If you live on the Sunshine Coast, we encourage you to explore your community safely and responsibly. For our future visitors and travellers, we look forward to welcoming you back to the Sunshine Coast when the time is right. More information and future travel inspiration here.

Pick your paddle: kayak, canoe, or stand up paddleboard.

The Sunshine Coast guarantees paddlers of all types unlimited exploration of magnificent bays, inlets and offshore islands. Much of our coastline is sheltered, providing good protection from the elements and ensuring your paddling adventure is that much more enjoyable. Choose from freshwater or ocean paddling, and and even whitewater kayaking (for the experienced) at the famed Skookumchuck Narrows. The renowned Powell River Canoe Route is also a favourite, made up of 8 lakes and portages, 48 miles of canoeing and 6.4 miles of portaging. Don’t miss the spectacular beauty of Desolation Sound or Sechelt Inlet. Both are beautiful, fjord-like waterways where the mountains plunge into the sea, providing some of the most incredible paddling experiences in the world.

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