wilderness lodge

your gateway to premier saltwater fishing and pristine wilderness

Tucked along the rugged west coast of Vancouver Island, amidst the boundary of ancient forests and the Pacific Ocean, lies Nootka Wilderness Lodge. Some of the most exciting saltwater fishing in North America is found here, where adventure and perfect hospitality combine in unimaginable fashion.

Epic salmon fishing awaits: Fish, explore, and relax at Nootka Wilderness Lodge


A Vancouver Island Paradise

Arial view of Nootka Wilderness Lodge at Night

Welcome to your home away from home. 

Lighthouse Village at Nootka Sound - Nootka Wilderness Lodge

Enjoy The

Trip of a Lifetime

This renowned floating fishing lodge offers a luxurious fleet of Grady White cruisers, with a backdrop that will take your breathe away.

You Want to Be Here

Nootka Wilderness Lodge is a floating wilderness resort tucked away in the heart of Nootka Sound. 

NWL provides all the comfort & personal attention that people hope for when away from home.

Fresh Caught Dinner - Nootka Wilderness Lodge
Fresh Salmon Dinner - Nootka Wilderness Lodge

World Class Cuisine

In an environment completely surrounded by nature, west coast inspired cuisine comes naturally to our private chefs. 

Endless adventure

Fully submerse yourself into a Salmon fishing paradise, this truly is a trip of a lifetime. 

Boating and fishing at Nootka Sound - Nootka Wilderness Lodge
Sport Fishing - Nootka Wilderness Lodge
Fishing at sunset - Nootka Wilderness Lodge
Fishing Boat - Nootka Wilderness Lodge

Fish in Style

Your comfort won’t take a backseat aboard our luxurious fleet of Grady White fishing vessels.

We acknowledge with respect the Nuu-chah-nulth peoples on whose traditional territory we visit, learn and play.

Guest Stories

Ron Sakamoto
Ron Sakamoto
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“Fantastic!! Love it. Compared to the rest of the world, this is Heaven!!”
Missy Cooley – Arizona
Missy Cooley – Arizona
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“Amazing trip! Great crew! Wonderful food! Coming back! Thank you everyone for making our trip so great.”
Stan Sakamoto
Stan Sakamoto
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“Always the best guides, cuisine and friendships. The fishing is the bonus”
Anndee – Arizona
Anndee – Arizona
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“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!!”
getting here
The Wild Pacific

Once you have arrived in Campbell River you will board a float plane and take flight over some of the most beautiful landscape on Vancouver Island. After a short thirty minute flight over breathtaking scenery you will land in historic Nootka Sound where we await your arrival. Nootka Wilderness Lodge is nestled in a quiet bay, only minutes from world class fishing.

Announcing: Surf Nootka

Same old Nootka Wilderness Lodge, whole new story to tell. Surf Nootka is an expedition into the Pacific Northwest that you couldn’t dream of. 

This is not your average surf trip.

Surfing at Nootka Sound - Nootka Wilderness Lodge

Your Adventure Awaits