LUND, BC, CANADA
The picturesque seaside village of Lund, BC, is located on the west
coast of Canada, 120km north of Vancouver, on the Sunshine Coast.
Lund is located
at “Mile 0” of Highway 101, also known as the Pacific Coastal Route, one of
the world’s longest highways. The other
end, a mere 15,202km away, is in the South American town of Quellon, Porto
Monte, Chile (see route below).
A village with about three hundred year-round residents, the population
swells in the heat of the summer as visitors boat, drive or cycle here to enjoy
Lund’s charm and to access Desolation Sound Provincial Marine Park, the
Copeland Islands, Okeover Inlet, and tropical Savary Island.
On the north side of Lund Harbour is the historic Lund Hotel boasting a restaurant and pub with ocean views, a laundromat,
general store with liquor outlet, post office, kayak rental shop, and outstanding local artisans'
The public marina offers electricity and drinking water connections, clean showers and washrooms, and wifi service. There is a separate year-round marine
A bakery, RV park, restaurant, sweater & books shop, adventure tours business, seaside boardwalk, and waterwheel border the south side of Lund Harbour.
Nearby Savary Island is rimmeded by sandy white beaches and warm
water – only minutes away by water taxi which offers daily service year round.
Sarah Point, 12km
north of Lund, is the start of the 180km-long Sunshine Coast Trail which ends in Saltery Bay. With several
access points and tributaries along its route, this scenic trail offers easy
day hikes and free hut-to-hut hiking for multi-day trekks.
Outside the north end of the Lund Harbour,
the pristine Copeland Islands Marine Park (aka Ragged Islands) hugs the shoreline toward
world-renowned Desolation Sound. Another route to Desolation Sound is along
Okeover Inlet past the mariculture farms and through Malaspina Inlet. Both popular waterways are happily shared by
sport fishers, pleasure boaters, kayakers and avid scuba divers who enjoy the
excellent underwater visibility and abundant sea life.
Charter fishing and sightseeing boats offer
easy access to the area’s ocean playground while kayakers intrigue curious lea
lions, seals, dolphins, and rogue pods of orca whales.
Stay a while and take advantage of the
variety of accommodations for all budgets including an RV park, cabins, cottages, hotel rooms, and
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