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Music Festivals

Enjoy outdoor summer concerts on the Coast from June through September.
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Sea Kayaking or StandUp Paddle-boarding- Negotiating the islets in Sargeant Bay and paddling along the shoreline is not only a good workout but interesting as well…
Biking on the sunshine coast


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.


There are myriad trails exploring coastal forests, mountains, and shorelines ranging in intensity and duration.


Foraging, feasting and information on treasures from the forest is the theme of the annual fall Mushroom festival.

Storm Viewing

You can sense a storm coming when the air feels charged with quiet and the horizon squints down to a smudge.

Forest Bathing

Forest bathing, or Shirin-yoku in Japanese, is defined as a short, leisurely visit to a forest and is regarded as being similar to natural aromatherapy.
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Yoga / Massage

Connect with your inner peace at this special sanctuary by booking a certified instructor for either one on one, couples or small group sessions.

Festival of the Written Arts

Presents writers of diverse genres, attracting hundreds of locals and visitors annually.


Local wetlands, estuaries, lakes, forests, ocean coastlines and marshes attract a great number of bird species to admire.


Treasures abound on local beaches from rocks and driftwood to tidal pools and microscopic sea creatures.

Art Crawl

Every fall in October the large group of talented artists and crafters on the coast open their doors.

Indigenous Tours

The Sunshine Coast includes the traditional, unceded territories of the Squamish (skwxwú7mesh), Sechelt (shíshálh), and Tla’amin and Klahoose nations.

Fishing / Crabbing

Float peacefully in Sargeant Bay casting for cutthroat or steelhead or try a fishing charter with one of the experienced Sunshine Coast operators. Some tours include shellfish harvesting.

Flight / Marine Touring

A great way to appreciate the coves, bays and waterways of this spectacular stretch of the West Coast.


For those who enjoy a round of golf there are several great courses on the Sunshine Coast.


While most sports can be enjoyed year round on the Sunshine Coast because of our temperate climate, snow sports can only be enjoyed in winter.

Art Tours

Sunshine Coast Art Tours shuttles you to the personal studios of some of Canada’s most celebrated artists.