Category: Fishing

Gabriola Island BC Waterfront Home 0

Gabriola Island Waterfront Home For Sale.

Dreaming of a Gulf Island Waterfront Home? Maybe you’re attracted to the immense natural beauty, flair or relaxed island lifestyle, either way it piques your interest.   Each Gulf Island  has its own character, history and amenities.   When it is time to get off your island there are private boats, float plane services, and ferries to whisk you off to the nearest town or city.   An island lifestyle might suit you perfectly! We have listed an amazing waterfront home with all the luxuries you could imagine.    The 3 bedroom + den home will not disappoint the...

Oak Bay Victoria 0

Exclusive Waterfront Estate on Beach Drive Victoria

This is an amazing waterfront property located in Oak Bay Victoria.    This 6 Bedroom and 5 bath mansion is located 1069 Beach Drive,  Victoria BC.   Over 2.92 acres of waterfront beautifully adorned with stunning gardens, created by the family who founded Victoria’s own Butchart Gardens. This magnificent 8,970 square foot stone manor offers spectacular ocean views throughout the principal rooms and master suite. With timeless stone walls and elegant gates, you can be assured the utmost privacy. Walk over 277 feet of waterfront with breathtaking views of San Juan Island and Mt. Baker.

Tofino BC's Surf Town 0

Tofino is the Best Surfing Town on Vancouver Island

If you want to surf Canadian-style Tofino has exceptional surfing.  The waves roll in along miles of sandy beaches approximately 35km’s of surf-able beach break.  Surfing is a year-round water sport in Tofino with a fairly constant temperature of 10°C/50°F.  In October, Tofino welcomes the best women in surf to the annual Queen of the Peak surf contest, this is a week’s worth of entertainment activities to watch and experience.  The most popular surfing beaches are Chesterman Beach, Cox Bay, and Long Beach Tofino’s most famous beach. Paddle boarding has become another popular water sport in Tofino.  Not...

Nanaimo Harbor Anchorage and Coast Mountains 0

Nanaimo, a classic west coast community

If you come by ferry from the mainland you’ll experience the most breathtaking scenery.  Nanaimo is British Columbia’s 3rd oldest city that is famous for its many landscapes.  Surrounded by beautiful wilderness and offering an array of recreational opportunities.  Nanaimo has more than 2 dozen parks and is made of up 18 neighborhoods. Residents and tourists are attracted to the area by its affordable housing, spectacular ocean views and vibrant walk-able downtown core.  Enjoy a myriad of dining experiences, arts and cultural events, and everything a shopper could wish for.  Nanaimo’s boasts Vancouver Island’s biggest mall. Nanaimo is...

Pender Islands 0

Living in the Gulf Islands

Gulf Island living is everything you imagined. Pender Island for example is a beautiful place in which to live.  Bays, coves, and rocky beachfronts offer plenty of access to the water along Pender Island’s shoreline.  Enjoy the wilderness, pristine beaches and lush green forests.  Sit back and watch enchanting wildlife as eagles soar overhead, deer roam freely, and observe seasonal orca whales. The outdoor recreation opportunities on Pender Island are endless. Enjoy hiking, cycling, kayaking, canoeing, cruising, sailing, fishing, golfing swimming and much more.  One thing is for certain; the friendly people on Pender Island enjoy their surroundings...

Pender Island Marina 0

Pender Island Marinas

There are four marina’s on Pender Island and costs are a fraction compared to Victoria.   If you own property on the island you’ll receive an additional local moorage price.   The marina’s are also setup with boat launch but no repair facilities at the marinas. On North Pender Island you’ll have the main marina at Otter Bay near the ferry terminal.   You can contact the harbor manager at 250-629-3579.   On the opposite side of the island is Port Browning Marina Resort with ample moorage and a fantastic restaurant where I have personally visited 50+ occasions……the fish and chips are...

Sunset Vancouver Island 0

Vancouver Island West Coast Living

West Coast Lifestyle If your dream is to live amid breathtaking nature, exploring rain forests and beaches then the west coast is your oasis. The West Coast of Vancouver Island has so many special places to explore.  The string of beaches and parks should be on the top of your list.  Beginning with East Sooke National Park for exploring and touring, Sooke Pot Holes for rock pool dips and hiking, French Beach Provincial Park popular for family, sunbathers and beachcombers.  China Beach, hike through rain forests, spectacular water views and sandy beaches below.  Just a few kilometers more...

Ed Macgregor Boardwalk 0

Ed MacGregor Park Sooke BC

Ed Macgregor Park is located just outside the town center of Sooke, BC.  It features beautiful grounds, amphitheater and a wonderful waterfront boardwalk.  The park hosts numerous events in every season and in the summer months the Art in the Park display takes place each August.  The green space highlights some of the most beautiful views on southern Vancouver Island.  Fully landscaped and wheelchair accessible.  As the park declines towards the shoreline the winding boardwalk snakes along towards the bottom.  There is a lengthy straightaway where you can spend alot of time observing the water viewing marine life...

Whiffin Spit Park 0

Whiffen Spit Park, Sooke, BC

Whiffen Spit is located at the end of Whiffen Spit Road just off of the main Sooke Road (take the first left just passed the Best Western Premier Hotel).  The Spit extends way out into the mouth of Sooke harbour and helps to protect the inner basin. There is an extensive walk to get the light house at the end, appoximately a kilometre.  The spit offers a natural sandy breakwater and is an easy flat walk along a strip of sand.  The seaside trail offers hikers lovely views of Sooke, and the open waters of Juan de Fuca...

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Sooke Pot Holes Regional Park

Sooke Pot Holes Regional Park is located on the banks of the ever spectacular Sooke River.  The Pot Holes are favorites to both the locals and visitors as a popular swimming destinations.   The unique pool-like rock formations are smoothed and polished in the sandstone.   The views are spectacular,  and makes for a popular place for hiking within the lush forested trails.  This park is 7 hectares long and is 5 kilometers north of Higway 14 on Sooke River Road.   If you’re are coming from Victoria allow approximately 45 minutes driving time.  There are many picnic tables near the river next to the...