Getting Here

Silvertip Lodge is located at the east end of the 100km-long Quesnel Lake in British Columbia.  As there are no roads in this remote area, clients and staff alike rely on boats, small aircraft or helicopters for transportation to and from Silvertip Lodge.

Traveling To Silvertip Lodge

Guests get to the remote Silvertip Lodge by helicopter or boat from Williams Lake (YWL). From the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) the estimated total travel time is approximately 1 hours and 10 minutes to YWL. The Silvertip staff will be waiting for your arrival in Williams Lake to handle any final details of your trip, ensuring that you start your holiday as soon as you arrive at the lodge!

Commercial Flights: Williams Lake

If you are flying commercially to British Columbia, we recommend that you take a direct flight to Williams Lake (YWL) from Vancouver, B.C. (YVR).  Flights run daily between Williams Lake and Vancouver via the following two airlines:

  • Central Mountain Air (CMA) flycma.com                            1.888.865.8585
  • Pacific Coastal Airlines (PCA) pacificcoastal.com               1.800.663.2872

Transfers to Silvertip Lodge – Winter

During the winter months, a helicopter transports clients from the Williams Lake airport for a quick 45-minute trip to Silvertip Lodge.

Transfers to Silvertip Lodge – Summer

For trips that are three days or longer, you will be met by Silvertip Lodge staff at Elysia Resort located on Quesnel Lake.  You will travel by boat to Silvertip Lodge located at the east end of the 100km-long lake.  The scenic cruise takes approximately two hours and allows you to view stunning landscapes including the B.C. version of Niagara Falls.

If you prefer to fly, arrangements are made for you to take a small charter aircraft arriving at the landing strip located above Silvertip Lodge. Or, alternatively, you can travel to the lodge by helicopter that will fly out of Williams Lake.  Please contact us for details and a quote for these services.

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