What to Bring

The weather at Denham Bay can change quite quickly, so layering clothes is a great way to ensure your comfort. Check the forecast for Big Bay, Stuart Island, B.C. for an accurate weather outlook prior to your trip.

The Basics

  • Sleepwear
  • Warm socks
  • Pants / shorts
  • T-shirts/ long sleeves
  • Hoodie / sweaters
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sandals
  • Toiletries
  • Medications
  • Vitamins
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste


  • Rain jacket
  • Rain and sun hat
  • Water resistant / proof footwear
  • Warm jacket
  • Gloves


  • Cell phone
  • Laptop
  • Camera
  • Charging device
  • Music device


  • Fishing license
  • Favorite lures
  • Reading material
  • Art supplies
  • Sunglasses
  • Reading glasses
  • Bug spray
  • Flashlight / head lamp

When bringing in food or drink items, we prefer canned to glass items for breakage and recycling purposes.

Wherever possible, all recycling is to be packed out by guests.

Plastic, Styrofoam and any unnecessary packaging should be kept to a minimum. Paper packaging is preferred as it can be burned.

What’s Provided in the Cookhouse

  • Cookware
  • Dishware
  • Utensils
  • French press coffee maker
  • Toaster
  • Salt and pepper
  • Herbs and spice blends
  • Sugar
  • Olive oil
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Ground Coffee, tea

The cookhouse is equipped with two Weber barbecues and a four-burner gas cooktop.

A Traeger barbecue / smoker is available for guests who have experience with a wood pellet fuel system.

Fish, Prawn and Crabs can be caught locally.

We offer a processing area in the Fish Shack for your fresh catch, with a cleaning table on the dock. The station includes knives to clean, portion, and vacuum seal materials, as well as a freezer to keep your catch fresh until departure.

Food and drink provisions can be picked up in Discovery Harbour Shopping Centre in Campbell River, Stuart Island community store, or Blind Channel Resort.

The closest place to purchase fuel and propane is at Blind Channel Resort.

Plan an Unforgettable Experience at Denham Bay