1. How do I get to the Sunshine Coast?
For a first timer, getting to the Sunshine Coast may feel a bit intimidating. But fear not, it's actually a lot easier than you may think! Visit our "Get Here" page to get all your travel details.
2. What's there to do during the winter?
While many may consider winter the Sunshine Coast's off-season, there is actually loads of activities that await you. Visit Dakota Ridge, our pristine winter playground with over 15 km of track set cross country ski trails, 8k of snowshoe trails, sledding hill, and warming hut. Shuttles are available if you're not the chains and 4x4 type. For those looking for a truly backcountry experience, there's also the Tetrahedron Provincial Park, Knuckleheads, and the Sunshine Coast Trail. These beautiful backcountry trail networks feature winter cabins, frozen lakes and incredible vistas.
Beyond our snowy playgrounds, the Sunshine Coast is an excellent place to visit during winter. We have an incredible networks of art galleries, fantastic restaurants, spas for relaxation, and more. What's more, many of our accommodations offer off-season rates and discount packages to make your winter escape even more affordable!
3. Where can I find more tourist information?
Our Sunshine Coast has multiple visitor information centres with helpful staff waiting to assist you! Click on the link below for more information on a specific area:
- Gibsons Visitor Information Centre
- Sechelt Visitor Centre
- Pender Harbour Visitor Information Booth (only open in summer)
- Powell River Visitor Centre
4. How do I become a member of Sunshine Coast Tourism?
For more information on membership, check out our Member Info page, and to join, please contact Sunshine Coast Tourism. Also note, if you are a member of either Tourism Powell River or Sunshine Coast Bed & Breakfast Association, your membership in these organizations means you are already a member of Sunshine Coast Tourism.
5. Isn't there another Sunshine Coast somewhere?
Why yes, there is! Our lower-hemisphere sister, the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia, is an absolutely breathtaking area worth visiting if you find yourself down under!