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General News · 30th April 2016
BLOOMS & HATCHINGS ON MITLENATCH ISLAND Cortes Museum invites you to sail aboard Misty Isles to explore this wildlife sanctuary in the Salish Sea it's a happening place! Wander meadows abloom with wildflowers, look for owl pellets, river otter dining rooms, prickly pear cactus & territorial nesting gulls. Circle the island observing seabird rookeries, awesome growling sea lions & have the tables turned with harbour seals watching you! Orcas, dolphins & porpoises also play in these waters. This day cruise leaves Sat., May 14 at 10 am from Cortes Bay. Cost is $130 (taxes incl.) with pre-ordered lunch available for $10, or pack your picnic. Dress for the weather, bring extra shoes, sunscreen, hat, binoculars & camera. For more details or to register contact Cortes Museum at or call 250-935-6340. Check out website