Entries by Luke Raftl

25 Years in Desolation Sound: Why We Love it Here

2019 will be the 25th year that Powell River Sea Kayak has been running kayak tours, offering kayak rentals and lessons, and recently added eco resort packages at Cabana Desolation Eco Resort into Desolation Sound, British Columbia. Over that time we have cultivated a reputation of quality, safety and local knowledge that has made us […]

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Harvesting Shellfish on Your Desolation Sound Adventure

Note: This article is intended for informational purposes only. It is each individual’s responsibility to mitigate risks from shellfish-related illnesses by doing their own personal research using official and scientific sources.  Harvesting fresh oysters, clams and mussels on a kayak trip is one of those quintessential west coast experiences. We have been harvesting shellfish on […]

Top 3 Beaches to Visit During Your Powell River Vacation

Long, hot summer days call for a warm sandy beach and a nice cool breeze coming in off the ocean. Despite the preponderance of rocky coasts and granite slabs on the wild west coast, there are many places in Powell River – often remarkably free of people – where warm yellow sand meets gently lapping […]