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General News · 27th July 2020
Desolation Sound is a place of magnificent beauty, where mountains rise from the sea in the deeply cut glacial fjords. Mount Denman dominates the scene, towering more than a mile high above narrow channels with depths of over 2000 feet. It is a rugged coast, offset by warm sea temperatures, picturesque anchorages and a mild climate, making it world-class boating and sea kayaking destination.

As we explore the sound, we enter the domain of bald eagles, harbour seals, Steller and California sea lions, Dall’s and harbour porpoises, humpback whales, orcas, and more.
From lake hikes and waterfalls to warm water swims and vibrant coastal communities, Desolation Sound offers a wide array of unique experiences.

Desolation Sound Cruise
Saturday, August 8
Depart Cortes Bay at 10 a.m. return about 5 p.m.
Price $145 plus GST.

Off-island participants will travel on the 8:30 a.m. ferry from Campbell River to Quadra Island to link with the 9:05 a.m. ferry from Quadra Island to Cortes Island.

To register email, check the website or phone 250-935-6756.

For further information call the Museum at 250-935-6340 or visit our website