Luxury Wilderness Resort in the Heartland of British Columbia

By Nature, this remote resort is small, personal and sophisticated; beckoning to the world's most discerning, active travellers who seek freedom, authentic adventure, and life-enriching experiences.

Siwash is a private hideaway in British Columbia's cowboy country; one of Canada's top luxury wilderness lodges and a genuine family-owned guest ranch. Ranking among North America's finest, the place is legendary for horseback riding, 5-star wilderness adventures, pasture-to-plate cuisine, and lavish safari-inspired tents. We specialize in high energy family holidays, romantic adventure vacations for couples, and small, exclusive corporate retreats—meticulously orchestrated within a natural, peaceful paradise.

Amid the world's high-end resorts and ranches, Siwash is the wild card, resplendent as a rare, rough-cut gem—with unpretentious, yet charming and lovingly-tended facilities; 80,000 acres of raw wilderness; and an honest, home-spun collection of adventures that are educational in Nature and crafted with exquisite attention to detail. All delivered very personally, from the heart, by hands-on owner/hosts and a staff striving for excellence. This is true Siwash synergy—the creation of a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts—a refreshingly unique vacation destination for those who travel beyond the ordinary!

Here, off-the-beaten path in the southern interior of British Columbia, we invite you to unplug, unwind, and re-connect with Nature and your loved ones. At Siwash we offer you one of the world's premier guest ranch vacations where wildlife thrives amid an untamed Cascadian landscape; rolling grasslands, old-growth forests, secluded lakes, and river canyons. Our eco-friendly setting provides an oasis of wilderness solitude, filled with inspirational moments for adventurous people seeking the finer things in life—and for those eager to indulge by way of life's true luxuries: the riches of experience.


This video was filmed during the month of September at Siwash.Click on the image to see our video!

Come riding on a beautiful horse to explore BC's remote and rugged heartland. Roam the open range on your own or with a guide. SiwashSynergy™ with horses, our riding program, is regarded as one of the country's best—a showcase adventure activity for Canada's 'Signature Experiences Collection'.

Unmatched at other luxury dude ranches around the globe, our program ensures that horseback riding vacations at this guest ranch are extraordinary. Siwash holidays feature riding to your heart’s desire—for first-time beginners through to expert riders—with an emphasis on learning, supportive and informative mentoring at all times, hands-on horsemanship, and a fun-filled focus on the magical bond between horses and humans.

And besides horse riding, we provide a fine array of wilderness experiences in nature: fly-fishing, wildlife safaris, river and lake activities, guided eco-adventures... Siwash is an all-inclusive, multi-activity destination.

The ranch is an ideal, halfway stop along the way for those on tour of British Columbia between the Rocky Mountains and BC's Pacific Coast. And for those wishing to relax and rejuvenate with a longer, destination stay our luxury dude ranch offers the dynamic family, couple, or small corporate group, a world-class resort for active adventures...

Cast for trout on sparkling waters, hike a canyon to nearby waterfalls, mountain bike the backcountry or paddle a canoe across shimmering Siwash Lake. Hone your skills in wilderness survival or skeet shooting, then luxuriate in our tented spa. Guests are immersed in the wilds, with nature all around.

Following a day of wilderness adventures, you'll appreciate fresh, healthy food and complete comfort at this unique guest ranch. Savour ranch grown and local organic fare that rivals sophisticated city dining. Sleep amidst the softest linens. Experience authentic log home living, and the hottest trend in travel these days—luxury camping in a white canvas safari tent.

Siwash is family operated and is our wilderness home. Akin to country estates of the Old West, it's your 'home away from home'. Within honey-hued log walls, you'll enjoy a soul-pleasing blend of the rustic and the refined.

Luxury dude ranch and boutique wilderness resort - The Ranch at Siwash Lake for the world's best horseback riding holidays and vacations
Embrace the luxury of freedom and adventure in the wilds, peace and quiet, fresh air and enchanting, wide open spaces.

At Siwash Lake, we offer the best in tailor made dude ranch vacations—a guest ranch adventure with the luxury of outstanding personal service, attention to detail, and the most unique riding program in Canada—we're an authentic BC working ranch for all-inclusive horseback riding vacations and eco-adventure escapes. Siwash Lake Guest Ranch is perfect for upscale family holidays and romantic, adult-oriented vacations.