Map of Powell River Sea Kayak and the Sunshine Coast, British Columbia
Powell River Sea Kayak Ltd. has locations in the small village of Lund as well as Okeover Inlet. In addition to these kayak rental and tour facilities is Cabana Desolation Eco-Resort, located in the heart of Desolation Sound, BC.
Powell River is accessible from Vancouver Island or Vancouver via scenic trips aboard BC Ferries.
From Vancouver Island
Take the Little River ferry from Comox, where it docks right in Powell River (Westview). This ferry takes 1 hour 20 minutes.
First, take the Horseshoe Bay Ferry to Langdale (45 minutes) and then the Earl's Cove ferry to Saltery Bay (55 minutes). The drive between Langdale (Gibsons) and Earl's Cove take approximately 1 hour 15 minutes. The drive from Saltery Bay to Powell River takes 30 minutes.
From the City of Powell River to Powell River Sea Kayak on Okeover Inlet
The drive between Powell River and Powell River Sea Kayak takes approximately 35 minutes. Follow highway 101 north of Powell River. If you are going to Lund, the highway will lead you right into the village of Lund, where Powell River Sea Kayak is located at the back of the Lund Hotel. If you are heading for Powell River Sea Kayak's main location on Okeover Inlet, you will need to turn right onto Malaspina Road, which is located 3km's BEFORE Lund - or after roughly 25 minutes driving time from Powell River. You will see signs along the highway for Powell River Sea Kayak, Desolation Resort and the Laughing Oyster restaurant, which will alert you to the turn-off for Malaspina Road. From Malaspina Road, follow this until you see the Laughing Oyster restaurant, which is overlooking Okeover Inlet. Just past the Laughing Oyster is Crowther Road, a gravel road that eases to the left. Follow Crowther Road for EXACTLY 3km's and you will arrive at Powell River Sea Kayak's historic location on Penrose Bay, Okeover Inlet.
For those with less time, Pacific Coastal Airlines runs 4 daily scheduled trips between the South Terminal near Vancouver International Airport and the community of Powell River. Powell River Sea Kayak is located approximately 30 km's north of Powell River and will require a taxi ride to access.
For an overview map of British Columbia, please CLICK HERE.
Please follow this link for information on Cabana Desolation Eco-Resort, including a map showing sea kayaking routes from Cabana Desolation.