Campbell River Fishing Adventure 2 nights

Please note Painter's Lodge fishing packages are ONLY available May1 - October 8, 2018.

Known by many as the salmon capital of the world, Campbell River on Vancouver Island offers world-class fishing adventures. Whatever kind of salmon you’re after, the guides will take you to unparalleled fishing in a beautiful West Coast setting. 

Painter’s Lodge has a rich history, rife with mystery and excitement dating from its establishment in 1929. The lodge and rooms offer much more than the usual fishing resort, with comfortable and luxurious furnishings. Garden-view rooms overlook grounds that have been a home away from home for salmon fishermen for generations. All rooms have a television, a telephone and a bathroom with tub and shower. Some of the rooms are pet-friendly. Legends Dining Room is the main attraction at the lodge, featuring gourmet West Coast and continental cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere. You can also visit the Aveda Spa across the water on Quadra Island at sister resort April Point, which is reachable by a free water taxi.


Top 5 things to do

  • Experience world-class salmon fishing
  • Explore the area’s many regional parks and the outdoor recreation possibilities
  • Take a day trip to explore Quadra Island
  • View wildlife, including orcas, grizzlies and birds
  • Visit the many boutique shops, art galleries and museums in town

Additional Activities can be added to your package during the booking process

Day 1

Day 1 - Vancouver to Campbell River

Ferry: West Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay) to Nanaimo (Departure Bay)

Staying at: Painter's Lodge (Garden View Room)
1625 McDonald Rd, Campbell River , BC, Canada, V9W 4S5

Departing from Horseshoe Bay on the mainland, enjoy a scenic 100-minute cruise across the Strait of Georgia to the shores of Vancouver Island and the city of Nanaimo. As you drive north on the coastal route, you’ll pass through the seaside resort communities of Qualicum Beach and Parksville, and by the historic Old Country Market at Coombs, which is famous for the goats that graze on the roof. Arriving in the seaside town of Campbell River, you will check in to Painter’s Lodge, where you can spend the rest of the day and evening enjoying the surroundings and the resort’s amenities.


Day 2

Day 2 - Campbell River

Staying at: Painter's Lodge (Garden View Room)
1625 McDonald Rd, Campbell River , BC, Canada, V9W 4S5

Set off from the resort in a 17-foot Boston Whaler and fish the waters of Discovery Passage with an experienced guide who shares your excitement for fishing. All guides are BC salmon fishing experts with a vast knowledge of the region and a deep respect for the sport. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced angler, your guide can set the hooks, offer new tips and techniques, and help you reel in the catch you’ve been waiting for. Spend the rest of the day enjoying outdoor adventures or relaxing.


Day 3

Day 3 - Campbell River to Vancouver

Ferry: Nanaimo (Departure Bay) to West Vancouver (Horseshoe Bay)

Spend the morning relaxing in the resort or by the ocean, or explore the natural surroundings. After you check out, make your way south down the island, through Qualicum Beach and Parksville, and to Nanaimo. From there, take a scenic 100-minute ferry ride across the Strait of Georgia to arrive at Horseshoe Bay.

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Day 1 - Vancouver to Campbell River


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Directions Disclaimer

These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route.

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†Four hour guided fishing tour includes all tackle and bait, including fishing rods and rain gear. Once back at the resort, the fish will be cleaned, packaged and refrigerated for you to bring home. Please note that fishing licences are not included in the tour, you must either arrive with a fishing license or purchase a license at the resort. 

Fishing Tour Schedule - based on availablity:

6:00am, 11:00am, 4:00pm

Important: Please note Painter's Lodge fishing packages are ONLY available May 1 - October 8, 2018.

Please note that changes and cancellations made more than 14 days prior incur a $25 penalty. No changes or cancellations may be made within 14 days.

Today's price from $579 CAD

+ $25.45 GST. Per person based on double occupancy. Includes ferry & accommodation. Surcharges may apply.

Available May through October

Sorry, Campbell River Fishing Adventure is not available to book online.

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Package includes

  • Accommodation Two nights' accommodation at Painter's Lodge in a Garden-View Room; max.4 ppl
  • Adventure Fully guided half-day private fishing trip in a 17’ Boston Whaler†
  • Ferry Round trip on BC Ferries from Metro Vancouver to Vancouver Island for two adults and one car

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