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Rivers Lodge - Rivers Inlet, BC
Rivers Lodge - Rivers Inlet, BC
Fishing lodge opportunity at world renowned Rivers Inlet. Floating lodge & improvements on foreshore lease in sheltered, secluded “Sleepy Bay.” Turnkey operation with boats, motors & equipment currently accommodating 16 guests, can be 24.
  • Size: 1.36 hectare foreshore lease
  • Area: MNCOAST
  • Price: HUGE PRICE REDUCTION $499,999
  • Listing Agent: Richard Osborne - rich@landquest.com
  • Phone Number: 604-664-7633
Size :
  • Floating Lodge
  • 1.36 hectare foreshore lease
Description :

Outstanding opportunity to acquire Rivers Lodge in the famous Rivers Inlet.

Rivers Lodge is a floating on a 1.36 hectare foreshore lease that will currently accommodate 16 guests in eight double occupancy rooms. 4 rooms on one of the floats need some work to bring them up to speed so occupancy can be restored to 24 guests in 12 rooms as it has historically been. Rooms are furnished with 2 single beds, bathroom with a shower and composting toilet.

The sale includes 13 sixteen-foot fibreglass guest boats, 12 Yamaha outboards, 9 of which are 50 HP new in 2017, 18 Boston Whaler fish master boat, 14 ft Polaris inflatable, pontoon boat for moving guests, work boats, rods, reels, gear and fishing tackle. Assets include a commercial kitchen, walk in freezers, commercial vacuum packer, laundry facilities, 14 ft hot tub, satellite internet and phone system. A full equipment list is available on request.

Moored in highly protected Sleepy Bay the lodge is safely left in place year-round, saving the cost and work of towing to a more sheltered area.

The lodge is powered by a 55KW Yanmar Diesel Generator and a 10KW standby generator.

Rivers Lodge in the midst of some of the best fishing grounds of Rivers Inlet is the top choice of many avid fishermen pursuing trophy Chinook salmon, northern Coho, halibut, ling cod and other bottom fish. Guests enjoy close sightings of grizzly bears, whales, dolphins, other marine life and marvel at the unspoiled wilderness of the central coast of the Pacific Ocean.

Location : Sleepy Bay - Rivers Inlet, BC
Access : The lodge is accessible by boat or float plane. A direct flight from Vancouver to the lodge is offered to guests and takes roughly 1.5 hours.
Recreation : Fishing, crabbing, sailing, beach combing, whale watching, photography, kayaking.
Area Data :

Rivers Inlet
There are some places in the world, fortunately, that are still inaccessible by road, and the rugged and beautiful Central Coast of British Columbia is one of them.

Carved deep into the rugged Coast Mountains of Canada’s wild and remote west coast, Rivers Inlet is one of the most famous sport fishing destinations in British Columbia with an impressive history of producing some of the largest Chinook salmon in the world.

The inlet is known internationally for the majesty of its scenery, its unspoiled wilderness and for the legendary trophy-sized chinook the King of Salmon - which draws anglers from around the world.

The pristine fjord of Rivers Inlet is an endless panorama of ancient mountains, virgin forests and abundant wildlife that is only accessible by boat and floatplane - 80 miles from the nearest road.

Rivers Inlet is a fjord in the Central Coast region of British Columbia, its entrance from the Dean Channel near that fjord’s mouth, about 125 km southwest of the community of Bella Coola and about 65 km north of the northern tip of Vancouver Island and the western entrance of the Queen Charlotte Strait.

The inlet is about 45 km in length from its head at the community of Rivers Inlet, which is a logging and fishing area. The main rivers feeding Rivers Inlet are the Kilbella River and its tributary, the Chuckwalla, and the 3 km long Wannock River, which feeds the head of Rivers Inlet and is fed by the freshwater fjord Owikena Lake, 50 km in length, and which is fed by the Tzeo, Sheemahant and Machmell Rivers. Machmell, the largest, is fed from the northern flank of the Silverthrone Icefield, one of the largest of the southern Coast Mountain icecaps, and which is capped by the volcanic caldera Mount Silverthrone.

Rivers Inlet is uninhabited aside from various fishing/logging operations and Dawson’s Landing. Dawson’s Landing is the only location where you will find fuel (both gas and diesel), a general store, a post office and a Government liquor store.

Zoning : No zoning.
Legal :

All Shares of Rivers Lodge Ltd.

District Lot 1817, Range 2, Coast District, shown outlined on sketch below, and containing 1.36 hectares more or less (See plan in map section)

Terms : 30 year lease commencing March 5, 1997
File Number: 5403384 Lease Number: 514812
Map Reference : 51°30’09.62” N and 127°39’54.33” W
Listing # : 18342