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  • Island Lake Lodge Catride & Lunch
  • Island Lake Lodge Catride & Lunch
  • Island Lake Lodge Catride & Lunch

Island Lake Lodge is a winter wonderland and offers a vast wilderness for you to explore!

Island Lake Catskiing is now closed for the winter season. Re-opening June 2020 for the summer season.

Snowshoe from the base area parking lot all the way up to Island Lake Lodge through the spectacular Old-Growth Western Red Cedar forest, or take a magical ride to the lodge and snowshoe around the lake: 

Winter Lunch and Snowcat Ride

  • Available throughout the winter season on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
  • Also offered daily December 19 - January 5, except December 25. 
  • $89 per person includes snowcat ride and gourmet 2-course lunch.
  • Children 3-12 50% off, Infants 0-2 free.
  • Spend an hour snowshoeing around the lake — rentals available, $20.
  • Full Spa menu available - advance bookings required, additional charges apply.
  • Snowcats depart 10:30 & 11:45am, advanced reservations are required.
  • Contact Reservations on 250 423 3700 to book.

Explore the wonders of the mystical Island Lake Lodge under snow cover. Begin with a cosy snowcat ride through old-growth Western Red Cedar forests, arriving at a winter wonderland which includes 4 backcountry lodges, snow-covered peaks, miles of groomed trails a cosy restaurant and full-service spa.

The winter cat ride and lunch program includes time to snowshoe or cross-country ski around Island Lake, a picturesque alpine lake, and through the Old Growth Forest. Nestled in an amphitheatre of mountain scenery this is truly a special place to spend a day.

In the Ancient Timber Dining Room at Tamarack Lodge, a gourmet lunch awaits you with views of The Lizard Range from the picture windows. For a truly exquisite experience, add a treatment at The Spa at Island Lake. Replenish your health, restore your spirit, and reawaken the senses.

  • Contact Information
  • 888-422-8754 (Toll Free)
  • 250-423-3700
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  • Cedar Valley rd., Fernie, BC V0B 1M0
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