Sunlight gleams through the trees as a man walks along the rocky shore.
Sunshine Coast Tourism/Matthew Massa

Explore the Trails: Snickett Park

Snickett Park is located in the heart of Sechelt, and offers panoramic views of the Strait of Georgia. The path through the park is part of the Trail Bay Walkway which runs along the shoreline to Rotary Friendship Wharf. It’s a trail the whole family can enjoy, since it’s a wide, level, paved path…

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The Heart of Mahony

My first trip to Powell River was back in April of 2019. The entire trip, from the ferry ride to Saltery Bay and the unbelievable hospitality to the food and drink and the mountain bike trails, was like something out of a dream. I was absolutely hooked on this place and made plans to return the…

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Explore the Trails: Soames Hill

Soames Hill is located just above Gibsons and only 3 kilometres (1.6 miles) away from the Langdale ferry terminal. You can conquer “The Knob” in approximately 40 to 60 minutes. There are two staircase options and three different viewpoints, so that can make a difference to the amount of time you…

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Tips for a Great Paddling Trip

Going on adventures is an essential part of life here on the Sunshine Coast. With seemingly endless kilometres of coastline to explore and a beautiful array of lakes, watersports are a popular pastime here on the coast. You’ll see locals and visitors alike out kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding…

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A Mountain Biker's Favourite Powell River Haunts

I’ll never forget my first ever trip to Powell River. It was early April of 2019, and my infatuation began before I ever set foot in Powell River proper. The ferry terminal at Earls Cove was nestled neatly into the wedge between the steep slopes that drop precipitously into the ocean, and the ferry…

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Step into Spring on the Sunshine Coast

After the dark, cold slumber of winter, spring feels like a breath of fresh air. It's also one of the best times of year to visit the Sunshine Coast. Spring travel on the Sunshine Coast offers plenty to do and see. Visit a botanical garden and take in the colourful blossoms; pack your bags and…

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Tips For Camping on the Sunshine Coast

There’s nothing like packing up the tent or RV for a weekend of camping. To help you make the most of your time outdoors on the Sunshine Coast, we put together this list of camping tips. From where to recycle to campfire safety, following these suggestions will ensure you spend more time stargazing…

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10 Places to Camp on the Sunshine Coast

While there are options for every type of camper on the Sunshine Coast, it's hard to beat these ten epic spots. The following list covers everything from provincial parks to private campgrounds to marine and backcountry sites. Don't snooze on these, either—campsites on the Sunshine Coast tend to…

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