Lodge. Upon the shores of Vancouver Island's Campbell River, on the banks of Discovery Passage, lies the illustrious Painter's Lodge. Welcoming nature and fishing enthusiasts from all corners of the world, it's a place for adventure, a spot to relax, and a retreat to experience the wilderness. A guided fishing trip, a tour of the wildlife, a whale-watching expedition—choose your own adventure. Or simply relax. Garden view, oceanfront, or a cabin in the woods—find an accommodation option that suits you. And be spoiled in an unspoiled wilderness.

    What Do We Fish For?

    May 1 to Oct 13
    • Chinook (King) Salmon
    • Coho (Silver) Salmon
    • Chum (Dog) Salmon
    • Pink (Humpback) Salmon
    • Sockeye (Red) Salmon


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    2 nights / 2 days fishing
    May 1 to June 14 & Sept 1 to Oct 13 only
    3 nights / 3 days fishing
    May 1 to June 14 & Sept 1 to Oct 13 only
    4 nights / 4 days fishing
    May 1 to June 14 & Sept 1 to Oct 13 only
    2 nights / 2 days fishing
    Jun 15 to Aug 31
    3 nights / 3 days fishing
    Jun 15 to Aug 31
    4 nights / 4 days fishing
    Jun 15 to Aug 31

    Unless otherwise stated, prices do not include taxes, gratuities, or fishing license/stamp.

    This lodge charges in CA$.    

    8 hour fishing trips available as an upgrade (+$310 per person). Prices based on lowest price room type (Gardenview Double) and double occupancy.

    View this lodge's terms and conditions.

    Per-day-fishing VACATION PACKAGES from:


    What's included?

    How many hours of guided fishing?

    4 hours/day

    Return transportation to/from Campbell River      

    Equipment / gear / tackle / bait:

    Fish processing:     

    All meals / snacks / non-alcoholic drinks:





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    Garden views, oceanfront, a cabin in the woods? Painter's Lodge offers a variety of accommodation options to appeal to your taste̬a selection of sanctuaries for individuals, couples, families, and groups. The sounds of the sea will clear your mind while you sleep. Wake up to a symphony of chirping birds. Feel the warmth of a canopy of trees. Let the outside in. Be spoiled in the unspoiled wilderness.

    Oceanview rooms offer balconies and overlook picturesque Discovery Passage.

    Comfortable and spacious, with views of the picturesque grounds and gardens of Painter/'s Lodge from your patio or balcony.

    Enjoy a spacious suite with unobstructed views of Discovery Passage and Quadra Island from a large, private balcony.

    Close to everything but somewhat secluded, these cabins are perfect retreats after a day full of fishing and whale watching.

    Corporate buyout:     

      WiFi available:

    Max. capacity:


    Average travel time to fishing grounds:

    Other Activities Available

    Golf, wildlife tours, whitewater ocean rapids tours.


    Outdoor pool, tennis courts, spa, fitness centre, children's activity room.

    All rooms:

    • Balcony/Patio
    • Iron
    • Shower and Bath Tub Set
    • Flat Panel Television
    • Daily Housekeeping
    • Telephone, free local calls
    • Hair dryer

    Gardenview loft room, suites and cabins: daily housekeeping

    Cabins: gas fireplace



    17 ft. Boston Whalers, 20 ft. Boston Whaler Outrage for 8-hour trips.


    Heated cabin:

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    Deposit required: 25%

    Balance due: at end of stay.

    Your reservation is not guaranteed until you have paid your deposit. You have up to 14 days before the reservation arrival date to cancel without any penalty, otherwise your advance deposit will become a non-refundable cancellation charge. Changes to your reservation dates within the 14 day period may be subject to change fees. Upon arrival, the resort will require a pre-authorization on a valid credit card for the amount of the balance remaining on your reservation along with a nightly incidental amount.

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    All-inclusive lodges include:
    • accommodation
    • all equipment/gear/tackle
    • boats and fuel
    • guiding
    • all meals
    • fish processing (unless fishing is catch-and-release only, this is not applicable)
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