Location
Southern Interior
BC, Canada
Drive-in Access
All-Inclusive?
All-inclusive lodges include:
  • accommodation
  • all equipment/gear/tackle
  • boats and fuel
  • guiding
  • all meals
  • fish processing (unless fishing is catch-and-release only)
See below to find out exactly what is included in the price.
Fishing
freshwater (lakes), freshwater (rivers),
Unguided
Unguided only./day
Fly fishing
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Overview

Your vacation time is precious, choose a setting were lifetime memories are created. Stunning mountain scenery, wild horses, abundant wildlife, spectacular lake views, beautifully appointed hand-crafted log buildings. Relax, unwind and recharge. Hear the loon’s beautiful tremolo laughing call. The Eagles wing beat as it swoops down and snatches a wild trout from the water. Enjoy the wilderness silence, the scent of wildflowers, and pine forests. Smile as you listen to the deep, soft hoots of the great horned owl outside your cozy log cabin at night. Canoe, boat, fish, hike, spot wildflower and wildlife, and relax below the stars, rediscover the primal glory of the wild. A Chaunigan vacation will move your soul to dance, awaken new understandings of wisdom, make the sky more beautiful and leave footprints of an amazing vacation on your heart.

In the 1930s, Chaunigan Lake gained a reputation as a fishing destination for its abundant wild rainbow trout. Careful management, research and a remote location that has preserved this unique world-class rainbow trout fishing experience.

Our rustic and deluxe log cabins are designed to offer the charm and warmth of a classic wilderness cabin with the luxury of home. Cozy up to the wood fireplace or relax and admire the mountain views.

Our sustainable Ecotourism Lodge where the people tread lightly, in harmony with nature.

Chaunigan visitors hike alpine trails, fish the pristine lake, canoe, view wildlife, and savour pine scented forests discovering the awe of nature’s landscapes.

Our remote wilderness lodge is accessible by plane or car. Take a scenic flight over the costal mountains or embark on an adventurous road-trip through BC’s interior.

What makes us unique:

  1. Stunning mountain scenery, wild horses, abundant wildlife, spectacular lake views, beautifully appointed hand-crafted log buildings.
  2. Our rustic and deluxe log cabins rentals are designed to offer the charm and warmth of a classic wilderness cabin with the luxury of home. Cozy up to the wood fireplace or relax and admire the mountain views.
  3. Chaunigan visitors hike alpine trails, fish the pristine lake, canoe, view wildlife, and savour pine scented forests discovering the awe of nature's landscapes.

What We Catch

List
Species Availability Calendar
  • Trout - Rainbow
SpeciesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Trout - Rainbow

Our season runs from June 1 to Sept 30.

Packages/prices

PER-DAY fishing vacation packages start at:

US$30.50
CA$40.00
£23.57
€25.79

PER PERSON

3 nights / 3 days fishingDeluxe Cabin

1 adult

US$228.72
CA$300.00
£176.76
€193.40
Inquire BOOK NOW and save $12.00 per person
3 nights / 3 days fishingDeluxe Cabin

2 adults

US$114.36
CA$150.00
£88.38
€96.70
Inquire BOOK NOW and save $6.00 per person
3 nights / 3 days fishingDeluxe Cabin

3 adults

US$114.36
CA$150.00
£88.38
€96.70
Inquire BOOK NOW and save $6.00 per person
3 nights / 3 days fishingDeluxe Cabin

4 adults

US$114.36
CA$150.00
£88.38
€96.70
Inquire BOOK NOW and save $6.00 per person
4 nights / 4 days fishingDeluxe Cabin

1 adult

US$304.96
CA$400.00
£235.68
€257.86
Inquire BOOK NOW and save $16.00 per person
4 nights / 4 days fishingDeluxe Cabin

2 adults

US$152.48
CA$200.00
£117.84
€128.93
Inquire BOOK NOW and save $8.00 per person
4 nights / 4 days fishingDeluxe Cabin

3 adults

US$152.48
CA$200.00
£117.84
€128.93
Inquire BOOK NOW and save $8.00 per person
4 nights / 4 days fishingDeluxe Cabin

4 adults

US$152.48
CA$200.00
£117.84
€128.93
Inquire BOOK NOW and save $8.00 per person
5 nights / 5 days fishingDeluxe Cabin

1 adult

US$381.20
CA$500.00
£294.60
€322.33
Inquire BOOK NOW and save $20.00 per person
5 nights / 5 days fishingDeluxe Cabin

2 adults

US$381.20
CA$500.00
£294.60
€322.33
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5 nights / 5 days fishingDeluxe Cabin

3 adults

US$190.60
CA$250.00
£147.30
€161.16
Inquire BOOK NOW and save $10.00 per person
5 nights / 5 days fishingDeluxe Cabin

4 adults

US$152.48
CA$200.00
£117.84
€128.93
Inquire BOOK NOW and save $8.00 per person
3 nights / 3 days fishingDeluxe Cabin

1 adult

US$457.44
CA$600.00
£353.52
€386.79
Inquire BOOK NOW and save $24.00 per person
3 nights / 3 days fishingDeluxe Cabin

2 adults

US$285.90
CA$375.00
£220.95
€241.75
Inquire BOOK NOW and save $15.00 per person
3 nights / 3 days fishingDeluxe Cabin

3 adults

US$228.72
CA$300.00
£176.76
€193.40
Inquire BOOK NOW and save $12.00 per person
3 nights / 3 days fishingDeluxe Cabin

4 adults

US$200.13
CA$262.50
£154.66
€169.22
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4 nights / 4 days fishingDeluxe Cabin

1 adult

US$609.92
CA$800.00
£471.36
€515.72
Inquire BOOK NOW and save $32.00 per person
4 nights / 4 days fishingDeluxe Cabin

2 adults

US$381.20
CA$500.00
£294.60
€322.33
Inquire BOOK NOW and save $20.00 per person
4 nights / 4 days fishingDeluxe Cabin

3 adults

US$304.96
CA$400.00
£235.68
€257.86
Inquire BOOK NOW and save $16.00 per person
4 nights / 4 days fishingDeluxe Cabin

4 adults

US$266.84
CA$350.00
£206.22
€225.63
Inquire BOOK NOW and save $14.00 per person
5 nights / 5 days fishingDeluxe Cabin

1 adult

US$762.40
CA$1,000.00
£589.19
€644.65
Inquire BOOK NOW and save $40.00 per person
5 nights / 5 days fishingDeluxe Cabin

2 adults

US$476.50
CA$625.00
£368.25
€402.91
Inquire BOOK NOW and save $25.00 per person
5 nights / 5 days fishingDeluxe Cabin

3 adults

US$381.20
CA$500.00
£294.60
€322.33
Inquire BOOK NOW and save $20.00 per person
5 nights / 5 days fishingDeluxe Cabin
US$333.55
CA$437.50
£257.77
€282.04
Inquire BOOK NOW and save $17.50 per person

NOTES

  • Meal plans (breakfast, lunch pack, dinner): CA$100 per person per day, children under 13 are CA$60 per day
  • Lodge plans (accommodation, full meals, free boat rental): CA$250 per person per day
  • Adults are considered those aged 13 or older at check-in.
  • Discounts available:
    • 10% Full-Week Discount for any 7 consecutive nights.
    • 10% Preferred/Repeat Guest Discount for guests who came in prior two years.
    • 20% Second Visit Discount for guests who come twice or more in the same year.
    • Group Discounts available (contact Lodge Manager).
  • Taxes include 5% GST plus 8% PST. For US customers, the GST is unfortunately not refundable from the Canadian Government when you cross back in to the USA. Ask your lodge manager for details before you leave. (GST # 139182745 RT)

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

This lodge charges in $CAD.
Prices that have been converted to your chosen currency are based on today’s exchange rate. This lodge charges in $CAD, so the amount billed to you may be different than the converted value shown here. Source: openexchangerates.org

What's Included?

How many hours of guided fishing?

Unguided only.

Return transportation:

If YES, the lodge covers all transportation costs to and from the Travel Destination. If NO, you are responsible for all costs getting to and from the lodge.

Equipment / gear / tackle / bait:

Fish processing:

Cleaning, filleting, vacuum packing and refrigerated (or frozen) storage.

All meals / snacks / non-alcoholic drinks:

Alcohol:

Deposit required: 100%

Balance due: n/a


  • All bookings must be fully prepaid in advance to be confirmed.
  • Confirmed bookings are 100% non-refundable within 30 days of the start date of the booking.
  • Cancellations made with at least 31 days notice are refunded 50%, no exceptions.
  • Cancellation notification must be made by a phone call to the lodge directly.
  • Cancellation notification must be received at least 31 days before your booking starts.
  • There are no exceptions to these terms.

Payment Methods Accepted
Credit cards:
PayPal:
Check/cash:
Wire transfer/bank draft:
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Weather

°C / MM
°F / IN.

Temperature, °C

Avg HIGH

Avg LOW

Avg. Accumulated Precipitation

mm

Weather data based on closest weather station which is 85 kilometres from the lodge, so the actual climate at the lodge can vary a bit. Based on weather reports collected during 1985–2015.
Jan
-2
-10
18.2
Feb
1
-9
10.4
Mar
6
-5
10.4
Apr
11
-1
12.6
May
16
3
24.9
Jun
20
7
42.9
Jul
23
10
28.5
Aug
22
8
23.2
Sep
18
4
20.1
Oct
10
0
22.3
Nov
2
-5
26.8
Dec
-2
-10
23.3

Temperature, °F

Avg HIGH

Avg LOW

Avg. Accumulated Precipitation

inches

Weather data based on closest weather station which is 85 kilometres from the lodge, so the actual climate at the lodge can vary a bit. Based on weather reports collected during 1985–2015.
Jan
28
14
0.71
Feb
34
17
0.41
Mar
43
23
0.41
Apr
52
30
0.5
May
61
38
0.98
Jun
67
45
1.69
Jul
73
49
1.12
Aug
72
47
0.91
Sep
64
40
0.79
Oct
50
31
0.88
Nov
36
22
1.05
Dec
28
15
0.92

ACCOMMODATIONS

Description

Our Rustic and deluxe Log Cabins are designed to offer the charm and warmth of a classic wilderness cabin with the luxury of home. Part of Chaunigan’s charm is the pioneer feeling of staying in our rugged hand-crafted log cabins. The cabin builders carefully selected the trees, cut the logs to length, peeled off the bark, and notched the logs to fit tightly together. Cozy up to the wood fireplace, relax, and enjoy the views.

Main Lodge

The main lodge houses a spacious lounge with a large stone fireplace, reading corner, a games room with pool table, dart board, and board games for you to enjoy. After dinner relax with a drink in hand on the patio, taking in your surroundings and the stunning view overlooking Chaunigan Lake.

Deluxe Log Cabins

Four Romantic Deluxe Log Cabins with full amenities

  • wood stove for heat
  • one or two bedrooms with double and queen beds and single bunk above.
  • comfortable fold-out futon In the living area
  • all linens provided
  • fully equipped kitchen with propane refrigerator and stove
  • self-contained bathroom
  • electric lights
  • free satellite internet with limited data available at the main lodge

Rustic log cabins

Five rustic self-catering cabins right on the Chaunigan Lake beach

  • wood stove for heat
  • one-room cabin with 2 single bunkbeds
  • double or queen beds
  • all linens provided
  • equipped kitchen area with propane stove (no running water)
  • guest washroom & shower located in the main lodge
  • electric lights
  • free satellite Internet with limited data available at the main lodge

Details

Corporate buyout:

Chaunigan is the perfect place to host Reunions, Weddings, Business Groups, Team Building Getaways etc. They can fish, canoe, hike, hangout in lodges lounge and game room or just relax. Max Cabin capacity is 35 beds. Groups exceeding 35 can be accommodated by adding tents or recreation vehicles. Dinning room capacity is 35 people. Groups exceeding 35 can be accommodated by eating in shifts or adding tables to our outside deck. Meal packages are $100/person day, groups can self cater to save cost and take over our large commercial kitchen and eat together in the lodge dining room.

A corporate buyout is a single group booking the entire lodge. Often done for executive retreats.

WiFi available:

Maximum capacity:

35

Average travel time to fishing grounds:

5 mins

Meals

    Other Activities

    Hiking

    Chaunigan Lake Lodge is located in the midst of impressive hiking trails on glaciers, alpine meadows, and untouched wilderness. Our hikes vary in difficulty so that everyone can experience the beauty of the Chilcotin up close.

    Wildlife

    Chaunigan lake and its surrounding area is home to an abundance of wildlife, including Canadian moose, deer, bobcats, lynx, swans, eagles and if you get lucky even a bear, so have your camera ready as you might just get the shot of a lifetime.

    Bird Watching

    Birdwatching is a very popular past time at Chaunigan Lake, for all the amateur birdwatchers alike, even for the aspiring ornithologists out there. Chaunigan Lake is home to a broad range of unique bird species.

    Horseback Riding

    Let one of our local guides take you on an fun afternoon horseback ride adventure, go and explore the scenic backcountry, connect with nature, the animals and your surroundings during this western style experience

    Boating

    Chaunigan Lake Lodge is delighted to offer boats and canoes for rent to guests eager to explore the lake. The lodge manager will be happy to advise on finding secluded fishing spots and the best areas for wildlife spotting.

    Fun Time

    Chaunigan Lake Lodge offers many free in-door and out-door amenities. Steam in the wood-fired sauna, or roast marshmallows around the campfire. Play billiards in the games parlour, or hang out in the lounge.

    Sightseeing

    Chaunigan Lake is situated on a large plateau 5,000 ASL. In the lea of Mount Tsi’lo?s, a very majestic 10,049 ft in elevation, glacier capped peak. One of the principal summits of the Chilcotin Mountain Range.

    Relaxation

    Our lodge is the perfect place if your searching for tranquility, relaxation and harmony in nature, read your favourite book on our deck, go for a swim or enjoy a glass of wine beside a crackling campfire under the stars.

    BOATS

    Description

    Rentals:

    • Boat: CA$79 per day
    • Canoe: CA$29 per day

    Details

    Bathroom:

    n/a

    Heated cabins:

    n/a

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