You can travel here by auto, airline, or busline. We are located in the southern interior of British Columbia, Canada. Only 30 miles north of Nelson, B.C. and only 4 hours drive to Spokane, Washington. (30 meters from the famous Ainsworth Hot Springs pools and cave).
New: Rocky Mountain International Airport, Cranbrook,
BC. Great news - you can now fly directly to and from
the U.S. and Canada through this new International Airport.
Then you are only 3½ hours drive to Ainsworth Hot
Castlegar Regional Airport, Castlegar, BC. This
local airport accepts flights from international airports
such as Vancouver, Calgary, Rocky Mountain Airport and is
only a 1½ hour drive to Ainsworth Hot Springs.
Nelson to Ainsworth, return - $42.00/person
Castlegar Airport to Ainsworth, return - $55.00/person.
The Kootenay Lake Ferries are located approximately 9 miles south of Ainsworth Hot Springs and approximately 1½ hour drive from Creston, BC. It takes 40 minutes to cross the Kootenay Lake. Only the Osprey 2000 have a Coffee Shop on board , but both the Osprey 2000 and the M.V. Balfour have a scenic observation decks.