Wild Renfrew
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Wilderness Within Reach

This is the place where forest, river and sea meet at the end of the West Coast Road.
The best part? It’s less than two hours from Victoria, BC.

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Please read our “Know Before You Go” section to stay informed on our new policies and corona protocols.

Our West Coast Trail Lodge is Closed for January/February 2021 and our Seaside Cottages are closed Monday through Wednesday allowing bookings from Thursday to Sunday only excluding family day long weekend and reading week. Our lodging is a two night minimum.

Coastal Kitchen Cafe is closed for the season. We look forward to welcoming you back for to-go items, pizza, hot sandwiches, soup, coffees, drinks and baked goods in May 2021!

The Renfrew Pub is ready and waiting for you with new operational hours and an updated winter menu.


Wild Renfrew Lodging Guest Services

Sunday to Thursday – 10:00am to 6:00pm (Email and Phone)

Friday & Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm (In Office)

The Renfrew Pub

Sunday to Thursday 12:00pm to 7:00pm

Friday & Saturday 12:00pm to 8:00pm

Coastal Kitchen Cafe

Closed For The Season – Open Again May 2021

Wild Renfrew Gift Shop

Closed For January

Whale watching at Wild Renfrew is closed for the season. We look forward to welcoming back our Zodiac Captains from Orca Spirit June 2021.

Your Wild Renfrew Family


Within easy reach of Victoria, Port Renfrew is welcoming, affordable, and wild as you like. Here, you live through your senses: Cedar. Sea spray. Wood smoke. You move with the seasons, currents and tides.

This is your gateway to ancient forests, epic hikes, and mighty surf — from eagles and Chinook salmon to Sitka spruce and giant Douglas fir. From here, you can trek, paddle, comb the beaches, or cast your line.

Wild Stay

We have accommodations for all lifestyles. Stay in our Seaside Cottages for a luxury waterfront vacation or enjoy the economical comfort and wilderness view of our West Coast Trail Lodge. Conveniently within walking distance to the Renfrew Pub for lunch, dinner and drinks along with The Coastal Kitchen Cafe for all day breakfast, specialty coffee and take out picnic fare!

 Whale Watching In 2021

Experience the rush of adventure as you zip across the ocean in an open air zodiac while whales spout and eagles soar in the air above you. Explore with the talented and knowledgeable Orca Spirit team and perhaps you’ll even see black bears playing hide and seek in the Old Growth forests that fringe the coastline. Our open ocean excursions are finished for the season but our team will be happy to welcome you for a whale watching adventure in June 2021!

Play in True Nature

This is the place West Coasters come to feel West Coast, to be surrounded by the things that define us – things we carry deep inside. Wilderness runs in our veins. In peak season you can book your West Coast excursions right on-site. Go Whale Watching or book a Fishing Charter to experience our wild coast. Wild Renfrew is yours to discover.

Renfrew Pub

We’ve pulled up our bootstraps when it comes to great eats. You’ll find crisp craft brews waiting on tap and menus right for anglers, surfers, kiddies and vegans. Don’t worry, we haven’t turned our backs on a good ol’ fish and chips. Hearty favourites are on the menu, too.

Coastal Kitchen

A local institution for 15 years. The regulars might be known by name, but this is hardly a mom ‘n’ pop fare. This beachy, laid-back restaurant serves hot and fresh pizzas made from quality ingredients and hand prepared doughs and sauces from Chef Kevin. Plus a selection of healthy to-go salads and sandwiches makes Coastal Kitchen a great stop to refuel before hitting the trails or beaches. The focus is prompt friendly service plus delicious flavours that will keep you coming back for more.