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Outstanding West Coast Fishing at Winter Harbour Marina & RV! ! !

Fishing from Winter Harbour is as good as it gets on the West Coast !!!

Chinook salmon average 20-30 pounds with many over 40 pounds. Catching your daily limit is usual. Awesome Coho runs in the later season. Halibut, Ling Cod and other bottom fish are plentiful.

Campgrounds are mostly waterfront and just steps from your boat. Accommodations are available ranging from a cozy SEA CAN to a 3 bdrm fully furnished apartment with the best views (deck) in all of Winter Harbour.

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Exciting News: Van Isle 360 is Happening in 2023!

AN EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME – THE VAN ISLE 360 It is so exciting to welcome The Van Isle 360 sailboat race again, in 2023,  to Winter Harbour (the last race was in 2019). Below, please find a post that explains, in great detail , what the Van Isle 360 is all about. Thank you John Shepard. “Posted by Waggoner ...

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New Managers of Winter Harbour Marina and RV

We are Don and Julia McCoid, the New Managers of Winter Harbour Marina and RV. We feel, we have “big shoes to fill” but also know and trust that every one of us brings our own traits and skills to a job, to make a place thrive and be vibrant. Enthusiastic fishermen, taking pride in doing a good job whatever ...

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Tribute to Mike

***Mike Cormier – Former Manager of Winter Harbour Marina and RV*** This tribute is intended to celebrate the legacy Mike left to the Marina, hence it is an overview of “Marina Mike”. Mike, together with his partner, Patti, spent the summers, the last 10 years, as the Manager of Winter Harbour Marina and RV. On and in the ocean was ...

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Winter Harbour Location:

Winter Harbour is located on the North West corner of Vancouver Island. South of Cape Scott and North of Brooks Peninsula at the mouth of Quatsino Sound.

How to Get Here: 50.51242'N 128.0292'W

Drive in... From Port Hardy 75km on well marked and maintained gravel road - Average travel time is 1 1/2 hours - allow 2 hours if you are pulling a boat or travel trailer. You will pass thru the town of Holberg ( 50km from Port Hardy) which has a small store, gas station and restaurant. From Holberg it is a narrow road and 25km to Winter Harbour.

Boat in... From Coal Harbour is a 20 minute drive from Port Hardy on paved road. Coal Harbour has an excellent concrete launch ramp (larger boats may want to be careful of tides) and SECURE TRUCK AND TRAILER STORAGE. Winter Harbour is a 45 - 60 minute boat ride from Coal Harbour. 

Winter Harbour is:


  • 75 km from Port Hardy (1 1/2 - 2 hour drive)
  • 25 km past Holberg
  • Coal Harbour - (45 - 60 minute boat ride)
  • Port Alice - (60-90 minute boat ride)