About the Property

A Haven on Thetis Island

Plan Your Stay

Populated by about 400 residents, Thetis is a small island located on the West Coast of British Columbia, separated from Vancouver Island by the Stuart Channel. With its pacific west coast climate, pristine beaches and community atmosphere, Thetis provides a stunning natural setting for Capernwray Harbour. Local amenities include two marinas, a post office, elementary school and several cottage industry businesses.

Facilities and Services

The Property

At Capernwray Harbour, we can host up to 140 guests in our comfortable accommodations within 97 picturesque acres of oceanfront, woodlands and meadows. Our meeting rooms can host conferences and retreats of any size in our variety of venues that range from a formal Lecture Hall to a rustic Barn/Gym. Our extensive facilities include a fully equipped watersports/kayak venue, climbing tower, gymnasium, fitness centre, playground, well-groomed forest trails and even a trout pond. Guests can also access laundry facilities, photocopy and fax services, and a small convenience store called The Pump House Snack Shop.

No matter how long their stay is, guests may enjoy dining on the delicious food prepared by our skilled kitchen staff. Our meals are served family-style on tables for six in our on-site dining room.

  • 1

    Main Office chevron-down icon

    As the hub of the property, the Main Office offers services such as printing, sending or receiving faxes, scanning, photocopying and general information during office hours.

  • 2

    Main Hall chevron-down icon

    Enjoy family-style meals in one of the two dining rooms in our distinctive Tudor-style Main Hall building. This building contains a few guest suites upstairs, coin operated laundry machines in the basement, an outgoing mail slot, sports equipment closet and public washrooms.

  • 3

    Pump House Area chevron-down icon

    Purchase a variety of snacks and beverages, books, postcards, souvenirs, water bottles, apparel and miscellaneous toiletries.

  • 4

    Lecture Hall chevron-down icon

    The Lecture Hall Classroom is the main meeting space during the Bible School and Conferences. This is a versatile space with overhead lighting, WiFi and audio/visual equipment and is available for groups of any size. The adjoining Lecture Hall Foyer has lounge seating, an ATM and public washrooms.

  • 5

    Study Loft chevron-down icon

    Accessed by exterior stairs on the outside of the Lecture Hall building, this meeting space is used during the Bible School as a quiet place to study and reflect and offers versatility for groups up to 60. This room has access to audio/visual equipment and WiFi.

  • 6

    Orchard Room chevron-down icon

    The Orchard Room is a bright open room that overlooks our orchard. This is a wheelchair accessible, multipurpose room that is often set up with foosball and ping pong tables, an electronic keyboard, as well as couches for hang out times.

  • 7

    Gym chevron-down icon

    Play floor hockey, basketball, volleyball, and more fun, indoor recreational activities in our gym, which is in an historic rustic barn!

  • 8

    Fitness Centre chevron-down icon

    Stay strong and healthy by exercising in our fully-equipped fitness centre, located just off the gym. Access is provided through a keycode, given upon request through the office to our guests 18 years and older. Bible School students have access to the fitness centre during scheduled hours.

  • 9

    Team Initiatives Course chevron-down icon

    Develop team building and leadership skills on this ropes course by taking part in 10 problem solving events.

  • 10

    The Screamer chevron-down icon

    Leap from the top of a 40′ pole to a trapeze 6′ away! Get out of your comfort zone and have fun.

  • 11

    Climbing Tower chevron-down icon

    This tower is 40′ of excitement and is suitable for all levels of difficulty. Challenge your body, mind and spirit!

  • 12

    Low Elements Course chevron-down icon

    On this ropes course, participants build new skills in a safe environment with 17 low risk individual challenges.

  • 13

    Campfire Pit & Soccer Field chevron-down icon

    Have an impromptu game or gather with your fellow students and attendees, right by the waterfront.

  • 14

    Waterfront Area chevron-down icon

    Enjoy marine and land activities with our fully-equipped facilities. Beach volleyball, horseshoes, sand and climbing playground, fire pit, kayaking, canoeing, ski boat activities and harbour tours all happen from this part of the property. Have fun outside with your fellow students and guests!

  • 15

    Preedy Hamlet chevron-down icon

    Fully winterized cottages each sleep four to eight guests and have bunk beds, a water closet, shower room and two sinks. Parking nearby.

  • 16

    Preedy Lodge chevron-down icon

    Seven dormitory style rooms each sleep four to six people. Each room in the Lodge has a designated or en-suite bathroom with shower facilities. Parking nearby.

  • 17

    Upper Cottages chevron-down icon

    Fully winterized cottages each sleep four to eight guests and have bunk beds and an en-suite bathroom with a bonus sink in the main area. Parking nearby.


By Sea and Air

Capernwray Harbour offers a true island experience, accessible by car / passenger ferry services from Chemainus, or by float plane directly from the Vancouver International Airport.

Subscribe to Our Newsletter


Volunteer and Support Us

Get Involved