POWELL RIVER . . . The Pearl on the Sunshine Coast
Located on the west coast of beautiful British Columbia, Powell River is approximately 135 kilometers northwest of Vancouver. Travel to Powell River by your car or Sunshine Coast Connector and enjoy a BC Ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay or from Courtenay on Vancouver Island, directly across the Strait of Georgia. Powell River is also accessible by air and Pacific Coastal Airlines offers several flights a day.
The District of Powell River includes the communities of Saltery Bay, Westview, Townsite, Wildwood, Cranberry, Sliammon, Lund, and Texada Island. Powell River has enjoyed steady growth and the regional population is in excess of 21,000 people.
The pristine beauty of Powell River is waiting to be explored with a wide range of activities for any outdoor enthusiast. Enjoy world class diving or golfing, canoeing and kayaking, sailing, fishing, boating, mountain biking, hiking, fishing, camping, and of course, beachcombing. The opportunities are endless.
Visitors to Powell River are pleasantly surprised by the cornucopia of cultural events, and the multitude of art galleries, specialty shops and boutiques. Powell River is a destination for anyone looking for an active lifestyle at a relaxing pace.
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