Before You Go

We’ll take good care of you at the lodge, but there are a few steps you’ll need to take before you get here.

Following are some things to keep in mind as your trip date approaches.

For more detailed information, please refer to the Trip Itinerary you received with your trip confirmation, or contact our office if you have any questions.


Guest Information

All guests need to fill out our Guest Info Form, unless they have previously done so.

The information requested will help to make your arrival and stay more convenient and comfortable.

Returning guests should use the form to provide us with any updates to their personal information since their last trip.

Guest Info Form

Know Your Flight Times

Departing from the YVR South Terminal on first day of trip:

  • Check-in: 5:45 a.m.
  • Departure: 7:00 a.m.

Guests can anticipate returning to Vancouver by approximately 2:00 p.m. on final day of trip.

Delays due to weather can occur; to ensure a successful transfer home, we recommend booking return flights the following day.
If you are keen to fly home the same day, allow at least 3-4 hours after our anticipated return time, and book tickets that can be rescheduled.

Buy your Fishing Licence

NOTE: Licences for the 2024 season will not be available for purchase online until April 1, 2024.

A Canadian Tidal Water Sport Fishing Licence is required for every guest.

Guests should purchase their licence online, and print it out, prior to joining us. A physical copy of your licence must be in your possession when out on the water.

When purchasing your licence, please note…

  • Licence type must be Pacific Region, 5-Day or Annual, and include the Pacific Salmon Stamp.
  • For a 5-Day licence, ensure start date matches first day of your trip.
  • Licences for juveniles (under 16) are required — these are free except for the cost of the Salmon Stamp.
  • If able, save a copy of your licence as a PDF file to your mobile device, to reprint at the lodge if necessary.

Some licences can be provided at check-in if you are unable to purchase online, or do not have access to a printer. Contact us if you have any difficulties purchasing your licence.

Purchase Fishing Licence


NOTE (Oct 2023): Rates for our 2024 season will be secured shortly. Hotel links below may not be active at this time for 2024 dates.

Langara is pleased to recommend and partner with the following hotels for our guests requiring pre- and post-trip accommodations in Vancouver. All offer complimentary transportation to/from the South Terminal, and freezer storage if you need to store your catch before heading home.

Fairmont Airport Hotel

Rooms starting at $279/night.

This soundproof, luxury hotel is located above U.S. departures inside Vancouver’s International Airport — perfect if you are flying into Vancouver the day before your trip.

  • Complimentary shuttle service to and from the South Terminal
  • Fish freezer conveniently located at curbside of the U.S. Terminal
  • Indoor pool, and full-service Health Club and Day Spa
  • Globe@YVR restaurant, Jetside Bar, 24-hour in-room dining

Click below to make a reservation — Promo Code is pre-entered.

To book by phone, call 1.877.442.3474 and request Langara Fishing Lodge’s preferred rates.

Online Reservations

Sheraton & Marriott Hotels

Rooms starting at $255/night.

Either of these hotels are ideal for guests driving to Vancouver — both offer complimentary parking during your trip to Langara.  Located side-by-side in the heart of Richmond, they are within walking distance of skytrain station to downtown Vancouver, and major shopping centre.

  • Complimentary shuttle service to Main and South Terminals
  • Freezer storage for you catch
  • Hotel Bistro, Bar, and Starbucks in the lobby
  • Outdoor pool, fitness centre

Click below to make a reservation — Promo Code is pre-entered.

To book by phone, ask for “in-house reservations” and request Langara Fishing Adventures’ preferred rates…
Sheraton:  1.604.273.7878
Marriott:  1.604.276.2112

Sheraton Reservations Marriott Reservations

Versante Hotel

Rooms starting at $229/night.

New boutique hotel featuring restaurants and lounge for both gourmet and casual dining. Located a short drive from YVR Main and South Terminals.

  • Complimentary airport transfers to/from Main and South Terminals (note, shuttle service is limited for larger groups)
  • Complimentary overnight parking during your stay at the hotel
  • Freezer storage for your catch post-trip
  • 24-hour fitness room with Peloton bikes.

Click below to make a reservation — Promo Code is pre-entered.

To book by phone, call 1.604.242.7777 and request Langara Fishing Adventure’s preferred rates.

Online Reservations



Be sure to spend some time, before or after your trip, enjoying one of the most beautiful cities in the world!

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This world-famous resort town is as popular in the summer — for golfing, hiking, and mountain-biking — as it is in the winter for skiing and snowboarding.

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Hop over to Vancouver Island via ferry, floatplane or helicopter to enjoy the old world charm of British Columbia’s capital city.

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Pack Appropriately

Please limit individual luggage to 30-pounds. Soft-sided bags are strongly preferred for both checked and carry-on luggage. Pack medication in your carry-on.

Guests are provided with comfortable waterproof 2-piece Mustang cruiser suits and rubber boots. Weather conditions can vary significantly, so we advise bringing clothes that can be layered underneath your suit.

Your Trip Itinerary includes a complete list of recommended items to bring.

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Your Catch

Take the time to familiarize yourself with the various processing options available to you when it’s time to bring your catch home.