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Sunshine Coast Travel Guide

British Columbia Travel & Adventure

Accessed by sea and air

Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada is located on the west coast of Canada in the Province of British Columbia. The Sunshine Coast Region is surrounded by lush forests, high mountain ranges and the Pacific Ocean. The Sunshine Coast jaw-dropping scenery, abundance of adventures and its charismatic coastline villages can only by accessed by sea and air - there are no roads leading in or out. Visitors arrive to the Sunshine Coast by, either, the BC Ferries, airplane, floatplane, pleasure boat or sea kayak. 

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Activities, Adventures, Things To Do on the Sunshine Coast

Activities most enjoyed on the Sunshine Coast includes boating, sailing, sea kayaking, canoeing, scuba diving, fishing, SUP, hiking, mountain biking, cycling, golfing, swimming, mountain biking, off-roading, camping, backpacking, horseback riding, beachcombing and birdwatching (birding).

Parks, Trails, & Places to Explore on the Sunshine Coast 

A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located on the Sunshine Coast, British Columbia includes  Skookumchuck Narrows Provincial Park (Egmont);  Francis Point Park (Pender Harbour); Smuggler Cove Marine Provincial Park (Halfmoon Bay);  Tetrahedron Park (Sechelt); Soames Hill Trail (Gibsons); Savary Island (Lund) and  Powell Forest Canoe Route (Powell River); Mount Elphinstone Park (Roberts Creek); Hardy Island Marine Provincial Park (Saltery Bay); and the  Shelter Point Park (Texada Island). 

Sunshine Coast Natural Attractions, Art, Historical Sites, & Culture

The most visited sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural venues on the Sunshine Coast includes Winegarden Park (Powell River); Van Ada Museum (Texada Island); Merry Island Lighthouse (Halfmoon Bay); 1911-1930 Historical Powell River Townsite (Powell River); Iris Griffith Wetlands (Pender Harbour); and the Davis Bay Beach & Pier and the Sechelt Marsh (Sechelt).

Accommodations, Services and Transportation on the Sunshine Coast

Travel services vary per community. Gibsons, BC (lower Sunshine Coast) and Powell River, BC (upper Sunshine Coast) provide the most services. Services important to travelers in and around the Sunshine Coast includes accommodations (hotels, motels, cottages, bed and breakfasts, cabins, vacation homes, resorts, hostels), campgrounds, grocery stores, restaurants, banks, laundromat, gas stations, liquor stores, pubs, internet, cell service and transportation services including marina, airport, and/or BC Ferry.

Come Explore the Sunshine Coast, British Columbia, Canada