All guests meet at our office in Meadow Creek between 3:30 and 4pm on arrival days. And on departure days, we will have you back on the road by by 8 am. Transportation to and from the lodge is via snowcats. Please inform our office if you will be late or need to leave early. Transportation outside our regular schedule is possible, but extra fees may apply. Please plan your travel arrangements to allow for the logistics on our end.
How to get here:
Canadian and International guests have two airport alternatives:
West Kootenay Regional Airport (YCG) in Castlegar via Calgary or Vancouver – plan to arrive by 12:30pm on the day your tour starts. This allows enough time to meet shuttles or drive yourself to Meadow Creek. For your departure, book your flight anytime after 11am your last day.
Kelowna International Airport (YLW) – plan your flight to arrive prior to 10am on the day your tour starts. For your departure, book your flight anytime after 3pm your last day.
• Shuttle service is available from Castlegar to Nelson. Please contact Kootenay Shuttle directly to reserve your space 24hrs in advance.
• Travel time from Nelson to our office in Meadow Creek is approximately 90 minutes. We offer shuttle service to and from Nelson for $50 per person each way. Call our office at 1-800-799-3499 if you need a ride.
US guests typically travel via Spokane WA and drive from there. Click here for drive time and directions…..
Spokane International Airport, WA – In order to arrive at our office on time, please book your flight to arrive by 10am on the day your tour starts. On departure days, we advise booking your flight after 3:00pm to allow for drive time and border crossing.