We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“You spend your holiday in the wilderness with a caring family”

We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Sechelt
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Tzoonie Wilderness Resort & Adventures
GreenLeadersBronze level
Doha
Level 6 Contributor
114 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“You spend your holiday in the wilderness with a caring family”
Reviewed 20 November 2013

We visited Tzoonie in 2009 and had a wonderful 5 days there we fished and collected oysters and grilled them , the camp is beautiful and the company makes it more beautiful , I plan a return trip once my smaller children get older .

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank ALWALEED A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

19 reviews from our community

Traveller rating
    19
    0
    0
    0
    0
See reviews for
6
4
1
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
Traveller tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (2)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Sunshine Coast, BC
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 November 2013

We have been visiting the Tzoonie Camp for many, many years. Over these years we have experienced the changes and upgrades for the comfort of guests, but the natural beauty of the mountains, scenery, lush growth, crystal clear waters has remained unchanged. When visiting this area, one is continually reminded of the awesome splendor of British Columbia. When we visit, we fish for cod and crab, dig clams. pick oysters, and then enjoy the bounties of the sea cooked over the campfire, or in the well provisioned outdoor kitchen. We swim, sunbathe, sometimes just find our own private spot to read or nap. Art and Aleta are the finest hosts you will ever find, and when you go you always can tell how much they love and care for their little bit of Heaven! We will be returning! George and Maxine, Halfmoon Bay, BC

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank 1Halfmooners
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Roberts Creek, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2013

I visited Tzoonie this summer with a big group of my friends at the end of July. We brought our mountain bikes with us and took on everything Tzoonie had to throw at us. It was such an amazing time! We explored the roads, ate fresh sea food, kayaked and canoed, and lived the life far away from civilization. We enjoyed the full package and had our meals prepared by Chef Brad. I've never eaten so well on an outback trip. Art entained us the whole time with stories and hilarious banter. I loved staying in the cabins and waking up to the smell of camp fire and crisp fresh air. None of us wanted to leave, but I am sure we will all be heading back again.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank Kyle N
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 11 October 2013

My Dad and I have been here twice now, and enjoyed it immensely both times. It's hard to beat this ratio of travel time to untouched wilderness: this is a fabulous way to experience the best of the Sunshine Coast, and you can get there in under half a day from Vancouver. (you take the ferry from Horseshoe Bay to Langdale, then your hosts pick you up for a short boat ride to the camp at a marina in Sechelt)
The camp is located on the shores of one of the inlets near Sechelt, so there is plenty of opportunity to explore by canoe or kayak, as the water is fairly protected, not being open ocean.
The seafood you can gather (fishing, picking oysters, digging clams, picking sea asparagus, etc) is the freshest possible; a true west coast experience. Art and Aleta are great hosts, and freely share their time and knowledge of the area.
Accommodations are a mix of cabins and platform tents.
I would recommend this place to anyone interested in experiencing the natural beauty of the Sunshine Coast -- this would be a fantastic place to take an out-of-town visitor if you are a BC resident, or if you just want to get away for a weekend.

Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank Deborah T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2013

I did more trips this summer than any other summer, and still it was the best trip of the summer. After boating in I was pleasantly surprised at how beautiful the area and site was. A great place to read, relax in the sun, or explore the area. Kitchen facilities, hot shower, and cool creek made the trip that much more pleasant for a wilderness getaway. Great hosts too...

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Helpful?
Thank Brent007
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
New Westminster
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2013

Old school wilderness destination on Narrows Inlet, a 30 km boat ride (Tzoonie provides as part of the $89/night pp charge) outside of Sechelt, BC. Art and Aleta have owned the land for almost 30 yrs I think. Canoeing, kayaking, fishing available... and at night in summer, incredible bioluminescence in the water. I spent three days there in July, watching birds, canoeing up the inlet with my friend, reading, relaxing. A couple of nights I took my sleeping bag and slept under the stars.

One day Art cooked me up a crab and gave it to me (I didn't have a saltwater license to crab myself) and on another his boat captain cooked us all up some oysters—harvested a couple of hours before on the beach— over the fire. I used to work in southeast AK 20 years ago; Tzoonie had that same remote, quiet and beautiful setting only a couple of hrs out of Vancouver. Not a luxury resort at all, closer to camping (bring your sleeping bag to sleep in covered two-cot cabins, tent cabins, or rent the larger houseboat or beachfront cabin).

I give this place 5 stars but that's for location, hospitality, and a unique experience of something that doesn't exist anymore. Don't go there expecting anything remotely like what most of us call a resort... this is more like a BC logging camp kitted out for tourists. Fresh seafood, communal outdoor kitchen, swimming off the rickety dock... Like a holiday from the 1960s with the grandparents you wish you had. This is a rare find for Vancouverites or int'l folks who don't care about image and luxury but want to experience a bit of wild BC.

Tip: get saltwater fishing/crabbing licenses for everyone in your party before you come, and bring lots of (block) ice in your cooler to keep your food cold.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank tbridge71
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
San Antonio, Texas
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2013

If you desire to unplug then Tzoonie is Zen Paradise. Art & Aleta are gracious hosts, as is Molly (their pet), and the best campfire coffee you will ever have. The boat ride to their haven is very scenic and relaxing as is the property. Accommodations are perfect. We were the only visitors there and it was quite magical. Hiking on the property was liking walking on feathers - seriously! Great hiking and canoeing in the area. It was a great experience to go crabbing and Art was a great teacher on how to crack them open after grilling. This is a perfect spot for isolation. We were fortunate to have Art & Aleta along. We so enjoyed visiting with them and yet they definitely gave us alone time. This is how traveling should be - no noise, emails, texting, internet, interruptions. Peace, tranquility, meditation and adopting new friends is the key.
Jay & Belinda

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
2 Thank Belinda S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Sechelt
11.5 mi away
Gibsons Garden Hotel
Gibsons Garden Hotel
#1 of 3 in Gibsons
142 reviews
21.2 mi away
West Coast Wilderness Lodge
0.2 mi away
The Driftwood Inn
The Driftwood Inn
#1 of 5 in Sechelt
128 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
11.0 mi away
Rockwater Secret Cove Resort
Rockwater Secret Cove Resort
#1 of 1 in Halfmoon Bay
814 reviews
0.5 mi away
Royal Reach Motel
Royal Reach Motel
#4 of 5 in Sechelt
21 reviews
10.8 mi away
The Bonniebrook Lodge
The Bonniebrook Lodge
#1 of 15 in Gibsons
93 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Tzoonie Wilderness Resort & Adventures? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Tzoonie Wilderness Resort & Adventures

Property: Tzoonie Wilderness Resort & Adventures
Address: Narrows Inlet, Sechelt, British Columbia V0N 3A3, Canada
Region: Canada > British Columbia > Sunshine Coast > Sechelt
Amenities:
Beach Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 11 Speciality Lodging in Sechelt
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are on ocean waterfront, nestled in an oasis of rainforest on Narrows Inlet on the Sunshine Coast. This Inlet is unquestionably one of the most spectacular inlets on the West Coast. Kilometres of uninhabited beach,loaded with sealife, shellfish, etc are available to explore. Waterfront accommodations include tent and cedar cabins.We offer a unique wilderness experience accessible only by boat or floatplane which ensures privacy and solitude. We provide the boat transportation.Pristine beaches offer plentiful collection of shellfish, sea asparagus and much more. We provide the equipment and expertise. Enjoy mountain biking, hiking,game watching,fishing, paddling and beachcombing. It's not " what can you do?" but rather " what can't you do?" We have hosted many small spiritual and business retreats, reunions and weddings. Gay and lesbian friendly.We welcome small groups and generally do not exceed 12 guests. We are an Aboriginal company and many of our activities represent First Nations culture. ... more   less 

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing