Waves crashing off Nootka Island


Tucked along the rugged west coast of Vancouver Island, amidst the boundary of ancient forests and the Pacific Ocean, lies Nootka Wilderness Lodge. This completely remote, unoccupied stretch of shoreline plays host to some of the best uncrowded surfing and fishing in the Pacific Northwest.

The Nootka Wilderness Lodge

Tucked away in protected waters just minutes from the exposed west coast

At Nootka Wilderness Lodge, you will enjoy your own private accommodations and a luxurious dining experience in an environment completely surrounded by nature.

The Lodge →

Surfing near Nootka Island

Local guides have a lifetime of experience on this remote stretch of coast

Our team of guides will ensure the best opportunity to capitalize in all swell directions and conditions, are eager to share their knowledge and will get you into the best waves for your ability

Fully Guided Surfing →

Fishing off the coast of Nootka

The best fishing opportunities in Nootka Sound

Our fishing guides have tens of thousands of hours fishing on the west coast. Their knowledge and experience will not only catch you fish, but will also get you where you want to be safely and efficiently.

Fully Guided Fishing →

Food from the Nootka Wilderness Lodge restaurant

A unique dining experience that celebrates the Pacific Northwest

At our spectacular floating resort you’ll experience 5-star meals and friendly staff. To us, the food and service at the lodge is just as important as your experience out on the water.

Dining →

Guest Stories

“Amazing trip! Great crew! Wonderful food! Coming back! Thank you everyone for making our trip so great.”

Missy Cooley – Arizona

“Fantastic!! Love it. Compared to the rest of the world, this is Heaven!!”

Ron Sakamoto
“What an amazing experience!! Fantastic fishing – fun crews – excellent food!! I can’t wait to come back next year and do this again!! Chips-A-Ho!!”
Anndee – Arizona

“Always the best guides, cuisine and friendships. The fishing is the bonus”

Stan Sakamoto