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Sunshine Coast

The Sunshine Coast is a 110 mile (180km) stretch of paradise tucked in the southwest corner of mainland British Columbia. Living up to it's name there is an average of between 4-6 hours of sunshine a day - bright sunny days far outweigh gloomy days. It can only be reached by land vehicles using a ferry or float/airplane because of the steep terrain.

The Sunshine Coast begins slightly north of Vancouver and the Lower Mainland and includes Lund and Powell River in the north to Langdale and Gibsons in the south with many other villages in between. All these seaside communities offer a different personality and flavour to visitors. It's quiet contemplative environment inspires artists, musicians and artisans alike and numerous country fairs, art and crafts events, writing and music festivals draw visitors from all over the world.

Parks are in abundance here with numerous biking, hiking and ski trails, canoe and kayak routes, beaches and coastal viewpoints. Fishing includes five species of salmon, as well as rainbow, steelhead, kokanee and cutthroat trout.

Accommodations in the area include rustic charming cabins to luxurious seaside spas, small hotes and motels, well equipped campgrounds and comfortable and homely B&B's.

Spectacular and pristine views, idyllic and numerous venues make the Sunshine Coast one of British Columbia's premier wedding destinations.