At the end of the road there’s real west coast adventure.
Hike nearby trails to remote beaches on day trips. Beachcomb Japanese glass balls, driftwood, sea shells and other gifts from the sea.

  • Grant Bay
  • Hecht Beach
  • Top Knot Beach
  • Raft Cove Beach
  • Palmerston Beach
  • San Jo Beach
  • Ronning’s Garden, a restored heritage garden, reknowned for monkey puzzle trees and other exotic flora, 15 minute walk off of San Josef Main Road.

View spectacular scenery and wildlife on land or on the ocean.
Black bears, Deer, Eagles, Whales, Dolphins, Sea Otters, Sea Lions, Seals, Kingfishers, Herons, Loons and various shorebirds. Wild west coast weather makes for exciting storm watching.

Enjoy your favourite water sports.
Kayaking, Canoeing, Scuba diving, Windsurfing

Reel in mature Chinook Salmon and Tyees. Catch coho up to 20 pounds. Jig for huge bottom fish, halibut, red snapper or ling cod. From the Winter Harbour Cottages wharf to the open ocean is a short fifteen minute trip by speed boat. Fabulous saltwater fishing is close at hand on the ‘outside’ or within Quatsino Sound.

At Cape Scott – Winter Harbour Cottages, moorage, at the secure, private wharf is included with accommodation.
Winter Harbour offers a vacation to remember, and the fishing experience of a lifetime.