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Tourism Powell River Visitor Info Centre

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very friendly and helpful

The staff are extremely friendly and helpful, however if you want to see some water falls in the... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
Grant C
very helpful

As with all the visitor centres we went to, this one is excellent as well. A brilliant range of... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2018
Jean S
Ashby de la Zouch, United Kingdom
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Experience 180 kilometers of hiking adventure on the beautiful Sunshine Coast of British Columbia. The Sunshine Coast Trail offers the longest hut to hut hiking experience in Canada!
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4760 Joyce Ave, Powell River, British Columbia V8A 3B6, Canada
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Reviewed July 29, 2018

The staff are extremely friendly and helpful, however if you want to see some water falls in the area be very cautious as the directions to the closest one sounds easy to follow but in reality is quite difficult due to the myriad of crisscrossing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

As with all the visitor centres we went to, this one is excellent as well. A brilliant range of literature and very helpful staff. Much appreciated.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jean S
Reviewed February 5, 2018

We were in town for a grandson's hockey tournament, with time to spare between games. And it was pouring rain. We stopped into the Visitors' Centre, with hopes of getting a few ideas for rainy day activities in town. Sorry - out of luck. Staff...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

Staff generally don't have or know the answers to general questions. On the lookout for "family friendly" walking trails or activities to do in the summer, outside the norm was unbearably painful. Only options given were the beach parks. Hiking maps were incredibly expensive for...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Mickee83
Reviewed October 23, 2017

We popped into the Visitor's Centre mainly to pick up a new local area map. We were glad we did! Staff were friendly and very helpful in answering our queries and of course, providing us with an updated local map!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank S G
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Stopped in to get info for the area. Staff were helpful, lots of pamphets for all the area. Asked about other areas and were helpful for that also.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Maggieb3
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Most helpful and provided lots of maps. Also told us about other places that might fit in with our activities.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank bjd39
Reviewed August 22, 2017

Really good service - friendly & informative staff. Lots of local information and maps. Some nice local items to purchase.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank JeanMaryMiller
Reviewed August 18, 2017

We contacted the visitors centre to help us after our confirmed booking of a 2 bedroom cottage at Blue Heron North was abruptly cancelled at the last minute leaving us scrambling to replace 9 nights accommodation in the middle of high season with only 2...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Careyroad
Reviewed August 15, 2017

We had no idea where to find museums and nature walks in Powell River. These ladies were helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. Great souvenirs at reasonable prices. Free parking in the heart of town.

Date of experience: August 2017
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