A popular pastime particularly in spring and fall when a whole host of fungi pop up in the forest and fields paying delicious dividends for the observant and knowledgeable rambler.
Foraging for edible mushrooms, feasting and information on treasures from the forest is the theme of the annual fall SHROOM festival each October. Join the limited registration foray to collect interesting specimens. Attend the festival events and displays during the day, then dine at one of the many local restaurants featuring mushrooms specialties or return to the Pender Harbour Community Hall in the evening to hear mycology experts.
For those who enjoy a round of golf there are several great courses on the Sunshine Coast.Discover More
Logging on the Sunshine Coast has created a mountain bike bonanza with access roads criss-crossing the forests and hundreds of trails to challenge all levels of rider.Discover More
Treasures abound on local beaches from rocks and driftwood to tidal pools and microscopic sea creatures.Discover More