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Nootka Marine Adventures

Nootka Marine Adventures operates three fishing resorts on the spectacular west coast of Vancouver Island, Canada.


Region: The Islands
168 5th St., Suite C, Courtenay BC (Office)
Moutcha Bay Resort
Head Bay Rd, Tahsis, BC
Nootka Sound Resort
Galiano Bay, Tahsis, BC
Newton Cove Resort
Espinosa Inlet, Tahsis, BC


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The People

Jason Johnson – General Manager
Samantha Kagan – Moutcha Bay Resort Manager
Hannah Coates – Nootka Sound Resort Manager
Kimberley Harding – Newton Cove Resort Manager
Gibran White – Marine Operations Manager

About Nootka Marine Adventures


Nootka Marine Adventures operates three fishing resorts on the spectacular west coast of Vancouver Island, Canada. We have a wilderness experience for everyone with a variety of custom adventure packages including salmon fishing and halibut fishing charters, historic and wildlife tours, idyllic ocean kayaking, and more.

Creating lasting memories through custom wilderness vacations at each of our unique resorts.


Moutcha Bay Resort is a scenic two-hour drive from Campbell River and offers everything from serviced campsites, lodge suites, to luxurious oceanfront yurts, camping yurts, and chalets. The perfect wilderness setting for your Vancouver Island getaway with all the comforts of home and more.

Our full-service marina offers fishing boat rentals, fuel sales, moorage, assisted and non-assisted boat launch, fully stocked dock shack, and professional government licensed fish processing facilities. Explore Moutcha Bay on the water by renting one of our kayaks or stand-up paddle boards. Alternatively, let our in-house naturalist take you on a guided kayak tour or wildlife & heritage tour of Nootka Sound by boat.

After a day of exploring, take in the beautiful views from our licensed restaurant, The Conuma Grill, and enjoy a delicious meal with a local craft beer. Or enrich your body at the Salal & Sea Spa with a rejuvenating treatment using Sea Flora Seaweed skin and body products.

Make lifelong memories with family & friends in beautiful Nootka Sound at Moutcha Bay Resort on the west coast of Vancouver Island, B.C.


Nootka Sound Resort is a floating, all-inclusive resort moored in the friendly waters of Galiano Bay in Nootka Sound, BC. With gourmet meals, comfortable guest suites and expansive docks space to relax on, Nootka Sound Resort is the perfect resort for your Vancouver Island getaway.

Bring your own boat, rent one from our fishing boat fleet, or hire one of our experienced fishing guides for your on-the-water adventure. Get closer to nature and spend the day kayaking in the sheltered waters of Nootka Sound; visit the historic village of Yuquot on Nootka Island; or spend the afternoon hiking at one of our numerous local trails.

If you prefer to stay closer to the resort, help yourself to one of our complimentary stand-up paddle boards and explore the tranquil Galiano Bay. Put your feet up on the sunny docks and read a book, catch up with friends and loved ones, or simply take in the scenic west coast views. The guest lounge at Nootka Sound Resort is a great place to spend time together – it offers a pool table, poker table, television, board games and stocked snack bar.

Your all-access west coast playground awaits!


Experience luxury in the wilderness at the exclusive Newton Cove Resort, located in Espinosa Inlet and bordering BC’s finest salmon & halibut fishing grounds. Arrive by boat or floatplane on a breathtaking journey through a myriad of rugged coastal mountains and sparkling inlets. Once you step foot on our floating decks, our professional resort team will treat you to a fully-catered resort experience.

With the open ocean just around the corner, our team of professional and experienced fishing guides with treat you to a thrilling day of fishing our inshore or offshore waters. We have a fleet of top-of-the line, comfortable guide boats and a fish processing facility to make sure that your fishing experience is perfectly looked after from start to finish.

For guests who enjoy a slower pace on the water, grab one of our complimentary stand-up paddle boards or sea kayaks and experience the ocean up close in the calm blue waters of the cove. You might even spot some of our local wildlife, including eagles, bears, sea otters and seals. We also offer on-the-water wildlife tours with our in-house wildlife expert.

Our devoted guests rave about our in-house chef who carefully plans each day’s menu to enlighten your palette and fill your belly. Our chef takes great pride in using as many local ingredients, including fresh produce sent directly to us from our sister company, Seaview Farms on Vancouver Island and herbs from our own garden. Each dish is created from scratch and with passion.

Staying at Newton Cove Resort is an experience to remember with five-star service, thrilling fishing charters, well appointed accommodations and exquisite dining. Newton Cove offers an upscale west coast wilderness fishing retreat perfect for couples, professionals and passionate anglers.

An ideal setting for your next corporate retreat!

Awards & Accolades

“We come for the fishing and the views and leave with a lifetime of memories.” – Joel Gaddi, Google review

“The real deal – fishing, camaraderie, and fantastic wildlife viewing. – Unbelievable scenery, food 10/10, great ambience, hardworking and knowledgeable guides. We went to this resort on the recommendation of friends and were thrilled with our experience. We quickly agreed this was a special place that we will return to, hopefully many times.” – Richard H., TripAdvisor

“As wonderful as all this is, the people and service eclipse everything else.” – Treeman2018, TripAdvisor

“The women-led business of Nootka Marine Adventures (NMA, which operates three fishing resorts) prioritizes catering to its guests, while also educating them on how to protect the environment, during fishing and kayaking tours, for example. NMA is already well-known as a thriving fishing company; now the staff members want to provide context as to why this is a place to cherish and protect.” – Corinne Whiting, USA Today Top 10