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Ocean EcoVentures’ whale watching excursions depart daily from the seaside village of Cowichan Bay.Our Whale Watching tours focus on the Southern Resident Orca Whales, Transient Orca Whales, Humpback Whales, Grey Whales and Minke Whales. You will also encounter Sea Lions, Bald Eagles, Harbour Seals, Dalls and Harbour Porpoise.A small, owner-operated family business, Ocean EcoVentures is committed to providing you with an intimate and informative whale watching tour.
Boating, Paddling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Tours, Taxis & Shuttles
Terracentric offers kayak, boat and hiking tours, as well as kayak rentals & lesson, maps, charts, books and more all at the entrance to Desolation Sound in beautiful Lund, BC!
Boating, Sightseeing, Wildlife Tours
Your spectacular journey to Desolation Sound with Beyond the Road Adventures begins in Lund, British Columbia, where the road (Hwy 101) ends. Cruise with us on our 37 foot tri-cabin yacht, the Agate Pass, while viewing the magnificent scenery and wildlife of our protected coastal waters. Leave your cares behind as you enjoy an afternoon of comfort and relaxation. Sightseeing, lunch and dinner cruises to Desolation Sound and the Copeland Islands are available, as well as custom day trips and multi-day cruises through the tidal rapids for bear and whale watching. With our personalized service and care, attention to detail, and extensive knowledge of the area, we are able to provide you with a unique sightseeing experience that will make memories to last a lifetime. We look forward to welcoming you on board the Agate Pass and showcasing the natural beauty our area has to offer!
Boating, Paddling, Sightseeing, Wildlife Tours
Spectacular West Coast BC scenery is offered in a 2 hour kayak tour in Sechelt Inlet. Our friendly, knowledgeable guides will take you and your family on a scenic 2 hour tour from our bay and around the Lamb Islets where you can see eagles flying overhead and curious seals popping up. Sechelt Inlet also boasts visits from white sided dolphins and Orca/Killer Whales. The Adventure starts here! We also offer rentals from 1 hour to multi day rentals. We are at the gateway to Sechelt Inlet Marine Parks where you will find 9 boat access only campsites that are free! We have kayaks, canoes and paddle boards for rent as well as kayak tours and Zodiac Nature Tours…call us and let us help you plan your next adventure.
Indigenous Culture, Hotels
Where the road ends, the fun begins, In comfort, culture and style. Our resort offers 31 luxury rooms, all newly refurbished, completely reimagined, and thoroughly inspired by Tla’amin art and culture. Even out here in paradise, the difference is found in the little extras: the turn down service, the personal attention, the detail and thoughtful additions that make an experience stand out in one’s memory. Amenities include a marina, restaurant, coffee shop and local activities like kayaking, hiking, fishing and experiencing the Tla’amin art and culture.
Spas & Wellness, Bed & Breakfasts
Four Winds Beach House & Spa is perched on a rocky point, jutting into the waters of Georgia Strait. Sheltered from the brunt of the south easterlies by Trail Islands, Four Winds is a magnificent view point for the wilds of a winter storm or the beautiful calm of a summer day. Our guest wing (the “West Wing”) is on the lee side of the point so you will sleep snugly, marveling to the sounds of the water just below your windows.
Sea kayaks, stand up paddle boards and canoe rentals. Kayak lessons and guided tours available for all levels of kayaking and outdoor adventurists. Half day to 10 day expeditions. Operating on the Sunshine Coast since 1998.
Founded in 1982 with two small seaplanes, Harbour Air is North America’s largest and first fully carbon neutral airline. The company’s international seaplane service, which originally began as a service for the forestry industry in B.C., is now a quintessential west coast experience. With a showcase fleet of more than 40 aircraft, Harbour Air offers up to 200 daily scheduled flights, scenic tours, adventure packages, and private flights. With 12 scheduled destinations connecting downtown Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle (WA), Nanaimo, Tofino, Whistler, South Vancouver (YVR), Sechelt, Salt Spring Island, Pitt Meadows, Maple Bay and Comox, B.C. born Harbour Air welcomes 450,000 passengers every year.
Get away to beautiful Halfmoon Bay on the Sunshine Coast for your perfect vacation destination. Get pampered and receive personal attention ensuring your stay is private, relaxing and stress free. Experience West Coast living from private, bright and cozy Ocean View B&B and Suites with spectacular sweeping views of the Strait of Georgia, or spacious vacation rentals in a forest-setting with ancient Egyptian themes nestled among majestic cedars, pines, and Douglas firs with fern-lined forest curves and winding paths. InnSpire is located on 2.5 South facing acres with nature at your doorstep ….Soaring eagles nesting on the property, sea lions frolicking, porpoises swimming by, and of course, an abundance of curious deer to greet you. Once you have arrived, unwind on your private deck with your favorite beverage; then relax with a soothing soak in the fabulous ocean front hot tub, or the forest-setting hot tub tucked away in the enchanting forest. InnSpire….Yours to discover and just a mere 35 minute relaxing ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay and a scenic 40 minute drive thereafter. Private entrances, kitchenettes/full kitchens, fireplaces, en-suites with Jacuzzi baths for two, ocean front hot tub, forest setting hot tub, full spa services, meetings and events, elopements & honeymoons. Secure gated entrance for your privacy. Dining, shopping, galleries are just minutes away.
Biking, Hiking, Paddling
Dam Good Trips was founded with one purpose in mind: to give you outstanding guidance, without the guide. We make it easy for you to get out and have adventures in British Columbia. You love the outdoors, you’re independent, capable and are looking for a new kind of flexibility and freedom that doesn’t include group tours and one-size fits all packages. We build a trip specifically for you based on your experience level and expectations. We enable you to conduct trips on your own, with a sound plan, local knowledge and comprehensive provisioning of essential gear. We build the convenience of a guided trip into your personalized self-guided experience. All you have to do is show up, enjoy and create incredible memories.
Bowen Island Sea Kayaking is dedicated to offering safe, informative and fun experiences for the novice paddler through to the seasoned kayaker. We have safe, fun, experienced local guides available for lessons and guided tours.Our shop at Snug Cove on Bowen Island is an easy day-trip, just a 20-minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay, only 45 minutes from downtown Vancouver. We will close for the season on October 8, 2018 and re-open Saturday April 6, 2019.
Something Special On The Sunshine Coast, Powell River, BC Here, renowned golf course architect Les Furber has crafted a layout that is truly a breathtaking West Coast masterpiece. Carved out of the foothills of the Coastal Mountains, its tree lined fairways demand both accuracy and length. Lakes, ponds and streams combine with strategically located bunkering. Still, with 4 sets of tees, Myrtle Point guarantees a great golfing experience to all levels of ability. Myrtle Point’s beautiful clubhouse is one of the most sought-after wedding venues in Powell River, BC. Our experienced catering staff will provide professional and personalized service to bring your dreams into reality. The surrounding golf course and ocean view make a stunning backdrop for your wedding photos, and the banquet room featuring soaring ceilings can accommodate up to 100 guests.
Adrenalin, Paddling, Sightseeing
Egmont Adventure Center is the newest and only spot on the Sunshine Coast to have fun in the sun like never before. Kayak tours, Jet-ski rentals, Zodiac tours and scenic float plane trips to name a few. We offer the most adventures all at one easy location. All our attractions can be packaged into Lunch & Play’s to get you the best price on activities combined with a fabulous Lunch.
Spas & Wellness, Resorts & Wilderness Lodges
Painted Boat Resort & Marina is the premier resort on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, Canada. Located two hours from Vancouver /Horseshoe Bay via BC Ferries and Highway 1, the Resort features 30 west-coast inspired, 2-bedroom/two bath villas (many with lofts) on the oceanfront, each complete with a large, fully equipped kitchen, patio and barbecue. All villas have waterfront views. Painted Boat offers an infinity pool(open seasonally), hot tub, a fitness center and on-site kayak & paddle board rentals. The Lagoon Restaurant overlooks the Madeira Park Lagoons and offers favourites using fresh local cuisine, with an international twist. Open Feb 13 to Dec. 31st -check website for days and hours. The Resort is home to the only full service luxury spa and wellness garden – open year round – on the Sunshine Coast.