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Desolation Sound Marine Provincial Park

British Columbia, Canada
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Breathtaking scenary

We spent 5 days camping and kayaking in the marine park. The beautiful scenary was breathtaking... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2017
Frances R
The Best of the Best

I have sailed all over the world, and British Columbia is the best cruising area by far. The... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2016
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British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed May 3, 2017

We spent 5 days camping and kayaking in the marine park. The beautiful scenary was breathtaking, and the diversity of wildlife was amazing - we saw seals, sealions, dolphins, hummingbirds and eagles! I could not recommend the peace and tranquility here enough

1  Thank Frances R
Reviewed October 3, 2016

I have sailed all over the world, and British Columbia is the best cruising area by far. The weather, in summer, is generally pleasant. The main cruising area, from Victoria to the Broughton Archipelago, is protected, with hundreds of islands and thousands of anchorages, many...More

2  Thank ianjc
Reviewed September 15, 2016

A couple friends and I kayaked all the way here from a cabin we rented, and we went around a small island in the middle of the park. The amount of marine life there was unbelievable! If you're lucky, you can catch a couple of...More

1  Thank Jacob N
Reviewed September 1, 2016

We were lucky to arrive by sailboat and had three days to enjoy the tranquility of the Sounds. The water was great as well and learned to SUP. Visited the fabulous hanging lake and waterfalls on West Redondo Island - Teakerne Lake.

Thank Allan B
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

We've boated here for 41 years. Love the clear and warm water. Lots of anchorage sites when using a stern tie. It's surprising how accessible cell phone coverage is here.

1  Thank Donald J
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Went on brother in laws boat and cruised to Cortez, Savery and Lund. Beautiful scenery, wildlife, even swam with the harbor seals. Take a floatplane to Lund and skip the ferry rides

Thank randyminion
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

We set out from Campbell River passed Quadra and Cortez Islands, through the Lewis Channel to Desolation Sound. Through out the trip we heard about the history of the area from our Museum guide, Luisa. We went into Lund for a great lunch at the...More

2  Thank Elaine S
Reviewed June 6, 2016

Words can't do this place justice....the beauty that surrounds you is breathtaking and awe inspiring! The whole area just seeps into your soul. The trees and rocks tell a story if you take the time to look. Definite must see!

1  Thank Sue6340
Reviewed November 26, 2015

This is an amazing trip to take in a Zodiac with a native guide. The petroglyphs are wonderful. So are the swimming holes complete with ropes from trees.

1  Thank kcowan
Reviewed September 1, 2015

On board motoryacht Caroussel of Pristine charters, we thoroughly enjoyed athree hour sunset dinner tour mid august throught his park en route to/fro Desolation sound. The wondrous marine and bird life, e.g. seals, eagles, jumping fish and twilight illumination of the beautiful bays in this...More

1  Thank 162georgev
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September 28, 2015|
Response from Nolty | Reviewed this property |
It's roughly 28 kilometers north west of Powell River to Sarah Point where you can make the first turn into Desolation Sound. You could also drive to Lund BC , launch there and you are only about 5 kilometers from the sound.