Tel: 604 483 3592 or 1800 399 3592    Email:

     GPS coordinates:  

N   49  59' 18.5"

                                           W 124 42' 29.7"  

Find Us - Our Location

    * we are on the west coast of  British Columbia - Sunshine Coast
    * 120 miles (approximately 150 km) north of Vancouver on highway 101
    * highway 101 includes 2 ferry rides which are part of the highway system
    * we are at the upper end of the Sunshine Coast
    * closest towns to us is Powell River - we are 30 minutes north just before Lund where highway 101 ends.
    * you can reach us by road
    * or fly into Powell River from Vancouver with Pacific Coastal Airlines,
       car rentals available
    * If you are coming from Vancouver Island - 

      take the ferry from Comox to Powell River and we are 30 minutes north of  Powell River


Directions to Desolation Resort


   Driving  From Vancouver City

   Follow highway 99 north to Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal. Take ferry (Sunshine Coast & Powell River) to Langdale.
   Ferry ride is approximately 45 minutes. In Langdale follow highway 101 north to Earls Cove (about 75 minute drive).
   At Earls Cove take the second ferry to Saltery Bay. Ferry ride is approximately 50 minutes.
   In Saltery Bay follow highway 101 north through Powell River to Lund. About 3 km before Lund turn right on
   Malaspina Road. There is a Desolation Resort sign just before this turn off.  Drive on Malaspina Road for about 2 km.
   Turn right on Leslie and right on Dawson Road.
   There are signs for the resort on the Malaspina Road. No reservations needed for the ferries. Payment is made for ferry
   from Horseshoe Bay to Langdale (approximately $60 CAD for vehicle and 2 people). Second ferry ride from Earls
   Cove to Saltery Bay is included. Ferries run frequently and schedules can be obtained at BC Ferries or from the resort
   or visit

Driving From Vancouver Island

   Take ferry from Little River / Courtenay / Comox to Powell River. In Powell River follow signs for highway 101    
   north to Lund. About 3 km before Lund turn right on Malaspina Road. There are two Desolation Resort signs just
   before the turn off. Drive on Malaspina Road for about 2 km. Turn right  on Leslie and right on Dawson Road. There 
   are signs for the resort on Malaspina Road. Ferry cost is about $60.00 CAD for vehicle and two people.

Flying from Vancouver to Powell River

   Pacific Coastal Airlines has regular scheduled flights from the Vancouver Airport South Terminal to Powell River.       
   There are up to 7 flights a day and the flight time is 30 minutes. Shuttle bus service is available from the
   Main Terminal  to the South Terminal. One can then rent a car in Powell River (Budget: 1-800 319 6919) and drive
   to the resort which is about 30 minutes. Visit their web site at

West Coast Charters

   We offer 2 types of aircraft:
   deHavilland DHC-2 Beaver seats up to 6 number of passengers may vary 1100lbs maximum for passengers and
   baggage (limited space for large hard case baggage).
   deHavilland DHC-6 Twin Otter seats up to 18  - number of passengers may vary 2475lbs maximum for
   passengers and baggage.
   Our aircraft can be chartered from Vancouver Downtown, Vancouver Airport (YVR), Victoria, Nanaimo and Sechelt,
   to go into Powell River. We can also offer charter services to many remote and hard to get to locations throughout
   southern BC.    
   For information regarding rates and aircraft availability, contact  at or call direct at
   604-648-4417. There is further information on our website at

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