Living in Kitimat is like living in a provincial or national park. The beauty of the area can't be beat and there is so much for the outdoor enthusiast to enjoy. Kitimat and area offers something for everyone. More information is available at http://kitimatchamber.ca/ and tourismkitimat.ca
Kitimat is experiencing an upswing in industrial sector activity. Whether you are here for the Kitimat Modernization Project, Kemano Expansion, KM LNG, Enbridge, Mining Projects, &/or union activity, to just name a few, you don't have to be stuck in a small motel room. If you would appreciate a little more comfort, amenities, and friendly atmosphere plan to stay at Cast Away B & B.
Kitimat offers world class fishing in our pristine rivers and the beautiful Douglas Channel. There are numerous Driftboat Charters and Ocean Sports Fishing Charters available to enhance your Kitimat experience. There are many easy access areas nearby to simply venture out on your own. Just five minutes or so from our B & B you can follow the dirt road down to a semi-secluded area of the river and have an awesome day fishing and chatting with some of the locals.
If photography is your passion it is difficult to beat the opportunities available here. Whether it be breathtaking scenery or once in a lifetime wildlife shots, you will not be disappointed. Black bears, grizzly bears and Kermodei bears inhabit this area in abundance. Majestic bald eagles adorn our blue skies. Rivers and creeks deliver pristine crystal waters that will sparkle in your lens. Sunsets over the Douglas Channel are like no other. The Kitimat and Skeena Valleys should be on everyone's bucket list.
Whether your talent lies in painting, carving, or other crafts you will be amazed at the local offerings. Kitimat attracts many professional photographers and boasts some very talented local artists whose work you will see displayed at the museum and in many local establishments. Kitimaat Village has reason to brag about their outstanding Haisla First Nations artists. Take the time to check out their website and cultural activities. http://www.haisla.ca/community/artist/
Hiking, Leisure Walks, Bird Watching
There a numerous trails to enjoy. Take a drive up the mountain road to Mount Elizabeth Park which offers hiking trails, as well as an awesome area for a family picnic. The are many beautiful spots to just pull off the road and enjoy places to get out and stretch your legs with a little walks along the river. Take your binoculars with you everywhere as you never know when you will spot those majestic eagles, watch a drift boat go by, or even spot a bear down the river bank.
Culinary & Culture
Plan your vacation around Canada Day and you will not be disappointed. After taking in the parade join the family day down at River Lodge grounds where you be amazed at the local ethnic food fair. The Filipino and Luso offerings are simply delicious, not to mention so many others...and don't forget to buy your bag of fresh popped Kettle Corn ...ummm, good. Also, stop by Sea Masters dining in Kitimaat Village for an awesome feed of halibut and chips.
Boating, Kayaking, Quadding, Biking, Horseback Riding
You simply cannot beat this area for your outdoor adventure experience. Onion Lake, located about 20 km from our B & B is a groomed trail area for cross country skiing which is used for various activities in the summer months. The Douglas Channel offers some the most amazing kayaking on the west coast.