Location
Vancouver Island/Gulf Islands
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
saltwater, freshwater (rivers),
Guided
Fly fishing
RATING
Avg.
4.1/5
115 reviews

Overview

Nestled in the heart of Port Renfrew on Vancouver Island, the Wild Coast Wilderness Resort is a haven for nature lovers, adventure seekers, and those seeking to unwind in tranquil settings. Offering a variety of accommodations from private cabins to cozy cottages, comfortable suites, and hiker huts, the resort caters to individuals, couples, families, and groups. Each stay is enhanced by our comprehensive range of amenities, including Wi-Fi, fully-equipped kitchens or kitchenettes, outdoor BBQs, crab cookers, and private fire pits. Our Coastal Kitchen Café, a local institution, serves fresh, locally-sourced fare and opens early for those heading out for morning adventures. With a commitment to exceptional service and a location that puts the stunning beauty of Port Renfrew at your doorstep, a stay at Wild Coast Wilderness Resort is guaranteed to be an unforgettable experience.

What makes us unique:

What We Catch

List
Species Availability Calendar
  • 29196 1Halibut
  • 29197 2Salmon - Chinook (King)
  • 29198 3Salmon - Coho (Silver)
  • 29199 4Salmon - Sockeye (Red)
  • 29200 5Salmon - Pink (Humpback)
SpeciesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Halibut
Salmon - Chinook (King)
Salmon - Coho (Silver)
Salmon - Sockeye (Red)
Salmon - Pink (Humpback)

Our season runs from May 1 to December 31.

Packages/prices

Estimated PER-DAY fishing vacation rate:

US$487.59
CA$661.67
£386.10
€450.90

PER PERSON

0 nights / 1 days fishingSalt Water Fishing Rates
US$1,326.42
CA$1,800.00
£1,050.35
€1,226.62
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3 nights / 2 days fishingSalt Water Fishing Rates
US$1,838.57
CA$2,495.00
£1,455.90
€1,700.23
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4 nights / 3 days fishingSalt Water Fishing Rates
US$2,575.47
CA$3,495.00
£2,039.43
€2,381.68
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5 nights / 4 days fishingSalt Water Fishing Rates
US$3,312.37
CA$4,495.00
£2,622.95
€3,063.14
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0 nights / 1 days fishingFresh Water Fishing Rates
US$552.68
CA$750.00
£437.64
€511.09
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2 nights / 1 days fishingFresh Water Fishing Rates
US$873.23
CA$1,185.00
£691.48
€807.52
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3 nights / 2 days fishingFresh Water Fishing Rates
US$1,167.99
CA$1,585.00
£924.89
€1,080.10
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4 nights / 3 days fishingFresh Water Fishing Rates
US$1,462.75
CA$1,985.00
£1,158.30
€1,352.69
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NOTES

PAYMENT
All prices are in Canadian dollars and are subject to applicable taxes.
We accept VISA, MasterCard, AMEX, Debit card and cash.

RESERVATIONS
Reservations are recommended.
We have 24 hour check in. Please inform us about late arrivals (after 6:00pm, PST)
Full amount is paid at check-in.

FACILITIES
All facilities are non-smoking and pets are not allowed. Extra charges for cleaning will apply to guests who ignore this policy.
Hot tubs are closed due to COVID

CANCELLATIONS
48 hour’s prior notice is required to cancel your reservation with out charge. If you cancel your reservation less than 48 ours then all attempts will be made to re-book the vacant room. If we are unsuccessful at re-booking the room the amount of the first night rental fee will be charged to your card.

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?

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:

Avaliable for purchase

Deposit required: 15%

Balance due: Day of Booking



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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 74 kilometersfrom the lodge, so the actual climate at the lodge can vary a bit. Based on weather reports collected during 1985–2015
Jan
8
2
101.2
Feb
9
2
58.6
Mar
11
3
57.2
Apr
14
4
29.6
May
17
7
23.4
Jun
20
10
13.7
Jul
23
12
4.5
Aug
23
11
6.6
Sep
20
9
14
Oct
14
6
54.6
Nov
10
3
102.1
Dec
7
2
99.5

Temperature, °F

Avg HIGH

Avg LOW

Avg. Accumulated Precipitation

inches

Weather data based on closest weather station which is 74 kilometersfrom the lodge, so the actual climate at the lodge can vary a bit. Based on weather reports collected during 1985–2015
Jan
46
35
3.98
Feb
48
35
2.31
Mar
51
37
2.25
Apr
56
40
1.17
May
63
45
0.92
Jun
68
50
0.54
Jul
73
53
0.18
Aug
73
53
0.26
Sep
68
48
0.55
Oct
58
43
2.15
Nov
50
38
4.02
Dec
45
35
3.92

ACCOMMODATIONS

Description

At the Wild Coast Wilderness Resort, we pride ourselves on offering a variety of comfortable accommodations tailored to meet your needs. For those seeking solitude in nature, our private cabins nestled in the trees offer multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, large living areas, and fully-equipped kitchens. You’ll also enjoy access to a BBQ, a crab cooker, and a fire pit. For a cozy experience for two, consider our Sitka Spruce Cottage, complete with a private deck, a basic kitchenette, and a private propane fire pit. We also have the Cotton Wood Cottage that offers rustic charm, a basic kitchenette, a pull-out sofa bed, and stunning forest views. If you prefer a hotel-like experience, our suites sleep up to four people and come with fully equipped kitchens and outdoor decks. Finally, for our hiking guests, we offer warm and comfortable hiker huts located close to the West Coast Trail. Regardless of your lodging choice, all our guests enjoy access to Wi-Fi and exceptional service from our friendly team.

Details

Corporate buyout:

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

WiFi available:

Maximum capacity:

28

Average travel time to fishing grounds:

0-10 minutes

Amenities

At Wild Coast Wilderness Resort, our amenities are thoughtfully designed to enhance your stay and create a truly unforgettable experience. Each lodging option comes equipped with Wi-Fi, allowing you to stay connected amidst the serene wilderness. For those who enjoy cooking, our cabins and suites feature fully equipped kitchens, while our cottages offer convenient kitchenettes. Our outdoor facilities include BBQs and crab cookers, perfect for preparing your catch of the day or hosting a relaxed dinner under the stars. The private propane fire pits that come with some of our lodgings create the ideal setting for a cozy evening. Moreover, our resort store offers a curated selection of West Coast memorabilia, local artwork, gifts, and fishing tackle, allowing you to take a piece of your wilderness adventure home with you. With these top-tier amenities, your comfort and enjoyment are assured at Wild Coast Wilderness Resort.

Meals

The Coastal Kitchen Cafe at Wild Coast Wilderness Resort is more than just a place to eat; it’s a cherished local institution that’s been serving the community for over 15 years. With a warm, beachy ambiance, this laid-back cafe offers a diverse range of to-go items, freshly made sandwiches, salads, and soups. We’re proud to prioritize handmade dishes crafted from quality local ingredients, all served with a friendly smile. Each morning, the irresistible aroma of ‘Drum Roaster’ coffee and freshly baked treats wafts through the air, creating the perfect start to your day.

Opening daily at 4:30am, we cater to early birds embarking on fishing trips, hiking treks, or other morning adventures. Our menu features options for everyone, including a hearty breakfast sandwich with free-range eggs and pulled pork, a tangy pastrami and cheddar sandwich, a comforting tuna cheddar melt, and a refreshing veggie sandwich with red lentil hummus. Our 16 oz smoothies, fresh-cut fruit cups, and range of in-house baked goods like cinnamon buns and croissants are perfect for a quick bite. And don’t forget to try our house-made soups and potato salad!

BOATS

Description

Wild Coast Wilderness Resort has 6 vessels, each custom designed & built for West Coast Vancouver Island fishing. Comfortably outfitted with large heated cabins, enclosed marine toilets (excluding our open air centre-con) satellite stereos and enormous fishing platforms, these boats were custom built to our specs for the job at hand – busy, active and safe West Coast BC fishing.

Details

Bathroom:

Heated cabins:

Ratings and Reviews

Travel Planner

Nearest significant city:

The last significant city or town before the final leg of the journey to the lodge. If you are flying, this is where you'll fly to.
 Drive-in access.

Victoria, BC

Transportation to/from the lodge and here is NOT included.
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Details

Planning your trip to Wild Coast Wilderness Resort has never been easier. Nestled in Port Renfrew on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, our camp is a mere 2-hour drive west of Victoria via Highway 14. We’re conveniently positioned at the southern terminus of the scenic West Coast Trail. Traveling from any part of the Island is a cinch, whether you choose the picturesque Pacific Marine Circle Route via Lake Cowichan or Sooke.

For those coming from Victoria, you’ll begin your journey on Highway #1, then take the Sooke exit after about 5km. Follow Veterans Memorial Parkway for 4km before making a right onto Highway #14 (Westcoast Road). Continue on this highway, and you’ll find us in Port Renfrew after about 1.5 hours.

Guests joining us from further afield can also plan their routes from Nanaimo, Vancouver, or even Seattle. And remember, our location offers more than just road access. Adventure seekers are always welcome to arrive by float plane or helicopter for an unforgettable entry, or why not sail directly to us? The choice is yours. We look forward to welcoming you to the Wild Coast Wilderness Resort – book your stay today!

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