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Vancouver Island Lodge - All Inclusive Fishing Packages Available

Bedrooms 9
Space 3,100 sq ft
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Vancouver Island Lodge is a world-class fishing and adventure destination.

The Vancouver Island Lodge is located on a secluded private acreage with an exceptional beach front that can be accessed via the large dock (4 boats, swimming) or stairs. The lodge boasts 7 bedrooms, with a large common room, a pool table room and kitchen. Two additional separate suites are also available upon request. Guests can enjoy the weather and stunning ocean views from the large covered deck and patio surrounding the lodge. In the evenings, relax in the hot tub overlooking the tranquil waters of Coopers Cove.

The lodge is one of the best locations on Vancouver Island for fishing, whale and bird watching, and experiencing all the west coast activities and surroundings. We are able to arrange our guides and boats to provide you a personally tailored excursion on the ocean. Minutes from the lodge are the Galloping Goose trail (bike and running), Sooke River, Sooke Potholes, kayaking rentals and Westcoast dining.

More Details

Ryan Chamberland
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 21, 2018

About Ryan Chamberland

Ryan Chamberland is the Lead Guide and General Manager for Vancouver Island Lodge. Ryan is a Sooke native and can help guide you on the water and in the neighborhood. Ryan lives on property in a seperate house and caretakes the facility. He is available to take guests fishing, crabbing, and whale watching year round.

Ryan Chamberland purchased this lodge in 2014

Why Ryan Chamberland chose Sooke

Vancouver Island Lodge is a paradise for the avid and recreational fisherman. The weather is excellent year-round, the seas are calm, and the fishing is excellent for Salmon, Halibut, Cod, Crabs and even prawns.

What makes this lodge unique

The property captures the essence of Vancouver Island living. Enjoy a morning coffee on the cedar deck overlooking the bay before fishing. Relax in the dockside hot tub after a long day on the water. Take a walk down the galloping goose nature trail. Fresh Dungeness Crab as a daily appetizer. There are many adventures waiting for you at Vancouver Island Lodge. This is the perfect place for corporate retreats, family getaways, and friends to make memories.


Sooke Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Max. adults: 15
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Lodge in meant for respectful, reasonably quiet guests. Great place for family, friends, corporate gatherings.
  • Owner lives on property. If owner feels there is a threat to state of property or complaints from neighbors he will be allowed to deal with issue.
  • Owner has access to his yard, dock, and shed. As well to make sure garbage and recycling is being dealt with properly.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 7 - 1 double
    Bedroom 8 - 1 double
    Bedroom 9 - 1 double
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
From April to November we also operate as a Fishing Lodge. We offer package pricing that takes care of 3 to 4 full days of fishing, all meals, accomodation, and fish processing. Please contact owner for further details.


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Vancouver Island Lodge - All Inclusive Fishing Packages Available
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Vancouver Island Lodge will not dissapoint you

  • 5 of 5

This was my second time at VIL the first was last summer with my buddies for a 3 day 4 night salmon, halibut and crabbing charter and we had so much fun and success with Ryan that my wife and I returned last week to stay at the lodge and go "prawning" and what an adventure it was. We stayed for 5 nights and caught our limit of 800 prawns which we packaged up and brought home on the plane with us. The flight out from Calgary took just over an hour and we were on the water shortly after landing which was a bonus. The lodge was clean, very comfortable and beautifully decorated, you can cook your own meals in the large well equipped kitchen but our favourite was the 17 Mile House Pub. The location offers fabulous views from the decks and living room with spacious grounds and amenities. It really has it all and

the Galloping Goose trail is accessible right from the lodge, we went on several great hikes with spectacular views along the coast. Ryan is an excellent guide and his boats provided a safe, first class experience on the water and Ryan is the perfect host having grown up in the area. We would highly recommend that you check out a fishing package or family get away. In fact we liked it so much we have rebooked another trip out there.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Accommodation & Beautiful Scenery

  • 5 of 5

We hosted my family reunion at Vancouver Island Lodge. Several of my relatives traveled from the lower mainland & had no problem locating the lodge. The location was fantastic, I could sit for hours just looking out to the bay, absolutely beautiful.... even thought the weather didn't really cooperate! Communication with Ryan by email was incredibly efficient. Unfortunately we didn't get to meet Ryan, but we met his mother, Barb to do the walk through & she was incredibly helpful & had done a fabulous job prepping the lodge for our arrival. I will definitely be booking this lodge again in future & my brother is hoping he can book the lodge for his wedding :) Cheers, Mel

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Victoria bc Canada

Amazing stay! A must visit

  • 5 of 5

This place is incredible! Love the huge and modern living space with 9 bedroom, many bathrooms. The pool table was a nice treat and not to mention the hot tub overlooking the beautiful Bay.

Will definitely be returning.

Thanks Ryan, such a great host

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Time I have had in a long time

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently stayed at this BEAUTIFUL lodge and thoroughly enjoyed our Weekend away. We were able to fly out of Calgary and within 3 hours from departure we were picked up from the airport and on the ocean reeling in lots of Fish. I was a little concerned about being out on the rough ocean initially. But this Lodge is tucked into a beautiful cove and therefore they are able to take you fishing fairly close to shore. And with the custom built boats I hardly felt like I was even on the ocean. The lodge is beautifully renovated with all the comforts of home and more. The guides are amazing. Ryan the Head Guide clearly is an expert in the field. Not only did he keep us busy reeling in fish but entertained us with his many stories and experiences from years of doing what he clearly loves to do!!! He also makes sure that you are well taken care of at all times. Right after docking the boat he cleans and vacuum packs the fish and has it all boxed up and ready to be flown home. So Awesome!! At night after a long day fishing we were able to enjoy an amazing dinner followed by a dip in the hot tub while looking out into the cove. The view is AMAZING!!! Truly a perfect get way and would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a High quality fishing experience and a peaceful getaway for the Ladies!!!.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic fishing trip at vancouver island lodge!

  • 5 of 5

Came to Vancouver Island Lodge with my dad for a boys fishing trip (and neither of us are experienced fishermen!) and we had a wonderful weekend. The lodge is beautiful, clean (brand new renovations) and in a gorgeous setting. Ryan (guide and host) grew up in the area, and it is obvious that he knows the waters well and can find the best places to fish. He was also very patient with us as we learned the ropes and reels. I would highly recommend VIL!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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chilliwack bc

Best time I ever had.

  • 5 of 5

I had the pleasure of going to VIL on a guided fishing trip with my son.We are both very good rods ,and it was great.The guides we had are reel experts ,raised in the area ,both Ryan and Harvey their experience and knowledge of the area,makes them experts,by any definition. The lodge is new and very well kept. The fishing was great we limited out every day , our catch was taken care of excellently . The boats are well kept , and gear is first rate . I can't wait to go again next year , and I would recommend to anyone looking for great trip. The bonus is it is not far from Sooke or Vitoria .

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Victoria International Airport (YYJ)
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
17 Mile House
Nearest Ferry
45 Kilometres
Schwartz Bay
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Olympic View, Bear Mountain, Royal Colwood
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Kilometres
The Stickleback West Coast Eatery, 17 Mile Pub
Car: not necessary

Vancouver Island Lodge is not only the easiest lodge to travel to, but also the best place to experience fishing for Salmon, Halibut and many other species. From whale watching to hiking, there is so much to see and explore around Vancouver Island Lodge. Sooke’s popularity as a scenic tourist destination has existed for generations. Well-known destinations in Sooke, such as Whiffin Spit Park, the Sooke Potholes Regional Park, and adjacent Sooke Potholes Provincial Park attract visitors both locally and from around the world. Sooke is also home to the Sooke Region Museum and Visitor centre; where visitors and locals are able to get information on regional attractions and history. The area’s popularity has increased as a base for visiting the wilderness parks of Vancouver Island’s southwest coast — the West Coast Trail and the Juan de Fuca Provincial Park which includes the now highly popular Juan de Fuca Marine Trail.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $194.73
Pet Fee $116.84
Damage Deposit $1,557.87

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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