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MOUTCHA BAY RESORT … is one of a group of resorts in the Nootka Sound all run by operator  “Nootka Marine Adventures”.  The other luxury operation is a floating lodge called Newton Cove Resort in Espinosa Inlet , and the sister lodge Nootka Sound resort on Galiano Bay.

Whether you choose to camp in a tent, bring your RV, stay in a chalet or a yurt, moor your boat at one of our marina slips or relax in the luxurious new Lodge suites, you’ll love your stay at Moutcha Bay. Moutcha Bay Resort sets the standard for comfortable accommodation, warm friendly atmosphere and genuine hospitality.

The new lodge features Nootka Sound’s only restaurant, retail and grocery store and a provincially licensed fish processing facility.  Join us for nightly specials, seafood specialties, live entertainment and more.  Nootka Sound’s best restaurant and pub facility features indoor and patio dining.  Keep in mind, the menu will change periodically so that we can offer the freshest food possible.

We also welcome boaters to 60 slip marina.

Lodge Suites

Quad room with kitchen

The lodge accommodates up to 26 guests in spacious comfortable suites, all with private ensuite bathrooms with showers and stunning decks overlooking the bay.Room sizes range from double occupancy rooms to group suites that can accommodate up to seven guests.The new lodge features Nootka Sound’s only restaurant, retail and grocery store and a provincially licensed fish processing facility.

Luxury Yurts

New in 2011 and 2012, our unique yurt-style units will comfortably accommodate 5 guests in fully furnished and luxurious surroundings. They also feature full bathrooms and kitchens.








Bed configurations in the yurts are varied and designed to accommodate the differing needs of our discerning clientele.  Some yurts feature a king bedroom with two twin beds in the loft – ideal for families.  Others feature five separate beds designed for groups of anglers.  All our yurts have a fold-away double in the living room. Linens, towels and bedding are all supplied along with all kitchen utensils and flatware. Enjoy the stunning views every evening as you plan the next day’s adventure.

Newton Cove Resort …..  luxury on the water.

Newton Cove Resort is a floating wilderness resort that tailors to the needs of every angler. Located in Espinosa Inlet near the Pacific entrance to Esperanza Inlet with the most productive inshore and offshore fishing on Vancouver Island. This prime location offers luxury all-inclusive accommodation, ideal for a corporate retreat or group getaway.  This lodge is all inclusive with Single Rooms with KING Beds available and gourmet food !

Nootka Sound Resort

Located in Galiano Bay, in the pristine and tranquil wilderness of beautiful British Columbia, Nootka Sound Resort is a floating resort with all the amenities of home. Outside there is room to roam on the docks, see what’s growing on the garden float and enjoy the views from a lounge chair or relax around our fire-pit.  Featuring a large meeting/dining room our facilities are perfect to entertain large groups while our chef prepares gourmet meals using the freshest local ingredients.   This lodge is also All Inclusive with Gourmet Meals.

Guided salmon and halibut charters

From ocean fishing for prized Chinook and coho salmon, halibut, lingcod and yelloweye rockfish in the prolific waters of Nootka Sound, to fly fishing for salmon, trout and steelhead in the nearby rivers and estuaries, Moutcha Bay Resort offers a world of opportunities for the fishing enthusiast.

Moutcha Bay Resort will be happy to sell you your tidal license in our retail store.

Getting there ….

Most visitors arrive on Vancouver Island by car ferry. Depart from either the Tsawwassen Terminal (Vancouver) to Duke Point (Nanaimo)(2hrs); or from Horseshoe Bay (Vancouver) to Departure Bay, (Nanaimo)(1.5hrs). Reservations are recommended especially if you drive an overheight vehicle or are towing a boat.

Float Planes also available from Seattle and Vancouver


Trip Rates

Main Lodge Suites

Double: sleeps up to two – $255/night
Quad: sleeps up to four – $355/night
Group: sleeps up to five – $385/night
Triple with full kitchen: sleeps up to three $385/night

Other Rental Accommodations

Chalet: sleeps up to five – $435/night
Luxury Yurt: sleeps up to five – $495/night
Camping Yurt: sleeps up to four – $125/night

R.V. Site Rental

Waterfront serviced site – $95/night
Treed serviced site – $65/night
Treed non-serviced site – $45/night

Guiding Services

Fishing Guide on professional guide boat. Click here to learn more about our guide boats:

  • Full Day Guided Fishing, up to 3 adults per boat – $1,495
  • Half Day Guided Fishing, up to 3 adults per boat – $895

Fishing Guide on guest boat or one of our rental boats:

  • Full Day – $325
  • Half day – $190

Boat Rental

Includes insurance, gear and basic tackle, does not include fuel. Operator must complete orientation with staff and abide by rental boat boundaries. View our Rental Boat Policy here:

18 ft. Aluminum, capacity for up to 3 adults

  • $295 /day
  • $195/half-day

21 ft. Fibreglass offshore, capacity for up to 4 adults

  • $395 /day
  • $295/half-day

24 ft. Fibreglass offshore deluxe, capacity for up to 4 adults

  • $495 /day
  • $395/half-day

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