Northern Gulf Islands

Quadra Island for Everyone

On one Quadra Island hiking trail at the pristine Morte Lake, a marker sign simply states: “Nirvana.” It’s an apt description for the entire island, which abounds...

Feast Your Eyes

1. One of my favourites is Botany Bay, in Botanical Beach Provincial Park, just past Port Renfrew. After a 20-minute walk on a trail through the forest, you come to a...

A Taste of Quadra

Saturday morning adventures at the island's buzzing farmer's market