Premier Listings for Rugged Point Marine Park

Rugged Point Marine Provincial Park is located on the eastern shore of Kyuquot Channel, on the northwest coast of Vancouver Island, approximately 22 miles (35 km) west of the town of Zeballos.

This remote wilderness area offers magnificent scenery, challenging hiking trail and preserves one of the most beautiful stretches of beach on the entire west coast.

Experienced kayakers and ocean paddlers launch from Fair Harbour to set off down Kyuquot Channel to explore the isolated waters of Kyuquot Sound and Rugged Point Provincial Park. Wilderness camping, swimming and fishing are added attractions of the park and the surrounding area. The outer west-facing beaches of Rugged Point Marine Provincial Park have become quite popular for surfing. Visitors planning on surfing can make arrangements for water taxi services from Kyuquot or Zeballos.

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Accessible only by boat, the exciting journey presents cruisers with spectacular views of the rugged coastline, the tall and majestic Douglas-fir trees on the point and fabulous sweeping beaches. The beaches on the north side of the Rugged Point peninsula are quiet and well protected, in sharp contrast to the pounding surf along the beaches of the outer coast.

The nearest boat launches are at Fair Harbour and Artlish River. A semi-sheltered anchorage off the beach that faces Kyuquot Sound is a good place for sailboats and other large vessels to anchor.

Kapoose Creek empties into the Pacific Ocean through the park, providing a welcoming supply of fresh water and bathing opportunities for cruisers and hikers. Walk-in wilderness camping is available, otherwise pit toilets are the only facilities provided in the park.

Rugged Point Marine Provincial Park is accessed from the boat launch at Fair Harbour on Tahsis Inlet, or from Kyuquot on North Vancouver Island. Boaters can find temporary anchorage in McLean Cove and Volcanic Cove immediately northeast of the park. If conditions are unsettled in these anchorages, Dixie Cove, five miles to the east, will provide suitable protection.

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Nootka Marine Adventures
Moutcha Bay Resort – land based road accessible resort in Moutcha Bay, Nootka Sound, BC Nootka Sound Resort – floating resort in Galliano Bay, Nootka Sound, BC Newton Cove Resort – floating resort in Esperanza Inlet, BC Mailing Address: 168 5th Street Cliffe Avenue Courtenay BC V9N 1J4 Toll Free: 1-877-337-5464Visit Website

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Moutcha Bay Resort, Nootka Sound Resort and Newton Cove Resort operate together as Nootka Marine Adventures. Located on the pristine west coast of Vancouver Island, Moutcha Bay Resort is situated at the mouth of the picturesque Conuma River and only a 40 minute drive from Gold River. The two other floating resorts; Nootka Sound Resort and Newton Cove resort are located in the sheltered waters of Nootka Sound and Esperanza Inlet.

These resorts offer exceptional amenities, comfortable luxury accommodation, gourmet meals and boat moorage, along with some of the most spectacular, salmon, halibut and tuna fishing available. The Nootka Marine Adventures’ guides are some of the most experienced and professional in the area. They will help ensure that you have both a memorable as well as a highly-productive angling experience aboard comfortable, covered 28-foot boats. Take a fully-guided fishing trip or partake in the numerous outdoor activities including; wildlife-viewing, trail walks, caving, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding or excursions to the historic Friendly Cove.

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Fair Harbour Marina and Campground
#1 Fair Harbour Forest Service Road Fair Harbour BC V0P 2A0 Phone: 250-483-3382Toll Free: 1-844-466-9453View Website

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When you’ve had enough of work and routine, it is time to escape to Fair Harbour Marina and Campground on Vancouver Island. Here you get back to nature with the most amazing fishing, surfing, kayaking, hiking, and camping in British Columbia. We are the undisputed premier launch point for unbeatable outdoor activities – a water lover’s paradise.

Located in the traditional territory of Ka:’yu:’k’t’h’/Che:k’tles7et’h’ First Nations on Vancouver Island, we feature a rugged and spectacular shoreline with beautiful islets and breathtaking beaches. There’s the ocean as far as the eye can see, and tidal pools teeming with ocean life. If you like to fish, you will be in heaven at Kyuquot! We feature some of the most productive, yet uncrowded, fishing spots on the west coast of Vancouver Island! You’ll find large salmon, halibut, ling cod, and more!

You can base your adventure out of one of our luxurious cabins, or if you prefer to camp, enjoy one of our spacious campsites surrounded by trees. Fair Harbour Marina provides supervised monitored moorage at our private dock in Fair Harbour.

New for 2020: Fair Harbour is pleased to be offering guided fishing and scenic tour day charters.

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Zeballos Oceanfront Lodge
509 Reno Street Zeballos BC V0P 2A0 Phone: 250-886-0315Toll Free: 1-888-855-7335Visit Website

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Come and join us for a world-class vacation at one of the premier Vancouver Island fishing lodges. At our oceanfront fishing lodge you’ll be treated like family, enjoy gourmet meals prepared by our chef, and relax after a day on the water in our hot tub and sauna – all in one of Vancouver Island’s hottest fishing areas. We consistently send our guests home with limits of Salmon and Halibut. The resort offers luxurious waterfront accommodation for up to 15 guests, and is the only oceanfront fishing lodge in Zeballos, BC, a great spot for a corporate retreat, a family vacation, or the fishing trip of a lifetime with friends.

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Reel Obsession Sportfishing
644 Millstream Lake Road Victoria BC 9B 6E9 Phone: 250-886-0315Toll Free: 1-888-855-7335Visit Website

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Reel Obsession Sport Fishing Charters offers year-round, world-class, fully-guided BC salmon and halibut sportfishing charters on Vancouver Island on the west coast of British Columbia, fishing Zeballos, Nootka Sound, Esperanza Inlet, and Victoria. We offer a variety of charter fishing packages and are quite flexible in customizing your charter fishing experience to suit your needs. Our west coast BC fishing lodge is uniquely located in the migration path of the Pacific salmon, featuring career guides steeped in the local fishery, consistent big catches, world-class service and accommodation, and great fishing all summer long.

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