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News & Updates from Desolation Sound

Desolation Sound is world famous for it’s remarkably warm ocean temperatures, which routinely reach 22 degrees celsius (74 degrees Fahrenheit) during those long, hot summer days of July and August. As great as cooling off in the ocean can be, however, we know that nothing quite beats a freshwater soak in a warm, clean lake […]

Desolation Sound is one of the most abundant areas for oyster production in BC

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 […]

Sandy Savary Island is home to some of the most famous Powell River beaches

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 […]

Compared to hiking, overnight sea kayak trips can be luxurious. Seriously, you can fit a lot in a sea kayak. On our guided trips we frequently bring – along with clothes, tents, sleeping pads and bags, and group tarps – well, everything but the kitchen sink. Two burner stoves, pots and pans of all sizes, 5lb propane tanks, […]