Here are some of the most common ways to get here, if you have questions please do not hesitate to contact us, we can certainly assist you with making your travel plans.

How to get to Laton's Lodge

Laton's   Semper - Fi   Lodge

Float plane from Seattle:
Probably the quickest way to get to the lodge is to fly into our dock from Seattle. (Estimated cost from Seattle $485.00 each way)  Kenmore Air out of Seattle ( SEATAC/ Lake Washington) is a  Airlines that flies into Laton's Lodge, here is the link: If the reservations clerk tells you they don’t fly there, ask to speak to a supervisor, they do land here. Many of the other local resorts in our immediate area use this airline.

Fly directly: The closest airport is Port Hardy Regional, the only airline that lands here is Pacific Coastal, you can connect with this airline in Vancouver. Therefore, International Flights will land at the Main Airport in Vancouver, you will have to taxi or use the free shuttle to the South Terminal (10- 15 minutes away) 
Here is a link to Pacific Coastal:
Prices vary depending on the season, roughly $150 - $300 each way, and it takes just under an hour. This will have you land in Port Hardy, which is about an hour north of Telegraph Cove, we will then have to come and pick you up, prior arrangements with us must be made on timing and connecting.

Driving directions: From Seattle, WA. (Estimated  time 8-10 hours)
Take Interstate 5 North. Crossing the US/Canadian Border at Blain WA. (Allow about 30 minutes to an hour to clear Customs)
Continue North on Interstate 5.
Exit  at Kilometer marker 20 or 28 (west) follow signs  to Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal.
There are approx. 4 destinations from the ferry terminal.
Use the Duke Point Nanaimo destination, be sure to get in the correct lane.
Ferry sails about every 2 hours, crossing time is approx. 2.5  hours.
Here is the link for BC Ferries schedule and reservations:
Exit the ferry, follow the road out to HWY 19 get in the right lane (Approx. 4 to 5 miles)
Go North toward Campbell River, continue  North  on HWY 19 to  Port McNeill (Approx 4.5 hours)
NOTE:  Approx. 10 Kilometers before reaching Port McNeill    you will see a sign to Telegraph Cove  this is your final destination. Telegraph cove is approx. 17 kilometers off  HWY 19.

  • You can shop in Campbell River on the way up island (lots of selection/options) or in Port McNeill less selections but all the basic food and beverages.

  • We suggestion you bring Canadian money or use Debit or Credit cards, you will then get the official exchange rate at the time. Using US funds at small local venders, is not recommended.

When you are ready to come to  Swanson Island, go to Telegraph  Cove,  we will pick you up at the North Island Kayak loading area, please ask at North Island where to park and where loading will take place (we are 20 minutes away by boat)

Lodge cell number:  250-949-1922  we can be difficult to reach, service is not 100% in all locations at the Lodge and with the many projects going on and fishing, we are busy. Try anytime, but  before 0800 or between 1700 and 1900 is more probable.

  • NOTE: NO CELL SERVICE BETWEEN CAMPBELL RIVER and WOSS.  At Woss service is only available for about 4 or 5 minutes, so use the pull out. Woss is about 50 minutes from Telegraph Cove