Jul 5th, 2018
We are proud to work with a range of destinations that gladly cater to your family’s vacation needs. Whether you’re looking for a trip where everyone can do some fly fishing or a place that provides each member of the family with an experience that they want, Fly Water Travel is prepared to find the right option for your family and make all the arrangements that will make your holiday unique, special and memorable. From wading the crystal clear flats of Belize to rafting class 4 rapids in Chile, the following list represents our ten favorite destinations for family travel across the globe.
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Bear Camp, Canadian Rockies
Located just one hour north of Vancouver, Bear Camp is a multi-faceted wilderness experience perfect for families, couples, adventurers and anglers. Activities include hiking, kayaking, horseback riding, fly fishing, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, wildlife viewing and wilderness survival workshops. Bear Camp is sure to be a hit for every member of the family!
4UR Ranch, Colorado
4UR Ranch offers a multitude of outdoor activities along with spectacular fly fishing in a variety of settings. The ranch also boasts an exceptional kids program that covers all ages and offers horseback riding, hiking, fly fishing lessons, and group games.
High Lonesome Ranch, Colorado
High Lonesome Ranch offers an incredibly unique fishing program with other activities available such as wing shooting, cast & blast packages, big game hunting, hiking, birding, mountain biking, wild-horse viewing, yoga classes, massages, whitewater rafting, golf, winery tours, cooking classes and horseback riding.
El Pescador Lodge, Belize
El Pescador Lodge is situated right outside the tourist town of San Pedro, Belize and provides anglers the opportunity at a Grand Slam (permit, tarpon and bonefish in the same day). Private fly-fishing lessons, diving or snorkeling on the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, golf, cave tubing adventures or jungle river cruises to Mayan archeological sites are all possible while staying at El Pescador. Kayaks and bikes are also available at the lodge.
Turneffe Flats Lodge, Belize
Turneffe Flats has been known as one of the Caribbean’s premier saltwater fly fishing destinations for years. Furthermore, it is also a fantastic place for novice saltwater anglers due to consistently large numbers of fish in the surrounding area. Snorkeling, kayaking, combination scuba diving / fly-fishing packages and guided dolphin and bird watching tours are all options while staying at Turneffe Flats Lodge.
The Lodge at Whale Pass, Alaska
We often refer to The Lodge at Whale Pass as the ultimate family friendly destination. Along with fishing, there are many other activities for families such as hiking, kayaking, caving, glacier viewing, wildlife viewing (whales, sea otters, sea lions, black bears, eagles, etc), native cultural tours, and mountain biking.
Fishing Bear Lodge, Alaska
Describing a place as unique and special as Fishing Bear Lodge is anything but easy. At its core this modest and endearing family run Alaskan lodge offers its guests just the right amount of “roughing it” and an opportunity to experience a remarkable diversity of true wilderness fly fishing.
Alphonse Island, Seychelles
Truly a world class resort, Alphonse Island is home to some of the best flats fishing for bonefish, trevally, milkfish and barracuda. Additional experiences at Alphonse are equally rich. Guests can choose from a list of incredible activities including: diving and snorkeling, laser sailing, stand up paddle boarding, blue water fishing, canoeing, wind-surfing, tennis, a grand pool, and a glorious beach that entertains the majority of the island’s visitors.
Coyhaique River Lodge, Chile
There are over 50 distinct day beats that Coyhaique River Lodge fishes over the course of a season. Of those, there are roughly 15 staples, 75% of which the lodge enjoys private access to. while the owners love to fish, they are also avid hikers, horseback riders, and mountain bikers. They have a stable of sturdy horses, new high-end mountain bikes, and professional guides to help hikers explore hundreds of miles of trails in the region. For those looking for more leisurely activities, the lodge is less than 20 minutes from Coyhaique, a city of 45,000 people and the capital city of the region, where visitors can enjoy traditional handicraft shops, restaurants and friendly local culture.
Futaleufu Multi Sport Adventure, Chile
The Futaleufu multi-sport adventure is based out of a deluxe riverside camp overlooking the turquoise blue waters of the Futaleufu River as it surges beneath Patagonia’s snow-capped mountains. With whitewater rafting, inflatable kayaking, fly fishing, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, and yoga this southern Chile trip has something for just about everyone.