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General News · 12th July 2010
Cortes Island Museum/Archives
SURPRISES AWAIT 'ROUND MAURELLE ISLAND -- Octopus Islands and its "gallery", remains of Church House, ancient First Nation's pictographs and Raven's Chamber Pot! - see them all from MISTY ISLES as you cruise these waters of incredible beauty. Thunder through tidal rapids at Surge Narrows and Hole-in-the-Wall. Watch for eagles, seals, sea lions & maybe the elusive orcas & dolphins. Skipper Mike Moore will regale you with history & the diversity of life which takes its rhythm from the tides. Tidal rapids, whirlpools and currents - ideal tides on July 29th create this unique opportunity - not to be missed!

Sponsored by Cortes Museum, MISTY ISLES departs Whaletown dock Thursday, July 29, at 10 am, returning about 5:15 pm. This sea adventure is $115 (taxes incl.) per person. Bring your lunch, hat, sunscreen, dress for the weather - and don't forget camera & binoculars. Cookies & tea provided.

For more information or to register, contact Cortes Museum at or 250-935-6340.