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Do Not Use · 15th August 2009
Cortes Island Museum
Saturday August 29th, 2009
Cost: $105 GST included

Tales of Captains Cook, Vancouver, Galiano, Valdes and Quadra and a stop at Logger Mike's old homestead or Refuge Cove on West Redonda Island give a historical perspective to this incredibly beautiful area. One of the most famous yachting destinations on the Pacific Northwest, we will explore Desolation Sound in late August when the majority of the boats have started making their way home returning the Sound to a quiet backwater. Mountains rising up from the sea, a chance to see dolphin, porpoise and seals and wonderful story telling by Captain Mike Moore make this a memorable trip!

Misty Isles departs the Cortes Bay public dock at 10:30 am and returns at about 5:00pm in conjunction with the ferry schedule. Guests are urged to park their vehicles in Heriot Bay on Quadra Is. and walk on to the Cortes ferry. This will reduce ferry traffic congestion and ensure that you will be able to get off Cortes on the last ferry of the day. A shuttle service to and from the ferry to Cortes Bay can be arranged at the time of guest registration.

This trip is hosted by the Cortes Island Museum and because space is limited on the trip, pre-registration is essential, so be sure to reserve your place early by calling the museum at (250) 935-6340 or by email cimastwincomm.ca . For more information on Misty Isles trips, go to the Misty Isles Adventures website.

Guests participating on our Cortes Island Museum trips should bring along a bagged lunch, rubber boots or shoes that you don't mind getting wet for beach landings and clothing appropriate for the day which may include rain gear, extra jacket, long pants, sunscreen, sunhat and sun glasses. Don't forget to pack your camera, binoculars and curiostity! Misty Isles provides black and herbal teas, coffee and home baked snacks.