Water Adventures

River and Ocean Kayaking

The Bedwell River estuary is a marine playground for beginner and expert kayakers. Intertidal play makes for ever-changing landscapes and prolific wildlife viewing.

Favourite ocean kayak excursions include whale, porpoise and bear watching in nearby Warren Bay, and the day trek to Flores Island’s Wild Side First Nations Interpretive Trail, where hiking and kayaking mix along marked trails of between 5 and 12 kilometres in length.

Paddle Bedwell Sound at ‘seal level’, watching for foraging bears, otters, spawning salmon, and eagle nests along the way. Ride the tide in and out of the river estuary.

Guests ride up alder alley and through lush forest to where the Bedwell and Urses rivers meet. Then, they kayak the gentle emerald shallows back down to the Outpost, starting all over again, if they wish.

Experienced guides lead the way. Instruction and safety gear provided. No experience necessary.


Perfect for families and kids of all ages!

Now is truly the time to take the plunge and have an adventure of a lifetime. Gear up for a white water adventure on the Bedwell River, our very own class 2 river. From the top of the valley to the front of the cookhouse, the 12 kilometre stretch of river is one that will get wet and wild.


River Fishing - Fly fish for fall salmon or cutthroat trout throughout the sound’s extensive river system, but be sure to inquire in advance about water levels, hatches and approximately when specific species are expected through.

The Cypre, Megin and Tranquil rivers are the stuff of legend. Access drop-off points by boat, then walk in. Or, fly in aboard our on-site helicopter (surcharges apply - see below)

Ocean Fishing - Deep sea fishing excursions are most promising from May through August and average six hours of fishing per day (we call it a half-day). Guests depart at 7 a.m. and return in time for a late lunch, or lay-about until the 1 p.m. launch and fish in the afternoon, returning in time for dinner at about 7 p.m.

Either way, guests enjoy a half-day free to enjoy activities and resort amenities. And, since couples can be split on their passion for fishing, an afternoon at the healing grounds with spa treatments provides a welcome treat.

From May through September, find coho (silver salmon) and sea bass. At the height of summer, giant tyee (king salmon) reign supreme. Halibut are prolific from March through September, and ocean fly fishing is best from July through September; fish for coho (silvers) and rock fish in a 25-foot open-air centre-console vessel.

Lake Fishing - Locals have long-favoured Megin and Pretty Girl lakes as bountiful sources of cutthroat trout. Access is by helicopter however, so transportation surcharges apply. Choose fly or spinning rods. Heli-Fishing half-day (4hrs) $650.00 CDN pp plus taxes, 3 person minimum; full-day (8 hrs) $1,300 pp, 3 person minimum

Young people love to fish off the dock and can easily reel away an afternoon or two. The bridge is a favourite spot to sit and jig within sight of the cookhouse, but far enough away to inspire freedom.


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