As the owners of Ocean Wilderness Inn, we are committed to continuing to improve this wild and beautiful place.

The original cabin building was built by hand from trees felled on the property by Julius Friend in the 1940’s. Julius used to grow vegetables for the Sooke Harbour House.  In the late 80’s, Marion Rolston purchased the property and added the building that houses the guest rooms. In early 2007, Marion Rolston retired and Lori LeCount and Andy Barber purchased the inn.  Lori and Andy had the path to the shore rebuilt, added a new front door, storage unit in the car port and replaced the aging hot tub and gazebo. Andy and Lori retired from the Inn, late in 2015.

Our adventure began on October 28th, 2015.

We welcome you to join us.

Karen and Rick Fonger                                                                                                                                                                               October, 2015



Commitment to the environment

We are surrounded by green at the inn and we are striving to become as “green” inside as out. So far we:

Recycling amenties to stop the spread of disease;

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Use mainly natural cleaning products (vinegar and baking soda);

Share one energy efficient vehicle

Have incandescent bulbs with florescent or LED bulbs

Had an Energy-efficient furnace installed in 2010

Use a set-back thermostat

Heat with Columbia Fuel’s BioHeat

Use cloth napkins and cleaning rags



Favor organic and locally raised, grown or produced products including:  

Mary’s Medley—jams

Glenwood Meats– sausage, bacon

Silver Cloud Farms - produce

Muir Creek Farm — eggs

Are a Certified Backyard Habitat by the Canadian Wildlife Federation


Certified backyard wildlife habitat by Canadian Wildlife Association

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