2021 RCI Rates (Per Person)
A remote and privately owned island resort, Chaudière Lodge is located on the wide expanse of the legendary Upper French River, surrounded by the incomparable and unspoiled beauty of northern Ontario.
Because there is no nearby access to supplies, our cottages are not equipped for self catering and all bookings require our supplementary “all-inclusive package”, which is available to RCI members at the special discounted rate of Cad.$889 per person, per week, or Cad.$755 per person, per 5 days. Children 12 & under are half price, 5 & under are free.
Please note: All quoted rates are in Canadian dollars and are subject to a 13% Government Tax (HST).
Rates are based on a minimum occupancy of 2 adults for a studio cottage, 3 adults for a 2 bedroom cottage and 5 adults for a 3 bedroom cottage.
Your RCI accommodation: Our comfortable waterfront cottages are equipped with Hudson Bay blankets, linens and towels, and include:
A beautifully appointed living area
3 or 4 piece bathroom with hot and cold running water
Bar sized refrigerator
Screened-in porch or open air deck
(Check-in is at 2.00 pm. Check-out time is 11 am.)
Your mandatory all-inclusive package includes:
Water taxi to and from the island
Transport of your luggage between your vehicle and your cottage
included on the day of arrival and breakfast on the day of departureThree amazing meals per day served in our beautiful waterfront dining room - dinner is
Cleaning, wrapping and freezing of your fishFor those who wish to spend the day fishing, we offer box lunches as an option
Daily housekeeping service to keep your cottage spotless
Daily ice delivery
Use of canoes, kayaks and paddle boat on a first-come first-served basis
Use of laundry facilities
Use of Main Lodge lounge, complete with games, musical instruments, and a 50′′ flat screen satellite TV
Unlimited use of wireless internet (available in the lodge and surrounding area)
PLEASE NOTE: Although your accommodation is included with your RCI exchange, the supplementary all-inclusive package is mandatory, and a deposit of $200 per person is required to confirm all reservations made through RCI. This deposit is separate from any fees paid to RCI and is paid directly to Chaudière Lodge. The deposit may be paid by Visa, MasterCard, or personal cheque and should be made at the time of the reservation. If a deposit is not received by Chaudière Lodge your reservation may not be honored.
Standard Boat Rental Package (includes fuel): 18' Cedar-strip boat, with 15 hp Yamaha outboard, fish-finder & swivel seats: $125/day, $595/wk.
16' Sportsman Upgrades (includes fuel):
16' Aluminum “Lund Fury” with 30 hp Yamaha outboard, flat floors, tiller steering, GPS/fish- finder, navigation lights, swivel seats & live well: $190/day, $950/wk.
16' Aluminum “PrinceCraft” with 40 hp Mercury outboard, flat floors, console steering, GPS/fish-finder, navigation lights, swivel seats & live well: $200/day, $995/wk.
16' Aluminum “Lund Laker” with 60 hp Yamaha outboard, flat floors, console steering, GPS/fish-finder, navigation lights, swivel seats & live well: $200/day, $995/wk.
18' Aluminum “Stanley Mink” with 90 hp Yamaha outboard, flat floors, console steering, GPS/fish-finder, navigation lights, swivel seats, : $250/day, $1,260/wk.
Docking (own boat): Guests are welcome to bring their own boats, there is a docking fee of $10/day for customer's boats.
Live Bait: Minnows $6 per dozen, Night crawlers (Dew Worms) $6 per dozen.
Fishing Guide - Walleye, Pike, etc. with shore-lunch: A full day guide (8 hours) includes a delicious, guide-prepared shore lunch:1-2 guests: $425, 3-4 Guests: $475. (Live bait is included on all guided tours.)
Musky Guide with boxed lunch: A full day guide (8 hours) for up to 3 people with one of our specialist Musky guides: $495. (Half & half - Musky & other species available by request.)
Bass Guide with boxed lunch: A full day guide (8 hours) for up to 3 people with one of our expert Bass guide - $475. (Half & half - Bass & other species available by request.)
Please Note: It is advisable to book guides in advance. Walleye, Northern Pike, Perch & Whitefish season opens on Sat. the 15th May.
Musky and Small & Large Mouth Bass season opens on Sat. 19th June
FISHING LICENSES: We are not able to issue Fishing Licenses and Outdoors Cards at the lodge, and there is nowhere else in the area issuing them, so for your own convenience we strongly recommend obtaining them in advance online which takes about 5 minutes:
For our American and overseas guests, we generally recommend the 8-day Conservation License (Can$30.53) or Sport License for Musky (Can$53.54) plus the Outdoors Card (Can. $9.68) which you also need, and is valid for 3 years.
Parking & boat launch: The Dokis Marina charges $7.00 per day for parking, $13.00 per day for a vehicle with a boat trailer, and $15 for a boat launch.
ALCOHOL: We are not licensed to sell alcohol, however guests are welcome to bring their own, we don't charge any corkage fees.
VERY IMPORTANT : If you have any food allergies and/or dietary restrictions, please let us know in advance and we will make every effort to accommodate you.
Cancellation policy: In the event of a cancellation made no less than 8 weeks in advance of your holiday, the deposit will be fully refundable. For a cancellation made less than 8 weeks but more than 2 weeks in advance of your holiday, the deposit will be non-refundable, but will be held on account and can be credited to any future reservation of similar or greater value that falls within the same or following season. Cancellations made less than 2 weeks before the start of your holiday are not subject to refund, however at the discretion of the management the deposit may be credited to a future reservation.