Badger Creek Cattle and Guest Ranch offers the western adventure…
Starts at $250 per person per night
Starting at $1,500 per person per night
Perched on the far western edge of the continent, Queen Charlotte Lodge provides the perfect destination for those seeking a nice change of pace. Less than 3 hours from Vancouver yet half-a-world away, discover the wild northwest coast, home of eagles and bears, salmon and halibut and lush old growth forests. At the end of a long day spent fishing, The Bell Ringer is the place to be! Cold drinks and hot appetizers pair perfectly with new friends and stories of the fish that did, and didn’t, get away!
Unique Features: Surround yourself with an amazing range of wilderness and wildlife experiences. Come in contact with the legendary huge chrome Chinook Salmon. Battle silver bright Coho Salmon. Take home Halibut, Lingcod and Ground fish. The Queen Charlotte Lodge has it all! At QCL you can fish as much, or as little, as you want. Take time to explore this amazing place; whether following a pod of whales as they feed, photographing the coastal forest giants or visiting ancient Haida sites.
Accommodations: The Main Lodge’s 24 guest rooms all offer a splendid water view of Naden Harbour. The totem House log chalet is situated right at the water’s edge and offers the finest in accommodation and hospitality options tailored specifically to the needs of your group or family. Charlotte House is the ideal getaway for corporate or family groups who would like to have a more private program during their stay at the Lodge, ensuring your fishing vacation is everything you could want it to be. The Haida House is perfect for family adventures, having the whole chalet to themselves
As Suite As It Gets: When money is no object, go for the Charlotte House, which is the ideal getaway for corporate or family groups who would like to have a more private program during their stay at the Lodge. Since its construction in 1992, this comfortable chalet has consistently been in demand by groups returning for their annual fishing retreat. With its own hot tub gazebo and built-to-your-specs bar service, Charlotte House offers exclusive features that will ensure your fishing vacation is everything you could want it to be.
Dining: With several menu choices available daily, QCL guests look forward to every meal! It’s a tall order to be sure, but the Chef and staff work tirelessly to provide guests with delicious west coast creations that they’ll talk about even when they get home! The culinary team delivers on special dietary needs every day. All guests are requested to complete a pre-trip questionnaire prior to arrival where this important information can be passed on. This system prompts the Chef in advance of your trip and they’ll have everything ready for you.
Activities: At QCL you can fish as much, or as little, as you want! Take time to explore this amazing place. Whether following a pod of whales as they feed, photographing the coastal forest giants or visiting ancient Haida sites, there is no shortage of things to do. From the lodge you have easy access to a wide range of habitat on both land and sea to discover nature in it’s purest form! The guides and staff are happy to point you in the right direction!
Spa & Fitness: Whether you need a massage for tense or painful muscles or a soothing massage for total body relaxation, the spa team takes pride in customizing a treatment especially for you. They offer professional treatment options for both men and women, some specially developed with the QCL angler in mind! Enjoy sensory and indigenous ritual techniques that are integrated for a rejuvenating and relaxing massage. Some teatments begins with a sage smudge and purifying foot bath, followed by a full body massage with the use of jade stones placed on the body’s energy pathways.
Location: Queen Charlotte Lodge is ideally situated to intercept salmon as they return to the shallow coastal water. Guests of Queen Charlotte Lodge fly aboard a chartered aircraft for the 1.5 hour flight from Vancouver’s South Terminal to Masset, BC. Upon arrival in Masset, guests board a 12 passenger Sikorsky S-76 helicopter for the scenic 15 minute ride into the Lodge.
Closest Airport: Vancouver, BC to Masset to the Lodge.
Children’s Programs: No. They do not offer any supervised children’s programs.
Pet Friendly: No, unfortunately pets are not allowed.
Weddings: Yes. Escaping to a beautiful island paradise to exchange vows and start a new life together, doesn’t necessarily mean tropical! They’ve worked to create wonderful destination wedding adventures filled with special moments shared with friends and family. They have plenty of options to consider in planning that most special event and let’s face it, they’re not necessarily always conventional!
Meetings: Yes. Leaders in today’s hectic business environment know there is a need to escape the daily grind and make the time to decompress. That’s why a few days spent at a corporate retreat at Queen Charlotte Lodge is the perfect solution. Often groups that visit QCL put the trips together to strengthen relationships with clients and staff. The quality time shared on a QCL escape will cement those very special relationships. Memories and bonds are created that will last a lifetime.
Extra Info: The ultimate fishing experience means something different to everyone. It could be a misty first light of the morning heavy salmon strike. A silver bright Coho cartwheeling in the afternoon sun. A Bald Eagle swooping down to pick up talons full of needle-fish. The steady pull of a barn-door halibut from 250 feet down. Whatever your ultimate, you can find it at QCL!