The Sanctuary Resort

Why You'll Love It

Located in the center of excellent muskie fishing as well as good fishing for northern pike, lake trout, bass, and good-sized walleye. We also offer eco-tours that come complete with an authentic Canadian shore lunch for your enjoyment. The Sanctuary Resort has been serving guests for well over 50 years and we would enjoy having the opportunity of meeting you. We are Located on a remote wilderness island 6 miles southeast of Sioux Narrows, Ontario, Canada on Lake of the Woods surrounded by the beautiful scenery of many more pine-covered islands. A perfect setting for a Canadian vacation of fishing or just relaxing.

Relax in our rustic large, comfortable cottage rentals with a beautiful view of the lake. Enjoy our clear water sand beach or spend a day hiking our nature trails and enjoy the beautiful scenery and abundant wildlife our area has to offer. Sit back in the evening and listen to the call of the loons and enjoy a beautiful Northwestern Ontario sunset over the lake. Whatever you prefer for your vacation we will help you create memories to last a lifetime. While staying at the Sanctuary Resort have a look at our gift shop which has handcrafted gifts like hand-carved wood fishing lures. 

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  • Near Sioux Narrows
  • Nearest Lake: Lake of the Woods
  • Open: May to November
    • Boat-In Access
    • Walleye
    • Northern Pike
    • Smallmouth Bass
    • Largemouth Bass
    • Muskie
    • Lake Trout
    • Crappie
    • Perch
    • Fishing Guide Service

Key Features

  • Cabin Rentals (Housekeeping): All cabins are spacious with a pleasantly rustic atmosphere and have magnificent views of the lake.
  • Walleye: The habitat around the Sanctuary Resort is ideal for walleye fishing, trophy size ones especially.
  • Northern Pike: The Lake of the Woods has always been an excellent fishing lake boasting superb northern pike fishing.
  • Smallmouth Bass: With many species of fish anglers can experience world-class fishing for smallmouth bass.
  • Largemouth Bass: Largemouth bass are plentiful on Lake of the Woods. The bass grow slowly and live longer on this lake.
  • Muskie: Lake of the Woods has been rated as one of the top Muskie lakes in North America.
  • Lake Trout: The northern portion of Lake of the Woods has fantastic lake trout fishing especially in Whitefish Bay, which is not far from camp.
  • Crappie: In Northwestern Ontario on Lake of the Woods, we have great black crappie fishing.
  • Perch: Pan fish such as perch are a favorite of many anglers in our area and we have great fishing for this species.
  • Private Campground: We have tent sites on the island! Our guests park their vehicles at our landing in Sioux Narrows, then we will take you to the island which is 5 miles by boat.

All Amenities

Outdoor Activities

  • Walleye
  • Fishing
  • Northern Pike
  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Muskie
  • Lake Trout
  • Crappie
  • Perch
  • Fishing Guide Service
  • Fishing Trips
  • Fishing Day Trips
  • Grouse
  • Hunting
  • Bird Hunting
  • Private Campground
  • Campground/RV Park
  • Tent Sites
  • Picnic Tables
  • Fire Pit
  • Showers
  • Sani Station
  • Wilderness Camping
  • Hiking Trails
  • Trails

Accommodation Details

  • Minutes to Nearest Town
  • Cabin Rentals
  • Lodging Type
  • Family Friendly
  • Accommodation Services and Amenities
  • Pets Allowed
  • Barrier Free Access
  • Lakefront
  • Wifi Available
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • On-site Tackle
  • Docking Available
  • Outhouse
  • BBQ Facilities
  • TV in Lodge
  • Linens Supplied
  • Shuttle Service
  • Max Capacity
  • Capacity
  • Number of Cabins
  • Smallest Party in Cabin
  • Largest Party in Cabin
  • Total Number of Camping Sites
  • Shore Lunch Kit
  • Food Options
  • Ice
  • Groceries/Snacks Available
  • Housekeeping Packages
  • Lodge Packages
  • Packages Length
  • Packages Starting At
  • Full Kitchen
  • In-Room Amenities
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Coffee Maker
  • Beach
  • Recreational Activities
  • Canoe - Fee


  • Lake Tours
  • Tours


  • Fishing Boat Rentals
  • Rentals
  • Boat Rentals
Disclaimer: Hours and amenities are current to our knowledge. It's best to always contact the business directly for current hours, rates and amenities.

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