Desolation Sound

Desolation Sound Marine Provincial Park is a boater’s paradise! With over 6,350 acres of shoreline and water, it is the largest Marine Park in BC.

The Park can be split up into three major destination anchorages: Prideaux Haven, Tenedo’s Bay, and Grace Harbour. The topography of the park varies from relatively low rolling hills of Gifford Peninsula to the Unwin Range rising over 4,500 feet directly behind Prideaux Haven. There are many safe anchorage locations, most of which are either totally or partly enclosed by low shoreline or high cliffs, islands, or mountainsides. Warm waters make Desolation Sound Marine Provincial Park an ideal place for swimming, scuba diving, fishing, and walk-in wilderness camping.

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Local Operators

A number of local operators offer tours of Desolation Sound. Check out our paddling and boating pages to learn more. 

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