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

Texada Island Museum: a Step Back in Time

There are many reasons to take the ferry from Powell River over to Texada Island, ranging from the sprawling solitary beaches to the predator-free wooded trails. Lesser known to some is the local museum, a bountiful stop for history buffs and curious folks alike. If you drive by without glancing up…

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Explore the Trails: Marble Bay and Eagle Cove

Hiking in a new place is always an exciting prospect, but when it comes to a remote rural Gulf Island, it can be tricky to plan out your day. Texada Island is home to dozens of trails for hikers of all levels, but the infrastructure is notably minimal. That’s not to say trails aren’t maintained;…

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10 Things to Do on Texada Island

Whether your idea of a getaway involves a day of hiking or a fireplace and an ocean view, Texada Island should be your next destination. Situated between the Sunshine Coast and Vancouver Island, its physical size and sparse population make it perfect for a tranquil escape. Don’t confuse quiet with…

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Bucket List Experiences on the Sunshine Coast

Add this to your New Year resolutions: a bucket list trip to the Sunshine Coast. We're broken down some once-in-a-lifetime experiences to enjoy on the coast, from a sailing charter through the stunning waterways of Desolation Sound to an aerial flight over the snow-capped peaks of Tetrahedron…

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Day Trip Ideas: Sunshine Coast Islands

Part of what makes the Sunshine Coast such a spectacular place to visit is not the 180-kilometre coastline that links together a string of vibrant coastal communities, but its proximity to a host of islands—each varying in size, location, vibe, and amenities—that you can easily visit in a day…

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Explore the Trails: The Copeland Islands

The Copeland Islands offer one of the best kayak experiences when staying in the Powell River and Lund area. This fantastic group of islands and islets is located just north of Lund and often ‘forgotten’ by a majority of kayakers, as they rush towards Desolation Sound. This picturesque provincial…

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