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1275 Raymond Rd, Smithers, British Columbia V0J 2N0 Canada
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
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Updated 21-04-18 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 21-04-18 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#5 of 13 Speciality lodging in Smithers
With stays of 2 nights or more you can have the American Plan for $250 a night per person. This includes accommodation and all your amazing meals. Also access to all the fun activities on the 100 acre riverside ranch. We have a wide variety of packages to choose from. We offer a housekeeping plan (just accommodation), American plan (accommodation + food), or a full, all-inclusive package where we take care of all your meals, alcohol, activities, childcare, and local cultural experiences. Our 100 acre riverside property offers private live music, riverside bbq, onsite basketball course, a custom onsite disc golf course, outdoor fitness centre, and forested nature trails. Accommodation is hosted in 12 private cabins with a main lodge. Things are stressful enough in the world, why have any anxiety when planning a trip. Let us do all the heavy lifting. We offer a completely stress free Vacation in Northern British Columbia. We are an all-inclusive lodge that plans the logistics, supplies all the food and alcohol, and delivers remarkable experiences each day. All you need to do is fly to Smithers BC, and we will take care of the rest. Do you love fresh mountain air, river breezes, mountain biking, horseback riding, jet boating, rafting? How about private live music, riverside bonfires and staff to completely spoil you. Welcome to one of British Columbia's only all inclusive lodges. Our operation has taken Covid-19 very seriously. Fortunately we have a very large, well-ventilated facility with massive vaulted ceilings that could accommodate 3 times the amount of guests we take. This allows everyone to easily maintain social distancing while being at the lodge. You will never feel your space is crowded, or be within 6 feet of any other guests. Take a proper staycation in Canada and let us take care of every single detail. World class fishing available, epic quad rides and scenic horsebacking available at all times. River floats, fossil trips, and cultural tours on and off the water. Come see why all of Canada is enamoured with the town of Smithers and be absolutely pampered by one of the best staffs in the business.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Children's television networks
Yoga classes
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Bicycles available
Horseback riding
Canoeing offsite
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Walking tours
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Highchairs available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free airport transportation
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Photo copier / fax In business centre
Couples massage
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Light therapy
Neck massage
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Mosquito net
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
First aid kit
Private check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Laundry service
Washing machine
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Room service
Cable / satellite TV
Flatscreen TV
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
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Mountain view
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527landc wrote a review Aug. 2021
Vancouver, Canada4 contributions
I literally can not say enough about this Gem. From beginning to end it may have been one of the best 4 days ever. They specialize in fishing and are Steelhead guys for sure but are expanding their season into adventures for couples/families etc. The lodge and property is beautiful and right on the river. The food was spectacular ( and we are your typical Vancouver people who think you cant get a decent meal outside of the city) Peter and Lindsey took such great care of us including a 3 course meal cooked on the glacier helicopter tour Derek the owner arranged for us. We did jetboat, fishing and a float trip and everyday was a first class experience. Corbin, Derek and Stevie were outstanding guides /hosts and lawn pong instructors! All and all the best and most inclusive experience we have had in a very long time. Go now before the rest of world finds it!!!
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Room Tip: every cabin has the same lawn/riverfront view
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John L wrote a review Jul. 2020
Toronto, Ontario5 contributions
Property's Favourite Review
This might be my favourite place in the world – pristine wilderness, eye-popping scenery, terrific fishing, personal touch from expert guides, no matter your experience level. Elegantly appointed lodge with delicious meals prepared with pride. Roomy, clean, comfortable cabins. Derek and Andrea run an elite operation and care deeply about their clients, which is why folks keep coming back. The Frontier Experience will make fond memories for life!
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Date of stay: August 2019
Phish wrote a review Jul. 2020
Toronto, Canada2 contributions5 helpful votes
Highly recommend this stunning lodge nestled in the BC Mountains. We were looking for something different and relaxing and this exceeded our expectations! Frontier Experience in Smithers, BC is the perfect getaway if you are looking for a unique outdoor adventure surrounded by breathtaking landscapes & upscale accommodations. Private cabins with pristine views, the hosts and staff were attentive & welcoming. Enjoy nature in the day; fish, boat and lunch along the river. 5 Star dining, w/drinks by the fire in the main lodge at night and hot tub under the stars. Awesome vaca - luxury in the woods!
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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JLS wrote a review Jul. 2020
Toronto, Canada3 contributions
Beauty, comfort and friendly faces hit you the moment you arrive. Just a short drive from the airport and BAM! you're surrounded by mountains, a beautiful river and fresh air. The staff is so top notch - the food, the drink, and the laughs come fast and often. To top it off, the cabins are off the charts. Great bed, heated washroom floors, and a front window that looks out to the mountains. I slept better here than I ever have at home I think. And let's not forget about the fishing. I went at the tail end of the Steelhead season and got into fish everyday. The guides are true pros. Incredible holiday all 'round. I can't wait to go back.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Ken I wrote a review Jul. 2020
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Had a super-fun trip here last year. Cabins were brand new, comfy and spotless. Had a great view of the Mountains above Smithers. Plus right next to the Bulkley river. Loved the river hangs we had there. Food was amazing. Best bbq salmon I've ever had. Of course, caught fresh from the Bulkley, Also played Disc golf which was an unexpected treat. Did some epic mountain biking at Bluff rec area. Tons to do in Smithers as well as the lodge. Saw black and brown bears off the highway on the way to town. Highly recommend a river trip. Derek and Andrew were really cool and hospitable. Wish we had an extra week there. Would definitely go back.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions about Frontier Experience
Which popular attractions are close to Frontier Experience?
Nearby attractions include Tyhee Lake Provincial Park (5.1 km), Rudolph's Pure Sausage (4.8 km), and Telkwa Museum (4.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Frontier Experience?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Frontier Experience?
Top room amenities include a flat screen TV, blackout curtains, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Frontier Experience?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Frontier Experience?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Frontier Experience?
Conveniently located restaurants include Roadhouse Smithers, Noir Kitchen + Bar, and Don Cherry's Sports Grill.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Frontier Experience?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre and yoga classes during their stay.
Does Frontier Experience have airport transportation?
Yes, Frontier Experience offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Frontier Experience?
Yes, laundry service and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Frontier Experience?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.