Siwash Lake Wilderness Resort — Luxury Lodge & Guest Ranch

Siwash Lake Wilderness Resort is a luxury wilderness lodge and guest ranch in British Columbia, Canada, where horses, adventure and ecology entwine amid Nature.

Our all-inclusive luxury resort offers authentic, sophisticated ranch experiences in a beautiful and private wilderness hideaway, off-grid amid the vast, rugged heartland of BC, where our rare, iconic landscapes are certain to stir your soul.



Iconic, soul-stirring landscapes at Siwash Lake luxury wilderness lodge and ranch in British Columbia, Canada


A Five-Star Eco-Resort

Siwash Lake is one of Canada's finest luxury ranches and wilderness lodges, recognized globally for over two decades.  Our five-star eco-resort is a vibrant oasis and adventure vacation destination where, in the wake of wildfire, nature's resiliency takes center stage in a dynamic, regenerating ecosystem.

We provide ultra-private, bespoke wilderness holidays — lively multi-generation group gatherings, active family getaways and romantic adventures for couples — elevated by five-star service and meticulously orchestrated within a natural, peaceful paradise.


 Off grid and ultra-private -- the 5-star luxury wilderness lodge and ranch at Siwash Lake.
 

 

Private & Off-Grid

Siwash Lake Wilderness Resort is situated on a private 300-acre estate in the heart of the Cariboo foothills, surrounded by 10,000 acres of raw wilderness and verdant, regenerating landscapes.

This eco-resort offers a world-class equestrian program, wilderness adventures, open-air culinary experiences, free-range kids program and a range of classic ranch accommodations.

 


Horses gallop by the luxury wilderness lodge at Siwash Lake Ranch.


Inspired Environments

A private enclave of opulent, white canvas tents is situated on a ridge overlooking wildflower meadows, the lake and distant mountains. Inspired by nature, these lavish accommodations harmonize with the regenerating landscape while showcasing the starry skies above.

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Bespoke Equine Experiences

Our award-winning program offers you a personal ranch horse, a private guide, one-on-one instruction and 100kms of riding trails. Whether you're a beginner or expert equestrian, enjoy first class adventures on horseback while elevating your horsemanship skills at Siwash Lake.

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authentic & Unique


This boutique eco lodge and resort is private and sophisticated; beckoning to those seeking authenticity, a commitment to sustainability and impactful, life-enriching experiences.

We offer charming, lovingly-tended ranch facilities and an honest, home-spun collection of wilderness adventures that are educational in nature, crafted with exquisite attention to detail. We operate respectfully within the Secwepemcùl'ecw (lands of the Shuswap Nation).

We have survived a massive wildfire. Our unique story is about thriving amid an uncertain future within a powerful, ever-changing climate and landscape. Embracing the spirit of a regenerating wilderness, we strive to cultivate connection and environmental awareness in others.

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Alpine hiking while staying at Siwash Lake Wilderness Resort   Enjoy classic river fly fishing while staying at this luxury lodge.   Horseback riding at Siwash Lake Wilderness Resort


Enchanting Landscapes

Six years ago, our beloved Siwash Lake was hit by a most aggressive forest fire, and an epic battle ensued. Our brave, loyal team fought hard and saved the core of the operation — the heart of the ranch — which now nestles within a rare, regenerating ecosystem.

Sacred places on the range survived the wildfire — backcountry rivers, waterfalls and rolling meadows for canters on horseback — secluded havens of green amid a striking, ebony-hued forest, while the ranch itself has become a lush oasis for wildlife.

In the spirit of renewal following wildfire, we have elevated our service levels and eco adventure experiences to a newfound high. This is a unique wilderness destination where you will discover nature as art within an upscale, immersive, National Geographic honoured ranch experience, unrivaled elsewhere on Earth.

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The luxury lodge at Siwash Lake is nestled amid an enchanting eco-system.   At Siwash Lake, horses, adventure and ecology entwine amid Nature.



Luxury Wilderness Accommodations


At this boutique wilderness resort, we host a maximum of 12-16 guests at a time. Choose a luxury lodge suite in the warm and cozy main Ranch House, a deluxe tent at Siwash Star Camp™, or the loft of an authentic Cariboo log barn.

Our fixed-roof accommodations have capacity for 4 individuals (5 with small children), while the canvas-canopied Star Camp™, with its luxurious tents, has capacity for 8-10. In this tranquil outpost at Siwash Lake, regardless of where you rest your head at night, you will sleep amid the softest linens while enjoying sustainable sun-powered days and star-lit nights in the wild.

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A rustic yet elegant great room is at the cozy heart of this luxury guest ranch   Luxury tent interior at Siwash Lake Wilderness Resort.

Riding in the Black Snag Forest

Horse Program

Siwash Lake is a powerful revuge in the wild, surrounded by wide open skies, fire-licked forests and wildflower meadows bejeweled with lakes. In this mystical setting, explore British Columbia's rugged cowboy country on horseback with a private guide. 

The award-winning SiwashSynergy™  is regarded as one of the country's best equestrian experiences by Destination Canada. Unrivaled at other luxury guest ranches worldwide,  riding vacations at this resort are truly exceptional.

Our ranch holidays feature riding to your heart’s desire for novice  to expert riders. Emphasis is on learning, supportive and informative mentoring at all times, hands-on horsemanship and a fun-filled focus on the magical bond between horses and humans.

YOUR Beautiful Horse Awaits >


   

Learn western horsemanship at Siwash Lake luxury wilderness lodge.   The best horseback riding adventures at Siwash Lake.


Wilderness Adventures

Beyond our legendary horseback riding experiences, we offer a myriad of privately guided wilderness adventures. Fly fishing, hiking, marksmanship, bushcraft, cross-terrain archery in an old growth forest — plus you can take a private, guided trek to nearby waterfalls while learning about ecology.

Try classic whitewater river rafting during your stay at Siwash Lake. At our River Outpost, do an inner tube float. Then top off your holiday with a world-class helicopter safari to the mighty Fraser Canyon for gold panning and First Nations lore.

Those seeking gentle wilderness pursuits can practice outdoor yoga, go birding, or indulge in a relaxation massage. Our private lake beckons for swimming, canoeing, kayaking, and stand-up paddle boarding.
 
 
 

Bushcraft adventures at Siwash Lake Ranch and Luxury Lodge   Kayaking adventures at Siwash Lake luxury wilderness resort   Hiking in the post-wildfire wilderness at Siwash Lake luxury wilderness resort

Children are Welcome

We value family more than anything else at Siwash Lake. Helping to reconnect guests with their loved ones amid Nature is a top priority. Kids of all ages are welcome and can take part in the majority of our adventures together with their families.   

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Fresh Water Angling

This is one of the best luxury fly fishing lodges in BC, where beginner to accomplished fresh water anglers will enjoy fly casting for rainbow trout in the quiet solitude of our wilderness lakes and rivers.

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Luxury wilderness lodge and ranch fine dining



Culinary Experiences


Following a day of wilderness adventures at this luxury lodge, you will appreciate fresh, wholesome food served in one of the ranch's elegant fine dining rooms. Outdoors, the star-filled sky is the only ceiling atop the Ranch House sundeck, where our open air fine dining and lounging areas overlook the home meadow and lake beyond.

Five-star culinary fare highlights ingredients grown on the ranch and foraged from the wilds nearby. Casually elegant meals are prepared from scratch in our country kitchen.

We have a passion for bringing Nature into the eating environment and for setting a distinctive dining scene. Savour delicious, sustainably sourced cuisine, while nothing stands between you and the world's clearest skies.
 
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A classic trout dinner, caught sustainably in the wild and smoked in-house at the ranch.   Open-air fine dining at Siwash lake luxury lodge and wilderness resort

Siwash Lake is our cherished wilderness hideaway. Akin to country estates of the Old West, it's your 'home away from home'. Within honey-hued log walls or white canvas beneath the stars, we invite you to experience a soul-pleasing blend of the rustic and the refined. Come, play in the wild with us!
 


On Route to the Rockies

Siwash Lake is one of few 5-star luxury ranches and off grid lodges located along the famous road trip to Banff and Jasper in the Rockies, midpoint between Canada's magnificent Rocky Mountains and the west coast of British Columbia.

Fly direct to the ranch from Vancouver in 90 minutes by 6-passenger bush plane. Or, for a spectacular road trip, travel to Siwash Lake along BC's historic Gold Rush Trail. Halfway on the route from Vancouver to Jasper and Banff — one of the most scenic drives in the world — you'll head off grid, navigating 45 minutes of 4WD gravel roads to reach our private and remote hideaway in the wilds of British Columbia.

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Siwash Lake is located on route from Vancouver to Banff and Jasper in the Rocky Mountains