Sakinaw Lake Lodge is a boat access only property. We will taxi you to and from the lodge from the boat launch. There is refrigeration and outdoor cooking facilities (including pots, pans and dishes) on site and we encourage guests to bring lunch and dinner supplies if needed.
The approximate travel time to Sakinaw Lake Lodge is 2 hours from Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver.
Follow Highway 1 West to the BC Ferries terminal in Horseshoe Bay, West Vancouver. There you will board a ferry bound for Langdale/Gibsons on the Sunshine Coast. Enjoy the scenic forty minute ferry cruise.
From Langdale/ Gibsons: After disembarking at the Langdale Ferry Terminal it’s an 80 minute drive north on Highway 101. You will pass through the towns of Gibsons and Sechelt. Continue north through Halfmoon Bay and Secret Cove.
Once you reach Madeira Park, Sakinaw Lake is only 15 minutes down the road. You will pass the turn off to Garden Bay (at the Petro Canada station), and then the Pender Harbour Golf Course on your left. Continue 6 kms and turn left onto Sakinaw Lake Road.
If you pass the Iris Griffith Centre you’ve gone too far. Continue down Sakinaw Lake Road until you see the lake and we’ll be waiting to bring you across. It takes about 4 minutes to cross the lake and we are happy to ferry you back and forth as you require.
From Vancouver Island: Take the Comox ferry to Powell River. In Powell River board the ferry from Saltery Bay to Earls Cove. Drive south along Highway 101 (Sunshine Coast Hwy) for approximately 10 minutes, and then turn right onto Sakinaw Lake Road. Drive straight down to the lake. Access to Sakinaw Lake Lodge is by water only, so we’ll be waiting to pick you up.
Whether it’s for the sake of adventure or expediency, why not hop a float plane right from downtown Vancouver? Sit back and relax while enjoying the scenic 18 minute flight to Pender Harbour. We’ll pick you up and have you at the lake in 15 minutes. Just think, you could leave work and be sitting on the dock with a cool drink in your hand in under an hour. Flights depart Vancouver on Friday’s and Monday’s. Airfare is $158 (+5% GST) return. Charter flights direct from Vancouver and YVR to Sakinaw Lake Lodge are also available for larger groups.