Home

Come Explore Nootka

Embark on a journey to explore the unceded territory of the Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation, nestled in the Western Coastal Mountain Range of Central Vancouver Island within the breathtaking Nootka Sound. 
With open hearts, all visitors are warmly invited to join in fostering reconciliation, understanding, and mutual respect, honouring the rights and governance of the Nation. As cherished guests in this vibrant tapestry, you will experience the warm embrace of the Nuu-chah-nulth nation’s core values—unity, respect, and care. 
Come, be part of this shared journey, and let thebeauty of Nootka unfold around you!

Exciting news!

Our new Baymont by Wyndham Hotel Gold River is opening in May 2024!
Immerse yourself in modern comfort and genuine hospitality right in the heart of Gold River.
Our new booking services will be available soon. Please check back for updates. Thank you for your patience!
See you soon at Baymont by Wyndham Gold River!

A warm welcome awaits you

Step into the enchanting world of Friendly Cove, where history meets the stunning landscapes of Nootka Sound, revered by the Mowachaht/Muchalaht people. Uncover the village’s secrets, soak in breathtaking views, and immerse yourself in the exhilarating spirit of this coastal paradise.

Tranquility is Nootka sound​

Unleash the adventurer in you! Nootka Sound beckons with untamed beauty, teeming marine life, and a rich indigenous culture. Embark on an unforgettable journey, where every moment is a brushstroke of nature’s masterpiece. Your escape to Nootka awaits – book now for a taste of raw, unfiltered paradise!

Stay grounded on Nootka trail​

Explore the untamed beauty of the Nootka Trail in BC. Hike along rugged shores, through ancient forests, and untouched wilderness. With fewer crowds and pure adventure, it’s the perfect escape into nature. Strap on your boots and discover the wild Nootka Trail today!

Discover Upana Caves

Embark on an underground adventure at Upana Caves. Delve into the mysterious depths, marvel at stunning rock formations, and experience the thrill of spelunking. Upana Caves offers an unforgettable journey into the heart of Vancouver Island’s hidden wonders. Dare to explore!

Strathcona's beauty beckons

Discover the exhilarating beauty of Strathcona Park! Immerse yourself in breathtaking landscapes, conquer challenging trails, and bask in the splendour of pristine wilderness. Strathcona promises an outdoor haven where every adventure enthusiast finds their thrill. Unleash the explorer in you and experience the extraordinary in Strathcona!

Muchalaht Lake is nature's gift​

Discover the peaceful charm of Muchalaht Lake, a serene oasis nestled in nature’s beauty. Escape the hustle and bustle, indulge in fishing, and relish the unspoiled wilderness. Muchalaht Lake offers a genuine retreat for those seeking tranquility and outdoor adventures.

The fun shines in Gold River

Dive into the heart of excitement with thrilling outdoor activities, breathtaking landscapes, and a vibrant community spirit. From hiking to fishing, Gold River promises unforgettable moments and endless enjoyment. Unleash the fun and make lasting memories in this lively destination.

Make a splash in Tahsis

Immerse yourself in thrilling water activities surrounded by breathtaking scenery. Whether kayaking, fishing, or simply enjoying a scenic boat ride, Tahsis promises an unforgettable experience for water enthusiasts. Come make a splash in this coastal haven!

Pedal for tree to sea magic

Embark on a cycling adventure along the Tree to Sea Bike Trail! This scenic route takes you through lush forests, charming villages, and coastal panoramas. Pedal your way from tree-lined trails to breathtaking ocean views, discovering the beauty of nature at every turn. Experience the joy of cycling amidst the serenity of Strathcona’s diverse landscapes.

Choose Your Adventure

EARTH

WATER

FIRE

WIND

INDIGENOUS ART
ALPINE SKIING
TRAILS
BIRD WATCHING
CAMPING
WHITEWATER KAYAKING
WHALE WATCHING
OCEAN KAYAKING
PHOTOGRAPHY
CAMP FIRES
BIKE PACKING
HISTORY
FORAGING
SURFING
SAILING
SALMON FISHING
CAVING
FLY FISHING
GOLFING
STARGAZING

Our full website, complete with all the information you need, will be launching soon.

STAY TUNED!