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General News · 5th May 2016
BLOOMS & HATCHINGS ON MITLENATCH ISLAND. There are only a few spots left and the Cortes Museum invites you to sail aboard Misty Isles to explore this wildlife sanctuary in the Salish Sea. 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.). 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 our website