Powell River Travel Guide

  • Powell Lake
    Powell Lake
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  • Emma Lake, Powell River
    Emma Lake, Powell River
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Powell River Things to Do

  • Desolation Sound Discovery Tours

    Desolation Sound Marine Park and beyond! View WWII Liberty Ships, Savary Island, Eagle viewing, Sliammon First Nations commentary, Prideaux Haven, Cassell Waterfalls, and more…

  • Kyaking

    If you go noth as far as the road will go you will come into a really tiny town that offers some amazing kyaking. you can rent one person or 2 person and rent by the hour. there is some really good ocean to explore and the water up there was so blue and clear, but cold.

  • Hiking

    Go hiking up one of the local mountians. they offer amazing views. You can find out all the hiking spots eather from locals or from a guide book about the good hikes on the west coast of BC. i know i did a really good day hike, i just don't remeber the name.


Powell River Hotels

Powell River Restaurants

  • Rocky Mountain Pizza & Bakery

    Rocky Mountain Pizza and Bakery offers huge pieces of pizza by the slice or whole, a huge assortment of mouth watering home baked goods, and organic coffee drinks bound to knock your socks off! With a warm and welcoming staff, and a beautiful view of the ocean, you just can't afford to miss this cafe! Anything you eat or drink here is guaranteed...

  • Minato

    Although service can be slow, Minato serves up all of the Japanese favourites, including tempura, sushi, sashimi, and teriyaki. You can get a great mixed platter that includes sushi, tempura, fish and beef or chicken, highly recommended!

  • La Casita

    Overlooking the ocean, this 'little house' dishes up authentic mexican food in a funky atmosphere. Everything on the menu is absolutely amazing! But you must try the fresh juice they make with your great meal.


Powell River Transportation

  • Powell River Regional Public Transit

    Provides regular wheel-chair accessible service to municipal Powell River, as well as limited service to rural areas.

  • Malaspina Coach lines

    Quality operators, deluxe coaches & service! Year-round scheduled service between Vancouver International Airport, Waterforont Seabus Station, Downtown Vancouver & the Sunshine Coast, including Gibsons, Sechelt, Madeira Park & Powell River. Personalized charters, tours, or sightseeing available to anywhere in North America. We are your gateway to...

  • BC Ferries

    BC Ferries provides passenger and vehicle transportation on 25 routes throughout coastal British Columbia. There are two BC Ferries vessel that take people to and from Powell River. One goes in the direction of Vancouver BC, and the other takes you in the direction of Vancouver Island BC, although it can be quite an expensive way to get to and from...


Powell River Shopping

  • Cranberry Pottery

    Established in 1974, Cranberry Pottery produces handmade pottery, largely stoneware but some earthenware and porcelain. It is truly like art. Although prices are high for the dishware and accessories, it lasts forever and makes it well worth the price, and the visit

  • Huckleberry Hutch

    This shop has everything you may ever need for your Kitchen. More expensive than a department store, but they can offer you service like no other.

  • Golden Gate Variety Store

    This is a neat little Powell River, family owned, store selling everything you may want with an oriental flare. Prices Vary.


Powell River Off The Beaten Path

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    Emma Lake, Powell River

    by bubba4783 Updated Sep 22, 2004

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    There are so many great hikes in Powell River it's impossible to discuss them all.
    Visit these sites for more info:
    The Sunshine Coast Trail is one of the longest anywhere.
    Hey, you don't have to do the whole thing. It's easy to do sections and there are even some very nice B&B's along the way.
    Local groups such as PRPAWS and the BOMBBB Squad (Bloody Old Mens Bridge Building Brigade) have helped to develop an endless array of trails.
    The picture is Emma Lake, an alpine hike of unspeakable beauty.

    Related to:
    • Backpacking
    • Mountain Climbing
    • Hiking and Walking

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