Escape to Barkley Sound Fishing Lodge

Barkley Sound Lodge

On the south west coast of Vancouver Island BC, lies the Barkley Sound, a key recreational component of the Pacific Rim National Park. The Barkley Sound Lodge is a floating lodge that rests in a secluded cove within the unspoiled waters of the Broken Group Islands. This archipelago has more than 100 islands scattered through the sound and the entire area is surrounded by untouched wilderness. Accessible only by boat or floatplane the scenery is breathtaking, the wildlife abundant and your Fishing experience, second to none.

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How to get here?

Barkley Sound Lodge is accessible by boat or float plane:

if you are driving, start in Nanaimo- Port Alburni- Secret Beach

By Boat: Drive from Port Alburni to secret beach (Ucluelet) where one of our kind staff will pick you up by boat and take you to our secluded location

Float Plane: Float planes can be arranged from Vancouver, Vancouver Island, Tofino, and a variety of different locations to drop you off directly to the lodge

Interactive Fishing Map

Our Interactive Fishing Map makes it easy to find the best spots in Barkley Sound

Lodge Living

Experience the combined rustic charm and modern elegance of the Barkley Sound Lodge floating fishing village. After an exciting day of fishing with one of our world-class guides, your body and mind will embrace the exceptional accommodations and ambience that await you at the lodge.

Your palate will rejoice as you indulge in our chef’s extraordinary culinary creations prepared in our custom gourmet kitchen and served in our comfortable yet stylish dining room.

Our clean and contemporary rooms are available in double or triple occupancy. Each room is equipped with a desk, private bathroom and comfortable beds to ensure you are fully recharged for the next day’s adventure.

There are plenty of options to further enjoy your stay including relaxing by the indoor fireplace, enjoying a cocktail on the dock beside one of or outdoor fire pits, challenging a friend to a game of pool, hiking on the picturesque trail system or just taking in the tranquility while watching seals swim lazily in the cove. You can even tune up your golf game practicing your West Coast “Drive” at the floating green.


The Fishing here is spectacular, the wildlife can be equally astonishing. Black bears roam the shorelines, while otters and seals frolic in the kelp beds and countless coves. Orca and Pacific White-sided dolphins are common and larger whales like the inquisitive Humpback visit the area at different times of the year. While the ocean teems with life in the Barkley Sound, the majestic Bald Eagle is forever patrolling the skies. These are just a few of the seemingly countless number of animals that make this part of the world their home. Every day at the Barkley Sound Lodge offers you a unique and unforgettable opportunity to share in the splendor of a truly pristine habitat.