KLAHOOSE WILDERNESS RESORT
Embracing the natural and the supernatural spirits of this land and its People.
Welcome! ʔi:mot tətᶿ kʷənome...it's good to see you! Klahoose Wilderness Resort is British Columbia premier Indigenous cultural experience on the lands of the toq qaymɩxʷ (Klahoose) People. Recognized as “Authentic Indigenous” & included in Condé Nast Travellers Best Places to Go in 2023.
We are an all-inclusive eco-resort in the British Columbia coastal wilderness of Desolation Sound. A resort that reflects the Klahoose traditional values and offers an immersive exploration into this pristine region rich in diverse wilderness, cultural significance. Toba Inlet wildlife tours including spring bear viewing and late summer/fall grizzly bear salmon run tours led by Indigenous guides.
Only accessible by boat or seaplane, the off-the grid resort is located within the heart of Desolation Sound, Klahoose Wilderness Resort resides upon Homfray Channel between the Coast Mountain peaks of British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast and the Salish Sea and the edge of the BC's Great Bear Rainforest.
The ancient voices echoed in the traditional Klahoose greeting welcome newly arrived guests with a casual gathering on the lodge verandah. The unparalleled visit is about to begin. One deep breath of the pure, energizing forest air has life's worries vanishing instantly. Senses suddenly awaken upon hearing the distant call of a majestic eagle as it soars above a pod of nearby Orca's, whose distinct dorsal fins break the water's calm surface.
You are ready to embrace the natural and the supernatural spirits of this land and its People. You are ready to "Answer the Call".
Open seasonally from May 11 to to October 20, 2023 and May 9 to October 23, 2024
With a typical stay consisting of just 12 guests, Klahoose Wilderness Resort is small and personal. Guests enjoy meeting the Klahoose and local staff and engaging with the other guests, which often develops into new friendships. Exclusive resort buy-outs for multi-generational families or “bubble groups” is also possible with shared accommodation.
As each day passes, you will fall into the rhythm of the coast, with our staff guiding your journey, allowing you to slow down, smell the cedar, taste the ocean and be inspired by the natural beauty of our land and our Indigenous culture.
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Canadian Geographic Adventures
Klahoose Territory, British Columbia, Canada
The Traveler Experience
Klahoose Wilderness Resort offers an intimate destination with an exceptional experience for the modern adventurer of this era.
Families, couples, and single travelers bond easily within intimate groups of nature lovers, outdoor photographers, wildlife enthusiasts and people that simply want to get away from any urban jungle
Small private parties celebrate special occasions such as weddings, anniversaries, honeymoons, graduation, girlfriend getaways, buddy trips, and parent & child excursions
Experienced and friendly staff, lodge hosts, and local guides from the Klahoose Nation provide personalized service with keen attention to every detail
Four comfortable lodge rooms accommodate 2 to 4 guests per spacious room in the main lodge
Three roomy cedar oceanfront cabins accommodate up to 6 guests each with 3-4 queen beds
Average accommodation of 14 guests (double occupancy with four Lodge Rooms and three Cabins) to a maximum of about 22 guests in full capacity (groups sharing all beds in rooms and cabins). The perfect size for lodge buyout that always promises an intimate travel experience
Immersive marine & terrestrial wildlife viewing such as Orca Whales, Humpback Whales, Porpoises, Dolphins, Sealions, Seals and Eagles.
Guided Indigenous cultural activities & excursions
Spring Bear Viewing tours from May to mid June
Grizzly Bear Viewing salmon run tours in Yekwamen - Toba Inlet from late August to mid October
Sea kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, ocean swimming
Woodfire cedar sauna
BC Rainforest Nature walks and hikes
Wildlife and Grizzly Bear photography tours
Campfires & dark sky stargazing, bioluminescence
Special programming features renowned guest speakers, photographers, artists, authors, including Royal Canadian Geographic Travel Ambassadors