Visit the historic fishing village of Lund, just 30 minutes north of Powell River, founded in 1889 by the Thulin brothers from Sweden. You can fish for salmon right off the breakwater, and enjoy craft shops, cafés and restaurants overlooking the harbour.
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Sea kayak, scuba dive, or take a sightseeing boat trip in Copeland Island or Desolation Sound Marine Provincial Parks.
Explore BC’s largest marine park, Desolation Sound, along the Sunshine Coast, and delve into the many inlets, islets, coves and bays. Enjoy exploring the 8,449 hectares of steep forested hills, saltwater lagoons, sheltered bays, secluded beaches and crystal-clear lakes.
Travel to the small community of Madeira Park—named after the island of Madeira, off the coast of Portugal. Relax at many scenic viewpoints of the coast and harbour, plus visit provincial parks, wetlands, and take part in water sports.
Travel to beautiful Sechelt, nestled in a strip of land between Howe Sound and the Strait of Georgia and surrounded by lush rainforests. There’s something for everyone, from water sports, to winter sports, to farmers markets, museums and galleries.