Texada Island, BC, Canada is located in the Malaspina Strait, off the coast of Powell River, BC, at the mouth of Jervis Inlet. The island is the largest in the Salish Sea (Strait of Georgia) and the Gulf Islands. Van Anda and Gillies Bay are the 2 villages on Texada Island. The rest of the island is yours to explore.
Activities most enjoyed on Texada Island, BC and the surrounding areas includes boating, sailing, sea kayaking, canoeing, scuba diving, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, golfing, swimming and birdwatching (birding).
A few of the more popular activity and sightseeing destinations located in and around Texada Island, Sunshine Coast, British Columbia includes the Shelter Point Park, South Texada Island Provincial Park, Bob’s Lake, Jedediah Island, Karsk Caves and the Anderson Bay Provincial Park.
The most visited sightseeing attractions, historical sites and cultural venues in and around Texada Island includes the Van Anda Museum, Texada Island Museum and the many residing artists and art galleries.
Travel services important to travelers in and around the community of Texada Island, Sunshine Coast includes accommodations (motels, cottages, bed and breakfasts, cabins, vacation home rentals, resorts), campground, guides, grocery stores, restaurants, gift stores, banks, gas stations, liquor stores, laundromat, pubs, internet, cell service and transportation services including marina, floatplane, and BC Ferry.
BC Ferry Terminal which crosses the Malaspina Strait connecting Texada Island, BC (Blubber Bay) with Powell River, BC on the Sunshine Coast (Westview) (click for BC Ferry schedule).