Tucked into the southwest corner of mainland British Columbia is an 80-kilometre stretch of paradise called the Sunshine Coast, accessible only by boat or plane. Minutes south of the Langdale Ferry Terminal, is the unique scenic seaside village of Gibsons In this unique setting, you'll experience the best of the Sunshine Coast lifestyle.. If you like to pick mussels and oysters and look for seashells, the beach at the Roberts Creek is a great place to visit at low tide. The most popular place in town is Mollys Reach Café. From 1971 to 1990, this was the setting for the internationally popular CBC television program The Beachcombers and was the TV soundstage.
The Heart of the Sunshine Coast, Sechelt is a small community sitting on a sandbar on the narrow Sechelt isthmus. Treed mountains, cascading creeks and waterfalls create the spectacular coastline of Sechelt making the community a photographer's delight year-round. Top Canadian authors gather here in mid August for the annual Festival of the Written Arts. Listen to your favourite authors who enjoy talking with their readers, and share a glass of wine with fellow travellers who appreciate story telling.
The regional district of Powell River stretches along the lengthy shoreline from Saltery Bay in the south to Lund in the north. Powell River’s unique geographical features, mild waters, artificial reefs and wealth of marine life have earned it the title "scuba diving capital of Canada" and attracted journalists, researchers and film crews from around the world. A thriving community of artisans, accommodation providers, gourmet restaurants and outdoor adventure guides complement the natural beauty and make this a wonderful haven for visitors.