Discover Kyuquot Sound
A stay at Kyuquot Beach House offers some of the best fishing on the West Coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia (BC), Canada. But, it is also home to an array of coastal wildlife and plants. Otters, sea lions, eagles, are just a few of our regular neighbours, here for you to discover.
Kyuquot Beach House on Walter’s Island in the picturesque village of Kyuquot is linked with a scenic boardwalk and walking trails throughout the island. Kyuquot is equipped with a Red Cross outpost hospital, K-12 school, general store/post office and seasonal restaurant for the approximately 350 full time residents lucky enough to live in this unspoiled paradise!
Beachcombing and hiking around Rugged Point or Brooks Peninsula will offer the chance to explore some of B.C.’s most remote Marine Parks and best beaches.
Paddle by kayak, hugging the coastline around the numerous local bays and you are sure to spot wildlife. Seeing a black bear is not uncommon. A quick run to the fishing grounds will guarantee you a sea otter sighting along with the possibility of whales, sea lions, puffins etc. Sea otters, although one of Canada’s rarest mammals have once again begun to thrive in the area after being reintroduced in the late 60’s.
This is the perfect place to unwind and reboot alone, with friends or with family.
Kyuquot Sound once had thriving fur trading and whaling industries and as demand decreased and populations diminished locals turned to fishing to make their living. Evidence of the Cachalot whaling station remains today. Fishing has always been a mainstay for the Kyuquot and Checleset first nations who call this area home. Rich in cultural history, the village of Kyuquot today relies on logging, fish farming and adventure tourism to stay afloat. Sea otters, although one of Canada’s rarest mammals have once again begun to thrive in the area after being reintroduced in the late 60’s. A quick run to the fishing grounds will guarantee you a sea otter sighting along with the possibility of whales, sea lions, eagles, puffins etc