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Sewell’s Marina Top 5 Points of Interest

Howe Sound marine wildlife tour
Aug 21

Sea Safari Eco-Tour

  1. Defence Islands -northern most islands of Howe Sound and large Bald Eagle nests.
  2. Howe Sound Caves – peak into these sea caves created by hundreds of years of the waves surging against the shore.
  3. Playing in the ferry waves – the best natural roller coaster experience in our outdoor playground.
  4. Lighthouse Park –  the largest stand of old growth forest in the lower mainland.
  5. Worlcombe Island – the southern most island in Howe Sound on the door step to the Straight of Georgia.

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  1. Pam Rocks – a seal colony where moms have their pups and teach them their ways.
  2. Snug Cove – a small island community with amazing local shops and bakeries.
  3. Plumpers Cove Park – a Provincial park on Keats Island with a great lawn for a picnic.
  4. Christie Island – a bird sanctuary and home to Cormorants and Gaulacous Winged gulls year round.
  5. Cliffs of Anvil – witness the immense nature of the cliffs of Anvil created during the last ice age 10,000 years ago.



  1. Hole in the Wall – a historical fishing location for Chinook and Coho Salmon especially in Spring
  2. South end of Bowen – the hump is always a good spot from 1/2 mile to 4 miles out into the Straight of Georgia
  3. Hutt Island & Tunstall Bay – the top producing winter fishing locations for winter springs (Chinook)
  4. Bell Buoy to T10 marker – A great location August through September for any salmon that are open to catch.
  5. Defence Islands – Often a great location for Chinook Salmon and a very successful herring spawning location.